Koh Samui’s amazing accommodation choices often leave tourists somewhat confused on where to stay. If you’re looking for the best in Koh Samui lodging, then you should shortlist a few or the beach side resorts based on price, features and by a reading a review or two.
As the island has a plenty of places to stay, you won’t find it difficult to find a place matching your budget and preferences. If you’re wondering to yourself on where to stay, here are some top picks for Koh Samui.
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As the area around the Bophut Beach is one of the most recently developed areas in Koh Samui, you’ll find some excellent lodging choices here. Even though the area offers a number of urban amenities, it has managed very well to retain its charm and natural beauty.
You’ll get a hint of the traditional Thai charm when you visit the village of Bophut. Also, the traffic and crowds are much lower compared to the Chaweng Beach area. Therefore, you will find a laid back setting here that offers an array of romantic beach side venues just for your stay.
Chaweng Beach is undoubtedly the most popular area amongst tourists. Finding accommodation here is never difficult and choices of lodging include upscale hotels, resorts, villas, condos and apartment rentals. Bungalows and holiday homes around the Chaweng beach area are also plenty, with a number of budget hostels are also found here.
No doubt, the Chaweng beach area is still considered as a backpacker’s haven and is also home to the island’s most vibrant nightlife and beach; featuring the largest selection of bars, shops and restaurants.
If you are in Koh Samui with your family, then choosing a lodging option at Lamai or Choeng Mon Beach is a great option. Fun activity options are also plenty here; therefore, you and your family will never run out of things to see and do.