Travel Information to Samui and more about SALA Safe

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Welcome to SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort

Thailand is now open for quarantine-free international travel for travellers from all countries.
To travel to Thailand, you may choose from the following options :

Test & Go Travel
Quarantine-free ‘Test & Go’ travel for fully vaccinated travellers from all countries allowing unlimited travel in Thailand.

Travellers must:

  • Be fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival *
  • Complete the Thailand Pass registration process
  • Have a reservation for Day 1 at an SHA Extra+, AQ, OQ or AHQ hotel **
  • Have a COVID-19 RT-PCR test booked for Day 1**
  • Self-test with an Antigen Test Kit (ATK) on Day 5
  • Have medical insurance with minimum coverage of USD 20,000 ***
  • Have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before travelling

* Not required for children under 12
** Must be paid in advance
*** Not required for Thai nationals and expats covered under public health system

Sandbox Travel
Quarantine-free travel under the ‘Sandbox’ models in Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Krabi, Phang Nga, Chonburi and Ko Chang.

To qualify for the Thailand Pass under the Sandbox models, travellers must:

  • Be fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival *
  • Complete the Thailand Pass registration process
  • Have a pre-paid seven-night reservation at a SHA Extra+ hotel or hotels in an approved Sandbox area
  • Have medical insurance with minimum coverage of USD 20,000 **
  • Have a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before travelling
  • Receive a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and remain in their hotel room until they receive a negative result ***
  • Receive a COVID-19 PCR test on day six or seven ***

* Not required for children under 18
** Not required for Thai nationals or expats qualified for national healthcare scheme
*** Test is at traveller’s expense

AQ Travel
It is also possible to travel to Thailand under the Alternative Quarantine (AQ) programme for stays in Bangkok and other select destinations.
However, SALA is not offering AQ packages at our resorts at this time.

For further essential information on travelling to Thailand, please visit the Tourism Authority of Thailand website here

IMPORTANT NOTE : This information may be subject to change at short notice. We recommend that you confirm all requirements with the relevant authorities before proceeding with any travel arrangements.

SALA Safe

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort has received the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Safety and Health Administration (SHA+) certification, ensuring the resort adheres to all recommended safety protocols in relation to COVID-19. The dedicated team members have all received full vaccination and are confident of providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all with minimum restrictions.

The team at SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort looks forward to welcoming international guests once again, and showcasing the warm Thai hospitality which the resort has been synonymous for.

Learn more about SALA Safe