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Laem Set

Laem Set is found right down on the south coast of Koh Samui, the sea is too shallow for swimming. However, the huge smooth boulders on the beach and the coconut palms leaning over at impossible angles make it look spectacular. It’s one of the more relaxing areas of Koh Samui with a void of nightlife and shops. (more…)

Lipa Noi

Lipa Noi are located at the west coast of Samui. Koh Small, uninhabited beaches with crystal clear waters, perfect for relaxing beach holidays and snorkeling. From here you have the best sunset views. Its closeness to the island’s main car ferry pier makes Lipa Noi a convenient choice for anyone driving to Koh Samui from the mainland. (more…)

Plai Laem

Plai Laem is located in the top right hand corner of Samui. It is a quiet area offering many private villas and houses as well as all levels of hotels and resorts. This area is perfect for relaxing but within 10 minutes you can reach the bustling area of Chaweng for entertainment and shopping. (more…)

Mae Nam Beach

Maenam Beach has to be one of the most under-rated beaches on Koh Samui. A delightful stretch of yellow sand on the north coast of Samui, it has for years been neglected and talked down by the guidebooks, yet it has some excellent value accommodation and a stretch of sand that takes around two to three hours to walk the full length of. (more…)