What to do in South Coast?
A 10 minute drive south of Lamai is the home of the Muslim
fishing community with a daily fresh seafood market and
dozens of colorful longtail-boats. The Samui Aquarium and
the Butterfly Garden are located close by.
boutique resorts on the tranquil beaches of Laem Set, Bang
Kao and the hillsides offer scenic views to the nearby
islands of Koh Tan and Koh Matsum with the mainland at the
horizon. There is no nightlife but all for a relaxing and
Laem Set is found right down on
the south coast of Koh Samui, the sea is too shallow for
swimming. However, the huge smooth boulders on the beach and
the coconut palms leaning over at impossible angles make it
look spectacular. It's one of the more relaxing areas of Koh
Samui with a void of nightlife and shops. You'll have to
drive 20 minutes to Lamai or 40 minutes to Chaweng if you
want the up scale amenities you may be used to.
Set has a few high end hotels and boutique resort and spas
first class dining and dedicated spas. It's in easy reach of
waterfalls and is really a nature, and animal, lover's dream
escape. The beach is soft sand, and a great place for
afternoon cocktails. Laem Set is as of yet under developed
and quiet. At the rate of development on Samui reaching
shockingly high levels, it's worth visiting now before the
magic is lost.
Laem Sor & Bang Kao:
The south coast of Koh Samui consists of some smaller
beaches with breathtaking views to the islands dotted at the
horizon. A famous landmark is the Laem Sor Chedi sitting at
the rocky water edge. Bang Kao is still rather undeveloped;
the beaches are rocky and not suitable for swimming.
However this area has its own natural beauty and offers a
perfect hideaway for a peaceful holiday. The nightlife and
shopping area of Lamai can be reached within 15 minutes.
Thong Tanote Beach, a secluded beach on the south coast of
Koh Samui, offering breathtaking scenery of the Gulf of
Thailand. You have an amazing view of Koh Tan & Mutsum
We encourage our guests to take advantage of the amazing
and immediate snorkeling and diving exploration available on
these islands. The south coast is very relaxing and there is
no shopping or nightlife nearby though it is only a 20 min.
drive to Lamai or 30min to Chaweng.