Samui Plus Sandbox Hotels

Samui Plus Sandbox Hotels

Samui Plus Sandbox Hotels
To be able to come to Koh Samui without quarantine, vaccinated tourists and returning travelers from abroad must book 2 types of Samui Sandbox hotels.

The first 7 nights need to be spent at one of Samui Extra Plus hotels that are approved by the government. After 7 nights, if the second test is negative, the travelers can transfer to any SHA+ hotel and travel freely in Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, or Koh Tao and stay for at least another 7 nights before they can travel to other parts of Thailand.

List of Samui Extra Plus Hotels (Day 1-7)

Samui Extra Plus Hotels are government-approved hotels that must be used for your stay on the first 7 nights in Koh Samui when you enter the country under the so-called “Samui Plus Sandbox“.

  1. The Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel
  2. Fair House Villas & Spa
  3. Avani+ Samui
  4. The Briza Beach Resort Samui
  5. The Lamai Samui
  6. The Spa Resort Koh Samui
  7. Baan Hin Sai Samui
  8. Aura Samui Best Beach
  9. Panacea Villa
  10. Clay Beach Samui
  11. Moonstone Villa
  12. So Paradise Villa
  13. Angthong Villa
  14. Suralai Villa
  15. Ban Suriya
  16. Baan Puri Villa
  17. Tawantok Beach Villa

List of Samui SHA+ Hotels (Day 8-14)

SHA+ Hotels are government-approved hotels that must be used for the stay in Koh Samui, Phangan, and Koh Tao after completing the 7-night stay at Samui Extra Plus hotels. After completing both your stay at Samui Extra Plus and SHA+ Hotels you are allowed to travel to other parts of Thailand.

Chaweng Beach

  1. Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
  2. Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort
  3. Amari Koh Samui
  4. The Library
  5. Sareeraya Villas & Suite
  6. Buri Rasa Village Samui
  7. Chaweng Regent Beach Resort
  8. Synergy Samui
  9. Banana Fan Sea Resort Hotel
  10. Baan Chaweng Beach Resort

Chaweng Noi Beach SHA+ Hotels

  1. Sheraton Samui Resort
  2. Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Koh Samui
  3. Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel Koh Samui
  4. Chaweng Noi Pool Villa
  5. Impiana

Choeng Mon Beach

  1. The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui
  2. Cape Fahn Hotel, Koh Samui
  3. Melia Koh Samui
  4. Six Senses Samui
  5. Hyatt Regency Koh Samui
  6. The Tongsai Bay Hotel

Lamai Beach

  1. The Lamai Samui
  2. Banyan Tree Samui
  3. Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa
  4. Silavadee Pool Spa & Resort
  5. Rocky’s Boutique Resort

Mae Nam Beach

  1. W Koh Samui
  2. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
  3. Santiburi Koh Samui
  4. Fair House Villas & Spa, Koh Samui
  5. Mantra Samui Resort

Bophut Beach

  1. Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
  2. Celes Beachfront Resort
  3. Nora Buri Resort & Spa
  4. Bo Phut Resort & Spa
  5. Ibis Samui Bophut


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    September 11, 2021

    We want to go to Koh Samui in our apartment in January 2022.

    • September 13, 2021

      Hello Des,
      Good Day!
      Yes, you have two options. You can enter under SAmui Sandbox which mean no more quarantine or you can enter Bangkok and quarantine in Bangkok for 2 weeks. These information are based on current regulations. We do not know yet if this will change in January 2022. For your guidance, please click
      Thank you.