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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.

Top Lamai Attractions, Beaches, Things To Do, Places To See & Visit


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.



Hin Ta Hin Yai

Hin Ta Hin Yai

Lamai, 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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Lamai Beach

Lamai Beach

Lamai, Koh Samui

Lamai Beach is a quiet, relaxing resort destination in Koh Samui. It’s the second-largest beach area next to Chaweng, and it offers a wide range of accommodation, activities, shopping, and dining. It has lots of...

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Lamai Viewpoint

Lamai Viewpoint

Lamai, Koh Samui
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The Lamai Viewpoint is a famous spot in Koh Samui for taking in impressive views. Compared to others in the area, this one is favoured by more tourists because it’s a well-developed spot with sturdy pathways and a...

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Lamai Market

Lamai Market

Lamai, Koh Samui

The Lamai Market is the ultimate destination for all your food needs in Koh Samui. You will be overwhelmed by the sheer variety, colours, and fresh flavours here. This market specialises in offering fresh local...

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Lamai Night Plaza

Lamai Night Plaza

Lamai, Koh Samui

The Lamai Night Plaza is a shopaholic’s paradise. There is so much to see, discover, and shop for here. Each day from 5pm onwards, the plaza comes alive in a sea of colours, textures, sounds, and sights. Whatever...

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Lamai Sunday Night Market

Lamai Sunday Night Market

Lamai, Koh Samui

The Lamai Sunday Night Market is a must-visit for shopaholics and foodies visiting Koh Samui. There are countless stalls with dozens of vendors selling a wide variety of food and other wares. If you find yourself in...

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Valentine Stone

Valentine Stone

Lamai, Koh Samui
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The Valentine stone of Koh Samui is a popular attraction, especially among lovers and couples. Legend has it that if a couple touches the stone, they will be rewarded with an everlasting love. Even though it’s a...

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Wat Lamai

Wat Lamai

Lamai, Koh Samui

Wat Lamai is an old Buddhist temple located in Ban Lamai, also known as Lamai beach. This temple is special because it serves important purposes other than just being a place of worship. This is a significant attraction...

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Wat Sila Ngu

Wat Sila Ngu

Lamai, 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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Lamai Overlap Stone

Lamai Overlap Stone

Lamai, 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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The Holy Ascension Church

The Holy Ascension Church

Lamai, Koh Samui

The Holy Ascension Church, also known as the Russian Orthodox Church, is located in 127/245 Moo 3 Maret, Koh Samui. The idea to establish the church was conceptualised by the Representative of the Russian Orthodox...

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