Gay Koh Samui · Luxury Hotels

Gay Koh Samui · Luxury Hotels

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

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.

Vana Belle, A Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui located on one of the most pristine beaches in Asia, which is Chaweng Noi Beach. The beach is 180 meters long with a spectacular soft white sand with emerald seawater and waves as a background.

The hotel is the perfect location for you to explore the island’s key attractions, however should you prefer to stay local you can choose from the infinity-edge swimming pool, complete with pool bar, enjoy a treatment at the hotel spa, or indulge in local and international cuisine at the hotel restaurants.

All suites have a private pool and spacious terrace, complete with either beachfront or rainforest views.


private bathroom, breakfast included, parking, air conditioning, no smoking, bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, spa, beach, free wifi

Chaweng Noi Beach, Koh Samui

Why this hotel?: Walk to the gay bars. Fabulous pool. Beachside location.

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 personalised 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.


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

100/1 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Samui


Based on 546 votes

Why this hotel?: Peaceful surroundings. Stylish design. Spacious rooms.

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.


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

13/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 855 votes

Why this hotel?: Beachfront location. Thai Lanna style. Near shops, restaurants, gay scene.

Luxurious Thai-lanna styled resort on the beachfront of Chaweng Beach, the Dara Samui’s great location makes it easy to visit the island’s best shopping areas, gay bars and nightlife.

A choice of Superior Rooms, suites and villas are available, each of which is beautifully furnished traditional Thai decor. Free WiFi throughout.

This adults-only hotel has an amazing outdoor pool, complete with an artificial waterfall, along with a bar, restaurant, free breakfast and room service.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, spa, sauna

162/2 Moo 2, Chaweng, Koh Samui


Based on 1105 votes

Why this hotel?: Near Chaweng Beach. Large rooms. Close o gay spas.

Modern Thai-style villas and luxurious suites, located steps away from Chaweng Beach and 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, 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.


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

92/1 Moo 2, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 438 votes

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

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.


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

14/1 Moo 2 Bophut, Chaweng, Samui


Based on 557 votes

Why this hotel?: Stunning views. Great location. Popular with gay guests.

Nora Beach Resort & Spa is a stunning 4-star hotel on Koh Samui, situated in front of the beach with amazing views over the Gulf of Thailand.

Nora has incredible pools and sun decks, one of the best features of this hotel. The rooms offer classic Thai comfort, yet still feeling modern and stylish.


swimming pool, gym, spa, garden

222 Moo 2, BoPhut, Koh Samui


Based on 837 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?: Amazing sunset view. Private beach & pool villas.

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.


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

208/66 Moo 4 Maret, Lamai Beach, Samui


Based on 1596 votes

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

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.


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

146/24 Moo 4, Lamai Beach, Samui


Based on 332 votes

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

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.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, beach, free wi-fi

4/1 Moo 1, Maenam, Samui


Based on 172 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?: Gorgeous views. Luxurious villas. Private pool.

This resort makes a special effort to attract gay guests. Being on a hillside north of Chaweng Beach means that the rooms & 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. Guest rooms are large and feature a flat screen TV, free WiFi and all the other extras you’d expect from a 5-star hotel.

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


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

166/98 Moo 2, BoPhut, Samui

Very Good

Based on 1048 votes

Celes Beachfront Resort is a luxurious and elegant resort, boutique in style, located on tranquil Bophut Beach. The casual and elegant resort offers a number of stunning pool villas with all the amenities you need. Located close to Fisherman’s Village,Chaweng Shopping Centre, Samui Airport and other popular tourist attractions, and is a perfect getaway option for couples and families.

One of the highlights is the beachfront swimming pool, and whilst you’re there why not take advantage of happy hour at the pool bar! Why not partake is some resort activities. The staff will be more than happy to help organise sightseeing tours, cooking and cocktail classes. Other scheduled activities include yoga, fishing, snorkelling, paddle boarding, and Thai language courses. Check their website for more information. There is also a wonderful spa offering a wide range of treatments.

Transfers are available from the resort to local amenities and tourist spots.


swimming pool, jacuzzi, library, gym, golf course, resort activities, restaurant

175/3 Moo1 Thaveerat-Pakdee Road, Surat Thani, Koh Samui

Samui Palm Beach Resort is an LGBT+ friendly resort located on the island’s north coast, in fabulous Bophut, featuring elegant and luxurious accommodation. The resort has the longest beachfront footage on the island, and is set within lush tropical grounds. It can be considered as one of the best 4 Star resorts on the island. The resort is located only 8km from the airport, and transfers are available, as well as only a 15 min walk to Fisherman’s Village complete with its many restaurants, cafes, bars and highly popular night market.

Accommodation is divided into two areas, consisting of Deluxe Rooms and Villas. There are two swimming pools on site, including the largest pool on Samui at 80 m in length. You have multiple dining options, with restaurants and bars located right next to the beach. Rooms are modern and spacious, each with either a balcony or a terrace.

Don’t forget some additional resort activities, should you be in the mood. These include diving, boat trips, snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and cooking classes.


restaurant, gym, spa, scuba diving, two swimming pools, childrens playground, cooking classes, canoeing, kayaking, airport transfers

Samui Palm Beach Resort 175/3 Thaveerat-Pakdee Road, Koh Samui

Why this hotel?: Great value. Fabulous pool. Quiet area.

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.


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

101/28 Moo 1, BoPhut, Samui


Based on 2853 votes

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

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.


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

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


Based on 257 votes

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

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).


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

10/9 Moo 5, Choengmon, Samui


Based on 1067 votes

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.

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

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.


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

96/3 Moo 2, Lipa Noi, Nathon, Samui


Based on 420 votes

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