Shopping around Chaweng Beach

Chaweng has the best shopping options in the whole of Samui Island. Of course, other popular resort towns have engaging stores, but Chaweng is the only place that hosts large shopping malls and supermarkets.

You can also find a bustling weekly Walking Street (street market), as well as many small standalone boutiques selling clothes, cosmetics and souvenirs.

With the resorts unrivalled location basically just across from Samui's largest shopping malls and many more options within walking distance, shopping with the Chaweng Buri Beach Resort as starting point couldn't be more convenient. 

Here are just a few options within walking distance of the Chaweng Buri Beach Resort:

Central Festival Samui

Central Festival Samui

Central Festival Samui is the main shopping haven in the ever-popular resort town of Chaweng. Here, you can find a plethora of brand-name boutiques – Camel, Adidas, AIIZ, Esprit, Jim Thompson to name just a few – as well as chain restaurants and bars such as Auntie Anne’s, Black Canyon Coffee, Haagen-Dazs and much more.

Distance from the Resort: 50 meters.


Chaweng Night Market

Chaweng Night Market, Samui

The Chaweng Night Market has a fantastic array of dining options, with only a couple of stalls selling clothes and souvenirs. The market is effectively a large food court, offering authentic local Thai food, European and international favorites, as well as a couple of small bars.

Distance from the Resort:  150 meters.


Chaweng Walking Street

Walking Street Chaweng Beach, Samui

The Chaweng Walking Street is a riot of colors, sounds and scents. This is where you can haggle for items such as T-shirts, sunglasses, beach dresses, lamps, flip-flops, bags of all shapes and sizes, carved wooden souvenirs, kids’ clothing and cosmetics, among other goods. It’s also lined with countless food stands selling grilled chicken, squid, delicious sweet-boiled chicken, sticky rice, and smoothies.

Distance from the Resort: 500 meters.


Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson Store at Central Festival Samui

Named after the man who single-handedly revolutionized Thailand's silk industry, Jim Thompson sells all things silk. Shirts, skirts, jackets, ties and even cuddly toys – all come in slinky silk and are expertly cut. Jim Thompson has 2 retail shops in Chaweng: 1 on the first floor of Central Festival Samui and another at Samui International Airport. This brand is a great option if you're after quality souvenirs from Thailand. 

Distance from the Resort: 50 meters.