Daddies and kiddoes brace yourselves, this holiday on Samui Island will be unforgettable, filled with an abundance of thrilling and exciting activities. It is bonding time, indeed! Upon arrival, head straight towards your family’s private villa in Samui, where kids can jump into the pool and splash the day away before the jetlag kicks in. After a good night sleep in air-conditioned comfort, it is time for breakfast, some more splashing in the pool and off you go. Fun activities for daddies with kids await!
- Sea Kayaking at Ang Thong Marine Park
Introduce your kids to the beauty of south Thailand straight away with a day trip to the Ang Thong Marine Park. This beautiful national park on water is a true paradise with a total of 42 little islands that you can explore in kayaks, stopping at pristine beaches and crystal clear bays. Bring your bathers, a waterproof camera, snorkeling gear, and life jackets for the kids.
- Diving Course
Wouldn’t it be amazing to show you kids the wonderworld that lies beneath the surface of the sea? Ko Samui is just the perfect place! There are plenty of dive schools around where you can sign up for a family diving course or a scuba dive. You will learn all basic diving skills, and you’ll be taken to awesome diving spots around the island. This is suitable for daddies with kids above 10 years old. If your kids are younger, you can gently introduce them to diving with lessons in a swimming pool, preparing for future diving fun on upcoming holidays.
- Paradise Farm Park
For daddies, the view from this farm park, located on top of a hill, is already reason enough to travel here. The kids, however, will be more excited about all of the animals that they can see, feed, play and cuddle with. Spread out over 20 acres of land, it is one big animal garden for kids. Rabbits, parrots, monkeys, deer, goats, they are all kid-friendly. On top of that, this Paradise Farm Park boasts a glorious infinity pool with a stunning view of Ko Samui Island.
- Samui Canopy Adventure
C’mon dads, take the kids on a real adventure in the deep, dense rainforest of Ko Samui, ziplining from treetop to treetop, above waterfalls, valleys and forests. Help your kids to conquer their fears, and they will have the time of their life! Do note that your kid(s) need(s) to be above 7 years old to take on this treetop adventure.
- See the Big Buddha
You are on holiday in an exotic country with an interesting culture. Take your kids on a trip to see the biggest Buddha statue on the island and watch those little faces get stunned as they gaze up to this impressive and imposing cultural highlight of Thailand. The local name of this golden Big Buddha is Wat Phra Yai, and it rises 12 meters up into the sky. You can already see this statue when landing at the airport of Ko Samui, that’s how big it is. Wow!
Written by Stephanie of Villa-Finder.com