The Best Beach Hotels in Koh Samui

Where to Stay for an Oceanfront Vacation in Koh Samui

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Koh Samui, Thailand is a stunning coastal area known for its great beaches, oceanfront location, as well as its scenic ocean views. When searching for the best beach hotels in Koh Samui, visitors often seek a variety of amenities and luxuries like a fun pool, easy to reach location, gym or fitness center, free parking, water sports, a restaurant, and perhaps even a kitchen inside the room. If you're a family traveling with kids, a kid-friendly atmosphere is a must, while couples seeking a romantic getaway would probably prefer a spa, hot tub, and beautiful ocean views. We've analyzed many of the oceanfront hotels near the water in Koh Samui, and with so many options to choose from, finding the perfect beach resort or hotel can be overwhelming. So, we have identified the top hotels by the beach in Koh Samui based on guest ratings and key criteria. From smaller beachfront hotels to luxurious resorts, these hotels offer the best accommodations for travelers looking for a top beach hotel experience. So, if you're deciding where to stay at the beach in Koh Samui, we've found the perfect hotel stays on the beach for your trip. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly environment or a romantic getaway, this area has something for everyone, and the best beach hotels in Koh Samui offer the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. So, let's get started!

The white sand beaches are lined with coconut trees and look out on crystal blue waters, making this a perfect tropical destination. There are lively activity-filled beaches as well as quiet retreats where you can enjoy a peaceful setting away from the crowds.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Belmond Napasai

Mae Nam, Thailand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $199 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places at the Beach in Koh Samui
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 65/10 Baan Tai Maenam, Belmond Napasai has great rooms from $199 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 7.3 km from the city center, visitors will especially love snorkeling, a bar, outdoor tennis, rooms with kitchens, and laundry services at this beach hotel. And with the ability to cook your own meals in the kitchen, you can save money and time.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Pool table
  • Kids meals
  • Table tennis
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Picnic area


Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

Bo Phut, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $144 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Beach Vacation to Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort which has nice rooms starting at $144. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 99/9 Moo 1. This terrific hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, hiking, and child care which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 10.4 km from the city center. Being able to relax at the pool bar is a great way to spend your time here.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hot tub
  • Child pool
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Table tennis
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Kids' club


Saree Samui

Mae Nam, Thailand
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $72 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel at the Beach in Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

We found Saree Samui to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $72. We loved the an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 135 Moo 4 Baan Tornsai. You'll also find a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet which beach-goers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just 7.5 km from the center of town. The restaurant serves delicious food, too.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Table tennis
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tennis
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Picnic area


Lanna

Bo Phut, Thailand
4-star Resort with prices starting at $32 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Oceanfront Hotel in Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

With terrific rooms from $32, Lanna, at 11/85 Moo 4 Soi Kalara provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Its terrific guest rating is 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care. It's located just 12.7 km from the city center, too. Being able to prepare food in the room is also very convenient. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for beach hotels.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area


Baan Sukreep Resort

Chaweng, Thailand
3-star Resort with prices starting at $20 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels Near the Water
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

Baan Sukreep Resort has a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and scuba diving. The great rooms here start at $20 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 91/11 M.3 Chaweng noi, Bophut. Furthermore, it also offers snorkeling, a bar, hiking, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes, which is nice for visitors. Just 13.5 km from the city center, this convenient hotel is a terrific choice. You'll love relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for beach hotels.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hot tub
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pool table
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Samui Reef View Resort

Maret, Thailand
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $16 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Beach Location in Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Samui Reef View Resort is 8.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $16, and it's located at 404/23 Moo 1 Tambon Maret. We also love the scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking which are great for travelers. And since it's just 13.4 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The swimming pool is fantastic and lots of fun, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for beach hotels, which makes it a great value.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Child pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pool table
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Picnic area


Santiburi Koh Samui Resort

Mae Nam, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $174 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Beach Trip Hotel in Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

A cool place is Santiburi Koh Samui Resort because it has great rooms that start at $174. It has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 12/12 Moo 1. Only 7.6 km from the city center, beach-goers will especially love scuba diving, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, outdoor tennis, and hiking at this fun hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Scuba diving
  • Child pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pool table
  • Kids meals
  • Table tennis
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Kids' club
  • Picnic area


Varinda Garden Resort

Maret, Thailand
3-star Resort with prices starting at $34 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Beach Getaway Hotel
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Varinda Garden Resort offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $34 (before taxes). It's located at 82/3 Moo 3 Lamai Beach and has earned a guest rating of 8.60/10. This beach hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, and mountain views which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 14.2 km from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for beach hotels.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hot tub
  • Child pool
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pool table
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Picnic area


W Koh Samui

Mae Nam, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $375 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places at the Beach in Koh Samui
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 4/1 Moo 1 Tambol Maenam, W Koh Samui has great rooms from $375 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, outdoor tennis, and rooms with kitchens which visitors will love. And this terrific hotel is just 9.9 km from the center of town.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Hot tub
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Picnic area


Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort

Bo Phut, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $154 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Beach Vacation to Koh Samui
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort which has nice rooms starting at $154. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 92/1 Moo 2. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and breakfast. It's located just 15.4 km from the city center, too.

Beach Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kids' club


Also, take a look at the Beach hotels in nearby destinations: Chaweng, Maret, Ko Pha Ngan, and Ko Tao.

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How much do beach hotels and resorts cost in Koh Samui?

Koh Samui Average Beach Hotel Price
$66

After analyzing 354 beach hotels in Koh Samui, Thailand, we found the average beach hotel price to be a remarkably economical $66. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic beach accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Koh Samui.

The average prices of our suggested beach hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $175
  • 4-star hotels: $103
  • 3-star hotels: $44
  • 2-star hotels: $23


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