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Where to stay in Koh Samui

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Koh Samui showing tropical scenes and a beach

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Top hotels in Koh Samui

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
5 out of 5
Chaweng, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is AU$238 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.

Located in Koh Samui, this beachfront resort is in the city centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Central Festival Samui, Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Lake. Chaweng ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)
100% thumbs up!

"An incredible first holiday after the lockdown measures eased. Everything was well thought through and staff were professional and friendly, not to mention the exceptional breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
5 out of 5
99/9 Moo 1 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is AU$216 per night from 24 Oct. to 25 Oct.

Nestled on the beach, this Koh Samui resort is within a 15-minute walk of Bo Phut Beach and Fisherman's Village Plaza. Big Buddha Beach and Mae Nam Beach are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (311 reviews)
A little pocket of paradise.

"Awesome infinity pool & on the beach. Great location just a few minutes walk to Fisherman’s Village which is full of restaurants, shops, bars & great massage places. Staff were attentive & always greeted you with a smile. Breakfast was great too."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
5 out of 5
10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Lam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$181 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.

Located in Koh Samui, this beachfront hotel is connected to a shopping centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Mini Golf International and Choeng Mon Beach. Chaweng ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (407 reviews)

"Great location, restaurant, pool and beach area. Excellent staff. Pool villa was a bit tired and would probably opt for a basic room if went back, but still a lovely stay."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Koh Samui

Samui Bayside Luxury Villas
Samui Bayside Luxury Villas
4.5 out of 5
8/197 Moo 5, Samrong Beach, Plai Laem, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani

Nestled on the beach, this Koh Samui villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Samrong Beach, Choeng Mon Beach and Big Buddha Statue. Chaweng Beach and Fisherman's Village ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Relaxing two weeks! Beautiful sea view!

"Our family had two amazing weeks at Samui Bayside villas. The sea view from our villa was amazing! The villa itself was clean with all necessary amenities and very close to the beach. We definitely want to come back!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2020

Samui Bayside Luxury Villas
Tango Luxe Beach Villa Samui
Tango Luxe Beach Villa Samui
4 out of 5
79/100 Moo 5 T. Bopud A., Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is AU$281 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.

Situated near the airport, this luxury villa is within a 15-minute walk of Wat Plai Laem and Big Buddha Statue. Chaweng Beach and Fisherman's Village Plaza are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (148 reviews)

"Amazing! Beautiful, quiet and relaxing. The service was incredible."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan. 2020

Tango Luxe Beach Villa Samui
Skye Beach Hotel
Skye Beach Hotel
4.5 out of 5
8/135 Moo 5, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is AU$112 per night from 22 Nov. to 23 Nov.

Nestled on the beach, this Koh Samui villa is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wat Plai Laem and Choeng Mon Beach. Chaweng Beach and Bo Phut Beach are also within 3 mi ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
low-key and high-lux

"We felt like royalty in this beautiful apartment. We were impressed by the quality and attention to detail and by the attentiveness of the staff. Views are beautiful but as the beach is not for swimming, I recommend to rent a car. Also, there is no restaurant on site but you do have a nicely stocked ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2020

Skye Beach Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Koh Samui

Lamai Beach
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Lamai Beach

4/5(113 reviews)

Relax on one of Koh Samui’s most beautiful beaches, enjoy a massage in one of the many resorts and explore the surrounding picturesque fishing villages and temples.

Bo Phut Beach
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Bo Phut Beach

4.5/5(68 reviews)

Genuine Thai with a Mediterranean vibe. Stay in one of the oldest villages on Koh Samui, where anything goes, from Chinese teahouses to funky young bars.

Chaweng Noi Beach
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Chaweng Noi Beach

4/5(73 reviews)

Party with the crowds by night and escape them by day; get the best of both worlds in peaceful, accessible Chaweng Noi.

Nathon Pier
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Nathon Pier

4/5(38 reviews)

Jutting out from the west coast of the island, this busy pier is the main entry and exit point for visitors to Koh Samui.

Fisherman's Village Plaza
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Fisherman's Village Plaza

4.5/5(107 reviews)

If you want to catch a glimpse of Koh Samui before tourism development, visit this wonderfully well-kept street of 19th-century Chinese shop-houses and French architecture.

Silver Beach
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Silver Beach

4.5/5(22 reviews)

Set amid swaying palm trees and turquoise water is this postcard-perfect beach is ideal for relaxing on soft golden sand, swimming in warm water and enjoying breathtaking sunrises.

Top activities in Koh Samui

Classic Thai Yachts Sunset Boutique Cruise to Ang Thong Park
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Classic Thai Yachts Sunset Boutique Cruise to Ang Thong Park

AU$154
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Travstore Original Samui Discovery-Shared Half Day City Tour
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Travstore Original Samui Discovery-Shared Half Day City Tour

AU$35
Per adult
Around the Island Tour
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Around the Island Tour

AU$40
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Just Jungle Eco-Safari Tour in Koh Samui
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Just Jungle Eco-Safari Tour in Koh Samui

AU$54
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Samui Around The Island Tour By Boat
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Samui Around The Island Tour By Boat

AU$105
Per adult
Muay Thai Fight Night
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Muay Thai Fight Night

AU$69
Per adult

Reviews of Koh Samui

4.4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
142
5 - Excellent 52.205882352941174%
4 - Good
109
4 - Good 40.0735294117647%
3 - Okay
17
3 - Okay 6.25%
2 - Disappointing
3
2 - Disappointing 1.1029411764705883%
1 - Terrible
1
1 - Terrible 0.36764705882352944%

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveller

12 Feb. 2020

If visiting Koh Samui, spend a little more to stay on Koh Phangan instead. It is all round better and people are friendlier, as well as being cleaner and without the smell of garbage.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

2 Feb. 2020

Do not miss the National Park trip with snorkelling

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

1 Feb. 2020

Generally we liked Koh Samui. The island in not as developed as Phuket, but does seem to be heading that way too. The locals were generally very friendly. Koh Samui airport is interesting and a nice way to enter the island.

4/5 - Good

Jared

20 Jan. 2020

Very relaxed with plenty to do

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

7 Jan. 2020

Koh Samui can be very loud and vibrant especially at night. During the day most people stay in their hotels or lay on the beach. Things can be exii I endive in Samui sos hop around. There are great drink specials at some bars.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

2 Jan. 2020

If you are not brave enough to rent a motorcycle (we weren't) use the NaviGo app - similar to GRAB but predicts the metered fare before you book. Significantly cheaper than the 'metered' taxis (negotiate $$ before you get in) and private/hotel cars.

Cities near Koh Samui

Koh Samui featuring signage and a luxury hotel or resort

Na Thon

Mae Nam

Mae Nam

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Laem Set

Koh Samui showing tropical scenes and a beach

Lipa Noi