Chaweng Beach on Koh Samui – Thailand

Chaweng Beach from Jungle Club

Chaweng Beach on Koh Samui

Chaweng Beach on Koh Samui is the most popular beach on Koh Samui

Located on the east side of Koh Samui, Chaweng Beach is only 15 minutes from the airport.

Chaweng is the main tourist area of Koh Samui and has lots of hotels, restaurants and shopping markets.

This popular tourist area has everything that a tourist will need in the one area.


Chaweng Beach Koh Samui


Chaweng Shopping

Chaweng has got the huge Central Festival Shopping Centre that was built in 2015

Central Festival has all the main brands and is a hub for all your electronics, banks and restaurants

There are also a lot of shopping markets along Chaweng Beach Road that sells all of the popular Thailand items.

Clothes, Handbags, Electronics, Nic Nacs, Wooden Objects and Paintings are all on sale at these stalls.

There are also Beach Sellers that try to sell you things like sunglasses, hats, sarongs, bracelets and paintings.


Chaweng Beach Seller


Chaweng Restaurants and Bars  

You are not short of choices for all types of food and drinks in Chaweng

There are restaurants and bars all along Chaweng Beach Road

Restaurants consist of Thai food, Indian food, European food, Italian food; just to name a few

There are also local Thai food carts along the road, that sell local food for cheap prices.

At the back of Chaweng Beach Road are Thai Restaurants that have traditional Thai dishes.

There is also “Chaweng Walking Street” that has all different cuisines in the one place. 

Koh Samui is also famous for fresh Seafood. There are lots of Seafood Restaurants along the main road

Bars are all along Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Beach Road and have 100 baht cocktails and cheap beer.


Chaweng Beach Road Seafood Restaurants


Chaweng Beach

Chaweng Beach stretches a few kilometres on the main east coast of Koh Samui

It has white, soft sand and crystal blue waters. The water is warm all year round.

It is well worth a walk all along the beach and view all the it has to offer.

There a local Thai Food carts on the beach , where you can buy cheap Thai Beach Food

There are many Koh Samui resorts that back onto the beach, so you are never too far away from the beach


Click here to view the Resorts along the Beach.


Chaweng Beach Thai Restaurants


Other Koh Samui Beaches

Koh Samui is an island, so there are  lots of beaches to choose from.

The other most popular ones are:

Lamai – which is on the south east coast

Bangrak – which is on the north east coast

Cheon Mon – which is on the northern east coast

Bophut – which is on the north coast

Maenam – which is on the north coast

Naton – which is on the north west coast

Taling Ngam – which is on the east coast

Lipa Noi – which is on the south west coast.

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