The island of Koh Samui has its fair share of brilliant beach bars. Enjoy the balmy afternoons and evenings of your holiday by discovering the best beach bars on the island. Want blissful chill-out tunes, mixologists that compose the best cocktails from the island's abundance of tropical ingredients? Sandy beaches, cabanas, pillows and loungers on the beach? Beautiful sunsets. Let us introduce you to 5 of the best beach bars on the island.
SIP at the W Retreat.
This stylish hotel bar is set right on the beach. If you’re not staying at the hotel, you need to reserve in advance and on arrival you can be escorted by a buggy to SIP. SIP is home to a creative cocktail menu with choices like the ‘Art Deco’ with Tanqueray, white chocolate, lemon juice and orange bitters and also the Samui North Side with vodka, citrus sorbet, mint and celery bitters. The bar really does have an intoxicating ambience and you’ll receive excellent service whether ordering nibbles, signature cocktails or a craft beer from a selection of over 30. This is a stylish bar with a sophisticated and chic dress code.
On the way to SIP, you’ll tiptoe across the water on stepping stones to the magical glow of the bar, you can relax back on luxurious daybeds, circular pods or balcony seats. You can even watch movies here right on the beach on select evenings.
Coco Tam Beach Bar
Coco Tams is a tropical beach bar exactly as you would expect it to be. This is a Thai style bamboo shack with a laid-back vibe, plenty of huge lounging bean bags, hanging chairs and large beds. The menu has over 28 cocktails and they also serve beers, spirits and bar snacks. Here you can chill, choose a cocktail, enjoy the company and possibly even get to enjoy a fire dancing show. A perfect way to spend the evening under the starlit night sky.
Centara Coast Beach Club
This great space on Chaweng takes up 30 metres of beachfront. It’s styled beautifully with white decking, hanging basket seats and sunken circular daybeds right at the edge of the beautiful turquoise waters. The bar often has entertainment including acoustic guitar players, jazz singers and even fire jugglers. On a Sunday the bar has a ‘Champagne’ Brunch which includes seafood, cold cuts and sushi.
Beach bar at The Page - the Library, Samui
The Library is a hotel set on the beachfront in Chaweng, it’s a sophisticated venue with the Page offering a high-end dining experience. What it’s also great for is its beach bar with 101 cocktails on the menu. It has live music during Happy Hour which occurs between
Nikki Beach Samui
The Nikki Beach club is on beautiful Lipa Noi beach in Koh Samui. It’s a world-famous beach club brand offering international DJs, infamous Sunday brunches, live musicians and entertainment and a party atmosphere. You can lounge on the poolside cabanas, beds and pillows, dance or enjoy the beautiful food. You have to reserve poolside cabanas and beds at a daily rate. The food is exquisite using local produce and fresh ingredients. You can enjoy beautiful breakfasts with almost everything you can think of including crepes, omelettes, waffles and fruit skewers accompanied by mimosas or bellinis. Later you can enjoy fresh seafood, sushi or sashimi or delicious entrees like spiced lamb, red snapper and Nikki beach signature chicken satay. Yum.