There are many things that make Koh Samui a special place for a holiday whether for a romantic getaway or a trip with the family. Some of the popular water sports to enjoy in the island include, canoeing and kayaking at Mae Koh and Angthong National Park. Those who like to set sail in to the ocean will find many vendors offering boats for rent. Jet skiing is quite popular among the water sports carried out in the waters surrounding the island. Kite boarding is an action packed water sport that is taking the world by storm and is readily available here. Other sports include, swimming, diving, snorkelling, fishing, deep sea fishing, deep sea diving, wind surfing and body boarding.
Speed boating in Koh Samui is yet another activity that any member of the family would enjoy. There is an annual boat racing competition that takes place annually around the islands. The three classes for the races are IRC1, IRC2 and Multihull. Visitors to the island during this time of the year will enjoy watching the races.
Situated right on the ocean front is Anantara Bophut Koh Samui. This luxury Koh Samui resort is located on Bophut Beach and offers a great number of activities and facilities for a memorable stay. Whether your penchant is to surf your heart out or lay by an infinity pool that overlooks the mesmerizing view, you will find it at this Samui hotel. Some of the water sports one can indulge in while staying at this hotel are kayaking, deep sea diving, deep sea fishing, snorkelling and speed boating.