Gay Koh Samui · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Gay Koh Samui · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Koh Samui has a great choice of resorts & hotels to suit all budgets, from beach-side huts to luxury resorts.

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.

Why this hotel?: Near the gay nightlife. Beachfront location. Great value.

The beachfront OZO Chaweng Samui has stylish rooms, modern technology, great services and facilities to match. It features a beautiful outdoor pool, gym, restaurant, bar and tour desk.

Each contemporary-styled room has a flat screen cable TV, fridge, air conditioning, electric kettle, safe, free WiFi and a balcony with excellent views.

The hotel is ideal for days on the beach and nights at the local gay scene – just 10 minutes from Pride Bar Samui and as well as a huge choice of restaurants and shops.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi

Chaweng Beach Road, Samui


Based on 1364 votes

Why this hotel?: Samui's 1st gay hotel. Walk to the beach & bars. Great service.

Owners Description: Alpha Gay Resort is the only gay resort on Samui Island. Alpha’s unique resort is positioned on 6,400 square meters of land securely surrounded by high bamboo fencing offering absolute privacy. Beautiful lush established greenery and massive native trees are integrated into the architecture. The 25 newly built modern edgy rooms and villas will provide guests a getaway from busy city life to unwind, rejuvenate, be free, fall in love and of course enjoy the freedom to marry.

Guests can relax or socialize on sun-baking terraces surrounding the pool as well plan their day’s activities with the help from Alpha’s staff. Meet & Greet opportunities over drinks and Alpha Private Island Tour is also available for anyone to participate. Alpha Gay Resort is the best venue to bind long and inspiring relationships. We have the best, friendliest and experienced staff to help you plan your dream wedding that you and your partner might be thinking about.

The property is less than 10 minutes drive (3 km) from Samui International Airport and less than 12 minutes walk (1 km) to the white sand and blue waters of the infamous Chaweng Beach where gay bars, dance clubs and drag shows are located. Alpha Gay Resort is partnered with professional and well selected gay businesses on the island such as Divas Cabaret, Pride Bar, Hush, Elephant Beach Resort, etc


hotel, bar, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, free wi-fi, cafe, pool parties,

9/34 Moo 2 Bophut, Samui


Based on 112 votes

Why this hotel?: In Chaweng Beach. Popular bar. Near shops, restaurants, gay scene.

The great-value beachfront ARK Bar Resort is located right in the heart of Koh Samui’s busy nightlife and restaurant area on Chaweng Beach.

It features 3 outdoor pools with 4 bars, plus a range of activities like windsurfing, sailing free dive lessons. Each modern Thai-styled guest room comes with flat screen TV and free WiFi.

The ARK Bar beach club is a destination in its own right, serving great food & drinks and hosts fun parties. Green Mango dance club is also nearby. A great option if you want to stay close to all the action.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, beach, free wi-fi

159/89 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui

Very Good

Based on 2991 votes

Why this hotel?: On Chaweng Beach. Great view & facilities.

Located on the famous Chaweng Beach, the great-value Samui Resotel offers beautiful rooms with garden or ocean views, a fabulous pool, a well-equipped gym, an Italian/Thai restaurant, 3 bars and a dive centre.

The rooms have comfortable beds, flat screen TV, tea & coffee maker and free WiFi. Massage and room service available. The resort’s tour desk can help organise day trips, transports and excursions.

Pride Bar and the gay bars near the Thai Boxing Stadium are about a 15-minute walk away. The airport is a 15-minute drive.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, gym, free wi-fi

17 Moo 3 Chaweng Beach, Samui


Based on 1656 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to the gay bars & clubs. Beachfront location.

Beautiful beachfront resort at the quieter end of the gay-popular Chaweng Beach. The large, air-conditioned rooms have aspects of both modern and traditional Thai styling.

Features include free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, minibar and tea & coffee maker. Some rooms have a private garden with outdoor furniture or plunge pool. We like the gorgeous infinity-edge pool with sun loungers and the ‘at seat’ beach service.

Massage services are available, or you can visit the Emerald Green Men’s Club gay massage spa.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, spa, beach, free wi-fi

11/2 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 991 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent location. Walk to the beach & bars.

Great-value, modern Nora Chaweng has a very convenient location, just across from the beach, and steps away from all the shops, restaurants and gay nightlife on Chaweng Beach Road.

The hotel offers comfortable, modern rooms with flat screen TV, electronic safe, minibar, coffee & tea maker and free WiFi. Facilities include a great swimming pool, a spa and a lounge bar.


restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, spa, free wi-fi

162/49-50 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 591 votes

Why this hotel?: Value for money. Great location. Ocean views.

Centrally located beachfront resort, managed by a team who fully understand the gay market. Baan Chaweng’s spacious rooms are traditionally Thai-styled with beautiful wood furnishes.

Each room has a safe, minibar, tea & coffee maker and a private balcony.  Some rooms have partial sea views.

Whilst the beach is just a few steps from your room, the resort has its own swimming pool, sun terrace and spa. The onsite Leelavadee Restaurant offers a great selection of Thai dishes.


restaurant, sun terrace, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi

90/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 1167 votes

Why this hotel?: On Chaweng Beach. Great value for money. Walk to gay bars.

Located on the famous Chaweng Beach, the great-value beachfront Montien House Hotel has a large outdoor pool with sun loungers, set amongst tropical gardens.

All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature a private bathroom, outdoor terrace, cable TV, fridge, free WiFi in the public areas.

Onsite dining at the hotel’s beachfront restaurant is great, though you’re spoilt for food choice in this part of Samui. Pride Bar and other gay bars on Soi Solo are only a short walk away.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage

5 Moo 5, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 1908 votes

Why this hotel?: Gay-popular. Bungalow style. Budget option.

Gay-popular budget resort on a white sandy beach (albeit the water is very shallow at this point along the beach). These bungalows are simply furnished but comfortable and clean.

The resort has a very good Thai/Chinese restaurant that serves up tasty food all day long at very reasonable prices.

O.P. Bungalow is within walking distance of the nightlife along Chaweng Beach Road.  No pool, no frills, but good service and low cost.


bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

111 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui

Very Good

Based on 462 votes

Why this hotel?: New hotel. Stunning views. 10 min. from Chaweng gay nightlife.

The partly gay-owned Boujis Resort has a great cliff-side location with stunning sea views, steps away from Chaweng Viewpoint.  The resort is away from the hustle and bustle, yet only 10 minutes by taxi from the Chaweng Beach nightlife scene.

Each of the mid-range to luxury boutique rooms feature a flat screen TV’s and free WiFi. Some rooms have a private balcony. There’s a nice swimming pool and sun terrace. The onsite restaurant serves excellent food and has a huge wine selection.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, free wi-fi

103B, Moo 3 BoPhut cliffside (between Chaweng and Lamai), Koh Samui


Based on 379 votes

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.

Why this hotel?: Gay-friendly resort. Large rooms. Great dining, pool & spa.

Gay-friendly, partly gay-owned resort Ban Kao Tropical is located in a quiet area in the south of Samui, just a 10-minute walk from sandy beach.

Surrounded by a beautiful coconut plantation, the resort offers comfortable, modern rooms & villas, restaurant, a club house, swimming pool, gym and spa.

A good choice if you want privacy, space and reasonably-priced accommodation.


restaurant, internet access, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa

69/6 Moo 4, Na Muang, Samui

Very Good

Based on 44 votes

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.

Why this hotel?: Boutique option. Near Fisherman's Village. Great value.

Saboey is a small, gay-friendly boutique resort, located 5 minutes from Fisherman’s Village and 15 minutes from the popular Chaweng Beach.

Set in private, lush tropical gardens, the resort features an infinity pool, cascading jacuzzi with stunning beach and sea views. Each contemporary Thai-styled, spacious villa features air conditioning, comfortable king-sized bed, private terrace, free WiFi.


restaurant, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi

51/4 Moo 4, Big Buddha Beach, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 268 votes

Why this hotel?: Fabulous views. Excellent dining. Large rooms.

The lovely 4-star Peace Resort is located close to Fisherman’s Village and many restaurants in the BoPhut area.

Each spacious bungalows & villas feature a private terrace with sea or garden views, air conditioning, flat screen TV, DVD player, tea & coffee-making facilities, minibar.

The in-house Sea Wrap restaurant offers French and Thai cuisine, with the option of dining outdoors right on the beach! Excellent breakfast and service.


restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage

178 Moo 1, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 1310 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to the beach. Great location. Fabulous pool & dining.

Excellent beachfront villas with private balconies overlooking tropical gardens. Modern Thai-style rooms at the gay-friendly Bandara Resort feature an entertainment system and free WiFi.

The resort has a 40-metre swimming pool with sun terrace. A range of local and international food can be enjoyed on the beachfront or in the garden. The onsite Chom Dao restaurant serves fresh seafood and BBQ dishes.

The resort is a 5-minute walk from Fisherman’s Village and a 15-minute drive from popular Chaweng Beach and the airport.


bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

178/2 Moo 1, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 1079 votes

Why this hotel?: Beachfront bungalows. Great value. Budget choice.

A great-value beachside resort on BoPhut’s white sandy beach, surrounded by tropical gardens and coconut trees. Smile House has a beachfront restaurant and a great outdoor pool.

The bungalows feature wooden furnishings, cable TV, air conditioning, a private terrace and minibar. WiFi is free in public areas.


restaurant, free wi-fi, swimming pool, beach

95 Moo 1, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 685 votes

Why this hotel?: Quiet area. Beachfront location. Great value.

Located on a quiet stretch of BoPhut beach, just 10 minutes’ walk to Fisherman’s Village.  Lawana Resort has beautiful landscaped gardens, an outdoor pool and a beachfront restaurant.

The rooms and bungalows are fitted with air conditioning, cable TV, minibar and bathroom with bathtub. Lawana’s onsite restaurant serves Thai and international dishes as well as breakfast buffet.


cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi

180/10 Moo 1, Bo Phut, Samui

Very Good

Based on 182 votes

Pang Ka Bay

Pang Ka Bay and Beach are on the very south of Koh Samui, and a 15 minute drive away from Bang Kao Beach.

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