Central Festival Samui is one of the most complete and largest lifestyle complexes in Koh Samui. With 3 storeys and around 90,000 square metres of retail space, there couldn't be a better description for this shopping and dining mall. 

The mall has 4 sections – Chaweng Port, Bird Cage, Fisherman Village, and Beach Town Market. This modern and trendy complex boasts some original architectural features with its central open-air atrium. It has a beautifully landscaped garden, complete with benches, a kid's playground, and countless shops and restaurants. Central Festival Samui is set in the prime east coast resort town of Samui Island, between Chaweng Lake and Chaweng Beach Road. 

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What are the highlights of Central Festival Samui?

Chaweng Port is the main entrance of Central Festival Samui on Chaweng Beach Road, directly opposite OZO Chaweng Samui. It features restaurants and bars on and around a large outdoor terrace including Starbucks, The Coffee Club, a cocktail lounge, The Kitchen Thai, and Wine Connection – all in all over 2 dozen venues dedicated to food and beverages set over 2 floors.

Bird Cage is the fashion zone of the complex, located in the central part of the shopping mall. Decorated in an ultra-modern Sino-Portuguese style, it hosts about 20 large shops such as Supersports and Uniqlo. There are smaller boutiques of famous international brands such as Adidas, Camel, Esprit, Geox, Playboy, Rip Curl, Jim Thompson, and X-Act.

Good to know about at Central Festival Samui

The Fisherman Village zone hosts the Central Department Store, a large shopping haven at which you can find a vast choice of branded clothing and accessories as well as a children's playground and seating area for the parents. 

The last zone – Beach Town Market – is the second main entrance of the complex. It's situated at its northern end, right next to the Phru Chaweng Public Park. A partially open-air food court is on the ground floor, while a gaming arcade is on the second floor.

Central Festival Samui offers over 200 shops, numerous bars restaurants, as well as recreational activities for visitors of all ages.

Central Festival Samui

Location: 209/3 Moo 2, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand

Open: Daily from 11 am to 8 pm

Phone: +66 (0)77 913 000

Stephan Audiger | Compulsive Traveller