Discover the best night spots in Maenam with our listings below; Maenam is more reputed for its tranquil tropical beachfront holiday style than it is for its hustle & bustle at night – for this type of nightlife, Samui visitors usually head to Chaweng or Lamai which respectively host their share in matter of tremendous discos and other red-light districts.
Maenam is more on the chill-out side of nightlife trends with venues that can suit all budgets and tastes: cool and friendly pubs for sports’ and pool games’ lovers, chic and sophisticated lounge bars, and relaxing beachfront unpretentious venues compose the best of that Maenam has to offer in matter of nightlife entertainment.
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- Temples & City Tour
- Big Game Fishing Full-Day Tour
- 4-Wheel ATV Adventure
- Red Baron Junk Sailing Tour with Transfers
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Black Rose Bar (a.k.a. The Chill-Out Place) is a hidden gem located towards the western end of Maenam Beach. Set on the beachfront, it is a classic Thai-Reggae thatch-roofed beach bar made of recycled materials and driftwood run by a friendly family-like Rastafarian team at which punters can enjoy a relaxing time. Cool sundowner spot, it also features a pool table and beach activities during the day. Visitors can enjoy here the usual suspects in matter of cocktails and drinks as well as a menu featuring Thai and international favourites; cool place indeed for a hassle-free evening in good company.
- Opening Hours: 13:30 – 01:30
- Location: Towards the western end of Maenam Beach
The Boudoir is a stylish restaurant and bar located off Samui Ring Road behind a Family Mart some 100m before Maenam Police Box when heading toward Nathon. Featuring an impressive Arabian/Middle Eastern décor and furnishing, the venue is indeed chic and cosy. Run by a friendly French couple – Magali and Patrice – The Boudoir is the perfect place for a romantic dinner or for a relaxed evening in the hookah lounge while sipping excellent wine or cocktail in good company. The Boudoir is famous for the outstanding quality of its Provençal French cuisine; reservations are mandatory.
- Opening Hours: 18:00 – 00:00 closed on Mondays
- Location: Soi 1 Mae Nam – the Soi is off Samui Ring Road, on the left (when heading West) 100m before Mae Nam Police Booth; there’s a Family Mart at the intersection.
- Tel: 085 783 1031
Zenzibar Beach Bar is a cool beachfront restaurant located 600m East of Maenam Walking Street featuring a small open-sided indoor dining area and an outdoor terrace allowing dining with the toes in the sand. Zenzibar Beach Bar décor and furnishing is similar to the trillion beach-eats found all around Thailand coasts and offer a laid-back atmosphere as well as an excellent sundowner spot.
Regarding food, Zenzibar serves Thai and international delicacies at affordable prices. As many small businesses in Thailand, Zenzibar Beach Bar is a family-run affair; Yuth - the owner – is a competent and friendly manager who has a long experience in the tourism industry.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 – 23:00
- Location: Right on the beach, 600m East of Maenam Walking Street
- Tel: 086 268 8178
The Lazy Coconut is one of the most popular pubs to hang out in Maenam. Set in a large building along Samui Ring Road, the pub boasts a neat and clean contemporary style and features pool tables, dart board, large flat-screen televisions broadcasting major international sport events, bi-weekly pub quiz, and occasional live music performances. Run by a group of friendly expats, The Lazy Coconut attracts Samui residents and visitors alike in a very unpretentious way. The drink-list features a great choice of draught and bottled international beers and ciders as well as cocktails and spirits. The food menu presents traditional pub grubs and international favourites. The venue is also very famous for its Sunday roast.
- Opening Hours: 12:00 – 01:00
- Location: On Samui Ring Road opposite Siam City Bank
- Tel: 084 689 0128 or 089 651 8414
Taksin Lounge is a sophisticated bar located on the ground of the Santiburi Resort, a stylish accommodation choice located right on Maenam Beach in its central area. Featuring a classy Thai contemporary style interior design with glossy wooden parquet, sumptuous carpets and comfortable sofas, the venue is the perfect place for whether be for an afternoon tea (accompanied with succulent pastries), for a pre-dinner aperitif or for a nightcap with friends while listening to the relaxing Jazzy melodies of the resort’s house band; a perfect way indeed to spend an evening in Maenam.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 24:00
- Location: Santiburi Resort
- Tel: 077 425 031-5