KOH SAMUI Gay Bars & Clubs 2021

The gay neighborhood is mostly centered in Cheweng, with a cluster of gay and gay-friendly bars and cabaret bars. The scene is small but lively.

Trop Out Circiut Parties

Koh Samui comes alive during big events such as New years and and for circuit parties such as Trop out!

Alpha Mens Resort

Visit the Alpha Mens Resort for the pool party every Wednesday and Saturday from 3pm.

Our guide to gay bars in Koh Samui.

Bar Solo is a bar at center of the scene with terrace seating, WiFi and guest DJs. The bar is quite mixed, but if is the easiest way to locate the gay street in Chaweng. K-Club is one of the longest running gay bars on the Island. Located on Central Chaweng Beach, it offers guest-hosts and cocktail, escorts, massage services, a terrace, a small disco with young energetic staff, open 2pm-late.

Pride Bar Samui is a gay lounge music bar open from 5pm daily, with free BBQ nights and regular party nights.

Sabai Bar is a gay bar/cafe with a relaxed Swiss-Thai and international mix. Located 300 meters from the central square on the beach road in Lamai. Jerome and Glof await you in a relaxed atmosphere with a pleasant environment to refresh you and have a drink with friends.

G Point is located near the Samui Karting Arena in BoPhut area. G-Point offers great cocktails (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), tasty waffles and good music. The bar also hosts private events and parties with live entertainment, cool atmosphere and great food.

SPLASH is a Gay Pool & Beach Party that takes place at the Elephant Beach Club (159/75 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach). The party normally takes place during big events such as Songkran (Thai New Year) and during visiting circuit parties such as TropOut.

The island has no gay nightclubs but there are a couple of mixed clubs. The most club popular with gay locals is Sweet Soul Nightclub but also check out Sound Club and The Green Mango Club.

For a small gay scene Samui has a good selection of gay spas and massage parlours but the island offers a much more impressive selection a gay friendly luxury spas. If you are looking for a gay spa check Emerald Green Mens Club,Tropical Fah Samui, Naka Men’s Club, and Thaiboy Men Spa & Bar.

Cabaret shows

Ladyboy Cabarets might not be everyone’s cup of tea but on Chaweng Beach you can enjoy a sparkling evening out with this fun form of entertainment. Thai society is generally more open to ladyboys than many other cultures, and its katoey, or the ‘third sex’, have played a prominent role in the nation’s entertainment industry for generations.

Starz Cabaret is a nightly lady-boy cabaret show and terrace bar in Khun Chaweng Shopping Center. Starz Cabaret features a mix of Western pop divas and Thai cultural dance, all performed with good humour and zest. The drinks menu is fairly standard and reasonably priced. Starz Cabaret has free entry and show times 20:30, 21:30 and 22:30. Booking a table in advance is recommended.

The Stage – Cabaret Lamai Beach is the most chic and modern of the ladyboy shows in Samui, with a luxurious VIP area and talented transgender dancers in 12-act, one-hour performances featuring great family-friendly comedy and song and dance routines. Located close to the Lamai Variety Centre on the main road through the relatively quiet town, the well-decorated theatre does not get as busy as those in Chaweng, but the dancers still giving it their all, no matter the size of the audience. The Cabaret Lamai Beach has three shows per night, starting at 20:30, 21:30 and 22:30. Tickets cost 250 baht and includes a free drink.

Paris Follies Cabaret is probably the most bawdy and risqué of the Koh Samui ladyboy shows, with the most buxom dancers wearing the most revealing costumes. They star in a one-hour show filled with humour and exciting dance routines.

  • When to go out?

    Most of the bars in Koh Samui close by 2am, so the party tends to start a little earlier and by 12am all of the bars are full. Many of the cabaret show bars will host early shows from 10pm onwards. Grab a terrace seat early if you want to watch the boys walk by!

  • Where to Stay

    If you want to be close to the gay bars and clubs, consider Chaweng. It is also close to the gay beach. Here you can find everything from budget accommodation to 5 star resorts. If you want something a little more tranquil consider BoPhut.

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Gay Bars in KOH SAMUI

Check out the most popular gay bars and clubs in Koh Samui.

The Road Less Travelled gay bar

The Road Less Travelled

a stylish space to savor great coffee, healthy food, classy cocktails, home-made cocoa, and cakes, right in the heart of Nathon.Samui
Ark Bar Beach Club gay bar Koh Samui

Ark Bar Beach Club

Every Wednesday and Friday there is a Beach Party with International DJ's playing Funky live saxophone and percussion.
K CLUB Gay host bar Koh Samui


K club is a gay host bar which means you never have to drink alone as there is always a good looking guy that is happy to join you for a drink
Samui Mojito Lab gay bar Koh Samui

Samui Mojito Lab

Samui Mojito Lab gay bar is a Jazzy cocktail lounge offering comfortable surroundings and some of the best mojitos in town
Pride Bar Samui gay bar Koh Samui

Pride Bar Samui

Pride Bar Samui is a new gay bar to the gay scene and is proving quite popular, offering a pool table and a library full of books as well as an extensive drinks menu


The gay bars in Koh Samui are concentrated in Chaweng.


Recommended Hotels in Koh Samui

Chaweng Beach area is One of the biggest and best beaches in Samui and is the epicentre of Samui’s nightlife (gay and straight) with numerous bars, restaurants, shops as well as a huge choice of hotels. Lamai Beach / Hua Thanon are further down from the popular Chaweng Beach. It is generally quieter, with calmer waters and a more “chilled out” vibe at most of the resorts. BoPhut / Choeng Mon Beach are more laid-back than Chaweng and offers views of Koh Phangan.

Centara Grand Beach
5 Star Luxury

Centara Grand Beach


Located along Chaweng in Koh Samui, Centara Grand offers sea-facing rooms with private balconies. It boasts 9 dining options, a spa and an outdoor pool. Rooms feature air conditioning,  minibar and a tea/coffee maker

Banana Fan Sea Resort
4 Star


Banana Fan Sea Resort is located on the tranquil southern tip of Chaweng Beach, within a stroll of its entertainment and shopping spots. The resort provides well-appointed rooms, an outdoor pool with hot tub and free Wi-Fi

Amari Koh Samui
4 Star

Amari Koh Samui


Located along the peaceful shore of North Chaweng, Amari Koh Samui provides traditional-inspired rooms in a tropical setting. Offering a dive centre, it has 2 swimming pools, a fitness centre and free WiFi

Alpha Gay Resort
3 Star

Alpha Gay Resort


This property is 15 minutes walk from the beach. Alpha Gentlemen’s Retreat (Gay Resort) in Chaweng features adults-only accommodation with a fitness centre, a terrace and a shared lounge. This hotel is always fun

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