When the cabin crew ask you to lift your window shade for landing in Koh Samui, don't hesitate! The descent into Ko Samui Airport (USM) is a wonderful opportunity to see the beautiful scenery that Surat Thani is known for.
Even though there are no hotels inside the airport, there are still a few not far away. The KC Resort and Over Water Villas, offering airport shuttle service, and the Saboey Resort and Villas are two excellent options.
You can get a taste of the area while still being close to the airport by booking a room in a nearby neighborhood. A quick 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, Chaweng City Center is a desirable suburb that has 217 places to stay, including the Rockwater Residences - Green Hills Samui by Rockwater and the Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui.
Even though you may be just in transit at the airport, it's worth checking out the Big Buddha Statue if possible. It's located just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
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Just a stone's throw from Ko Samui Airport (USM), an elegant room is waiting for you at The Scent Hotel. Here, you can relax with beach umbrellas, onsite dining and spa treatment rooms.
Swap your travel pillow for something more substantial at The Briza Beach Resort, Samui. Just a quick cab ride from the airport, this option has conference facilities, translation services and area shuttle services. Also close by is the Go Samui Hotel, where you can make the most of airport transportation services, area shuttle services and parking.