Remote Ko Samet Phe, Mueang Rayong District Rayong Thailand Published on: 17-06-2016
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Why Ko Samet (Samet Island) is special ?
Ko Samet is one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand. It is in the Gulf of Thailand off the coastline of the Thai province of Rayong, approximately 220 kilometres southeast of Bangkok. Ko Samet is part of the Phe Subdistrict of the Amphoe Mueang Rayong, of Rayong Province. Ko Samet is the largest and westernmost of a cluster of islands not far from the coast.
Ko Samet is a popular tourist destination for Thais and foreigners alike. As Ko Samet is so near Bangkok, the island is ideal for those in the capital wanting to chill-out with their families for a couple of days, without having to go through all that rigmarole of having to travel down south.
How to get to Ko Samet (Samet Island)?
To get to Ko Samet, you have to take a boat from Ban-Phe. From Bangkok to Ban-Phe the buses leave from the main bus station EKKAMAI, the first bus leaves at
05.00 until 19.00 - every hour, The total journey time to Ban-Phe bus station is 3hrs 50mins
The ferry harbour is only a 1 minute walk from here. APPROX COST 200 BAHT/PER PERSON.
Ko Samet Phe, Mueang Rayong District Rayong Thailand