Lamai Beach -

An ideal beach perfect for an unforgettable holiday

Lamai Beach in Koh Samui

The Lamai Beach on Koh Samui is located on the east side of the island and, with a length of 4 kilometers is one of the longest sand beaches, just second to Chaweng Beach at this popular holiday destination.

Visitors love the soft sand, countless palm trees and turquoise-blue sea - a real ideal beach just perfect for an unforgettable holiday. Almost as popular as the Chaweng, but with less hustle and bustle, Lamai Beach on Koh Samui also offers lovely accommodations, good restaurants, a cool nightlife and a fantastic holiday vibes.

Besides, the beach is close to the main attractions of the island, ideal if you want to experience something. Probably the most well-known thing to see is the Grandfather & Grandmother Rock (Hin Ta and Hin Yai) at the southern end of the Lamai. The unusual rock formations are a popular destination for island exploration tours.


Grandmother and Grandfather Rock on Lamai Beach


Beach Guide of Lamai Beach in Koh Samui

Lamai Beach on Koh Samui is a wonderful starting point for island exploration tours! A visit to dream beaches, brilliant viewpoints and beautiful temples are just a few of the favourite things to do in Koh Samui that should not be missed.

Whether you are backpackers, families with children, couples or individual travelers, you will find a perfect accommodation on Lamai Beach on Koh Samui. Here are our hotel tips for the Lamai Beach. Directly on the beach are some of the most amazing places to stay in Koh Samui! Really recommendable is the amazing Beluga Hotel at the best beach section in the south of Lamai.

For the route from Bangkok to Koh Samui you will find a variety of combination tickets. From the ferry or the airport, a cab or the collective bus will take you to Lamai Beach.


Resort Hotel on Lamai Beach


Things to Do on the Beach

Lamai Beach on Koh Samui is really perfect for swimming. The sea at Lamia Beach is turquoise blue and amazingly warm. Particularly at the south of the beach are the optimal conditions for swimming. Also, at this part the beach is the most scenic.

The area around the Lamai has a really good tourist infrastructure. Compared to Chaweng Beach, this beach is a bit quaint and cheaper. During a walk at the beach, you will still find some good restaurants, massage options and beach bars.


Restaurant on Lamai Beach


For snorkeling, the Lamai Beach is actually not that recommended. In general, there are only a few places for snorkeling on Koh Samui. Anyway, you'd better go on a snorkeling trip and visit the neighboring islands like Koh Phangan, Koh Tao or the Ang Thong National Park.

A holiday on Lamai Beach is ideal for those who like it quiet during the day, but still like to enjoy some nightlife in the evening. An optimal mix of hustle and bustle. During the day, the tourists are spread out on the long sandy beach, so everyone will find an undisturbed spot under the sun. In the evening there is a promenade, the Lamai Beach Road to go for a stroll, shopping and dining out.

Although the nightlife on Lamai Beach on Koh Samui is not so vibrant as on the famous Chaweng Beach, there are still some cool bars, pubs with live music, cocktail bars, beer bars and clubs where DJs are playing. We promise, you won´t get bored anyway. Most nightlife can be found along the Lamai Beach Road and its side streets.