Best Beach in Koh Samui for Swimming

By: Thanakit K.

Koh Samui is a breathtakingly beautiful island with white beaches and clear warm sea. It is a natural, great place for beach holidaying. 

Best Beach in Koh Samui for Swimming

There are several beautiful beaches on this lovely island.

  • Chaweng Beach
    Is a big beach on the northeast side of the island. The beach bustles with life. The sea is crystal clear and shallow. The beach is clean and the scenery beautiful. On the west side of Had Chawaeng is Had Chawaeng Noi. It is another beautiful beach and suitable for swimming and various other water sports. Divers can also view corals at this area.

  • Lamai Beach
    Less crowded than the chaweng beach. The beach is shaped like a crescent moon with the strange looking rock formation and rolls of coconut trees. The sea is quite deep and wavy. 

  • Lipa Noi
    The best swimming beach. This beach is also very quite and undisturbed. There are several other such beaches on the island each with a charm of its own.

  • Choengmon Beach
    It is in the north, near Had Pra Yai. The beach is suitable for swimming. Cheap resorts are available. During the low tide, the tourists can walk across the sea to Koh Som.
  • Bangkoh-Natien Beach
    It is next to Had Huathanon. The beach is not crowded, so it is tranquil and private. The strand is occupied by the rolls of coconut trees.
  • Thong Krut Beach
    It is next to Had Bangkao. There is a road paralleling the strand. It is another serene beach. The tourists can take a boat from this area to Koh Tan, a nearby island. It takes about 15 minute to get there. The fare is 50 baht.
  • Taling Ngam Beach
    It is northward of Had Phang Ka. The sunset is the most magnificent, so a lot of tourists visit the beach in the afternoon. The tourists can take a boat to Koh Si - Koh Ha, nearby island. The fare is 500-1,000 baht a day.
  • Hauthanon Beach
    It is southward next to Had Lamai. The beach is suitable for the tourists who love to spend their holidays in peace.

Koh Samui one of the best known beach holiday spots in the world with a huge number of tourists flocking in every year. Here, you can lie down on the beach for several hours forgetting everything. 

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