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Silver Beach

Two hundred meters of nothing but white sandy beaches make up Silver Beach, one of Koh Samui’s key attractions. Sun, sand, sea; this is what comes to...

Silver Beach

Koh Samui Areas – Lamai

Lamai is known for its scenic coastline and picturesque setting – just south of Chaweng and is easily accessible from most of the prime locations around Koh Samui.

Lamai beach is perfect for families and couples alike because it offers an idyllic setting compared to Chaweng. So if you love peace and tranquillity, then choosing a hotel, guesthouse, apartment or resort in Lamai is a great choice.

Lamai Hotels, Attractions, Activities & Things to See & Do in Koh Samui


Choices of budget hotels, resorts and hostels are plentiful and those with children should note that the nightlife in Lamai is family-friendly.

Lamai beach has some lively streets that feature a variety of quality seafood restaurants and souvenir stores. Those interested in some beach fun will certainly love swimming at Lamai Beach, as the southern part is a great spot for swimming.

Shoppers will find several options at Lamai apart from the larger shopping complexes. Visitors will come across market stalls and stores and if you enjoy a scenic stroll, then head to the beach’s headland where the coastal views are fabulous.

Take a day tour by hiring a jeep or a motorbike, as the area around Lamai beach offers plenty of interesting attractions to explore. Click the links below to explore the range of attractions and activities on offer in Lamai.


Silver Beach

Silver Beach

Maret, Koh Samui

Two hundred meters of nothing but white sandy beaches make up Silver Beach, one of Koh Samui’s key attractions. Sun, sand, sea; this is what comes to mind whenever one thinks of the beach, and this pristine...

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Namuang Waterfall

Na Mueang, Koh Samui

Namuang Waterfall is Koh Samui’s best hidden secret. This amazing oasis is located just 10 km south from Nathon and boasts two beautiful waterfalls; the first is 18 meters high and the second is approximately 80 meters...

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Koh Samui Tiger Zoo

Maret, Koh Samui

The Koh Samui Tiger Zoo and Aquarium is one of the best family-friendly attractions on Koh Samui. Located on the southern part of Koh Samui, the zoo is easily accessible and located only a short drive from Lamai. Both...

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Hua Thanon Wet Market

Hua Thanon Wet Market

Maret, Koh Samui

For the curious traveller, traversing Koh Samui’s streets will lead to one of the island’s most popular attractions, the Hua Thanon Wet Market. To the average onlooker, the market may look like a rundown...

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Coco Splash Adventure and Water Park

Coco Splash Adventure and Water Park

Maret, Koh Samui

Wondering where to go for fun water activities in Thailand? The Coco Splash Adventure and Water Park presents the perfect opportunity to indulge in a day of fun. The water amusement park is conveniently located at the...

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Elephant Rock

Maret, Koh Samui

Elephant Rock is a unique and enormous rock formation, located between the stunning Chaweng and Lamai Beach areas on Koh Samui. This rock is named after its unusual shape that appears like a gigantic boulder. Although...

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Hin Ta Hin Yai (Grandfather & Grandmother Rocks)

Maret, Koh Samui

Attractions at Koh Samui are not just confined to its beaches, parties and historic attractions. The island in Thailand is also renowned for its natural landscapes and unique rock formations. Visitors to Koh Samui...

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Secret Buddha Garden

Secret Buddha Garden

Na Mueang, Koh Samui

Tucked away in the hills of Koh Samui’s island is the Secret Buddha Garden, a lush location with lovely views of the undulating hills. The idea of this unique garden can be credited to Nim Thongsuk, a local fruit...

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Mummified Monk

Na Mueang, Koh Samui

The concept of mummifying a monk’s body is quite common in Thailand and in Koh Samui, you will come across many sites where a monk’s body has been mummified and stored. The most popular mummified monk is at the famous...

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Lamai Overlap Stone

Lamai Overlap Stone

Maret, Koh Samui

Planning to tour Koh Samui in Thailand? Why not make time to visit the Lamai Overlap Stone, a magnificent boulder that boasts breathtaking views. The rock is a primary tourist attraction, which sits about 150 meters...

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Koh Samui Butterfly Garden

Na Mueang, Koh Samui

Koh Samui’s Butterfly Garden is located near a hill at Laem Natien. This stunning paradise is a perfect family friendly venue that features a beautifully maintained tropical park which housing hundreds of butterflies...

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Samui Zoo

Ban Harn Beach, Koh Samui

Apart from the beaches and waterfalls in Koh Samui, visitors should also explore some other attractions, such as the local zoo and aquarium. If you are travelling with your family or with young children, then visiting...

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Buddhas Footprint

Na Mueang, Koh Samui

When it comes to Koh Samui’s traditions and heritage, visitors cant look past the island’s famous temples. These beautiful Buddhist temples not only showcase excellent architecture, but also represent the Buddhist...

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Wat Sila Ngu

Maret, Koh Samui

Wat Sila Ngu is a beautiful golden temple in Koh Samui, often visited by many locals as a place of worship. The Wat Sila Ngu is on the 4169 ring-road, which is just a kilometre south of Hin-Ta Hin-Yai, near the beach...

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