Koh Samui is surely one of the most serene honeymoon destination in Thailand for all types of couples.
It is really a transcendent paradise for newlywed, with crystal-clear water, powder-fine sand, soft-stirring palm tree and villa scenery with views to-die-for.
Here's the thing about planning a Samui honeymoon vacation though: it can be VERY overwhelming if you've never been before!
Is Koh Samui Good for Honeymoon?
If you are planning your honeymoon, Koh Samui must be in your kick-the-bucket list. Koh Samui has a typical Thai feel of island vacation.
It has a slower-pace life, tranquil deserted beaches, warm climate for almost year-round, romantic villas with great sunset view, airport is just 10mins drive from some of the best beaches, beachfront restaurants with fresh seafood caught from the Gulf of Thailand, exciting nightlife and also safe at the same time.
There are also plenty of romantic excursions, outings, and activities that will have you feeling more amorous than ever.
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Which is the Best Month to Visit Koh Samui?
When is the best time to visit Koh Samui? Koh Samui has a relatively drier tropical monsoon climate.
November – April: Dry season is the best time to visit Koh Samui; November to April is considered "peak" season and you'll likely see lots of sun, great weather and little rain.
May – September: There will be relatively some wet while still plenty of sun – usually brief showers in the afternoon and night.
How Long Should You Stay in Koh Samui
How long you spend in each location is purely a personal decision.
Ideally, you might be willing to combine a little culture, sightseeing, relaxing and enjoying the water, maybe the surrounding islands. That's will totally 4-5 days on Koh Samui.
If you want to deem the best of the best, a longer stay will give you ultimate beach life. There are indeed visitors who spend months on the island, mostly in low season when you can get some pretty incredible deals. More on that in the "Honeymoon Section"!
Best Beaches in Koh Samui for Honeymoon
Koh Samui is a great option for beach lovers with its beautiful white sand & crystal clear waters.
On the coast of Koh Samui, there are more than 50 kilometers coastline with over 40 beaches and bays.
In most of the months, the annual temperature is about 86 °F (30° C). Some beaches also offer sea kayaking , kite surfing, snorkeling and diving options for couples who would to enjoy some exciting experiences.
All these serve as perfectly romantic hotspots for honeymooners to enjoy their honeymoon in Koh Samui.
You can literally visit a different beach every day, from busy Chaweng to secluded Choeng Mon, even more than you can expect for an ideal honeymoon!
The popular Koh Samui beaches:
Chaweng Beach – long and socialized, biggest and most popular
Lamai Beach – little sister of Chaweng, quieter and less bustling
Bophut – a charming, elegant and well-preserved yellowish beach
Lipa Noi Beach – a offshore island from Koh Samui's main pier. No rocks or coral in the water
Maenam Beach - privacy unavailable elsewhere
Choeng Mon Beach – a 700-kilometer-long beautiful bay
Taling Ngam Beach – offer stunning sunsets from west coastline
Silver Beach – a wide range of excellent snorkelling opportunities along the rocks
Samrong Beach – at the northernmost of Samui and facing Koh Phangan
Bang Por – the "Best Backpacker Beach"
Activities in Koh Samui Recommended for Couples
Apart from white-sand beach, Koh Samui is also very rich in history and culture. You can choose some great trips to add some seasoning to your honeymoon.
The following activities have been designed for couples and can be flexibly combined with your Koh Samui tour. You add it and makes your honeymoon difference.
1. Romantic 7-Course Dinner on the Beach at Chaweng Regent Hotel
Avoid the crowd and create an eternally memorable sunset dinner for your bond.
Have a romantic dinning experience on the sea table.
Take your seat on the beach at your private table.
There is always no other experience can beat the charm of a romantic candlelight dinner by the sea. It lasts forever and never go out of style!
Chaweng Regent Resort offer such a dreamy experience for couples. You will enjoy a delicious 7-course meal while admiring the beauty of the evening sky looming over the sea horizon and onshore wind blew steadily past your face.
You guide will help you to freeze the magical moments in frames from afar. There will be one more wonderful photos to memory with your beloved. Keep it in your lovely album or shared to your friends on Instagram.
2. Romantic Sunset Cruise in Angthong National Marine Park
In the evening, take a sailboat to enjoy the awe-inspiring sunset in Koh Samui. You will enjoy the spectacular view as the color of the sunset wash over the sky. Whisper your loving words with your beloved.
You will get to pier and return back to your hotel by private car. Private guide will prepare all things smooth for your tour.
3. Take the Best Honeymoon Shots
Do you often feel regret when you trying to capture as many honeymoon memories as possible? Well, you won't have to anymore! With this honeymoon photography tour in Koh Samui, you will have a professional photographer followed you and captured your lovely moment by taking as many photos as you like.
The shooting time is whether on morning or evening, keep a gentle temperature for lady's make-up. These time also avoid the crowd as well as good chance for charming sunset on the beach!
Your private photographer will be of assistance the whole time, offering tips on how to pose and behave naturally. They are good at shooting your romantic moment.
4. Red Baron Junk Sailing Tour
Traditional junk ship is scenic ins picture over the Andaman Sea. Now you can get it! Take a scenic sunset cruise off the coast of Koh Samui and you will also taste some authentic Thai cuisines on board.
Relax on the deck chair and breathe the salty-fresh sea breeze. Time passes and your ship sweep across the Gulf of Thailand. As the last sun light jump into the deep ocean, the sunset makes great splashes of fiery opalescence across the sky.
We can even plan a wedding ceremony on Red Boat!
5. Relaxing Spa Treatment at an Award-Winning Spa
Usually, beach tour is the last leg of your Thailand tour so put down your backpack, relax, soothe your body and delight your senses with a couple spa at the award-wining Natural Wing Spa.
Located by the sea and surrounded by a traditional Thai garden, you can admire both these two fabulous view.
Start with a flower-foot bath that combines a calm foot massage with a flower mixture to let you soak your feet. Next, experience a vibrant herbal steam bath using mixed herbs to restore balance in your body and refresh your skin. Continue your therapy with skilled therapists who provide you with a rhythmic and relaxing touch as well as your choice of aromatic oil for your Thai massage.
It's a pleasant reward for your honeymoon ending! Make you full of energy again when you're back to your country.
Other Places to Visit in Koh Samui Honeymoon
Check out the list of the best Koh Samui places that you should visit during Koh Samui honeymoon, Thailand to make it extra special for your beloved.
Continue to scroll down and read more about these amazing places where you can visit for your honeymoon in Koh Samui! Where to visit is no longer a problem!
Hin Ta and Hin Yai rocks - fascinating rocky formations
Na Muang Waterfall - dip in a large natural pool
Angthong National Marine Park - towering limestone mountains on the sea level
Koh Tao – top scuba diving destination
Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai) – a giant Buddha statue on cape
Wat Plai Laem - ornate decor & art
Chaweng and Lamai Night Walking Street – eat and stroll around hand-in-hand
Bophut Fisherman's Village – old-fashioned beach road
Secret Buddha Garden - unusual collection of statues amid lush jungle surrounds
Koh Phangan – Full Moon Party, a crazy mid-night beach party
See all in: Top 10 Best Koh Samui Day Trip – Nature & Wildlife
Romantic Restaurants to Eat in Koh Samui
There are lots of options throughout the island where you can taste the food around the world. Try some traditional Thai cuisine, modern international dining or menu from other countries.
With a beach location, those ingredients are fresh and many of them have a great beach view.
Sabeinglae Restaurant – Thai food, local people eats here
Dragon Door Restaurant - Chinese food
Tree Tops Sky Dining & Bar – romantic dining on tree!
The Cliff Bar and Grill – great sea view from cliff
Tarua Samui Seafood – just like floating on the sea!
Crab Samui Restaurant – all kinds of crabs
Zazen Restaurant – delicate decoration
Coco Tam's – set cross-legged on beach!
Dare Samui Hotel Restaurant – private curtain tent for each table on beach
Rostiland（Röstiland）- eat in a garden
Rock pool – 5-star hotel restaurant with great service
DINING ON THE ROCKS – stunning sea view, just like you can touch the sea horizon
See more in: Top 10 Best Local Seafood Restaurant In Koh Samui
Koh Samui Romantic Honeymoon Resorts
Koh Samui have many high-end luxurious resorts which provide every possible amenity you could think of, especially on a romantic vacation. Apart from that, Koh Samui also offer a wide array of hotel options, including boutique resorts, pool villas, private beach, overwater bungalows, and luxe suites.
Take a look at some of the top Koh Samui resorts to pick out one for your romantic stay.
Koh Samui honeymoon villas: Banyan Tree resort in Lamai, Sareeraya Villa & Suites in Chaweng, KC Resort & Over Water Villas in Chaweng, and Bophut Resort & Spa
5 star resorts in Koh Samui: Four Seasons Resort at Ang Thong, W Retreat at Maenam Beach, Intercontinental Baan Samui Resort at Taling Ngam, and The Tongsai Bay on Choeng Mon Beach
4 star resorts in Koh Samui: The Library on Chaweng Beach, Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa on Bophut Beach, and Rocky's Boutique Resort in Lamai
Budget resorts in Koh Samui: Peace Resort Koh Samui on Bophut Beach and Ark Bar Beach Resort on Chaweng Beach
See more in: Top 10 Koh Samui Honeymoon Hotel
Getting to the Koh Samui
|Los Angeles (LAX) via Doha, Bangkok
|Koh Samui (USM)
|2 days 5 hrs 20 mins
|Toronto (YYZ) via Dubai, Bangkok
|1 day 12 hrs 40 mins
|London (LHR) via Bangkok
|1 day 7 hrs 20 mins
Normally, you can start your Thailand tour from Bangkok or Phuket, in that way, you can save much more time on flight. Please send message to our private advisor. We will help you to find the best way to get to Koh Samui! Contact us.
Honeymoon Packages in Koh Samui Thailand
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