Chaweng Beach is the #1 beach resort on Koh Samui, it has beautiful white sandy beaches stretching for seven kilometers and is the longest on the island.
Chaweng Beach is the most popular beach resort in Koh Samui. It is not only the largest beach on the island, but also the largest shopping and entertainment tourist area. Throughout the beach is full of shops, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other entertainment venues. There are five-star hotels and the best restaurants of Koh Samui, at the same time, you can easily find a cheap budget hotel and bungalows, and inexpensive meal can be in one of the small cheap restaurants. Chaweng Beach is a snow-white 8-kilometer long strip of sand, located on the Gulf Coast, which makes it easier for vacationers and tourists to choose suitable places under the sun.
Conventionally, Chaweng Beach is divided into three parts: the northern, central and southern, each of which has its own flavor.
NORTH PART OF CHAWENG BEACH
This is the most peaceful and quiet part of Chaweng Beach, the most picturesque of all (a lot of palm trees and tropical plants). It is chosen by tourists who prefer a serene beach vacation on an exotic background of nature, with plenty of entertainment options. The beach has a length of 600m and well organized. On its territory there are bars, restaurants, swimming pools, Spa-salons and tourist hotels. The distance between this part of the beach and airport is approximately 5 to 10 minutes drive. The northern part of Chaweng Beach is shallow, which makes it a unique place where children can have lots of fun.
CENTRAL PART OF CHAWENG BEACH
The central part of Chaweng Beach is the most suitable for sunbathing and swimming and nightlife. The beach has a length of 5 km and a developed tourist infrastructure. It is equipped with umbrellas and sun beds, which makes it a comfortable place for relaxation for tourists and vacationers. However, this is the busiest part of the beach – full of activities both day and night. Numerous restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, massage centres, SPA-salons, clubs, discos and other entertainment venues. Here you can see a Thai boxing and transvestite cabaret shows. The distance between this part of chaweng beach and Samui Airport is 5km. Between October and December in this part of the beach there are strong waves – the perfect and right time to practice sailing sports.
SOUTHERN PART OF CHAWENG BEACH
The southern part of Chaweng beach stretches for kilometres along the clear waters of the bay, which has unique hotels. This is a good place for a family holiday. The hotels are located on the first beach line, easy entry into the sea, approximately 15 minutes (about 7 km) drive to the airport. There is no active night life – a cool, calm and relaxed atmosphere.