28 Countries Competed at ‘TAT Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament


Top Athletes from 28 Countries & Thailand competed at ‘TAT Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament’.

The 6th annual Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament was held on Koh Samui, Thailand 29, 30 & 31 March 2024 at SEEN Beach Club and proved to be an outstanding success for all involved. The thrilling sporting event proved to be a big boost for Sports-Tourism for Southern Thailand & Koh Samui. 

The Samui-based International Tournament was originated by organizer Biggs Island Productions (BIP) in 2016 in recognizing the growing global interest in Beach Volleyball and has since been held annually on Koh Samui. The BIP organised Tournament was presented by Tourism Authority Thailand (TAT) & Amazing Thailand, and hosted by SEEN Beach Club/Avani Hotel Chaweng and supported by Koh Samui Municipality (Tessaban).

The 88 Team spots participating in the 2024 beach volleyball tournament were filled several months in advance, early on boasting of thrilling play to come over the three-day event. Teams competed in four divisions (Men’s 2X2, Women’s 2X2, Mix 2X2 Quads 4X4) for the THB100,000 Prize Money and trophies, medals, sponsor vouchers and volleyball gear and apparel.

The weather was perfect as the games commenced, with the sun shining down on superb play throughout the three days of matches. Approximately 600 enthusiastic spectators viewed the international event over multiple day event, enjoying exciting play from the 135 top athletes representing 28 countries from Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia. 

Koh Samui Hotels officially used by Tournament players and spectators included Avani Chaweng Hotel, KC Beach Club, Nantra Hotel Chaweng and Green Hotel Chaweng. Nightly entertainment was enjoyed by players and spectators at SEEN Beach Club, Charlie’s House Restaurant,Tropical Murphy’s Restaurant & Bar and Lost Beach Bar & Restaurant Chaweng. Event day activities enjoyed included Mr. Ung’s 4×4 Island Tour, Samui Disc Golf, Samui Quad Motor Tour, KC Beach Club buffet and Neverland Boat Tour to Angthong Marine Park.

“We are proud to promote beach volleyball in Southern Asia and on Koh Samui and to hold this annual event on our beautiful island”, said producer Cord Biggs. “Along with our main sponsors, sincere appreciation is also given to all our Island Supporters who helped make this event possible. We hope to see you all next year at the 7th annual Samui Open Beach Volleyball Tournament!”  

Along with the Presenting & Main Sponsors, sincere appreciation is also given to Island 

Supporters 69 Slam, Trend Fashion, Lost Beach Bar, Samui Padel, Crawshaws Solicitor, Bar Bowls Samui, Monkey Samui Golden Ale, Black Sticky, Discovery Divers, IAM Sportswear, Charlie’s House Bar, Topical Murphys, Samui Disc Golf, Samui Rescue and B2 Development.

Media Contact: Cord Biggs; Tel/WhatsApp: +66898737172

Photo Credit: Antonio Tadeu Dias

Photo Link: https://www.facebook.com/SamuiOpen

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/@samui-open

Questions & general information contact: [email protected] 

Further tournament information visit: facebook.com/SamuiOpen 

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.