Samui Palm Beach Resort

4 of the Best Bars in Ko Samui For Every Type of Evening

March 30, 2020
Samui Palm Beach Resort

One aspect of your Ko Samui trip you definitely shouldn’t miss is the local bar scene. It’s one of the best ways to make the most out of your stay on the island, and we are sure that you’ll find the perfect place no matter what type of evening you’re planning to have.

Whether you’re looking for a wild night, a chill evening, or maybe something in between, you’ll find no shortage of options in the area. And in this article, we’ll go over four of the best choices you can go for.

If you’re looking for some inspiration on how to enjoy Ko Samui nightlife, keep reading to learn more.

ARKbar Beach Resort

Kicking off this list is what some locals know as Ko Samui’s party central. ARKbar, which is a combination of a seaside beach resort and commercial center rolled into one, is the perfect place for tourists looking to spend a fun-filled evening with great food, delicious drinks, lively music, and beautiful people.

The venue has several bars scattered throughout its premises, two restaurants, three swimming pools, and over 300 private rooms. Internationally renowned DJs frequent the site, and the party never stops with daily musical performances and fire shows to delight all the senses.

  • Address: 159/89 Chaweng
  • Business hours: Open 24/7

Crafty Cocktail Company

For people who prefer more intimate gatherings, Crafty Cocktail Company might be the best place in Ko Samui for such an event. It’s part speakeasy and part cocktail lab, where small groups can book a private lesson with their very own master bartender.

The bar is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays, but the premises are available for reservation any time of the week. You just need to book ahead to guarantee a spot, and we highly recommend that you do since it’s definitely a unique experience.

  • Address: 59/28 Choeng Mon
  • Business hours: Open 24/7

Cocktail King

Cocktail King is one of those bars that go well beyond the sum of its parts. The menu is amazing, the establishment itself has plenty of character and is very comfortable to stay in, but perhaps the best reason to go can be found in the people who own and manage the place.

The owners are an absolute joy to be around. You’ll usually find them making their guests feel at home and tending to their needs. It’s a setup that will likely draw you in and encourage you to come back for more the following night.

  • Address: 24/70 Choeng Mon
  • Business hours: Open 6:00pm to 2:00am

CoCo Tam’s

If you’re looking for a seaside evening of fun with your friends, but don’t really want to deal with large crowds, CoCo Tam’s offers the perfect opportunity for you to do so. The place is an open-air bar that’s set right on the sand, making for a unique glimpse into island nightlife. You can leisurely sip on yummy drinks, enjoy mouth-watering dishes, and watch live performers all from the comforts of your very own bean bag or hammock.

  • Address: 62/1 Bo Put
  • Business hours: Open 1:00pm to 1:00am


As you can see, Ko Samui nightlife has something for any type of evening. Go out and explore what the island has to offer, and we promise that you’ll have a wonderful time no matter what.

We are a luxury, beachfront resort in Ko Samui. If you’re looking for the perfect place to stay on the island, get in touch with us today and book a reservation.