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Nightlife in Koh Samui

Nightlife in Koh Samui

By Chris QuanUpdated Oct. 27, 2022

As one of the prime holiday destinations in southern Thailand, Koh Samui hosts a great choice of nightlife entertainment options. Nights in every area on Koh Samui will see a bustling array of colors and entertainment.

You can decide how to spend your evenings, whether to take a cooking class, have aromantic dinner at the beach, drink a cocktail at the sunset bar, explore the night market to buy some souvenirs or to relax with a spa treatment.


  • Each of the main resort towns in Koh Samui, such as Lamai, Bophut, and Maenam, has interesting night activities to be discovered.
  • Visit the night market to explore authentic local food and buy some souvenirs.
  • Spend an unforgettable night with a romantic dinner at the beach or the sunset bar, where you can enjoy both, a stunning night view and delicious food.
  • Don’t miss a chance to relax witha traditional spa treatment which can help to relieve your body from pain, ease inflammation and stimulate blood circulation.

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Cooking Class with Organic Garden Tour

The reason why Thai food is so delicious is because it iscooked with fresh and rich local herbs and spices. Make sure you take a cooking class with Organic Garden Tour to get a unique culinary experience in Koh Samui.

You'll visit a local organic garden and see fresh herbs, vegetables, fruit, and even some edible flowers. Then you will explore a local market and check out the vibrant produce, as well as sample some veggies and spices.

You'll learn how to cook several authentic Thai dishes in one to two hours. A professional chef will give you step-by-step instructions, as you cook inside the air-conditioned kitchen. Dishes might include noodles, curries, soups and Thai salads.

The food you cook is served as dinner afterwards. After finishing the class, you can get a soft copy for all the recipes you learned tocook, so that you can practice themagain at home, without missing anything.

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Dinner at the Beach

You can enjoy a stunning Koh Samui beach not only during the day, but also in the evening, by having a romantic dinner with for two or with your family. Private dining on the beach can be arrangedand will make for unforgettable moments.

Enjoy a table set under a the palmtrees by the gentle sound of the waves, the toes in the sand, a personal butler serving dinner, candles in the sand, torches in the ocean, and even live music.Make a reservation first to arrange your perfect dinner plan.

You can build your own menu or select from a choicedesigned by the restaurant. The set menus are a good fusion of Thai cuisine with flavors of western origin. The servings of wine are generous. You can also ask for candlelight, torches, romantic live music, and a beautifully set tablewith flowers. Make this moment unforgettable.

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Supper at the Sunset Bar

An evening at one of the best sunset bars in Koh Samui will add a memorable, exotic touch to your holiday in the Gulf of Thailand. Belonging to the InterContinental Samui Baan TalingNgam Resort, Air Bar is a top-notch venue to enjoy a sundowner.

Settled on a large wooden terrace overlooking the sea, you can enjoy a stunning panoramic view, featuring islands in the background, while the Air Bar serves delicious cocktails made by world class mixologists, as well as tapas and snacks such as sushi and sashimi..

Once the sun goes down, a live saxophonist and singer take centre stage to delight the guests with gentle Jazz numbers.

Opening Hours: 17:00 – midnight

Location: Inter Continental Samui Baan TalingNgam Resort, 295 Moo 3 Nara-Taling-Ngam Rd, Koh Samui 84140

Street Food Walking Tour

There is no better way to try local food than from the street vendors who sell tantalizing and authentic dishes. The walking street markets are a great way to experience street food. There is a lively and friendly vibe and you can spend an enjoyable evening sampling dishes from several vendors.

You can buy everything from fresh fruit and vegetables, deep fried fish, barbecued duck, pancakes and Thai style waffles there. Tastes are authentic and prices low.

There are many choices of local night markets for you to go to, whether Thursday walking street market in Maenam, Friday night Fisherman’s village walking street in Bophut, or Sunday walking street market in Lamai.

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Relax with a Spa Treatment

After an active day,you may want to relax with some stunning spa treatments and a variety of therapies. The most popular spas in Koh Samui offer wellness treatments with high quality service and the skill of physiotherapists. You can try a famous traditional Thai spa or day spa.

A traditional Thai spa will help relieve pain, ease inflammation and stimulate blood circulation. It uses mainly acupressure and muscle stretching to free the body of blocked energy and achieve natural harmony and balance. You can choose essential oil fragrances such as jasmine and lemon grass which have a truly magical effect on mind and body.

The day spa is a place to relax body and mind through many kinds of treatments like body massage, foot massage, facials, waxing, manicure, pedicure, aromatherapy and ear candling. The purpose ofthese services isto improve health, beauty and relaxation through personal care treatments such as massages and facials.

Look for Souvenirs

Don’t forget to buy some unique local products as a souvenir you won’t find elsewhere. Popular handicraft items like woven ornaments, wooden furnishings and carvings are available from street-side vendors as well as at luxury shopping malls, especially in Lamai, Chaweng, and Nathon.

Since Thailand is famous for its delicious food, you can buy dried and vacuum-sealed packs of local herbs and spices, or authentic snacks such as bento squid, coconut candies, and dried durian. Thesemake great gifts and are available nearly everywhere.

A trip to Koh Samui is also not complete without a spa treatment or massage. You’ll find a selection of spa products like massage oils and fragrances with various scents for purchase. Some famous and trusted herbal balm will also make agreat souvenir or gift.

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