Chaweng Beach is the most famous stretch of beach found in Koh Samui, as seen in its fame and reputation as a tourism hub. Many younger tourists flock to Chaweng Beach in search of a sun-filled and fun holiday. Chaweng Beach offers everything you desire in terms of activities, be it watersports or lazing around and beach massages. Although it is not known to be the most secluded or peaceful destination for you to unwind, the convenience of various facilities within reach makes up for it. Those who prefer a calmer alternative can opt to travel to the southern end of Chaweng Beach or beach hop to a different little stretch after called Chaweng Noi (“small Chaweng”). Swimming is also exciting here, and it is comparatively less crowded.
Active tourists who are into swimming and water sports can explore the southern and middle sections of the Chaweng beach, where the water is the deepest. Meanwhile, small children can benefit from the shallow waters at the northern end of Chaweng. Swimmers are recommended to keep an eye out for red flags for safety. Vendors are aplenty on Chaweng Beach, where you can buy snacks and souvenirs while affordable massages can be provided as you relax and listen to the gentle lapping of waves. Some of the water activities available on the beach include jet-skiing, kayaking, and even banana boat rides.