Round Koh Samui beaches pristine jungle shrouded beaches and stunning views of Anthong Marine National Park combine to make Taling Ngam one of the most picturesque parts on the island.
There are a couple of cheap bungalow options and a highly regarded seafood restaurant, Five Islands, but it is a 20-30 minute drive even from Nathon, the nearest town of any significance and almost an hour away from Chaweng.
That said, if you’re after a relaxing, lazy, holiday above all else, Taling Ngam is hard to beat among Koh Samui Beaches paradise.
A perfect getaway for people in search of relaxation and quiet, it is surrounded by unspoiled nature and fringed by the calm waters of the Gulf of Siam.
It is also home to a modest selection of charming hotels and well-regarded restaurants, making it a good spot for a Koh Samui holiday that is something very special.
Scaling along the cliffs amid twenty-two acres of lush landscaped tropical gardens, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort rises majestically over the beautiful Taling Ngam bay below amoung Koh Samui beaches heaven.
Situated on the unspoilt west coast of Koh Samui, it is a place of luxurious seclusion, with breathtaking crimson sunsets and spectacular views of the brilliantly blue Gulf of Thailand.
Gaining legendary status over the years it is acclaimed by the New York Times No.1 Best Seller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die.
Recent accolades include, World Leading Luxury Resort, Asia Leading Luxury Resort, Asia Leading Honeymoon Resort and Thailands Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards 2013 and Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in Thailand at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013.
The signature Infinity Pool is another touch of paradise furnished by Baan Taling Ngam Resort and Spa.
Imagine dropping off edge of the world into the Gulf of Thailand.
Enveloped in coconut trees, this island sanctuary is the ideal place to rejuvenate for a weekend, a week, a month or more.
The view from here, as from every corner of the resort, is breathtaking with Ang Thong Marine National Park and its neighboring islands visible in the distance.
A bar floats on the edge of the pool and provides guests with thirst-quenching juices or tropical cocktails.
Taling Ngam is one of the least explored area of Koh Samui beaches.
Found on the west coast of the island, its unspoilt forests, virgin beaches and stunning sunset views out towards Ang Thong Marine National Park make it a very picturesque place, one of many pradise spots round Koh samui beaches.
Among the most popular Taling Ngam hotels are fantasy-like resorts with luxurious rooms, large beachside pools, restaurants lit by the glow of candles and the sunset and other wonderful features to make your holiday truly memorable.
If you are hoping for a peaceful holiday in Koh Samui and only the best accommodation will do, Taling Ngam is the right place amoung Koh samui Beaches.
Given that the area is also fast becoming a residential property hotspot, this may not be the case for too much longer.
Sources: kohsamui.com, Hotels.com, samui-hotels.com