Reputed for being the ultimate tranquil beach retreat and oozing relaxed vibes, nightlife in Maenam caters to more mature travellers. The area features numerous sophisticated lounges and beach clubs rather than bustling nightclubs and beer bars. Check out our list of the best bars in Maenam.
1. The White Pearl Beach Club
While away a lazy afternoon with a delectable tropical cocktail and stunning views at The White Pearl Beach Club. Once you worked up an appetite, savour some succulent seafood or genuine Thai cuisine served at this beautiful and serene venue.
2. Zenzibar Beach Bar and Restaurant
For a more lively evening out, head to Zenzibar Beach Bar and restaurant. Nestled right on the water’s edge, this cool open-air bar is an ideal spot to watch a sunset and quench your thirst with a huge fresh coconut – or something stronger if you prefer.
3. Nature Bar
Set in an open-sided bamboo structure, Nature Bar blends in harmoniously with its fabulous natural surrounding. Serving a wide selection of Thai and Western fare along with succulent BBQ, the bar stands out with its inexpensive and delicious cocktails which are to die for – don’t miss out on their strawberry daiquiri.
4. John’s Garden Restaurant and Bar
John’s Garden Restaurant and Bar is a beautiful and unique dining venue housed in a traditional Thai house, surrounded by stunning natural scenery. Quaint and charming, the interior of the venue takes you on trip back to Siam, featuring fantastic hand-woven cushions and antique items scattered throughout the spacious venue. The food and drinks are simply outstanding. If you’re only planning to visit one venue in Maenam, it should be John’s Garden.
5. King Busch Reggae Bar
A thatched roof shack, the beachfront King Busch Reggae Bar exudes hippie vibes and a relaxed atmosphere, inviting visitors to unwind at this simple and unpretentious venue with an ice cold beer or a classic mojito in hand.
Channel your inner Robinson Crusoe at Cocorico. The venue servers delicious fresh seafood and fantastic tropical cocktails in a one-of-a-kind dining venue nestled right on the striking white sand beach. The unique nature-friendly decor, cool vibes and super-friendly staff will just make you one of their many regulars.
7. The Black Rose Bar
The Black Rose Bar is located at the western end of Maenam beach. The bar has the look and feel of a hidden gem. Also known as The Chill Out Place, this tiny, quiet venue justifies its second name. The unbeaten beachfront location away from hustle-and-bustle of the town, friendly staff and just a fair number of tables placed right on the sand ensure your ultimate relaxation and comfort.
8. W Bar
Sophisticated and chic, W Bar at the W Retreat is a truly epic venue. Perched on a hilltop overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand and providing unparalleled sunset vistas, W bar oozes luxury and serves fabulous signature cocktails in a dramatic setting. A bit pricey, W Bar offers a classy atmosphere and turns your casual outing into an unforgettable bucket list experience, so it’s well worth every dollar spent.