Koh Samui Shopping
Shopping in Koh Samui is by far most intense in areas such as Nathon, Chaweng Beach and Lamai Beach. You will find all kind of shops and boutiques here. There are a number of skilled tailors and dressmakers, who can sew a perfect fitting suit or dress of your choice. You will also find several sport shops, beauty shops, clothing and fashion boutiques (brand names in the shops and the copies outside) a few DVD and CD shops, photo shops and opticians etc.
Besides coconuts, Koh Samui is also famed for its silk, handicrafts and precious gems and these can easily bought at great prices from reputable shops and companies. There is also lacquerware, silverware, nilonware, pewterware, wood-carvings, brassware, gold and tailor-made suits.
There are plenty of shops behind Chaweng Beach where visitors can buy beachwear, and tailors will measure them and make up a suit or dress while they are relaxing on the beach. For those looking for souvenirs, there are so many options, ranging from colourful carved soaps to chopsticks and coasters made from local coconut wood. There are also several art shops selling reproductions of famous works of art at very reasonable prices.
Thai traditional handicrafts and souvenirs like Thai silk, souvenir, antique, lacquer ware, paintings and more can be found along with other jewelry, gold, silver shops, Buddha idols, antiques and souvenirs. Several 7-Eleven and Family Mart (Japanese chain) and local owned convenience stores are found all over Chaweng too. Big department stores such Makro, Tesco Lotus, Big C offer a big range of products for all your needs at reasonable prices.
This is the island�s main town and port, situated on the west coast, and is constantly bustling with visitors arriving and departing. This is the place to go shopping for beach gear, extending visas or just watch the goings-on at the port from a street cafe.
List of Some Interesting Shop in Koh Samui
|Art Café and Shop||Nathon||Ceramic kitchenware|
|Beach Gallery Antiques||Nathon||Eclectic assortment of beautiful antiques and ornament pieces|
|Beautiful World||Maenam||Teak, rosewood, mahogany and water hyacinth furniture|
|Benjavadee||Maenam||Handicrafts, home-ware and furniture|
|Chandra||Chaweng||Exquisite fabrics from all over Asia|
|Dreamcatcher||near Hinta HinYai, Lamai||Silver jewelry inlaid with precious gems|
|Exotica||Lamai||Handmade designer jewelry featuring some eye-catching stones and settings|
|Hin Ta Hin Yai||Lamai||Coconut woodcarvings and shell ornaments|
|Island books||Lamai||Second hand bookshops|
|Java Teak's||Maenam||Lavish handmade furniture|
|Mr Samui's||Lamai||Accessories made of gold, silver and various precious gems|
|My Jewel||Nathon||Jewelry in silver, gold and precious gems|
|Nathon Books||Nathon||Book store|
|Popala House||Lamai||Exquisite teak furniture, ornate carvings and religious idols|
|Samui Cera||Maenam||Ceramics product|
|Samui Footwear||Fisherman's Village Bophut||Leather shoes|
|Samui Hotclub||Lamai||Thai fisherman's trousers, kaftans and printed sarongs and accessories|
|Samui Shoes||Nathon||Leather shoes|
|Siri||Fisherman's Village Bophut||Unique souvenirs|
|The Australian Bikini Shop||Chaweng||Long-lasting swimwear, and imported bikini|
Koh Samui Shopping Information by Tourism Authority of Thailand