Beaches in Koh Samui

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Beaches in Koh Samui

Housing some of the country's best beaches, Koh Samui is the second-largest island in Thailand. Some of those mesmerising beaches are Lipa Noi, Maenam, Lamai, Chaweng, Bophut, Choeng Mon, Taling Ngam, Samrong Beach, Thongson Bay, Silver Beach, Bang Por. Each seashore is a tranquil attraction with white sands and crystal clear turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. Most of these beaches also host hotels, restaurants, and beach bungalows. Water sports, leisure activities, food and entertainment also attract tourists in a considerable number to the beaches of Koh Samui.

Here is the list of 12 Beaches in Koh Samui

1. Hat Lamai Beach

3.3 /5

One of the more famous attractions, Hat Lamai is home to unusual, yet amazing natural rock formations. Situated in a perfect location, it presents you with the best of the nature's beauty! With lovely turquoise beaches, buzzling downtown atmosphere, growing Thai-style nightlife, and a dose of delicious food - Hat Lamai is designed for one and all!

2. Chaweng Beach

4.2 /5

Chewang Beach offers you the best of both worlds - white sands, soft waves and palm trees that sway gently in alluring winds that blow here, inviting you to just relax on one side or engage in varied beach activities, defining the word fun to the very end! Over all, it? a place where people of all ages can enjoy the vibes of the place!

3. Mae Nam Beach, Koh-samui

4.1 /5

Known as one of the quieter and more peaceful beaches, Mae Nam is a perfect escape from all the mayhem. Even though it is said to be rather slow and nascent, it has an amazing scenery and a handful of local activities to engage in. With tall, swaying palm trees, and soft, subtle waves - Mae Nam is a slice of heaven!

4. Bang Po Beach

4.0 /5

One of the quieter and less-developed stretches, Bang Po beach is the place to run off to when you want to escape from the crazy, chaotic atmosphere of civilization. With gorgeous views at every turn, the Baan Tai side of the beach is a treat to the eyes! A heaven for all the seafood lovers, it's hard not to fall in love with this beautiful coastal delight.

5. Bo Phut Beach

3.5 /5

One of the oldest places on the Island, Bo Phut beach is a beautiful long stretch that runs in between the Big Buddha and the Mae Nam Beach. Offering an entire package to its tourists, the Bo Phut beach is easily amongst the favorites for many visitors. Three kilometers down from the beach, lies an attractions centre filled with fun activities and even an aqua park for water lovers!

6. Ban Hua Thanon

3.4 /5

Ban Hua Thanon, down south of Hat Lamai, is a beautiful beach which is known for its photogenic scenery. Situated within the Muslim town, it also is home to a green, gold and white mosque. Even though the sand might be not as clean as the other beaches, over all it is definitely a pretty sight!

7. Ban Hua Thanon Beach, Koh-samui

3.4 /5

Ban Hua Thanon, down south of Hat Lamai, is a beautiful beach which is known for its photogenic scenery. Situated within the Muslim town, it also is home to a green, gold and white mosque. Even though the sand might be not as clean as the other beaches, over all it is definitely a pretty sight!

8. Chaweng Noi Beach, Koh-samui

Chaweng Noi is one of the longest beaches in Koh Samui boasting of a great nightlife within walking distance, but still far enough to enjoy the tranquillity of nature. It is the southernmost portion of Chaweng Beach that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Chaweng Beach is made up of four beaches: North Chaweng, South Chaweng, Central Chaweng, and Chaweng Noi (also called “Little Chaweng”).

9. Coral Cove Beach, Koh-samui

Coral Cove Beach is a beautiful beach in southern Koh Samui with reddish sand and clear, deep waters for the ideal day of swimming and relaxation. Approximately 200 metres (650 feet) in length unlike its larger neighbours, the beach lives up to its name which means ‘bay with corals’. On either end of Coral Cove Beach are rock formations that cordon it off from other beaches.

10. Choeng Mon Beach, Koh-samui

Blessed with coconut trees that line its soft, white sand shores, Choeng Mon Beach is a lesser known beach getaway in Koh Samui. Essentially a series of bays on the northeast tip of Koh Samui, it has a charming, quiet ambience that’s ideal for families and couples. Additionally, it is well-known for its expat population.

11. Taling Ngam Beach, Koh-samui

Taling Ngam Beach is situated in the Taling Ngam district on the west coast of Koh Samui, Thailand. Usually, it is referred to as a strip of sandy shore from Laem Yai Krai cape to the Phang Ka Bay. It is renowned as a beautiful and quiet beach with fewer tourist activities as compared to other beaches. This is also one primary reason why it is known as the ‘Paradise Corner.’

12. Lipa Noi Beach, Koh-samui

Located on the west coast of Koh Samui Island in Thailand, Lipa Noi Beach is a tropical paradise featuring white sand and calm water. This hub of serenity is perfect for beach lovers who want to relax in a peaceful environment away from the noise of the bustling streets of Koh Samui Island. It is an unspoiled beach that is one of the least crowded beaches in Thailand. With coconut palms surrounding the area and shorelines covered with seashells, Lipa Noi Beach offers a rejuvenating beach experience.

So, how did you like our top picks? Have you been to any of the beaches in Koh Samui? Do you plan to visit any? Let us know in the comments section below!

This post was published by Joysurjya Hagjer

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