3 accommodations under $49/night near the beaches in Koh Samui, Thailand

On the hunt for an affordable seaside getaway?

In this post, we’re exploring some fantastic accommodations, each under $49/night, that sit pretty close to the breathtaking beaches of Koh Samui, Thailand.

Whether you’re a sun worshipper, a beachcomber, or simply a lover of stunning sea views, these picks will surely bring your vacation dreams to life without breaking the bank.

Let’s get started!

Little hideout on the third floor for 3 guests

Entire rental unit hosted by PenthouseSamui

Price: $45/night

Tucked away on the third floor, this cozy hideaway is an ideal escape for up to three guests seeking solace near the shores of Crystal Beach.

For just $39/night for 2 persons and $45/night for 3, you will enjoy a queen bed and sofa bed, access to two shared pools—including a rooftop oasis with panoramic views of the mountains—and use of an on-site gym and laundry room. The kitchen is open for your culinary adventures should you tire of the local fare.

Whether you’re in search of an affordable getaway, a secluded spot to recharge, or a home base for beachy adventures, this little gem has everything you need. Trade the bustle of everyday life for sea breezes, sunsets, and the simple pleasures of this community abode.

Studio apartment in a condominium close to Bo Phut Beach

Entire apartment hosted by Nattika

Price: $46/night

For those seeking an ocean escape without (too much) commute, Condo Replay has you covered. This cozy studio apartment on the 4th floor provides views of both the sea and pool, away from the main road below for maximum relaxation.

Everything you need is accounted for, with a small kitchenette and utensils for cooking your choice of the day. After a dip in the sparkling pool or sweat in the gym, do your laundry with the convenient washer provided and hangers for drying your clothes.

All the amenities of the condo are open to you, from tennis and basketball courts to the swimming pool. In under 2 minutes by car, you will be strolling the shops and restaurants of Fisherman’s Village.

Editor’s note: Utilities like electricity and water are billable separately so do check with the host in advance before booking.

Spacious one-bedroom bungalow in RR Retreat

Quiet 1 BR bungalow with Salt Pool (R1)

Price: $46/night

Nestled in a lush tropical garden, this spacious one-bedroom bungalow offers a secluded island escape close to Koh Samui’s Maenam Beach, W Beach, and Bo Phut Beach.

Its open-concept layout flows seamlessly from the full kitchen to the living room and out onto the front porch, bringing a tiny bit of the outdoors in. The bedroom features a king bed and ample storage, while the stylish bathroom includes a glass-partitioned shower space.

You will share a pool with fellow guests, and have access to a shared washer and dryer. A 2-minute walk takes you to Maenam’s main road lined with shops and restaurants. The closest beach is less than a 5-minute drive or a 10-minute stroll away.

Whether you spend the day beachcombing, exploring the island, or simply lounging poolside amid the bungalow’s lush tropical greenery, this spacious one-bedroom oasis offers a relaxing taste of island life.

And that’s all from us, folks. At less than $49/night, these accommodations are a steal. So take your pick from our list, book in advance, and pack your bags because Koh Samui is waiting to welcome you to its sandy beaches. Have a lovely island escape to come! 😉