Koh Samui Airport is perhaps one of the most beautiful and best designed in the world with its gorgeous natural surroundings. The airport is privately owned and operated by Bangkok Airways. It is located in the northern part of the island near Bo Phut Beach and is easily accessible. Singaporeans landing at Koh Samui Airport are entitled to a 30-day free visa status. This island is a convenient gateway for Singaporeans with cheap and frequent flights available from Changi Airport on Bangkok Airways. The airport is only open from 5am to 10pm.
There are two terminals available at the Koh Samui Airport -- Domestic and International Terminals.
Services and Facilities
Lounge. The Blue Ribbon Club Lounge is available in both the domestic and international terminals. These lounges are open from 5am to 10pm and charge a nominal fee for a period of 3 hours. Book the lounges online to guarantee a seat.
Wifi/Internet Services. Wifi is available at the airport.
Business & Conference. The airport does not have any business or conference facilities available. The Six Senses Hideaway Resort and the Renaissance Koh Samui Resort and Spa are an option for business travellers in need of meeting rooms and secretarial services.
Shopping. Duty-free shopping is available but only limited to certain shops with a small range of items. Samui Park Avenue, after check-in, houses a wide promenade with shops and cafes for passengers leaving the island.
General Services. There is a Post Office if you want to mail home a postcard. The VAT Refund desk is also available at the national and international departure halls. There are dedicated smoking areas.
Dining Facilities. There are a couple of restaurants and cafes available, selling local Thai food. Get the Pad Thai and chill out by the waiting area. There is a free buffet service available for all passengers.
Car Rental Facilities. There are car rental booths such as Budget and Avis available at the airport. It is relatively easy and convenient to access almost all areas of the island.
Transit Hotels. There are no on-site hotels available for passengers to stay at. However, the Chaweng Bay View Resort and the Saboey Resort & Villas are two hotels situated near the airport.
IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 17 July 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Koh Samui Airport website for the latest update of the following information.