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Bophut Beach bars

Koh Samui Nightlife | Bophut Beach bars are worth visiting for drinks

Bophut Beach is one of the many beaches found on Samui island. It is located on the northern coast of Samui island, and is found between Big Buddha and Maenam beach. Though Bophut beach is very much quieter than Chaweng and Lamai beaches there are many beach bars here which is the best choice for those who don't want to have a long night out on the beach.

Enjoy relaxing with a few drinks on Bophut Beach

An old teak shop house that has been renovated to give you a bar, Beatles bar is the best place to visit on Bophut Beach for a long and relaxing drink. This bar has been tastefully renovated and plays Beatles music for you to enjoy while sipping drinks or eating their wonderful snacks. With the amicable staff here, you are sure to enjoy your time spent in Bophut beach.

Gecko village is the best place on Bophut beach to head for musical, astute bars. You get to listen to a huge range of house and ambient tunes by the resident DJ, Gary G throughout the week. The weekend offers something special with the weekly Sunday Session Party which starts at 2 in the afternoon till late night. The guest list of DJs and live percussionists is interesting here.

You find a Full Moon Warm Up Party in Bophut beach, and a speedboat that will take you to Koh Phangan later, if interested. Though there are many bungalows for rent in the Bophut beach, you have to be ready to face the noise they produce on party nights.

A bar on Bophut beach offers free buffets

The L'Orienteek bar is situated in one of the teak houses lining the main strip of Bophut Beach, and houses an oriental feel with its interior décor. With Thai cushions scattered around, you find this joint to be a great place to relax. The evenings find a local DJ spinning discs while the party flows. There is a free buffet on Wednesday nights and light meals available everyday.

More interesting beach bars in Bophut Beach

The reason people enjoy visiting beach bars in Bophut Beach is that unlike other beach bars found on the other beaches of Samui island, these beach bars aren't open the whole night through. They close at about 2 am, which is the best timing for people who don't like hedonistic nights and are just spending a romantic evening with their loved ones.

Try the special cocktails Bophut Beach has to offer

Of the many beach bars found on Bophut Beach, Lao Lounge is worth a mention. This beach bar is located just before the turning to Bophut beach. It is a spacious, wooden beach bar where its cocktails have been created by people from the POD Bar in Bophut beach. The specialty of these cocktails is that they are made using unconditional mixers like Lao Khao and other Thai spirits.

Get the coldest beer of Samui Island on Bophut Beach

Lao Lounge of Bophut beach is famous for offering the coldest beer on Samui island, but has a small wine list. Lao Lounge is the only beach bar and restaurant in Bophut beach that offers north Eastern Thai food and real Lao food cooked with the finest ingredients, found in a chilled setting. If you are looking for a good Aussie pub in Bophut Beach, you can find it in the Billabong Surf Club.

This is a pub of Bophut beach that offers lots of sports on TV, unlimited beer, a rowdy atmosphere and lots of pies to eat. Besides being a pub, this is also the clubhouse of the Samui Simians Rugby Club where you find some sea view rooms available for rent. Lovers of 70's music should make a beeline to the beach bar, The Frog and Gecko.

This is a beach bar in Bophut beach that is managed and owned by expats Raphaella and Grame who just want everyone in the bar to enjoy themselves. So if you intend to come here on a Wednesday, it is better that you go early to ensure a seat.


Last Updated: 05 Mar 2008