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Destination Guide

Koh Samui

Welcome to the tropical island where the azure waters meet electric nightlife.

Destination Guide Koh Samui

Daydreaming of a staycation? W Koh Samui is now open.

We’ll save you a spot and have a cocktail waiting for you.

When In Koh Samui, You Must

Know Before You Go

Visit AWAY Spa at W Koh Samui to discover a truly relaxing treatment from head to toe, with three skillful spa mixologists.


Just Breathe

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

Roy Rang

A southern Thai word for "Amazingly Delicious"
This tom yum soup is roy rang!

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Fisherman Village

A historical part of Bophut, with rustic buildings, boutique stores, and trendy restaurants. Every Friday, the area becomes a street market, attracting shoppers from across the island.

2. Chaweng

From beachside hangouts to sophisticated cocktail bars, Chaweng's nightlife is ahead of anywhere else. And don't miss the stunning sunsets.

3. Koh Phangan

Unspoiled beauty is accented by a hilly, lush tropical jungle interior, and long white sand beaches. It's also home to the world famous Full Moon Party.

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4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam, Surat Thani

Ultimate Access to Koh Samui

Chez Isa My Small World Cafe

Chez Isa My Small World Cafe

Bo Put

This cool café is inside of Big Buddha Temple.

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Kent Khongchanmitkun / Insider

Items here are one-of-a-kind and mostly limited edition.

koh samui jazz bars

Blue Note Bar

46/22 Moo 3 Bophut

Hidden away with great homemade syrups and bitters, the owner will whip up your favorite cocktails.

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Kent Khongchanmitkun / Insider

Try their G&Ts with homemade tonic.

Soi 5

Canopy Adventures Secret Fall

Soi 5

Zip line over a waterfall—it's absolutely intense but super fun.

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Kent Khongchanmitkun / Insider

Wear long pants and don't look down unless you're brave.

The Red Baron

The Red Baron

Petcherat Marina Pier

A brand new but traditional sailing junk yacht, and the most fun way to see the bay surrounding Koh Samui.

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Kent Khongchanmitkun / Insider

Wear your best outfit and take photos at sunset.

Either / Or




W Koh Samui

An iconic bar with an iconic view: WOOBAR delivers WOW by day and by night.

Packing List



Samui sun is very strong.

Water resistant backpack

Take it everywhere without worry.


Protect your greatest asset.


Catch up on your reading as the sun sets off the beach.

Spotted in Koh Samui

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Discover daring Japanese cuisine. Fusing the freshest seafood available with epicurean excellence, Namu offers a truly dazzling dining experience.



An iconic bar with an iconic view: Woobar delivers wow by day and by night.

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