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Reviews of Ark Bar Garden Beach Resort

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Read all 47 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.15 out of 5) on the Ark Bar Garden Beach Resort before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 47 reviews

5/5 =
Excellent
43%
4/5 =
Very Good
38%
3/5 =
Average
13%
2/5 =
Poor
4%
1/5 =
Terrible
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5/5

Excellent

Rocking Beachside Bar! Perfect for Party Lovers!
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Great place to have an awesome party time. We attended the Wednesday party and were thrilled by the fab fireworks. I fell in love with DJ, music was just what your ear wants to groove on!!

5/5

Excellent

party!
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Went to this bar two nights we were in Thailand, easily the best place for nightlife we went to in Koh Samui. Great party atmosphere, good cheap drinks, sheisha, could sit on the beach, fire shows,...

5/5

Excellent

Loud, young, fun... And absolutely delicious food!
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We Gen Xers are getting a bit long in the tooth nowadays, so prefer to watch the youngens dance on the beach drinking buckets of Sangsom. Arc is not actually intimidating or too full of beautiful...

4/5

Very Good

The meeting place
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Fabulous for most ages although attracts younger people who want to party.. they have beach parties twice a week and a DJ playing music over the main pool area most days so plenty of fun to be had and...

5/5

Excellent

loved it!
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stayed here and partied here over new years, rooms are lovely, spacious, air con, new beach towels and cleaned everyday. definately the place to be every of night on chaweng beach, buckets of...       

4/5

Very Good

Fun for all
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For fun loving families, Food loving persons, Drink loving Teens,and for a mispent wild youth...all are catered for with applomb and smiles. Great food, reasonably priced alcohol, great beach scene

5/5

Excellent

Fun Nightlife Party Scene
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This is a very cool and chill party scene we visited. Tables and lounging is directly on the beach which was fun. Service was fast and always attentive. Met some other party goers while here. Only...   

4/5

Very Good

Good Food
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Good and quick service and fantastic atmosphere, great music. Staff was very good and remembered us on our return.

5/5

Excellent

AWESOMENESS
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The Ark Bar is the hub of music and madness in Koh Samui....the best cocktails, good sheesha and yummy food is backed by unmatched service. the beach beds make a perfect place to lay around and watch...        

5/5

Excellent

My favourite place in Chaweng!
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Firstly, i've never stayed in the hotel so can't comment first hand although from a brief visit i had to a friends room they looked nice Secondly onto the restaurant.. not the cheapest place in...

5/5

Excellent

Beach Dining with trendy vibe
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I went to Ark Bar with a group of friends, we had lunch on the beach and were so impressed we went back for dinner. All our meals and drinks ordered came out quickly and to perfection. We asked...

2/5

Poor

Terrible service, bad experience will not return.
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I went to this resort in a group of 6 girls- stayed in the mid range rooms 2 girls each room. Each morning we left a hanger on the door asking for house keeping to tidy the room- mainly sweep because...

4/5

Very Good

The place to party in Chaweng, Koh Samui
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The Ark Bar is an iconic part of Chaweng and many who visit will tell you that it is the place to drink, eat and dance the night away. It is located right on the beachfront, it has a great view of...

4/5

Very Good

Interesting
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The Ark Bar is an icon of Koh Samui, more for its interesting concept (now replicated up and down the same beach) which is, sadly, no longer unique. Sun lounger style seating allow the diner to lay...

5/5

Excellent

Best Day/Evening spent in Koh Samui
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We were 4 couples visiting koh samui for the new years and get recommendations for other friends to "chill" at ark bar...this is our review for 28th december 2011 The food is simply amazing and we...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing Scenery & Tasty Food
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My travelling group had stayed on Koh Samui for a few nights and we were looking for a restraunt that provided both great scenery and tasty food. We walked up the beach and stumbled upon Ark Bar and...

5/5

Excellent

Great place to party
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Reminded me of Bora Bora in Ibiza - large sun loungers turn into beds in the early evening and into your own podium at night. Wednesday has the beach party - free BBQ from 4pm and then a packed beach...

3/5

Average

Fun social place on the beach in central Chaweng
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Visited this hookah beach bar a few times on a recent trip with a girlfriend, just to experience a busier, younger hang-out on the beach. We only ordered a late night basket of chips as far as food...

3/5

Average

Great food at a great price
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Great location right on the beach with quality Thai food at the best prices. Doesn't have all the frills of the fancier places in Chewang, but for a quick bite it doesnt need it.

5/5

Excellent

Best place for great price
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The location was perfect, right in the middle of Chaweng (the main area) surrounded by great street shopping and restaurants! Also right on a beautiful/clean beach. The rooms were good, aircon was...   

5/5

Excellent

You can tell the owner is a world class chef
Date:
My husband and I stayed at the Ark Bar for a few days to end our Thailand trip/wedding. We mostly ate at the ark bar because the range of food is so wide and it is all very good. The owner of the... 

4/5

Very Good

A good meeting point and beachside drinking spot, if a little overpriced
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We spent a bit of time here because we were staying at the Ark Bar resort. The food is ok, nothing amazing - big menu of both local and international food. The food and drinks are overpriced...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely stunning
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Only stayed for one night to make our flight from Thailand to the UK for a holiday. Booked using Agoda and didn;t expect much to be honest, however, looking back at the 5 week trip spanning 4...

4/5

Very Good

This the THE spot
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What an awesome spot. It's right on the beach and a fun place anytime of the day. If you're into people watching, cheap food and drinks, and awesome service, this is the place. Nightime was our...

5/5

Excellent

Great place to eat and relax
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We loved the restaurant at Ark Bar- i had some of the best Lamb Chops in my life, even the vegetables were cooked perfectly, as were the chips! It was so nice to eat on the beach, with the tall ...

4/5

Very Good

Fun place for drinks, but surprisingly good food too
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We were at Ark Bar last night and had a lot of fun, despite being exhausted. The food is always good (having been there many times over the last 5 years). However since last time we visited, the place...

3/5

Average

Average
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Average food, average cocktails, very friendly staff, great location

5/5

Excellent

the best in Chewang beach
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great place!! the best one!!we have just come back from Thailand and we have to say it was one of our favoutites: great location, great staff... great people!! 10! AND ON WEDNESDAY THER IS FREE BBQ!

3/5

Average

An OK club sandwich + excellent people-watching
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Ark is a microcosm of mainstream Thai tourism all in the one bar (and resort, I guess). It made me feel young again. “Dare Your Lifelong Dreams To Become Reality” is the resort’s slogan. I did this,...    

4/5

Very Good

Arc bar is at the centre of Chaweng beach a great place to eat and people watch!
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I recently stayed at chaweng beach at a beautiful hotel with my 19 year old daughter. Undoubtedly our most favorite out of all the places we ate at was the Arc Bar. We only ate the Thai menu but the...

5/5

Excellent

Great food on the beach, great atmosphere!
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We came across this bar and restaurant on the chewing beach. It was buzzing with people and the dj played popular dance music. It's a trendy place to dine. The food was what I would describe 'cheap...

2/5

Poor

Average food, great location, nice beach, massively loud music
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I have eaten here a few times. The food is very average, which is typical of all of the restaurants along this stretch of beach. Not sure why that is. You would think with this type of location, they...

1/5

Terrible

They rip you off
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I asked for a beer and peanuts. They charged 4 USD for the peenuts. I payed then I went to the bar, I asked what is the price for the peanuts, they said 3 USD (which is also a lot in Thailand), I...

4/5

Very Good

fun and party place for all ages
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We didn't stay at the Ark Bar but ate their...The food was very reasonably priced and of top quality.The service was efficient and the ambiance was great..Next time we visit Koh Samui,we shall...

4/5

Very Good

Stayed here with 4 friends this summer...
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Stayed here with 4 friends this summer. Really reasonably priced, excellent location and lovely breakfast. Would definitely stay here again. The girl who works in the travel agent/Internet cafe here...

4/5

Very Good

Great bar on the beach
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Didn't stay here but had a great afternoon having lunch and drinks here, taking full advantage of the free loungers. Highly recommend the mojitos! Good music as well.

4/5

Very Good

We did not stay at this resort but ate at...
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We did not stay at this resort but ate at the beach restaurant at night what a fantastic ambience. LOVED the stylish and comfy huge chairs with sun/rain shield :-) food was yummy and served...

3/5

Average

Place for backpacker group
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The Ark Bar is OK if you are young backpacker and in group but it is not really catering to the sole tourist who want a meal on the beach. I sit on my own table and I get slow service because they...

4/5

Very Good

Very nice
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Really nice food at decent prices in an amazing beach venue.... That's all there is to say really.

3/5

Average

Free BBQ is a scam
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The location is relaxing and nice as it is located in Chaweng beach. Unfortunately the free bbq advertisement on every Wednesday is a scam. Last year I arrived with my party at 6.30pm and was told...

4/5

Very Good

rocking!!!
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Absolutely great fun, food and frolic. Went there everyday over 4 days in Samui. Super vibe, rocking music and yummm eye candy. V busy but by the second day staff knew us and service was brilliant...

4/5

Very Good

beach beauty
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fantastic location with some superb food. enjoyed their thai varieties and generous portions. superb beachfront with some plenty of eye candy as well. nights are most romantic and very loungy.

5/5

Excellent

Awesome
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People watching, sipping cocktails and eating great food. This is a must if you are in Koh Samui. You can spend all night hear, we went back a second night.

5/5

Excellent

Party Central
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Do you like mad tunes ? Do you want to be able to eat some chicken when you're feeling dodgy and then something tricky like crab for dinner ? Do you like drinking your booze by the bucketful ? Do...

4/5

Very Good

A Great Place to People Watch (As you drink!)
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I love coming to the Ark Bar around Sunset and lying on one of their mats and people watching. While they serve food, it's merely fine but not the reason you come. You come for the...

4/5

Very Good

Che Relax!
Date:
Albergo Ristorante e Bar posizionato sulla spiaggia di Chaweng centro. L'albergo è carino, ma non mi sembra un granché. Poi essendo anche ristorante e bar, cioè un locale pubblico, c'è un via vai al...   

5/5

Excellent

The Ark Bar, Koh Samui- the place to party!
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The Ark Bar is my favourite place to party and eat on Koh Samui. Relaxing cushions on the sand and alcohol in buckets... with hawkers walking past selling everything from Firecrackers to face masks...