Bophut Beach - Koh Samui

Everything You Need to Know About Bophut Beach

Bophut is really two places: Bophut beach, which sweeps down several kilometres between Big Buddha and Maenam beaches and perhaps one of the oldest places on the island, the charming Fisherman's Village, which takes up the middle section of the beach.

Fisherman's Village is fast gaining a reputation that stretches way beyond Samui for being the most elegant and well-preserved place on the island. Lined by old wooden Chinese shop-houses, interspaced with a few modern buildings that match the tone, it retains a distinctly Mediterranean feel. This has probably got a lot to do with the fact that it was the main French outpost on the island for many years.

Mixed in among the shops are several boutiques, selling high quality clothing and jewellery. There are also some dive shops in the area, offering scuba lessons or day dives to sites in the famous Ang Thong Marine Park, Sail Rock or Koh Tao Island.

La Sirene also offers some selected tours to secret spots in the surrounding islands or some Jeep rides to places difficult to access for visitors not familiar with the island, mainly the Secret Buddha Garden. Try an elephant ride in the tropical forest or go for a fishing trip on a local fishing boat (with local fisherman) around the island of Koh Phangan.


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If there’s one word that encapsulates Anantara Bophut Resort & Spa on Koh Samui it would be ‘serene’. The lobby itself has quasi-Arabian lines and is a fitting introduction to what lies ahead in the hotel. Read More...

 
Karma Sutra Karma Sutra

Karma Sutra in Bophut is unreservedly all-out retro hippy chic. Flanking both sides of the entrance to Fisherman’s Village by the pier, Karma Sutra has chunky Indonesian wooden furniture, cool sounds, and muted lights. Read More...

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Classy, trendy, and much sought after, the much-awarded H Bistro is one of the best restaurants in Bophut. Situated facing the seafront, H Bistro is the flagship restaurant of Hansar Samui Resort. Read More...

 
Bophut Plaza Bophut Plaza

About halfway along Bophut’s main street you’ll come across the Bophut Plaza – a collection of open-sided shops. The most original outlet here is Piti’s art shop with original and attractive works done by K. Piti. Read More...

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Our Top 10 Restaurants in Bophut’s list presents the best and most original eating houses available in and around Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village; places at which punters could enjoy great food, good service, beautiful settings, and a leisurely atmosphere. Read More...

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Bophut’s nightlife scene hosts a good choice of cool bars and restaurants at which punters can spend a cool evening chatting and drinking the night away in a pretty laid-back atmosphere. Read More...

 
Top 10 Bophut Shopping Top 5 Bophut Shopping

Our Top 5 Shopping in Bophut brings together the few shops that stand out from the lot. The shops are plenty enough in Bophut to satisfy visitors in between two sunbathing sessions on the beach and vacationers looking for original handcrafted souvenirs. Read More...

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From two-star small guesthouses to five-star luxurious resorts, there's something for everyone in Bophut. Please check out our Top 10 Hotels in Bophut's list below, we’re confident we have found just the place for your next holiday in Koh Samui. Read More...

   
 

Bophut Beach Travel Guide
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Bophut Beach Nightlife Bophut Beach Nightlife

If you seek a pleasant location for a quiet evening drink, or want to catch up on local gossip as you chat with a local pub owner, this is the place to do it. Read More...

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Bophut Beach is a great place to buy beautiful furniture and the Fisherman's village has some nice souvenir shops. The best way to shop in Bophut is to park and have a good stroll around. Read More...

 
Bophut Beach Map Bophut Beach Map

Our interactive map (and satellite views) displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions, landmarks and other items of interest with links to relevant information pages.  Read More...

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