Lamai Beach is located on the east coast of Samui. The southern part of the beach comprises the widest strip of pristine sand and is best for swimming. The beach is serene and less bustling than Chaweng. It consists of plenty of accommodation and dining options such as Lamai Wanta, The Renaissance, and The Pavilion. There are great massage salas sprinkled along the beach. The Ovada Showband, a remarkable live band, plays at Samui Shamrock. Lamai Beach also offers parasailing, kayaking, waterskiing, windsurfing, and wakeboarding. The famed Butterfly Garden offers enchanting views of numerous brightly coloured tropical butterflies.
- Visit Laem Sor Pagoda, situated 11 kilometres to the south of Lamai Beach in Samui, which is guarded by two 'Yak' warrior statues that have massive swords, scary faces, and colourful clothing.
- See Hin Ta and Hin Yai, popularly called Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks, two intriguing rock formations on Samui’s south coast that are suggestively shaped as male and female genital organs.
- Explore the area's vibrant nightlife, featuring several popular pubs, discos, and nightclubs such as Christy Cabaret and Green Mango.
The most comfortable and quickest way of getting to your destination is by air through Ko Samui Airport. From the airport, travellers can use private or public taxi charters, such as the Ko Samui Taxi Service or minibus transfers. It is very easy to get around Lamai Beach. The songthaews (converted pick-up trucks) operate as private taxis at night. Prices for metred, air-con taxis can be very high. Motorbike taxis are readily available and are relatively cheaper. Jeep rentals and hired bicycles are also easily available. Budget and Avis offer car hire options.
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With elegantly appointed accommodations set in a tropical environment facing the beach, Pavilion Boutique Resort Samui makes for an idyllic haven for posh travellers visiting this prime Thailand... More
Travellers looking to take a break from the bustle of city life and retreat to a quiet tropical destination in Thailand book a stay at Montra Hotel. This idyllic property in Koh Samui features chic... More
Serene Hill Resort & Spa is conveniently located near all the major amenities, attractions and activities. Our retreat is simply a short 20 minutes ride from the airport and just 5 minutes from... More
Royal Beach Boutique Resort & Spa offers comfortably furnished beachfront accommodations conveniently set on the outskirts of Koh Samui. This Thailand boutique resort makes for an ideal retreat for... More
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Featuring deluxe units and tropical surroundings with relaxing ambience, the waterfront Fenix Beach Resort Samui by Compass Hospitality makes for a tranquil base in this side of the Thai island.... More
Nestled along the pristine Lamai Beach, Laguna Resort Samui offers holidaymakers a peaceful oasis in the Gulf of Thailand. Visitors can explore Ko Samui's east coast beach to see the popular and... More
Varinda Garden Resort is an ideal place for couples, honeymooners as well as for those looking for a quiet and relaxing ambiance in Koh Samui. GeneralThere is a well-equipped business centre for... More
Secluded, romantic, beautiful and surrounded by the deep blue ocean, the Rockys Boutique Resort Koh Samui is an ideal place to relax and feel free to enjoy the natural beauty of its amazing... More
Easy beach access, breathtaking scenery, fabulous food, serenity and much more await you at Samui, when you stay at the stunning sea side resort of Samaya Bura Samui Resort. GeneralThe resort's... More