Chaweng Beach, Chaweng

Fringed with coconut trees and facing two small islands next to a natural reef, Chaweng Beach is the longest beach on the east coast of Ko Samui. The unspoiled spot with a good choice of restaurants offers plenty of dining and shopping opportunities. The northern end remains reserved for nightclubs. Due to strong currents and big waves, the shallows and the shore can be littered with seaweed and other natural debris. Adrenaline junkies can enjoy a number of water sports, from jet skiing to paraflying. To visit Chaweng Beach and other attractions in Bophut, use our Bophut online day trip planner .
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  • Almost always waves. The fine white sand. A light morning breeze. Beautiful sunrises. A good entrance into the sea.
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  • Never seen anything like it in terms of garbage on the beach. Plastic bags, old slippers, cans, pet bottles, which are continually in power. Sometimes scoffed briefly something up and buried on the beach. Choose another place.
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  • The beach is much too narrow, so that must run for the first time, to a suitable place (with beach towel) to the lie is. The worst, however, is that the entire beach is totally smoggy! It is between Plasiktmüll, plastic bottles and other debris. Absolute disaster!
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  • If I were to judge this beach solely on its appearance and how it looks I would rate it somewhere between four to five stars. It’s quite beautiful. But the whole setting of the beach and everything surrounding it takes away some of the enjoyment I did find at Bophut beach for instance. A bit too much a Benidorm vibe if you are familiar with that place. Don’t get me wrong you’ll probably visit this beach, stay here and enjoy yourself. It’s just not for me.
  • Nice for Thai Party Place experience. Very crowded, but there is a lot to do. Nice choice of food and massages in varied price ranges. The souvenirs are more expensive then in other cities on the island. It is nice to see once on a Friday or Saturday night to get the 'messy Thai feeling' . But I would not stay there for the whole holiday, it's just to busy and messy for a relaxing holiday. Nice white sand beach, it's a pity it's so dirty (full of plastic cups, beer cans etc.), so definatley not a white sand beach experience, because you lay in the middle of garbage.
  • Five stars for the deep water sea and nice sand. Two stars for the amount of people and the touristic vibe.
  • Chaweng Beach is the busiest and most active beach in Samui. There is plenty to look at, a great choice of bars and restaurants, beach vendors and constant movement. It is not the beach for a quiet or romantic getaway, there are other beaches more suitable and not far away.
  • The beach was lovely and nice for bathing. The sand was white and soft, and was perfect to make sand castles. On the downside, some slopes can be rather steep but the water in general is not too deep. Lovely beach!
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