Koh Samui stunning Bang Rak beach is 4km long with white sands and clear blue water and adjoins the popular north-eastern corner of Koh Samui Island. The Bang Rak beach is known for its excellent scenery and lively parties. However, the beach in Bang Rak is quite serene and laid back in contrast to the other main beaches in Koh Samui.
The Bang Rak Beach is known for its traditional Thai wooden ferry boat rides and if you are interested, you can take a ride to enjoy the stunning views of the distant hilly terrains and sparkling water. In addition to the relaxing ferry ride, you can enjoy other water activities, including the ability to hire a speedboat.
Seafood lovers will relish the opportunity to explore the fresh fish market in Bang Rak. The market is located just beyond the popular Seatran pier and across the beach area, you will find some upscale restaurants and eateries. Some of these serve traditional local cuisine, and others serve international food.
Towards the southern end of the beach, you will find plenty of lodging options including resorts, hotels, quaint villas and holiday homes. Some resorts offer well-appointed rooms, private beaches, swimming pools and shady bamboo pavilions where you can enjoy Thai massage and aromatherapy. These upscale lodging venues also offer beachfront restaurants and bars for you to enjoy some traditional delicacies.