Koh Samui has many popular shopping sites including Lamai, Chaweng and Nathon. If you are looking for the best choice, then Chaweng may be perfect for you. Lamai on the other hand has a lot of quirky stalls that you won’t find anywhere else, and Nathon usually offers the best deals, so there is something available for everyone.
While staying in a Ko Samui hotel, you can browse the markets and find imitation copies of almost anything you wish for including trainers, watches and CDs. If you are looking for the real thing, then you should shop in the department stores, but whatever you choose to do, don’t forget to bargain with the seller to agree a price you are both happy with. Below is a list of some of the best places to go shopping in Koh Samui.
Oscar’s Fashion is a very popular tailors in Koh Samui. They are well-known for providing quality products and they never compromise on the outcome. Oscar’s Fashion has been in the tailoring industry for over 15 years and have customers that return year after year for their services. This is a definite must if you are looking for the perfect suit.
Lamai Sunday Night Market
This is a must see for all travelers visiting Koh Samui. This once a week street market starts at 17:00. The street market is split up into two sections. One section serves local dishes and street food and the other section sell local wares. If you are adventurous, then you might like to try some of the foods that are on offer, including silkworms, grasshoppers and crickets. There are lots of items for sale at the street market including small souvenirs, fake designer goods and paintings. It is definitely worth a visit. Throughout the evening, live music is performed by a variety of different artists to keep everyone entertained as they shop and eat.
Maenam Walking Street
This street market is slightly smaller than some of the others in Koh Samui, but don’t let this put you off, as they still offer a wide variety of products and foods. Open on a Thursday, this market is very popular with locals and tourists alike. You can stand and watch as stall holders carve soap, or you can look around the clothing stalls that are available. It is definitely worth a trip.
Lamai Night Plaza
Lamai Night Plaza has a wide range of pop up stalls that sell a variety of items including jewelry, candles and clothes. They offer a huge variety of imitation designer clothes at cheap prices which makes it a must visit. There are also a variety of restaurants located nearby which offer a wide choice of food to suit all taste buds.
Koh Samui has an abundance of tailors, flea markets and night markets, all of which sell a variety of products including clothes, food and souvenirs. No matter if you are looking for official designer clothes or imitations, they can both be found here alongside a wide range of food options. Koh Samui is definitely the perfect location for any shopaholic!