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Koh Samui Sports

Gym, Thaiboxing and Karate
Lamai Gym, WMC Muay Thai Camp
This gym has been on Lamai since 1989, but moved to it's present location in the mid 90's. It has a basic gym with free weights and machines.
If you are into Thai boxing there are two classes daily. One morning session and one afternoon session. The camp has very skilled trainers, a ring and a couple of bags, as well as other Muay Thai equipment. Location: South Lamai, at beginning of Lamai beach road. (more info here)
muay thai koh samui

Thai Pinyo Boxing School
Daily Muay Thai classes with professional instructors. The gym has a ring and all equipment that you need. Location: North Lamai, at Ring Road, close to Buddy Bar

Neptune Club and Fitness Center
A modern fitness center and spa in the heart om Chaweng. The gym has both free weights and machines. The relax area has a nordic style sauna, jacuzzi and a steam room. Location: 200/1 Chaweng Beach Road

World Gym
A gym for body builders, as well as a person who want to stay (or get) fit on the vacation. Free weights and robust machines. A "Pumping Iron" style gymnasium. Location: Samui Ring Road, Close to Chaweng

Samui dojo, Karate, Okinawan Goju-Ryu
The Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate dojo on Koh Samui. Martial Arts and Vegan Lifestyle is practiced here. Location: Between Lamai and Hua Thanon. (East Samui)

Bowling
Living Bowl Center
This bowling center in the heart of Chaweng has twelve great lanes. In the evening the place becomes a disco bowling center with a professional DJ. Drinks and food are available. Location: At Chaweng beach road, close to McDonalds.

Go Karting
Samui Go-Kart
Samui Go-kart has three different karts to choose from. Suitable for youngsters as well as adults. Location: At Samui Ring Road, Bo Phut. (North Samui)

Water sports
Canoeing and Kayaking
You can rent canoes and kayaks at Chaweng beach and on a few other locations. Travel agents do often offer canoe and kayak trips to destinations such as Mae Koh and Angthong National Marine Park, West of Samui and Phangan islands.

Sailing, Windsurfing, Waterskiing and Kiteboarding
You can rent different kind of sailing boats, catamarans and windsurfing boards on a few locations on Chaweng beach. There are also sailing courses available. Waterskiing equipment, boat and driver is also available to rent on many of the beaches.

kite boarding koh samui

Or try the fascinating sport of Kiteboarding (or Kitesurfing) at Samui Orchid Resort (Ban Harn Beach close to Hua Thanon) and Shamballa resort (Big Buddha beach in the North of Samui) A yearly yacht race named Koh Samui Regatta is held in the water around Samui island. There are three classes in this Regatta: IRC 1, IRC 2 and Multihull.

Fishing
Fishing tours can be booked from many travel agents and tour operators on Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. 


Diving and snorkeling

Please go to our (Samui Diving Section Here)

scuba diving koh samui thailand

Tennis
There are two tennis clubs on Samui; Samui Tennis Club in Nathon and Koh Samui Tennis Club at Santiburi Resort, Mae Nam. You will find good tennis courts on Samui. Most of them are located in hotel areas as; Santiburi Resort , Imperial Samui Hotel , Amari Palm Reef Resort , Central Samui Beach Resort and a few other locations. Prices are from about 150 baht per hour.

Venue Location Courts Price / Hr
Amari Palm Reef Chaweng 1 150 baht
Central Samui Beach Resort Chaweng 2 200 baht
Imperial Samui Hotel Chaweng Noi 1 200 baht
Santiburi Dusit Resort Maenam 2 200 baht
Samui Euphoria Bophut 1 150 baht
Tongsai Bay Cottages & Hotel Choeng Mon 1 200 baht
The Siam Residence Lipa Noi 1 150 baht

Other ball sports
Football (soccer) and Beach volleyball
There are not many local soccer teams on Samui, but groups of friends often meet up for a game. Occasionally there are also small tournaments held. There are no big areans though, but a few fields with soccer goals. On many beaches, people occasionally plays beach volleyball In most cases you will be able participate if you just ask.

Other activities and sports
Running, jogging and walking
Before, walking and running was great on the Ring Road. It still can be, but be careful as the traffic can be intense. There are also tracks and small roads in the mainland and jungle. Find a Samui map and ask the local people if it is ok to walk or run there. Beach walking and jogging also comes with a tan! Not bad at all! But use sunscreen. Koh Samui Hash House Harriers are located at Red Fox Pub on Lamai and on The Pub in Bo Phut. The members meet up and run about two times per months.

Bicycling
There are some mountain bike tracks on Samui, between Lamai and Chaweng. Red Bicycle near Hinta Hinyai has information, bicycles and all equipment. If you are biking along the Ring Road, be careful!



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