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Big Buddha Beach

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Big Buddha Beach

This is a long sweeping bay with the bulk of the guesthouses and hotels running along the central and eastern stretches of the beach. The spots towards the eastern end of the beach get the worst aircraft noise.

  • The Scent Hotel

    The Scent Hotel

    Travel back in time in luxury

    58/1 Moo 4, Big Buddha Beach
    T: (077) 962 198; F: (077) 962 199

    The Scent Hotel is a boutique resort with 15 rooms located right on the beach. True to its name, one experiences an olfactory overload on entering the hotel, with a shop off reception selling ... Read the full review of The Scent Hotel.

    4.5 stars 4,000B to 8,000B 1 vote Toprange
  • Dae Tong De Samui

    Dae Tong De Samui

    Simple beachcombers' dream

    Centre of Big Buddha Beach
    T: (077) 425 330;

    Dae Tong De Samui takes one back a few decades to when Samui's accommodation was only simple beach bungalows. For anyone wanting to just chill on the beach or swing in a hammock, then this is the ... Read the full review of Dae Tong De Samui.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Punnpreeda Hip Resort

    Punnpreeda Hip Resort

    Modern resort with character

    32 Moo 4 Big Buddha Beach
    T: (077) 246 222; F: (077) 246 155

    This hip resort located towards the eastern end of Big Buddha Beach consists of rooms in a main building as well as villa-type accommodation. The resort has charm and character with interesting ... Read the full review of Punnpreeda Hip Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Villa Tanamera

    Villa Tanamera

    Good value and spacious

    34/28 Moo 4 Bang Rak
    T: (077) 448 224;

    This small resort on Bang Rak beach has two-bedroom villas stylishly furnished in a contemporary style. They offer home-away-from-home living, in that they have full kitchens as well as a living and ... Read the full review of Villa Tanamera.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Saboey Resort and Villas

    Saboey Resort and Villas

    Contemporary comfort, reasonable rates

    51/4 Moo 4, Big Budda Beach
    T: (077) 430 450; F: (077) 427 799

    Saboey Resort and Villas, located in the middle of Big Buddha Beach on the seafront has an intimate feel, with only 18 rooms and villas. Furnishings are contemporary and elegant, with mosquito nets ... Read the full review of Saboey Resort and Villas.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
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    Boutique the Green Bay View

    Convenient location, comfortable

    86/11 Bang Rak Village, Ko Samui (Opposite the Big Buddha fresh market, at the junction leading to the airport from Bang Rak)
    T: (077) 448 173; F: (077) 447 723

    A new Ko Samui hotel with a name that’s a mouthful opened at the beginning of June 2012. Boutique the Green Bay View Hotel is located on the top floor of a two-storey shopping complex, at the ... Read the full review of Boutique the Green Bay View.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • P10 Samui Design

    P10 Samui Design

    Points for creativity, lacking in privacy

    30/21 Moo 4, 4171 Road, Bang Rak, Ko Samui (opposite Petcharat pier, central Bang Rak)
    T: (077) 417 333;

    If nothing else, P10 gets full marks for being noticeable on Ko Samui. Driving down Bang Rak’s main road, it is hard to miss the bizarre orange winged and floating roof that sits atop this modern ... Read the full review of P10 Samui Design.

    3.5 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Marina Residence

    Marina Residence

    Convenient for the ferries

    Petcherat Pier, 4171 Road, central Bang Rak
    T: (077) 425 262;

    From the streetfront, a modern glass, metal and wood building announces the entrance to the Marina Residence, Petcherat Pier and Marina Club Lounge in bold orange and yellow signage. Quite out of ... Read the full review of Marina Residence.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Samui Pier Beachfront Resort

    Samui Pier Beachfront Resort

    Affordable all-rounder

    30/5 Moo 4 Big Buddha
    T: (077) 417 337; F: (077) 962 249

    Samui Pier Resort is located right next to Petcherat Pier on Big Buddha beach, offering interesting views of the boats coming and going between Samui and Ko Pha Ngan. The resort consists of ... Read the full review of Samui Pier Beachfront Resort.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kinnaree Resort

    Kinnaree Resort

    Cheap and central but dated

    73/2 Moo 4 Big Buddha
    T: (077) 245 111; F: (077) 245 111

    Kinnaree is a small beachfront resort of 14 rooms in the centre of Big Buddha. There is no swimming pool, but the beach is good for swimming. Its location and affordable rates make it an ideal ... Read the full review of Kinnaree Resort.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Secret Garden Beach Bungalows

    Secret Garden Beach Bungalows

    Good value, but quite ordinary

    22/1 Moo 4, Big Buddha Beach
    T: (077) 245 255; F: (077) 245 253

    During our Samui research earlier this year, we popped in to check out Secret Garden, a long-standing Bang Rak establishment; it looked tired and rundown, as if in need of a holiday itself. So on ... Read the full review of Secret Garden Beach Bungalows.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker


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