Hua Thanon Koh Samui
Located south of the Island is Hua Thanon Koh Samui. The Muslim village of Hua Thanon is not as busy as the other tourist areas in Samui. Untouched by Koh Samui’s tourism development the village of Hua Thanon is predominately Muslim. The locals of Hua Thanon inhabit the original wooden houses in the village. The only mosque in Koh Samui is located in Hua Thanon village. Dominating the village of Hua Thanon skyline are the white and green towers of the mosque.
The village life here is predominately supported by the fishing industry. Hua Thanon is conveniently placed to visit the Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks. The beauty of Hua Thanon village is the approach to life from the local people. Stroll through the village the locals will greet you and chat.
The beach at Hua Thanon Koh Samui is not really a tourist beach. Moored along the shoreline are the colourful traditional long boats. Hua Thanon beach has space to relax and to unwind overlooking the neighbouring islands. You can watch the fisherman on the shore at work preparing their nets for the nightly catch. As the sun sets on the picturesque village fisherman cast their nets into the tropical waters. The village fisherman fish in the traditional way of their ancestors.
The restaurants along the beach entice you in for a meal from the fisherman’s daily catch. The market is small but none the less there are bargains at the market stalls. There is fresh fruit, vegetables, and fish in abundance at the Muslim market. Immerse yourself in the local Muslim culture in Hua Thanon Koh Samui. Thai food is readily available in Hua Thanon village. International food is less prominent in Hua Thanon village.
The beach area of Hua Thanon has limited hotels and spas on offer for the tourists. There are self-catering villas with private pools set in tropical gardens in Hua Thanon. The high-end hotels are sporadic in the Hua Thanon area of Koh Samui.
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