Chaweng Beach Koh Samui
Chaweng Beach

Chaweng Beach is the #1 resort on Koh Samui and it has beautiful white sandy beaches stretching for seven kilometers and is the longest on the island.

The busiest part is the central area and is generally more crowded than the other sections of the beach.

Samui has it all, offering to make your time on this gorgeous island one to remember. From its white sandy beaches, glorious nature, delicious cuisine and excellent bars along with the world-class accommodation.

Originally discovered by intrepid backpackers over 30 years ago.

Thailand’s third largest island

Koh Samui (only Phuket, and Koh Chang are larger) has fortunately preserved its unique tropical allure.

Attracting over a million visitors a year, and people come here to enjoy some serious relaxation and where lifelong memories are born.

You realise you are in a completely different environment when you arrive at the Samui International airport. It must be one of the most recognisable and distinct airports in Thailand.

Koh Samui has many beaches, some much busier than others, but all are quite beautiful.

Whichever part of the island you choose to stay, you will be happy you came to this little paradise island in the Gulf of Thailand.

Being the most famous of all beaches on the island Chaweng closely followed by Lamai beach and Bohput Beach, Maenam Beach and Bangrak Beach.

The beach is powdery white sand and stretches for 7km along the east coast of the island.

Chaweng Beach Samui
The beach on Koh Samui

Chaweng has everything like its fantastic restaurants, bars, cafes, and shopping and all on your doorstep.

There is an array of accommodation, from 5-star hotel resorts down to very reasonably priced backpacker places too.

Chaweng Beach is also the central for the nightlife on this island. It has some fantastic places to chill and even dance the night away, especially after a hard day on the beach.

There are three sections to it starting with North Chaweng. Central Chaweng and last but by no means least Chaweng Noi (Little Chaweng) which is situated to the south.

Adventure

Chaweng Beach is ideal beach lovers, the beautiful shades of blue waters that help make up this stunning beach. are a great place for all water sports, including: Jet Skis, Parasailing and Snorkelling.

There is a small reef just off the main beach which is perfect for this great activity. You can spot all the usual reef fishes here, including Nemo and friends are living heres.

Not far from the beach, there are a couple of small islands that are very accessible easily enough to swim out to. The snorkeling is fantastic. If you are feeling really adventurous, then hire a kayak and you and a buddy can thoroughly explore the other small islands too.

Chaweng Beach Samui
Chaweng Beach Samui

it is quite easy for the sun worshipper to find a nice secluded spot a little further south or north along this world class beach.

As with many popular beaches in Thailand, it is very easy not to do anything at all except laze away the days. If you need anything, then let them come to you as many vendors will be selling their wares on the beach.

Whether you are in need of a refreshing ice cold beer or fresh fruit, Thai food, European snack. Souvenirs and arts and crafts are easily purchased direct from your sun lounger, so just come and chill out.

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