Wondering where to stay on Koh Samui? You’ve got a huge choice of accommodation on this island, from five-star resorts to family-run guesthouses, private villas to beach bungalows. If you want a great place to stay you won’t be disappointed at Chaweng. One of the most popular spots on Koh Samui, Chaweng offers a pristine beach and some excellent accommodation. There’s something for everyone here, from luxury resorts to beachfront simplicity. Here are a few suggestions for resorts and hotels in Chaweng.
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Resorts in Central Chaweng
Chaweng can be a bit of a party town so if you want to be in the center of the action there is no better place to be than in the center of Chaweng. Most resorts and hotels are on the beach so you really don’t need to go far to eat, drink, and have fun.
For a chic and different choice, opt for the Library. Designed in all white, with ground-floor suites and first-floor studios, the Library is beachfront with a cool swimming pool. A restaurant is a great place for a meal in stylish surroundings and the hotel is right in the heart of all the action.
Chaweng Regent Beach Resort
Located on the beach, this resort also offers two swimming pools and a kids’ pool, plus amenities like a fitness studio, yoga classes, and a restaurant. The hotel is highly centrally located to put you within easy reach of all Chaweng has to offer.
Iyara Beach Hotel & Plaza
Choose from rooms and suites in this beachside hotel next to its own shopping plaza. You have all the amenities you need inside each room and the hotel is designed in a traditional Thai style.
Sareeraya Villas & Suites
If you are looking for a small hotel in Chaweng Beach then this one fits the bill – just 49 villas and suites with some offering their own private pools. Enjoy working out in the fitness room, or use the spa.
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Resorts in Chaweng North
Chaweng also comprises the north section and more resorts are springing up in the hilly area just past the main town. The hillside-set hotels offer a bit more privacy but you are still only a few minutes from the nightlife, shopping, and restaurants in Chaweng town.
Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort & Spa
This resort has just 50 rooms and you’ll get the full boutique luxury treatment at this gorgeous resort. The resort has access to a glorious white sand beach and plenty of space in the pool and the restaurants. This resort welcomes children but it is also suitable for couples looking to get away from it all.
Nora Buri Resort & Spa
Nora Buri provides a full list of services and amenities to meet the needs of any holidaymaker. It’s got all-day dining restaurants, babysitters, a kids’ club, fitness room, a shuttle bus to the beach, and a whole host of other attractions like a double-tier infinity pool and some gorgeous hillside villas. Make this your base if you like luxury and good service.
Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villas Samui – A Centara Resort
Overlooking Chaweng Bay, the Bhundhari Spa Resort and Villas Samui has a special design and some authentic Thai touches that make you realize you’re in an exotic land. The great spa and the restaurants and pool are all designed for your complete relaxation – in luxurious surroundings.
KC Resort & Over Water Villas
With a mix of 95 suites, rooms and over-water villas, this resort is a luxury choice with great views and a peaceful atmosphere. The restaurant serves home-cooked food and there is even a hydrotherapy salt pool to float in – unique on the island. If you opt for a VIP suite you also get VIP butler service.
Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa
This resort is close to the main beach and has some spacious, luxurious rooms in a well-designed resort location. Stay here and enjoy world-class amenities and lots of interesting things to do including a spa, lots of water sports and activities, Thai cookery classes, and five restaurants including a sweet treetop dining place.
Kandaburi Resort & Spa
Located close to the airport at Koh Samui and also within 10 minutes of Chaweng, this resort is a full-service hotel with four restaurants, four different accommodation types, and six different family suites making this the ideal place to enjoy a vacation as a group. The beachfront resort also offers full room amenities and privacy for couples.
The Briza Resort & Spa Samui
An all-villa luxury choice with private, secluded rooms packed with all modern amenities. The resort has a laid back, romantic atmosphere perfect for couples and the resort restaurant is ideal for a candlelit meal with a loved one.
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