We love Samui’s sunny climate and warm, golden rays, but the heat of the tropics may get a little overwhelming for some, particularly after a day of exploring the island’s myriad attractions outdoors. We offer a simple solution – cool down from the heat by indulging in servings of quality iced treats. You’ll find some of the best ice creams in Samui here:
Leonardo Ice Cream, Lamai & Big Buddha
When you hear comments such as “the best gelato I have ever tasted” being made about the ice creams here, you know it’s an unforgivable sin not to stop by to sample the sweet offerings awailable. Only the freshest fruits and ingredients go into making these quality gelatos, ensuring its robust flavours and smooth textures. Have a chat with the affable owner, who will gladly provide samples and recommendations to suit your tastebuds. Here’s a cautionary note: all flavours taste great, so decision making will not be an easy process. Will it be that tangy passion fruit, aromatic apple cinnamon, or rich pistachio gelato?
Address: Currently, Leonardo Ice Cream has outlets at Big Buddha and Hin Ta Hin Yai, as well as a main outlet and factory at Lamai.
Phone: 0928 477 385
Rossini Ice Cream, Lamai
Ice cream making is a serious business at Rossini. The company churns out the very best flavours by ensuring that zero additivies or preservatives go into all of its produce, such as ice creams, sorbets and tiramisu. You’ll have a hard time picking out one single flavour to savour here, as you’ll have a mind-boggling number of seventy-five flavours to choose from. The good news is, you won’t have to make your way here to sample Rossini’s iced treats, as the company supplies its ice cream to numerous fine dining establishments and cafes across the island.
Address: 127/118 Moo 3, Lamai Ring Road, Lamai, 84310
Phone: +66 77 233 098
Opening hours: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
21 ICE CREAM Coffee, Lamai
Need a place to chill out and cool down from the heat of Samui? Make a stop by 21 ICE CREAM Coffee, a restful sanctuary locatd near Hin Ta and Hin Yai. Chic and cheerful, the pristine interiors of the cafe makes this an excellent spot for an afternoon break. Settle snugly into the pillowy seats of the sofa, or occupy a spot near the front windows if you’re into people-watching.
Ice cream fans will get a taste of Rossini’s decadent iced treats at the cafe. Adopt an adventurous approach, and tickle your tastebuds with exotic flavours such as kafir lime, Italian basil or carrot. Other offerings at the cafe include freshly ground coffees, milkshakes, waffles, iced macaroons and parfaits.
Address: Located next to Hin Tai and Hin Yai
Cream Cafe Samui, Bo Phut
When you’re in need of some quiet “me” time, set aside a couple of hours to spend a relaxing afternoon at the cosy and comfortable Cream Cafe Samui. The cafe offers a good selection of treats, ranging from creamy cakes to well-made ice creams, that will send dessert lovers to cloud nine. Got a liking for tropical flavours? Give the coconut pandan cake or durian ice cream a go. Traditionalists may want to stick to well-loved favourites, like the pistachio ice cream or caramel macaroon.
Address: Bo Phut, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
Phone:+66 98 378 2808
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