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The party, event and nightlife on Koh Samui is renowned for being among the best in Thailand. Although it is Koh Phangan, the neighbouring island which is infamous for the full moon party and for being ‘the party island’, Koh Samui still attracts an endless stream of tourists eager to party as well as enjoying their vacation. The abundance and variety of discos, pubs, and beer bars are a big draw, attracting a range of people from all over the world.
The type of music you will find on Koh Samui is mostly commercial, genres such as mainstream Hip-Hop, Pop, Chart Hits and globally-loved tracks that everyone can dance and sing to. As Koh Samui attracts all kinds of travellers including families, honeymooners, backpackers and solo tourists the nightlife scene caters to the mainstream crowd. If you are more of a music nerd though you can still find more underground styles such as House and Techno.
Ark Bar is a common hangout for travellers in their twenties and thirties, sprawled across 150 metres of Chaweng Beach. Fire dancers twirling daringly in the night air create an aura of excitement and entertainment. Every day starting at 2 p.m., world-class DJs spin iconic House and Pop Music, and guests party late into the night. The party pool is located in the middle of the bar, where patrons can cool off and relax. The Ark Bar has a large drink menu, including the well-known "bucket" drink. Thousands of fairy lights add to the joy and excitement of the occasion.
A gem on Choeng Mon beach, LOST Beach Bar is the newest beach bar on Koh Samui. In the bar and on the beach, there is plenty of seating and in the evening they have DJs to come play including some well-known from the scene on Koh Phangan so you get to hear quality House music played.
A famous hangout for Thailand's young, trendy, and well-heeled visitors. Like all Nikki Beach clubs, is known for its sultry image, luxurious entertainment, and exciting dance music. It's a fun and fashionable place to drink. For those who want to take a bit of their vacation home with them, Nikki Beach also sells its own exclusive line of fashion resort wear. A venue that hosts amazing Sunday Brunch parties with interesting themes, DJs and performers.
Sound Club Samui is a famous hangout for hip-hop and R&B fans. The bar has a vibrant atmosphere thanks to neon lights and trendy furniture, and the dance floor is always busy. For late-night partygoers, Sound Club even has a back bar with DJs spinning hard house. The club has a party pool and large outdoor areas with views of Chaweng Lake.
Cha Cha Moon is the place to go if you're a trendsetter looking for a good time. Guests can enjoy a skyline view of Koh Samui's night sky as they reach the vast venue while lounging on the stunning Chaweng beach. There are couches and beds on the deck.
Cha Cha Moon has established an entertainment channel that features chart-topping acts such as world-famous Techno and Tech House DJs.
The Beach Republic Ocean Club is a thrilling day and night destination with its exclusive beachfront location and commanding sea views. This beach club is part of the Beach Republic accommodation and is located north of Lamai Beach. Guests can relax with a drink by the infinity pools, dance to live music and DJs or mingle at the lounge. Customers who are not staying at the hotel must pay a 1,000 Baht entrance fee, which is forgiven when the same amount is spent on food and drinks. The "Sunday Sessions," which offer ambient music and delectable brunch, are becoming increasingly popular at this club.
Green Mango is the epicentre of this sparkling tropical island's upbeat, party-all-night entertainment. This is the place to be for great party times on Koh Samui, with cool songs, beautiful women, and a mega-party atmosphere. Green Mango is known for its iconic treehouse design, a huge open air space with multiple bars and spacious dance floors reached through wooden bridges crossing the Mango River, with a capacity of +1300. Green Mango's rustic style is influenced by the island atmosphere of the club, and it's complemented by cutting-edge sound systems, innovative lighting, and cutting-edge music to create one of the island's most distinctive nightclubs.