Where to stay in Samui : Bo Phut Beach

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Where to stay in Samui

BophutBo Phut is a beautiful, peaceful crescent-shaped bay with a clean beach. Both sides of Bo Phut beach road are lined with shops, tour agencies and restaurants modified from Chinese houses, so the original Chinese community atmosphere still remains. The port offers high-speed ferry services from Koh Samui to Koh Tao, and a selection of restaurants serve fresh seafood. The beach is famed for its seafood, and is also the site of an old fishing village, with its long row of houses along the beach.

Accommodation and Facilities

This area offers budget to high-end accommodation, and is suitable for all types of traveler who
require peace and privacy. Couples looking for a place to stay in this area will not be disappointed,
as Bo Phut is very charming and romantic in the evenings. Renowned hotels include
the Anantara Resort&Spa
and the Arayaburi Boutique Resort.

Recommended Restaurants

The Mangrove

A French-style restaurant offering cuisine of guaranteed quality, created by the renowned chef Yannick Tirbois and hostess Ilse Dumont, who are both experienced in working for 5-star hotels and international restaurants. The gratined scallops with citrus sabayon is recommended.

Address: 32/6 Moo 4, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320 Tel.: (66)7742-7584

Website : www.thailandsbestrestaurants.com/restaurants/themangrove.html

Aux Amis

Aux Amis serves French-style cuisine mixed with Thai ingredients and seasoning, which is highly-esteemed by its clientele. Recommended dishes are the Pate de campagne and Hachi parmentier.

Address: French 18/3 Moo 4, Ban Bangrak, Bophut, Koh Samui 84320 Tel.: 66) 1682-4341

The Shack

A steak restaurant decorated in the style of the local people. Recommended dishes are the barbecued ribs and Australian bacon-wrapped fillet.

Address : 88/3 Moo 1, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320 Tel.: (66)7 264-6994, (66) 7724-6041

Website : www.thailandsbestrestaurants.com/restaurants/theshack.html

Dining On The Rock

One of the Sila Evason Hideaway & Spa restaurants celebrated in Thailand for their tasty cuisine. This restaurant’s unparalleled feature is its stunning 360o vista of the surrounding sea and islands, due to its prime location on a peninsula in the bay.

Address: 9/10 Moo 5, Baan Plai Lam, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320 Tel.: 66-7724-5678

Website :www.sixsenses.com/hideaway-samui.com