Koh Samui is one of the most attractive destinations for tourists visiting South East Asia. It is a beautiful island with golden sandy beaches and an ambient tropical weather unlike any other in the region. It has beautiful sceneries, great foods, a lot of fun activities, and welcoming hosts. It is known to be one of the best place in the world to spend the New Year’s Eve with your family and friends.

So, why spend the New Year in Koh Samui? Here are just a few reasons that will get your imagination run wild.

Brilliantly Beautiful Fireworks Displays

The dark Koh Samui night sky lights up radiantly with the most spectacular fireworks during the New Year’s Eve. Virtually every party on the island always lights up fireworks when the clock hits twelve, and you are guaranteed to witness a remarkable burst of light and sparks all around you. Visit these beaches and parties that highlight fantastic fireworks display in full view:

  • Nikki Beach – is where the party goes down during the NYE. Entertainment comes with Live Bands, acclaimed DJs, performers, and incredibly melodious music. The highlight of the event, however, is the fireworks display. Here you will marvel at the numerous fireworks that burst into the dark sky and illuminate the sea water below.
  • W Retreat Koh Samui – is the place to visit in the New Year with some gentle music, a glass of champagne, and a spectacular display of fireworks. The tone of the party is not as high as Nikki Beach, and the environment is perfect for easygoing guests.

Fireworks are readily available on the island, so do not limit your expectations to just these two event locations. You will be surprised to see the sky lighting up all around you. Flying of Sky Lanterns follows which light up the sky as they carry hopes and wishes of the people heavenward.

New Year Gala Night

What is the best way to usher in the New Year in style than with a classy and delicious Thai gala night? There are numerous gala nights that you can attend on the island, and each party offers tasty and nutritious Thai foods and drinks and a great night out partying with family, friends, and strangers. Some of the gala night parties to look out for include:

  • Six Senses Samui’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinners – Picture yourself dining on the rocks with family and friends surrounded by a spectacular 2700 view and a refreshing and rejuvenating atmosphere – it is definitely what Six Senses Samui promises for guests who attend the gala dinners. There is a variety of delicious Thai foods to choose from, and the service is undoubtedly the best.
  • Banyan Tree Samui’s New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Gala – Visit Banyan Tree to enjoy the incredible gala night themed the Great Gatsby Gala. Enjoy a Thai set dinner surrounded by a calm and quiet surrounding full of friendly faces. There are seven courses to choose from, and kids and vegetarians have their menus too.

Other gala dinners to look out for on the island include: Conrad Koh Samui’s New Year’s Eve gala dinner, Cliff’s New Year’s Eve gala dinner, Dr. Frog’s New Year’s Eve gala dinner, and SALA Samui.

New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinners

Gala dinners are perfect for lovers, families, or group of friends who enjoy a peaceful environment. Another kind is available for those who fancy on music, fun, and socializing. And some are served at beach fronts where everyone can gather to eat as they await the fireworks display. Different hosts come up with different themes, so be sure to inquire beforehand.
Some of the restaurants and resorts to visit for the best New Year’s Eve buffet dinners include:

  • Six Senses Samui
  • Banyan Tree
  • Cliff’s
  • Dr. Frogs
  • Conrad Koh Samui
  • SALA Samui

Bar Hopping

There is no better way to get rid of the past year’s stresses and problems than with a good drink. The drinks on the island will have you feeling joyous and mellow, and the numerous bars will have you spoilt for choice. So why not visit as many bars as you can and enjoy the fun and entertainment each has to offer before the sun comes up. The island is easy and quick to navigate, and the bars are always open and welcoming to guests looking for a good night out.

Related topic: The Night Life in Koh Samui, Thailand

New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch Buffet

With all the partying and raving on the New Year’s Eve, a hangover should be expected in the morning. However, you can suppress it with more fun at the New Year’s Day Hangover Brunch Buffets served in different restaurants on the island. There is a variety of foods and drinks that will refresh your mind and energize your body. What’s more, the diversity of visitors attending the buffet will keep you occupied throughout—you may make new friends or even fall in love, you never know!

There is no better place to usher in the New Year than the golden sandy beaches and luxurious hotels and resorts of Koh Samui. Everyone knows this, so make your reservations early enough to avoid missing out on the fun.