Thailand Is home to the most beautiful islands in the world, and in this opportunity, we are going to talk about a gem of an island, Koh Mudsum. A real secret for many, because not a lot of visitors know about it, but now you do!
Also known as Koh Matsum, is a small island near to Samui, and thanks to its peaceful atmosphere, beautiful beaches and pristine and refreshing waters, it is a must-visit during your stay.
Here at Boutique Yachting we encourage you to visit it. In case you have already decided to do it, this guide is everything you will need to plan your trip.
That’s all; let’s start with this guide!
Why Should You Visit Koh Mudsum?
We guarantee you that you will love it, and here you have the best reasons to include it in your trip:
- Tranquil environment, perfect for a family trip or with your couple
- Beautiful beach, its white sand and pristine waters make it ideal for a picnic and a relaxing day
- Great for water sports, be it snorkeling, open-sea swimming, kayaking or diving
- An excellent place to stay, in case you want to stay for longer than a day out. However, it will depend on what kind of visitor you are (more on this in a moment)
- Not many visitors, therefore, if you are kind of persons who does not like crowded places, then you will love it here.
As you can see, it is perfect for those who are looking for a relaxing getaway, in a peaceful environment.
Here you will often see locals camping on the beach during the day, or organizing campfires at night, while singing songs and spending sweet moments together.
If this kind of experience touches you, then you should definitively visit it.
Honestly, there are not lots of things to do here, but we are sure that many couples will prefer this kind of destinations, because you can stay here and spend precious and intimate moments with your significant other, making it a great addition to your honeymoon.
How to Arrive?
Evidently, you need a boat, and you have two options:
- Join a tour
- Find a boat driver in Thong Krut.
In case you decide to find a boat driver yourself, you will have to get to Thong Krut, which is a small fishermen’s village at the south of Samui. A ride will cost you approximately 1,400 THB, which is nearly $45 USD. Of course, you can always bargain the price. Or you join one of the organized tours to Koh Madsum & Koh Taen.
In case you decide to join a tour, then here at Boutique Yachting we can make your dream come true, because we have a special tour that will take you to discover Koh Mudsum and Koh Taen, the most beautiful islands at the south of Samui: https://www.facebook.com/pg/boutiqueyachting/services/?service_id=1699056956771955
Now that you know how to arrive, let’s discuss other important aspects like accommodation, things to do, where to eat and more!
What to Do in Koh Matsum?
From the introduction and reasons on why you should visit it, you should already have an idea of the things you can do in the island.
If you would like to have a romantic picnic with your couple, then it is the perfect place to do it, because its white-sand beach is simply ideal for it.
As we said, you can practice different water sports, and the best in our opinion is snorkeling, because the water and environment are absolutely perfect, especially if you are doing it for the first time. As you might know, Thailand has a huge variety of marine species, and here you will be able to see many fishes and even stingrays!
Kayaking is another great alternative for discovering the surroundings of the island, and you can do it with your couple, family or friends. There you will find a kayak rental service, which will cater all of your needs.
There is also a beach restaurant with hearty and tasty local food. However, forget about beach bars, because here you will not find any.
That is why we made a section on why you should visit Koh Mudsum, because if you prefer wild and vivid nightlife and venues, then you will not like it.
You can also practice yoga and meditation, because the environment is ideal for it. If you are a practitioner of mindfulness, then you will enjoy Koh Matsum, because its vibe is perfect for it.
Finally, just spending a day on the beach, walking on the shore and exploring it on your own is the most pleasant activity you can do in this island.
It is a little secret escapade for those looking for authentic peace and relaxation, and if you are that kind of person, then this place will be ideal for you. You will love it completely.
Where to Stay?
There is only one hotel and resort in Mudsum, The Treasure Koh Mudsum, which is pretty good, honestly, because it has everything you would need for a pleasant stay:
- Great location
- Comfortable rooms
- Spa and healing treatments
- Swimming pool
- Tranquil environment
- Restaurant with exquisite Thai and international food
- Excellent customer support.
It is the only option in the island, but it is excellent, so you can stay there without worries. If you check online, they have excellent ratings as well, so their customers can vouch for the quality of their accommodation.
That is why we said that it is perfect for a couple on a honeymoon, or looking for a romantic getaway, because this hotel is the ideal place to stay.
Now you know all about Mudsum, a beautiful secret island near to Samui.
If you prefer a private and peaceful environment, then you will fall in love with it, guaranteed. You also know that we can take you there, all you need to do is to contact us.
We wish you the best and we hope you have a great time!