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Top bar recommendations from locals

Beach
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“Great music venue on the beach with plenty of bars, thumping out great retro music.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Coco Tam's is a fun and extremely popular beach bar located just outside of The Wharf Samui. With beanbags on the beach, swing seats at the bar, cabanas, shisha and even a large projector screen, it is the ideal tropical relaxation spot and one of the top nightlife attractions in Fisherman's Village.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“You can enjoy the real taste of Thai Rhum from ISAN a beautiful success ! A superb garden where you can visit the rhum production and taste it ! It also has a great restaurants must try !”
  • 11 locals recommend
Beach
“Awesome BEAUTIFUL beach bar, great for sunsets, happy hour cocktails - truly lovely place”
  • 10 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Well known bar and restaurant in Samui. Lovely spot for a nice lunch or a cold drink.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“After a day in Samui’s hot sunshine, Bar Ice offers travelers a unique evening experience. The inside of this venue is made entirely of ice; from the walls, the bar, to the customers’ drinking glasses. Guests can experience temperature as low as -7! Exquisitely carved ice statues adorn the tables. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Located in Chaweng, this is a bit of a drive but also a great place to start a night out.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Miami meets modern Samui at 9Gems. Don your finest jet-set attire and drink, dine and dance the night away at this lounge restaurant. This over-the-top hilltop destination offers high-end cocktails and fusion feasts. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“is located hillside above Chaweng Beach with a stunning view over the town and Chaweng lake. Q Bar features a classy outside bar serving a broad selection of cocktails, and a spacious, stylish indoor area. The food menu offers a variety of Thai and Western dishes, including seafood, Angus beef, homemade pizzas, a wide selection of healthy salads and some unique signature appetisers. The venue features a state of the art sound and lighting system. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“This is a small little Beach Club around 350 meters from the Villa, a Thai Style decor with large timber decks and steps directly down onto Big Buddha Beach, This place attracts more locals but is also a good spot to chill and enjoy a few drinks by their swimming pool over looking the Ocean”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Relaxed vibe beachside on lovely quiet Lipa Noi beach, seating under the big african almond tree, tables and chairs and beanbags on offer, huge western andnthai menu, great fruit shakes. Its a fab place to spend the day at and enjoy the beach for a walk and swim”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“The Best Sunset View on the island in our opinion, Sunset by Angelina is one of the most popular destinations for both expats and locals, the Cocktails and Drinks list is great and the food Menu is just as attractive, again another venue where we return again and again and never get bored of the Amazing Views”
  • 11 locals recommend
Resort
“restaurant with traditionnal thai dances every thursday and sunday. Reservation highly recommended. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Full Moon Party Beach only once a month on Full Moon Nite. Taxi's are provided from our resort to the party @ budget rate. Do not drive your motorbike to the party, be good and take a cab! :))”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“nice beach Club.... always good music perfect beach for swimming... nice cocktails ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Western pub food and International sports on TV. Only a 10 minute drive from the property.”
  • 5 locals recommend