30 Essential Beach Clubs in Thailand for The Perfect Vacation
See our top picks of chic beach clubs around Thailand's top five seaside destinations. Go out and enjoy the sun!
Due to the lockdown and precautions, most of us had to spend the summer of 2020 in quarantine, while many have been forced to cancel their vacations.
As summer came and went, we can’t help but long for the warm breeze, bright sun, and all the seaside activities. After all, Thailand is one of the world’s top vacation spots when it comes to beaches.
In most shoreline provinces, you’ll find countless beach clubs, cafés, and bars, where you can appreciate the clear sky, blue waters, and those sweet summer vibes. Plus, these venues provide the perfect background for your vacation pics, being as stylish and eye-catching as they are.
In this article, we’ve picked out 30 amazing beach clubs located in Thailand’s top five beach destinations: Koh Samui, Phuket, Pattaya, Hua Hin, and Koh Phangan. Be sure to bookmark these so you can get right into vacation mode as soon as the lockdown is lifted.
Kudo Beach Club
Let’s start by taking a closer look around Patong Beach, one of Phuket’s top hotspots and home to many awesome beach clubs. Kudo Beach Club allows you to really get into that carefree beachside life with its chill & laid-back vibes.
During the day, you can bask in the sun, the sea breeze, and the azure waters around Patong Beach from any of the club's many seating areas. The large swimming pool at its heart will keep you cool while you splash around with your friends.
And you won’t have to worry about running on fumes; Kudo Beach Club also serves a wide range of delightful dishes and drinks.
Lastly, the club serves up quality entertainment throughout the night with exclusive shows as well as a team of talented DJs bringing the beat in. So come on; join the dance floor and show everyone your best moves!
Paradise Beach Phuket
Looking for a one-stop shop? Paradise Beach Club offers a full range of amenities from hostel, beach club, yachting, to various other water sports. If you want just one place to stay and enjoy all the activities without needing to leave, then be sure to book this place for your next Phuket trip.
One of Paradise Beach Club’s highlights is the private beach – beautiful, serene, and deeply relaxing. During the day, you can enjoy your meal surrounded by the clear blue sky, crystalline waters, and warm sea breeze. Choose from a wide range of delicious menus as well as refreshing drinks.
After sundown, Paradise Beach Club springs to life with a dazzling entertainment system and vibrant parties. Get ready for some hair-raising beats played by talented DJs; this sandy dance floor welcomes all!
Visitors can expect exclusive shows as well as Full Moon and Half Moon Parties throughout all seasons.
Baba Beach Club Phuket
Baba Beach Club is a renowned resort & beach club managed by the Sri Panwa chain known for its luxurious setting. Check in here and your post will attract countless envious comments in no time. Boasting lavish and modern designs, the venue brands itself as a ‘music lovers hotel’ and promises to fill every moment here with lively beats.
Although the resort is located in Phang Nga Province, it’s actually super easy to get there with it being merely a 20-minute drive from Phuket Airport. Inside, you’ll find Sino-Protuguese architecture the area is so famous for, as well as more modern elements that bring everything together.
Accommodations include suites and pool villas, and you can enjoy amenities such as restaurant, spa, and of course, the posh beach club, complete with a giant pool in the middle.
Baba Beach Club offers several seating areas, but you can take in the panoramic oceanview from anywhere in the venue. So come on and enjoy refreshing drinks at the poolside bar as well as exclusive events and parties throughout the year.
Bluesiam Beach Club
Located near Bangthao Beach, Blue Siam Beach Club offers a chill and laid-back setting that’s perfect for relaxing. Multiple seating areas allow visitors to take in the breathtaking sights of the Pearl of Andaman, especially the seaside zone filled with comfy beach chairs and loungers.
If you’re craving for a full meal, the club serves a variety of tasty menus, mostly comfort Thai food. And to go with all these delicious dishes, there are options of ice-cold, refreshing drinks that’ll bring on those summer vibes. After dark, expect a rotation of talented live bands to bring the latest hits to the stage.
Blue Siam Beach Club also organizes private parties and invite-only events.
Cafe Del Mar Phuket
Cafe Del Mar is a world-famous chain of beach clubs with over a dozen branches worldwide, and its Phuket venue always sees a stream of tourists and party lovers.
Originally established in Ibiza, home to some of the best beach bars in the world, Cafe Del Mar promises to bring the city’s signature vibes to Thailand. And it doesn’t disappoint!
Located near Kamala Beach, one of Phuket’s most popular spots, the club offers a million-dollar view of the sunset. We’d recommend grabbing a table before 6PM so as to not miss the romantic spot.
Don’t forget to snap some photos to let your friends share in the moment. There are many seating areas that let you enjoy your evening here right next to the sea.
Cafe Del Mar serves a wide range of dishes: international, Thai, and Japanese mains and appetizers. Meanwhile, the drink menu includes spirits, wine, cocktails, and signature concoctions from expert bartenders.
And you’d better pack your swimming gear. The club will keep you cool for the summer with its huge, gorgeous pool. On selected nights, Cafe Del Mar will host fun pool parties featuring energetic beats and live sets by DJs.
Catch Beach Club
Part bar, part restaurant, and part beach club, this Bangthao Beach venue has been a mainstay of Phuket and a favorite among Thai and international tourists.
The venue sports a contemporary style with simplistic yet tasteful designs, while the blue & white tones bring on a sense of calm. Plus, with the breathtaking surrounding, this is a great spot to appreciate the sight of Phuket’s coast.
Catch Beach Club is divided into indoor and outdoor zones. But you’ve come all this way, so why not take advantage of the gorgeous open-air area? Take a breather on sofa beds and comfy beach chairs, and enjoy delicious food and refreshing drinks while you’re at it.
After sundown, the venue will be transformed into a beachside nightclub. Party lovers can expect high-energy sets from talented DJs to light up the night.
Coast Beach Club & Bistro Phuket
Hailing from a chain of well-known and well-loved Thai beach clubs, Coast Beach Club & Bistro Phuket sits in Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket on Karon Beach. The venue features an upscale setting; luxurious and spacious with multiple seating areas.
If you’re looking for some extra privacy, the club also offers a secluded seating area. Feel the breeze, bask in the sun, and listen to the sound of the waves; this is where you can get a real up-close look at the beautiful Andaman Sea.
At the Phuket location, Coast Beach Club combines the laid-back nature of beachside eateries and the stylishness of urban chic bars. With a menu full of expertly prepared international dishes like fresh seafood, grilled items, as well as tapas, cheese boards, and cold cuts, it’s easy to call this a foodie paradise.
There are plenty of options for drinks, but the recommended item is the colorful cocktails made for this seaside setting.
HQ Beach Lounge
Located on the all-time popular Kamala Beach, HQ Beach Lounge is an upscale beach club featuring classy contemporary designs. With the venue being this stylish, any shot you take is guaranteed to elicit envious comments.
HQ Beach Lounge offers many seating areas for you to sit back, relax, and take in the stunning panorama of the Andaman Sea.
Feeling peckish? Just order some delicious treats from the kitchen. HQ Beach Lounge serves a wide range of international dishes prepared by expert chefs. Plus, there are many refreshing drinks to sip on while taking in the romantic beachside ambiance. HQ Beach Lounge also hosts exclusive events on selected nights, including live performances and high-energy sets by well-known DJs.
Iguana Beach Club
Sitting on Kalim Beach, this laid-back beach club offers a secluded area where you can enjoy Phuket’s beautiful sights in relative calm and quiet.
Let the sound of the waves take your mind off things while you lounge on the comfy seats with a sweeping panorama of the sea on Kalim Beach merely a glance away.
You can freshen up with a bunch of cool drinks; everything from freshly pressed juices to colorful cocktails that pack quite the punch. Then, turn it up and fill the club with lively, hair-raising beats from talented DJs.
On selected nights, Iguana Beach Club is known to host special live sets featuring guest DJ as well as exclusive themed parties that you’ll absolutely love.
Xana Beach Club
Located in Angsana Laguna Phuket, Bangthao Beach, this ultra-chic club offers a place to enjoy the surroundings for everyone, hotel guests or otherwise.
The first thing you’ll notice at Xana Beach Club is all the magenta seats and cushions – a stark contrast to the surrounding blue sea and sky. These colors help bring on the summer vibes and make for an extremely eye-catching backdrop.
Hungry? Xana Beach Club will keep you topped off with international & Thai dishes as well as tasty tapas. Those can go great with drinks like cocktails and wines, on which you can sip while enjoying the relaxing beachside ambiance.
On special occasions, Xana Beach Club often hosts exclusive events as well as fun parties. Music lovers will absolutely enjoy the frequent live sets played by talented DJs, especially with a top-tiered entertainment system.
Cafe De Beach
Let’s shift our gears from chill beachside hangouts to some lively party spots. At Cafe De Beach, you’ll be met with a full range of entertainment in a cozy & casual setting. Expect the latest hits played by top-notch bands – ones that guarantee to get you out on the dance floor.
That said, the real highlight of this bar/restaurant is its frequent mini-concerts featuring some of Thailand’s most famous acts. Other than the intimate setting, you’ll be able to enjoy meet & greet sessions with your favorite artists. The best part is these exclusive events are hosted throughout the year.
And you won’t have to worry about running on fumes while you’re shaking to the beats! Cafe De Beach serves a wide variety of delicious food and drinks for all to enjoy every night.
Coast Beach Club & Bistro Pattaya
Even though there’s a bunch of Coast Beach Club branches all over Thailand, each venue features different themes and styles. This Pattaya spot, located in Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, can be described as upscale and elegant.
Plus, with a view of the ocean stretching on and on in the background, any shot you take is bound to be breathtaking.
Seatings are available both indoor and outdoor. Enjoy a breezy lunchtime in the main dining area or lounge on the comfy beach chairs by the sea. And to top it all off, why not sip on some cold drinks?
In the evening, you’ll have many options of delicious menus, such as fresh seafood BBQ and other grilled delights, and the club frequently offers seafood buffet deals on special occasions for those looking for a grand feast. Last but not least, the bartenders can create all sorts of colorful concoctions to go with your meal.
At the moment, it’s hard to find a seaside café more popular than Papa Beach. Pictures of this chic hangout keep popping up on your social media, we’d imagine. A Bali-style getaway, the café is actually located near Na Jomtien, Chonburi Province – not too far from Pattaya.
The interior features a highly unique and eye-catching style; it feels almost like stepping into a place on some distant beach in Bali.
The upper deck allows you to gaze out unobstructed, while the sofa beds below are more fitting for a group of friends. Alternatively, you might want to grab a bean bag on the front lawn to get a more up-close view of the sea.
For hungry café hoppers, there are many mouthwatering Western and Thai menus to enjoy at Papa Beach. As for drinks, sip one some fresh, ice-cold juice, or cocktails and beers if you’re looking for something stronger.
Another highlight, or highlights, of Papa Beach is the Insta-worthy corners at the venue. The decoration zone, although small, gives off strong beachside picnic vices, and patrons can often be found lining up to take photos with the iconic Bali-style ‘bird nest’ seat overlooking the sea.
Lastly, for those of you who don’t mind the heights, try climbing onto the suspended nets to get a stunning shot of the club’s surroundings.
The Beach Club
Located in Pullman Pattaya Hotel G, Wong Amat Beach, this seaside restaurant promises an exquisite dining experience for all patrons. It serves international cuisine, including Japanese and Thai dishes, as well as an array of cool drinks.
On selected nights, The Beach Club serves dinners buffet-style, full of fresh seafood and other scrumptious items. It’s a real can’t-miss for foodies.
You’ll find multiple seating areas, including an air-conditioned indoor zone and an outdoor section where you can fully take in the breeze and the sea view. In the center of the club is Pullman Pattaya Hotel G’s gorgeous swimming pool, where you can splash around to keep your summer party super cool and fresh.
On holidays and seasonal occasions, The Beach Club often hosts exclusive events with lively parties and top-tiered entertainment for everyone to enjoy.
The Sky Gallery
One of Pattaya’s most popular restaurants, The Sky Gallery is located near Khao Phra Tamnak. Those who come to visit this iconic beachside town often stop by the place to snap some shots as well as have a meal by the sea.
The venue is super spacious and has multiple seating areas. One of the highlights here is the beachside tables, which offer a panoramic view of the sea. Be sure to get there early if you want a guaranteed seat, though, as the tables become fully booked pretty fast.
Another one of The Sky Gallery’s popular zones is its hillside seatings, which overlook a wide swath of the Pattaya shoreline. Boasting one of Pattaya’s most spectacular sunset views, it offers an incredibly romantic setting.
On top of all this, you also have a wide variety of menus – everything from flavorful Thai dishes to international munchies. Even if you’re not looking for a full meal, you’ll enjoy The Sky Gallery’s delightful appetizers as well as drinks like coffee, smoothies, cocktails, and beers.
Turn your social media feed pink by visiting Tutu Beach – one of the hottest cafés/bars in Pattaya at the moment. As you browse through all of your mutuals’ holiday posts, you’re guaranteed to find at least one post that features the place. Tutu Beach has become a popular destination for tourists as well as celebrities, artists, and stars.
This Hawaiian-style café/bar sits right on the sandy beach; its most iconic feature includes the baby pink bean bags and beach umbrellas that pepper the venue. The glaring sun seems softer somehow when met with the pastel tones of Tutu Beach.
Plus, the indoor area is just as stylish as you’d expect. The venue also features many other eye-catching corners that you’ll want to show off to your friends. Then, it’s time to enjoy delectable Thai food, as well as international dishes and tasty appetizers.
There are options of refreshing drinks, creatively prepared and served in adorable shell-shaped and coconut-shaped containers that you can also take home.
Finally, live bands and special performances during the evening and into the night help liven up the party. You’d better get there early, though, because seats at Tutu Beach fill pretty fast.
View Mare Beach Front Bar & Restaurant Pattaya
Another one of Pattaya’s casual bars/restaurants, this Na Jomtien venue allows you to appreciate the sea view, the beach, and the summer vibes.
Sit back and relax anywhere in View Mare; there’s plenty of options. However, the best seats in the house are definitely the beachfront sun loungers. Feet on the sands, waves crashing right in front of you – it doesn’t get any better!
Another popular nook at View Mare is the suspended net seats that hang over the water, perfect for chilling and snapping impressive shots for your next post.
The restaurant serves a wide range of delicious treats: classic Thai dishes, fresh seafood, as well as international menus. You’ll also have options of ice-cold drinks to go with your meal.
For entertainment, expect a nightly selection of vibrant, hair-raising beats from live bands.
Ark Bar Beach Club
If Hin Ta and Hin Yai Rocks serve as Koh Samui’s most famous natural landmarks, then the same could be said about Ark Bar and the island’s party scene.
Most who visited Koh Samui will say that they miss the lively nights at Ark Bar. And why shouldn’t they? The venue sits right next to the beach, where you can chill, sip on some drinks, and see the ocean up-close.
Ark Bar sits on Chaweng Beach – one of Koh Samui’s most popular beaches. Other than serving as a bar, the place is also a resort and a beach club that welcomes tourists year-round. If you’re looking for a place that has it all, then this is the choice for you.
Ark Bar offers over 300 rooms of accommodations and a beach club that features a huge pool, a bar, and two restaurant areas. On the menu are Thai and international dishes as well as all kinds of creative drinks.
Finally, there’s the exciting nighttime entertainment, featuring a team of talented DJs, live bands, and the famous fire performances.
Located on Koh Samui’s iconic Lamai Beach, which is often listed among the island’s top seaside spots, Beach Republic is one part luxury resort, one part restaurant, and one part beach club. The bright red venue offers a striking contrast with the azure sky and waters, making it extra eye-catching in shots.
You can see a panorama of the ocean directly from the beach club, and with many seating areas, you can party with your friends however you feel like. For those looking for extra privacy among Lamai Beach’s beautiful surroundings, especially if they’re here on a date, Beach Republic offers that too.
Then, get ready to enjoy a wide variety of munchies as well as refreshing signature drinks. To fight the summer heat, dive into the large pool by the beach that’ll keep you fresh & cool all day.
On special occasions, Beach Republic hosts themed parties featuring talented DJs, who’ll make your island trip even more memorable with hair-raising tunes.
Coast Beach Club & Bistro Samui
Created and managed by the Centara chain, Coast Beach Club has branches all over Thailand. The Koh Samui venue is located in the Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui near Chaweng Beach, where you’re sitting right next to a gorgeous beach. There are plenty of seatings available in a more romantic setting as well.
The club serves mostly international dishes with fresh seafood as well as grilled items that you’d expect at a beachside BBQ. There are also pizzas, tapas, and cold cuts to enjoy along with a fine selection of wines and signature cocktails concocted by expert mixologists.
Nikki Beach Koh Samui
Located on Lipa Noi Beach, this luxury resort/beach club takes design inspirations from music, great food, entertainment, fashion, films, and art. This seaside hangout is where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy whatever the night brings.
Get a taste of the club’s tasties offerings: Western & Japanese menus, fresh seafood, and even salads for the health-focused. Then, sip on some pick-me-up drinks, with both soft and alcoholic options.
Spending time at Nikki Beach Koh Samui means there are plenty of opportunities to join lively parties. That said, there are beach chairs and other comfy corners if chilling by the sea is more your style. To fight the island heat, you’re always welcome to splash into the pool and cool down any time.
The Beach Bar Samui
Located on Chaweng Noi Beach, this club & bar serves up high-energy entertainment to party lovers from morning to midnight. Enjoy your time on the beach with the warm breeze, hot sun, and fine sands.
During the day, The Beach Bar Samui is a laid-back hangout full of Instagrammable corners. Its highlight includes a giant swing where everyone must get a photo to post for all their friends to see.
If you’re more into parties, however, then you might what to drop by later in the night, as the beach club transforms into a seaside dance floor. Feel the beats as the team of prominent DJs spin a wide variety of genres every night. Plus, The Beach Bar often hosts exclusive events on seasonal and other special occasions.
Shoreline Beach Club
Shoreline Beach Club is tucked inside the Amari Hua Hin Hotel, located near Khao Takiab, and can be reached either from the hotel front or through Soi Hua Hin 87.
Shoppaholics will be happy to know that Hua Hin’s iconic Cicada Market is within walkable distance from the venue. After you’re done dining, you’re free to go hunt for hip local goods.
The place is designed to allow everyone to make new memories together, sharing their experience while enjoying a delicious meal by the sea. Seatings are available both indoor and outdoor, but the sheer size of the venue makes everywhere feel airy and open.
Sitting in the indoor zone is one of Shoreline Beach Club main highlights – the open kitchen, where you can watch the chef prepare every dish. As for the outdoor area, you’ll be able to fully take in the ocean view, the sound of the waves, and the magnificent sunset.
On the menu are a variety of Thai and international menus, and their large portions mean every dish is a sharing dish. The chefs use the freshest ingredients sourced from the local markets. To top it all off, you’ll have many ice-cold drink options to sip on.
INFINITY Beach Club Koh Phangan
Party your summer away at one of Koh Phangan’s most awesome beach clubs! During the day, you can sit back and listen to waves crashing into the sands and feel the gentle breeze under the sun. INFINITY Beach Club offers plenty of cozy seatings with a breathtaking panorama of the ocean.
For those looking to fill up, Infinity Beach Club serves a wide selection of mouth-watering meals. Whether it’s hot & spicy Thai menus or full-flavored international dishes, you’ll have your pick of delicious munchies throughout the day.
In the evening, INFINITY Beach Club transforms into a chic beach bar, featuring high-energy tracks played by DJs to light up your night. Finally, there’s a variety of drinks to keep you cool during hot nights on the beach.
Samsara Beach Club
Here’s a beach club that’s full of life and energy, but such is to be expected from a club on the famous Koh Phangan. Located on Rin Beach, Samsara Beach Club springs to life as a beachside dance floor every night.
With the casual setting, spacious venue, and plenty of hangout nooks to choose from, you’ll soon be whisked away by the club’s extensive entertainment.
In the sweltering summer, you can take a dip in a giant pool at the center of the club and stave off the heat while partying with your friends.
And if you ever get thirsty, just order a refreshing drink from the menu; recommended items include colorful sea-themed cocktails.
You’ll be dancing to high-energy tracks from various genres played by a nightly rotation of DJ talents. Samsara Beach Club also regularly hosts exclusive events, awesome parties, and guest DJs performances. You’re guaranteed to have the time of your life at this beach club!
The Beach Club Phangan
Located in the Buri Rasa Koh Phangan Hotel on Thong Nai Pan Beach, The Beach Club is supremely stylish. The décor is themed after the island’s seafood stalls as well as traditional Thai aesthetics, brought together in a beautiful combination.
The indoor seating area is entirely open-air, so you can feel the sea breeze on your face even while sitting in the shade. On the other hand, the outdoor zone lets you dine on the white sands with the sea right next to you – truly serene and romantic.
On the menu, you’ll find food created by professional chefs, meticulously and expertly prepared to a delicious perfection. The food is one of the reasons patrons keep coming back to The Beach Club Phangan.
Finally, light up the night with Koh Phangan’s iconic fire performances; these amazing daredevil shows are guaranteed to blow you away.
1d+ Day Artist
Located near Khao Tao in Pranburi, 1d+ Day Artist is barely 15 minutes away from Hua Hin downtown. With simple white tones and décor that invokes the image of a seaside picnic, this chic café is the perfect spot for a minimalist.
The café’s highlight is all the Instagrammable corners we bet hipsters will love. Swings, hammocks, wooden table sets, and white teepees – these are only some of the things that customers love to pose with.
1d+ Day Artist features an open-air indoor zone, built from empty shipping containers, where you can enjoy the sea breeze even in the shade.
That said, the outdoor area is where you’ll want to be if you want to appreciate the beach and bask in the sun. However, we recommend sitting in this area only in the evening, as it could get downright scorching.
Feeling hungry? 1d+ Day Artist serves a variety of sweet and savory items for customers to enjoy. During hot summer days, colorful chilled drinks are just the thing to freshen you up.
Baba Beach Club Hua Hin
A luxury resort and beach club from the Sri Panwa chain, Baba Beach Club is a newcomer to the Cha-am & Hua Hin areas. It features the same “music lovers hotel” concept as its Phuket counterpart, so you can expect every moment you spend to be filled with quality music.
The beach club incorporates Hua Hin’s iconic characters as well as local landmarks into its architecture. From this design choice comes a unique neo-colonial style with a white & gold palette and Art Deco elements.
As for accommodations, there’s everything from rooms with panoramic sea view and a private pool, pool villas, to first-class beachfront penthouses. Every room comes with a lighting system to let you set the lights to any mood that suits yours.
The resort is equipped with many amenities, including a restaurant and a beach bar. So come lay down all your worries, enjoy the calm surroundings, and take a dip in the large, gorgeous pool.
Baba Beach Club regularly hosts parties and exclusive events, offering its patrons lively entertainment throughout the year.
Coast Beach Club & Bistro Hua Hin
A popular brand of beach clubs from the Centara chain, Coast Beach Club can be found in most tourist hotspots, Hua Hin included. This particular one, located in Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, features Centara’s signature upscale setting and a spacious venue.
What sets the Hua Hin club apart from its brethrens is the grand Thai-style pavilion at the heart of everything – a beautiful combination of modern aesthetics and traditional elements.
The Centara Hua Hin’s private beach lets you bask in the tranquility – a place to sit back and relax in the breeze, warm sun, and azure waters.
Coast Beach Club is divided into multiple areas, but the highlight is the seaside area, which offers a panorama of the ocean stretching on and on.
After that, get ready to fill your belly with international and Thai mains and appetizers. You can also enjoy a variety of cool drinks, especially the colorful & delightful cocktails created by the club’s professional mixologists.
After the sunset, expect some fun beats played by DJs; the variety of genres will get you dancing to lively rhythms in no time.
Oceanside Beach Club
Located in the popular Putahracsa Hotel, Oceanside Beach Club is known for its serene setting. It’s a place you can hangout from morning and late into the night, since it opens all day.
You’ll find a variety of Thai and International menus as well as BBQ items, which seem perfect for a grand meal by the sea. As for the drinks, there are coffee for caffeine lovers as well as cocktails if you’re looking for something with a little more punch.
The place is decked out mostly in white, which makes it feel airier and and more spacious. And the seating areas all provide striking backgrounds for photos that’ll make your friends on social media burn with envy.
Finally, there’s the perfect panorama when you look out at the sea. The vastness of these surroundings really brings on a sense of calm.
At the Putahracsa Hotel, you can choose from many styles of rooms as well as private pool villas. The hotel also provides a full range of spa services.