You may have always thought of Koh Samui as a dream island haven for adults, but it’s ideal for kids too. This lush tropical paradise has much on offer for children as well. There are plenty of adventure and entertainment options to keep the whole family satisfied. Here we list some of our all-time favourite activities that are guaranteed to keep the whole family smiling.
Families with children nine years old and up can challenge their smarts by trying to escape a locked room by solving puzzles, with the only help being clues found in their immediate environment. Based in Chaweng, the facility has three different rooms available for interactive family fun for two to five players. After the 60-minute game you can even dress up in period costumes and take photos.
Ang Thong is picture-perfect with its pristine waters, white-sand beaches, rugged coastline, coral reefs and majestic mountains. Made up of 42 islands, this glorious marine park is only an hour away by boat. A day of island hopping will have you and the children taking a relaxing stroll, sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, photographing incredible vistas and much more.
Get a chance to soar above the treetops with an adventure on the zip-lines of Secret Falls. This adrenaline rush of an outing takes you at speeds of up to 80 km/hour past lush rainforest, waterfalls and spectacular scenery. The course gives you a bird’s-eye view as you speed from tree to tree; covering more than 2 km, between 18 platforms spread over 15 lines.
The Outrigger Kids’ Club offers a host of fun activities for its littlest guests. Children 12 and under will love the sports, dancing, arts ‘n’ crafts, movies, painting, sandcastle-making and more. Classes are held at various times through the day between 11:30am and 15:30pm. This child-minding service provides parents with the perfect opportunity for a little quiet time. You can find the full schedule here.