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Where To Stay In Koh Samui

Where To Stay in Koh Samui

Koh Samui’s amazing accommodation choices often leave tourists somewhat confused about where to stay. If you’re looking for the best in Koh Samui lodging, then you should shortlist a few or the beachside resorts based on price, features and by a reading a review or two.

As the island has 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 beachside venues just for your stay.

Chaweng Beach is undoubtedly the most popular area among 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.

About the author

Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Koh Samui Travel Hub website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having visited Koh Samui many times), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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