Gay Koh Samui • Luxury Hotels

Koh Samui is renowned for its fantastic choice of luxury beach resorts and boutique hotels.

Our top Koh Samui luxury hotels for 2018 are sorted by beach area:

Chaweng Beach

biggest & most popular beach with plenty nightlife & attractions

Lamai Beach / Hua Thanon

more laid-back than Chaweng, but still with plenty of vibe

BoPhut / Choeng Mon

more chilled-out beach area along the north side of the island

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Chaweng Beach

One of the biggest and best beaches in Samui. Chaweng Beach area is the epicentre of Samui’s nightlife (gay and straight) with numerous bars, restaurants, shops as well as a huge choice of hotels.

Walk to the gay bars.

100/1 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Samui | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 74 Agoda reviews

Sareeraya Villas & Suites5 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to the gay bars. Fabulous pool. Seaside location. Free WiFi.

The oriental-style, tropical luxury resort, Sareeraya Villas, is right on the beach and a short walk to Chaweng main drag, with plenty of shops, restaurants and nightlife options. Pride Bar Samui gay bar is just a 10-minute walk away.

All 49 villas and suites have free WiFi, flat screen TV and DVD player.  Some rooms have an outdoor spa pool, while some feature a private plunge pool – all include a personalized service.

The resort has a wonderful pool with sun loungers, a gym, two bars and a library. Massage services are offered. The in-house Chef’s Table restaurant serves tasty international dishes and fresh seafood.

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Peaceful surroundings.

13/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 74 Agoda reviews

Muang Samui SPA Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Peaceful surroundings. Stylish design. Spacious rooms. Free WiFi.

The most surprising attribute of the Muang Samui is how the resort can be so quiet and yet be located just off the busy Chaweng Beach. This is partly down to good design and partly due to an abundance of tropical plants and trees everywhere.

The resort offers luxurious traditional Thai-styled rooms, each with a balcony overlooking the pool or garden. The rooms are large (minimum 53 m²) and feature a king-sized bed, living area, free WiFi.

There is a swimming pool, sun terrace and direct beach access. A great choice if you want beachfront luxury near the nightlife.

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Near Chaweng Beach.

92/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 358 Agoda reviews

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Anantara Lawana Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Near Chaweng Beach. Spacious rooms. Walk to gay spas. Free WiFi.

Modern Thai-style villas and luxurious suites, located steps away from Chaweng Beach and the M2M gay massage spa, Emerald Green Men’s Club.

Room sizes (minimum at 61 m²) are among the most spacious on Samui. Each pool villa has a private balcony, DVD player and cable TV. Facilities include an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, a spa, a restaurant with panoramic sea views, and a well-equipped gym.

Many activities and sports are available here: golf, kayaking, snorkeling, as well as classes for yoga, cocktail mixing and Thai cooking. Trips and excursions can be arranged at the tour desk.

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Beachfront location.

14/1 Moo 2 Bophut, Chaweng, Samui | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 358 Agoda reviews

The Library Hotel5 stars

Why this hotel? Beachfront location. Near the gay nightlife. Great dining. Free WiFi.

An oasis of calm on Chaweng Beach, offering a warm welcome and great location for gay guests, being near gay-popular venues.

Twenty-six large contemporary suites & studios are dotted around this stylish beachfront resort which also has a gym, a swimming pool and is home to the excellent The Page restaurant and DRINK Gallery bar.

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Lamai Beach / Hua Thanon

This area is located in the south Koh Samui, further down from the popular Chaweng Beach.  It is generally quieter, with calmer waters and a more “chilled out” vibe at most of the resorts.  Several luxury resorts can be found here.

Amazing sunset view.

208/66 Moo 4 Maret, Lamai Beach, Samui | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 1054 Agoda reviews

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Silavadee Pool Spa Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Amazing sunset view. Private beach & pool villas. Free WiFi.

Beautiful pool villas overlooking Lamai Beach. Silavadee features a private beach, outdoor pool, 24-hour butler service and a luxurious spa, located about a 20-minute drive from Chaweng Beach.

Guest rooms & villas are decorated in Thai style with teak wood furnishings and feature a flat screen TV, iPod dock, minibar and free WiFi.

The Height restaurant serves fresh seafood, Thai and Western food. Cocktails can be enjoyed at the poolside bar. The sunset view from resort’s infinity pool is simply amazing and worth a special mention.

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Luxury choice.

146/24 Moo 4, Lamai Beach, Samui | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 276 Agoda reviews

Le Meridien Samui Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Luxury choice. Very large, modern rooms. Free WiFi.

Located on the beautiful Lamai Beach, Le Meridien Samui is about a 20-minute drive from Chaweng – a great choice if you don’t plan too many nights out to Chaweng.

The well-furnished suites & villas feature the latest in-room technology including LCD TV, iPod dock and WiFi. The resort has a modern gym, a luxurious spa and good onsite dining options.

Size queens will not be disappointed – the smallest room is a massive 45 m² and features a daybed and private terrace. Bathrooms are equally stunning, with open-air rain showers and luxury amenities.

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Amazing views.

4/1 Moo 1, Maenam, Samui | map | distance

8.7 Excellent
based on 138 Agoda reviews

W Retreat Koh Samui5 stars

Why this hotel? Amazing views. Fabulous bar & pool. Gay-popular hotel. Free WiFi.

A real retreat for a relaxing holiday yet is close enough to Chaweng Beach area if you fancy a night out (about 20 minutes by taxi).

The villas are crammed with latest technology – from RFID cards to unlock the door to iPhone chargers next to the bed. The red teddies are cute and cuddly.

We like their breakfast buffet and the exclusive Namu Japanese Restaurant. The W Lounge bar with live DJ is a destination in its own right.

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BoPhut / Choeng Mon Beach

These well-rated hotel are located on the beaches of Choeng Mon, Mae Nam and BoPhut. The area is a bit quieter and more laid-back than Chaweng and offers views of Koh Phangan.

Gorgeous views.

166/98 Moo 2, BoPhut, Samui | map | distance

7.7 Very Good
based on 1081 Agoda reviews

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KC Resort & Over Water Villas5 stars

Why this hotel? Gorgeous views. Luxurious villas. Private pool. Free WiFi.

This resort makes a special effort to attract gay guests. Being on a hillside north of Chaweng Beach means that the rooms and villas have amazing scenic sea views.

Electric buggies are available to whisk you down to the local beach or simply chill out by the pool. All spacious guest rooms feature a flat screen TV, free WiFi and all the other usual extras you’d expect from a 5-star hotel.

Five minutes by taxi from the nightlife in Chaweng Beach area.

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Great value.

101/28 Moo 1, BoPhut, Samui | map | distance

7.7 Very Good
based on 1081 Agoda reviews

Hansar Samui Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Great value. Fabulous pool. Quiet area. Free WiFi.

One of the best sellers in Koh Samui. The Hansar resort is located in a quiet area in BoPhut, just 10 minutes from the airport, and occupies a fabulous stretch of beachfront.

All 74 guest rooms have unobstructed ocean views and oversized balconies. We like Hansar’s huge swimming pool, gym and spa. The pool bar offers “buy-1-get-1-free” happy hour in the evening. Their breakfast buffet is excellent.

From the hotel, you can walk down the cobblestone street to Fisherman’s Village and check out some of Samui’s best restaurants, cafés and seaside bars.

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Private pool villas.

9/10 Moo 5 Baan Plai Laem, BoPhut, Choengmon, Samui | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 281 Agoda reviews

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Six Senses Samui5 stars

Why this hotel? Private pool villas. Fabulous view & dining. Free WiFi.

Six Senses (formerly ‘Sila Evason Hideaway’) offers private villas (complete with personal butler) in ’boutique resort’ environment. Each villa has a private sun deck with stunning views. Some include an infinity pool.

Onsite, there is a main swimming pool, a water sports centre, great restaurants and a world-class spa with sauna & steam room, along with Pilates and aqua-aerobics classes.

If you like being pampered, then this is definitely a place for you.

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Private pool villas.

10/9 Moo 5, Choengmon, Samui | map | distance

8.9 Excellent
based on 463 Agoda reviews

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SALA Samui Choengmon Beach5 stars

Why this hotel? Private pool villas. Excellent dining. Quiet area. Free WiFi.

Stylish luxury resort located on the beautiful sandy north eastern Choengmon Beach. SALA Samui offers 69 contemporary villas & suites, most of which have a private pool.

The hotel has two beachfront pools, two pretty good restaurants and a small gym. The resort’s gay-friendly staff make it a popular choice with gay guests.

The bars, clubs and shopping areas in Chaweng Beach area are just 15 minutes away by taxi.  The Emerald Green Men’s Spa is even closer (about 5 minutes).

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Nathon Beach

The commercial hub for Samui locals. Nathon is located on the west coast of Samui and remains the major port for fishing and inter-island transportation. The area is small enough to walk everywhere.

Famous beach club.

96/3 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Nathon, Samui | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 223 Agoda reviews

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Nikki Beach Resort5 stars

Why this hotel? Famous beach club. Luxurious rooms. Beautiful pool. Free WiFi.

One of the finest resorts on the west coast of Samui. Sixteen exclusive modern beachfront bungalows each feature 42″ flat-screen TV, iPod dock and free WiFi.

Dubbed the world’s sexiest beach club by the London Observer newspaper, Nikki Beach Club has a large pool, sun terrace and a prominent DJ booth where resident DJ’s spin quality house music.

The onsite restaurant serves both international and signature dishes.

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