There are quite a few beach bars in Choeng Mon, but you won’t find any vibrant and bustling nightlife in this tranquil part of Koh Samui. Featuring laid-back and dare we say sophisticated nightlife, Choeng Mon houses amazing beachfront venues along with a couple of chic lounges where to splurge and celebrate your holiday in style. Here are our picks for the best bars in Choeng Mon.
1. Crystal Restaurant and Bar
Crystal Restaurant and Bar is an elegant yet unpretentious venue, conveniently situated right on the beach, welcoming in visitors arriving from the main ring road or from the beach. The extensive menu of signature cocktails along with scrumptious European food and authentic Thai cuisine make the venue one of the most popular bars in Choeng Mon. It’s a place where you can get your sunset cocktail and enjoy a hearty dinner too.
2. Rock and Cocktail Bar
Rock and Cocktail Bar is a hippie-style hangout, exuding cool vibes and playing trendy tunes. Located on the main road, the venue serves inexpensive cocktails and ice cold beer and offers a free pool table to play a game or two. If you are travelling alone, the friendly bartenders are always happy to entertain you with a couple of stories.
3. Honey’s Bar and Restaurant
An idyllic sunset bar and restaurant, Honey’s exudes relaxed and romantic vibes and serves some of the best tropical cocktails on the island. Featuring a couple of bamboo thatch-roofed pavilions and seductive tables set right on the water’s edge, this sophisticated venue is a perfect place if you want to watch the sunset in a beautiful setting.
4. Relax Restaurant and Bar
Relaxed and quiet, Relax Restaurant and Bar serves bargain-priced drinks, amazing Thai snacks and mains and boasts a serene atmosphere. Swing in a hammock, witness a stunning sunset and unwind your body and mind in this beachfront oasis of peace and tranquillity.
5. Cocktail King
Located off the beach on the main road, Cocktail King is an urban open-sided bar, featuring a modern interior and incredible cocktails. Providing a chilled out atmosphere and oldies-goldies tunes, the bar is a fantastic hangout for friends and families wanting to have a couple of drinks before heading back to their hotels or villas.