Koh Samui Hotels Pick the closest hotel to the airport for a convenient trip. Here are 9 Koh Samui Hotels with the shortest distances to Koh Samui International Airport.
Staying near the airport is a convenient way to save time during a holiday. Many Koh Samui hotels are closely situated to Samui Airport, the main airway hub in Koh Samui Island. Officially opened in 1989, Samui Airport served its first major airline (Thai Airways) in 2008, responding to the increasing demand for tourism.
Samui Airport is the second largest international airport in Thailand after Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. In 2018, around 2.7 million tourists visited Koh Samui, with half arriving by planes. Samui Airport is under development to serve direct flights to more international destinations. If you plan to explore Thailand with a plane or continue the trip to Singapore or Shanghai, staying near this airport would be the best option.
There are many Koh Samui hotels near the airport, ranging from a cheap hotel to a luxurious resort. Here are several recommended accommodations that only take minutes to drive to Samui Airport.
1. Sareeraya Villas & Suites
Sareeraya Villas & Suites is one of the best Koh Samui hotels near the airport and Chaweng Beach. It offers 49 suites and villas in a sprawling beachfront property. The resort offers child-friendly facilities, scooter and kayak rentals, and a private beach area with loungers. The spa pampers with refreshing and rejuvenating treatments, while the restaurant serves Thai and international menus.
Sareeraya Villas & Suites offers great dining packages. Guests can arrange for a romantic dinner, a private dinner with a group of selected people, or a simple beach dinner. You can also sign up for a cooking class, where professional chefs teach guests to cook authentic Thai dishes. Finally, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy BBQ seafood nights.
Combining Western and Asian techniques in its treatments, The Raya Spa uses traditional ingredients for their products. You can also use the compact gym or do yoga at the many available relaxing spots.
Sareeraya Villas & Suites is also close to a golf course, the Big Buddha Statue, and several natural waterfalls. The resort has a 24-hour airport shuttle service. Guests should book the service during the hotel reservation or at least 2 hours before.
Address: 100/1 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach Road, Bophut, Chaweng Beach, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 3km or 8-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$246
2. Briza Beach Resort & Spa
Briza Beach Resort & Spa offers 81 cosy Deluxe Rooms in several modern cottages, surrounding a large outdoor pool. The resort has a laid-back atmosphere with terraces, balconies, and loungers everywhere. Finally, Briza Beach Resort & Spa is situated right on Chaweng Beach.
The resort has Kalimantan Restaurant: a beachfront facility that serves International cuisine. Guests can enjoy a buffet-style breakfast (a full English-style breakfast), lunch, and dinner. The beach bar serves both light snacks and delicious cocktails in a breezy, relaxing spot. In addition, you can spend time at the pool bar, a fitness centre, and a game room.
Briza Beach Resort & Spa has an airport shuttle service that serves the one-way route, with surcharge. Book the service beforehand to make your trip more convenient.
Address: 173/22 Moo2 Samui, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 2.5km or 5-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$108
3. SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort is one of the best Koh Samui hotels on Choeng Mon beach, combining an idyllic location with a trendy architectural design. The resort offers both business and leisure facilities to accommodate all travellers.
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort boasts posh villas within a tropical garden area. Several villas have refreshing private pools, with loungers and semi-open terraces. An outdoor infinity pool functions as the resort's main feature. Finally, it has a luxurious spa, comfortable open-air restaurant, and private access to the beach.
Have some time to kill before heading to the airport? Stay behind at the hotel and sign up for various activities, such as Thai boxing, tennis practice, and cooking class. If you have a day's worth of time to kill, you can also arrange for outdoor activities with designated schedules; such as diving, snorkelling, and hiking. On the other hand, spend the day savouring the afternoon tea package complete with pastries and light dishes.
Address: 10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Laem Soi 2, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 5km or 10-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$205.98
4. Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana
Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana is a 4-star Koh Samui hotel situated within a city centre, offering 80 rooms with beautiful views and comfortable designs: perfect for families or couples. Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana is one of the best hotels in Koh Samui for Muay Thai fans. The hotel is also within walking distance to Phetch Buncha and Chaweng Thai Boxing Stadiums.
Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana serves delicious Thai and international dishes at the restaurant. The hotel has several bars, including a pool bar. Business travellers can use the meeting room, conference room, business centre, and Wi-Fi in public areas.
Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana provides an airport shuttle service with a surcharge. The hotel also provides special shuttle service for children above 15 travelling alone. Contact the hotel to book the service.
Address: 37/97 Moo 3 Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 7km or 15-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$93.94
5. The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club
The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club is one of the best Koh Samui hotels with easy access to Samui Airport and Fisherman Village. This 4-star hotel boasts a refined contemporary design, with a beautiful outdoor pool that faces the sea. The hotel is family-friendly, with facilities such as a spa, restaurant, bar, fitness centre, and business facilities.
Use your holiday time efficiently by booking tour packages at the hotel. Book the airport shuttle service in advance to arrange a quick trip to the airport.
Address: 5/1 Moo 4 Bangrak Beach T Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 3km or 5-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$60
6. Bhundhari Koh Samui
Looking for a hillside hotel near the airport? Bhundhari Koh Samui is your 4-star choice: this hotel has a beautiful ocean view and relaxing atmosphere, coupled with traditional architecture and a brightly coloured interior, making this hotel a beautiful and interesting place to stay in.
Bhundhari Koh Samui also boasts modern amenities like swimming pools, a fitness centre, a spa, bars, and a beachfront dining area. This Koh Samui hotel is also pet-friendly, suitable for guests travelling with domesticated cats or dogs.
Address: 111/1-2 Moo 5, Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 2km or 5-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$54.87
7. The Samui Mermaid Resort
The Samui Mermaid Resort offers suites and villas in a beachfront location. A swimming pool with the beach view becomes the resort’s main feature. The interior is simple and comfortable, with complete facilities for a comfortable stay. You can walk for several minutes to the beach, swimming and sunbathing before returning to a comfortable room.
Guests can enjoy Thai and international menus at the restaurant and bar, or a spa and fitness centre to refresh the body and mind after exploring Koh Samui. You can book an airport shuttle beforehand with surcharge.
Address: 34/1 Moo 4, Tambon Bophut, Bangrak Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 3km or 10-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$26.67
8. Smile House Resort Koh Samui
Smile House Resort Koh Samui is a new hotel Koh Samui offering a homey atmosphere. The interior is laidback, resembling what a house might look like, as opposed to a hotel. The resort consists of suites and villas with wooden furniture and large beds, ideal for a family trip. Hotel facilities include an outdoor pool, beach access, fitness centre, and airport shuttle.
Smile House Resort Koh Samui has a restaurant that serves delicious Italian and Thai dishes. Tuck into papaya salad, calamari, seafood pizza, and much more dishes...all from the comfort of a beachfront dining area. If you crave something else to eat, the restaurant also offers an English cuisine menu.
Address: Bophut Beach 93 Moo 1 Fisherman's Village, Samui, 84320, Thailand•+66 77 425 361
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 7km or 15-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$61.08
9. Ibis Samui Bophut
Ibis is a hotel chain associated with modern, casual comfort. This 3-star hotel gives you easy access to various recommended destinations, such as the Fisherman Village and Wat Phra Yai Temple. It is also conveniently close to the airport.
Ibis Samui Bophut has an outdoor pool and private beach access, as well as business facilities such as a meeting room and conference room. The hotel is also pet-friendly for either domesticated cats and dogs. Children can play in the playground or the pool, while parents can rent a crib or rollaway bed when booking a room.
Address: Bophut Beach, Surat Thani, Koh Samui, 84320, Thailand
Distance from Samui International Airport: About 8km or 20-minute drive
Range of room rate per night: S$59
Having accommodation near the airport means convenience coming and going out of the country, and most of the Koh Samui Hotels above come with airport shuttle services you only need to book the service beforehand. Enjoy your time in Koh Samui without worrying about airport transfer!