Big Buddha Beach – Indulge in spirituality and tranquility
Also known as Bangrak Beach, Big Buddha Beach is one of the fastest growing areas in Samui. Located in the northeast of Samui the beach itself is generally good for swimming year round and is never too busy so also ideal for families. You will have great views of neighboring Koh Phangan and can watch the tour boats as they depart and return to the local piers. Big Buddha is perhaps Samui’s most popular tourist attraction and place of worship. There is also one of the island’s biggest seafood markets located near the entrance to the temple which is well worth a visit. For a perfect holiday, a stay in Big Buddha Beach villas you will enjoy privacy, convenience and comfort
Popular tourist attractions in Big Buddha Beach
Bang Rak is the surrounding village, and a must visit. This area is more quiet than Chaweng but has everything to offer including international restaurants, bars, and shopping opportunities. Visit the popular Wat Phra Yai Temple or The Big Buddha temple. The Big Buddha statue measures 12 meters in height and can be seen from several kilometers away. There are many quaint shops, local craft stalls and cafes you can easily spend a few hours here. Many of the luxurious holiday villas to rent in Big Buddha Beach enjoy a view of the temple. The nightlife in Chaweng is just a 15 minute drive away. From Bang Rak, daily and regular speedboats services run to the islands and the National Marine Park.
Rent a luxurious villa at Big Buddha Beach
Many of the private holiday villas to rent in Big Buddha and Bang Rak are on the beach with views of Koh Phangan Island while some holiday apartments are only a few minutes away from the beach. The tranquil waters of the secluded Bang Rak bay are a vital attraction to family holidaymakers with small children. The Big Buddha and surrounding Buddhist temples and community of giant statues are a sight to behold. You will get the best choice regardless of your budget!