One of the major nightlife attractions in Chaweng and the namesake of the street, Bar Solo has a cool, sleek look, an easy-going atmosphere and great funky house and chill-out music, including a DJ accompanied by live percussion every night. Unusually for the big clubs of the town, Bar Solo is open from 14:00, when you Read More...
Chaweng Stadium Events Center
Chaweng Stadium is the most modern of the Muay Thai boxing stadiums in Chaweng and hosts regular major events with local and foreign fighters. As the name suggests, it’s not all about fighting here and the Events Center also hosts special party nights (usually starting around 22:00) with local and international DJs and live performers. Entry for these events is usually free before midnight and 300 baht after while ticket prices for fights vary depending on the event and where you want to sit.
Jimi Hendrix Bar
Jimi Hendrix Bar was once located on Soi Green Mango and was famous for its old-school rock and indie music, naturally including the unique musical stylings of its namesake. Even after its relocation to Soi Bar Solo, it has retained its great reputation and great music. It is also noted for its top-notch service and friendly atmosphere. The bar is impossible to miss, being among the largest of the street’s bars with a rustic look, a neon sign and huge portraits of the rock legend along the front.
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 02:00
- Location: Between Bar Solo and Pride Bar, Soi Bar Solo, Chaweng
- Tel: +66 (0)84 670 2318
K-Club is a combined gay bar, disco and massage shop located towards the bottom end of Soi Bar Solo. The place makes up for its small size with enthusiastic service and red-carpet treatment for all. The Together Massage & Spa – effectively part of the club – runs from 14:00 and prices start at 550 baht for a one-hour Thai massage. The partying starts at 23:00, with a lively atmosphere, fun cabaret performances and reasonable prices for classic cocktails.
Deservedly calling itself the premier gay bar on Koh Samui, Pride Bar has a stylish modern look, high-quality beverages and a great selection of music, from easy-listening to top 40 hits to house to classic ‘80s disco. It has a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, as do the special events (like bowling nights and fashion shows) they arrange. They also have pool tables, dartboards and large-screen TVs, making it a cool place popular with tourists and locals alike.