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The main tourism spot on Samui, Chaweng Beach is the most visited part of the island. Featuring a long golden beach, dozens of resorts, a booming night life and plenty of interesting dining establishments, Chaweng Beach has become known as Thailand’s top beach destination for fun-seeking tourists. It stretches for more than six kilometres, so it never really feels overcrowded.Don’t Miss
There are so many different things to see and do along Chaweng Beach. It is much more than just a sun-soaked holiday destination.
Swimming at the beach is one thing, but the many water sports on offer here make Chaweng Beach a very attractive place for holiday makers. Water skiing is very popular, as is the kayaking service. Sailing boats and banana boat rides can also be organised from Chaweng.
Visitors can enjoy golf, regardless of their age. Behind the beach, among the hills of northern Samui , is the local golf club and driving range. The course is extremely beautiful, and golfers will enjoy the challenge of the fairways and greens. Children will prefer the nine-hole Crazy Golf range which sits along the Beach Road.Restaurants and Bars
There are many Thai restaurants found within the Chaweng Beach area, and just as many international cuisine restaurants. Everything from seafood inspired venues to Indian and Italian cuisine is available. The resorts boast the more high-end establishments. For a great selection, take a stroll down Chaweng Beach Road. When it comes to night life, no spot in Samui outdoes Chaweng Beach. Cabaret shows are quite popular here, and numerous sports bars provide a relaxing atmosphere for socialising. There are several go-go bars and dance clubs along the beachfront area too.Shopping
There are several supermarkets in Chaweng Beach, including a Big C and Tops Supermarket. The beach road is home to a variety of local fashion retailers and services, and markets are also held during the week. Of course, there are many street stalls in operation every day, providing shoppers with a range of goods, from toys and knick knacks to local delicacies.