Surfing, Windsurfing and kite surfing in Koh Samui

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Sorry lovers of this sport, but fortunately for beach lovers, surfing and the island of Koh Samui – things almost incompatible. Large waves almost never here, and this island attracts tourists and beachgoers who do not like big ocean waves. Here the ocean waves just don't happen, because Koh Samui is in the Gulf of Thailand and is well protected from them, and winds from all sides. Some waves can "catch" in the low season – October to December, but it's like a high wave for beginners. Accordingly, surf party here, rental boards can be found in very small quantities and only on the most popular beaches. Nearest to Samui the place where you want to go surfing – the island of Phuket.

So if you were in Samui, and definitely want to try their luck at the local waves, then this should be done on the beaches of Chaweng and Lamai.


Виндсерфинг на Самуи

With this sport on Koh Samui is somewhat better than surfing. For Windsurfing one needs only the wind, and he's here, in principle. Safe shores, the absence of pitfalls, predictable and warm year-round weather make the island one of the best in Thailand for everyone – beginners and experienced athletes.

Some of the beaches of Koh Samui the wind blows all year round, it is Bophut and Maenam. The beaches on the East coast, too, can please the lovers of Windsurfing, but only seasonal. Lamai and Chaweng to catch the wind from November to April, but the rest of the time there is nothing to do.

The necessary infrastructure for Windsurfing on Koh Samui available. In addition to the rental there are several schools for beginners. The cost of private lessons with an instructor will cost about 1500 baht for two hours (about $ 50). One of the most popular schools of Windsurfing on Samui //



Kite surfing (Kitesurfing) or Kiteboarding (Kiteboarding) on Koh Samui is one of the most rapidly growing popularity of water sports. Conditions are excellent: there is wind, water safe, the pitfalls little, water and air is warm year-round. As for Windsurfing, the best places are a year round the beaches of Bophut and Mae Nam and Lamai and Chaweng season winds lasts mainly from November to April.

Equipment rental can be found without problems, especially in the popular Bophut, Chaweng and Lamai. There are many schools and private trainers, but what is bad, and a lot of tourists. On Mae Nam beach with natural conditions are excellent, little people, and one of the famous kite surfing schools are based here.

  • Equipment rental and equipment kitesurfing – 1000 baht/hour.
  • Training – from 10,000 baht for a two-day course (includes equipment rental and equipment).

Popular schools:

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
AnyChek 27 August, 2017

Hi! Just got back from Samui, August 2017, when in all of Thailand the rainy season. It there is absolutely not there! For two weeks the rain was twice in the late afternoon, when the sun set.
Have levolo as follows - the next day heat! The prices in this period, we were pleased!) ...
Alkor55 3 April, 2018
The rainy season in Thailand is nonsense.All the different provinces. For Koh Samui in July ,August and until mid September is the best time of rest. And this time, not the rainy season. There is a month can go 3-4 rain for 15 minutes. And this is the peak season. In Italy from August 1 to September 1 all the holiday( in Spain too) and at this time the island crowded with Italians(but not the Spaniards,there are a few). 10 times vacationing with his wife on Koh Samui this summer for a month each time. Russian tour guides(friends) we were told that winter here is worse.A few years ago I went to Koh Samui in winter from 20 January to 15 February. Really did not like.Every three days the storm in the sea grass, boards, logs and other debris. And weather is normal, you can relax. But it is not a rule, sometimes worse, but sometimes better.Therefore, from 1 November the best place to relax on Koh Chang until March, then worse.But the ball there is a zero. So everybody is looking for what suits him. Someone like Phuket, some don't, also the winter vacation is good there, but for us in winter, Koh Chang better.I will add that to Chang the wild tides and need to get serious about the choice of hotel. ...
admin April 4, 2018

All true, and nobody on this website never claimed that in Thailand the rainy season is one for the whole country, and on this account even sickly seasons sign is - But you draw conclusions about the weather on several trips at one time, and one trip to another - not objectively. Still the best season in Samui is in January-April. And the fact that you were not so lucky... well, weather is unpredictable because almost... ...
Alkor55 4 April, 2018
Read the post above. This answer for AnyChek. And what about January-April , I live here told friends, operating guides. It is friends, just guides I'm not going to listen. Been there, done that. And about the spring floods you forget about autumn I will not say, you do know about them and during them happening. And that weather is unpredictable, you're right... But for our 10 year old travel to Samui had no problems with the weather. ...
Nadine Mahler May 16, 2018
Samui is a wonderful island!
We flew from Moscow with a stopover in Bangkok, the tour was in early March. The weather was great, and just in the last day the sun hid, and we learned what a tropical rain. :lol:
We stayed in the wonderful hotel briza resort. The hotel consists of many small two-storey houses, each house a maximum of 4 rooms. The whole hotel look like the garden of Eden, is buried in verdure.
The island is very interesting because on one side you can only see the dawn, and on the other the decline. We lived in Chaweng, there are only sunrises, so we decided one evening to go to the other end of the island to watch the sunset, and absolutely do not regret it, it is very beautiful! ...
nausla May 16, 2018
The puzzles are beautiful. ...
of Satanta 17 September, 2018
Going to Thailand for a month. Plans 5 days in Koh Samui! The main question is, what dostoprimechatelnosti better to take the tour and where you can go on their own ...
admin 17 September, 2018

I have a strong opinion that trips to a guide which tells about the sights, only needed for historical sites. And considering that there are places on Samui not, then excursions are not necessary, if you are able to reach on their own. If you drive a motorbike, take it in rent and go, all you will see. ...
Travel Johnny December 28, 2018
Hello!Tell us about the school Windian that Bali - I say very cool! And the Russian coaches, and the program is great ...
admin December 28, 2018

You ask like "Tell", and in the end not a question mark, and exclamation marks. More like advertising :THINK . Anyway the topic is about Samui and not Bali, it's even different countries. ...