Ko Samet (Samet Island)

Remote Ko Samet Phe, Mueang Rayong District Rayong Thailand Published on: 17-06-2016

Remote
Beach
Family
Island
Nature
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Kids
5.70 USD

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Ko Samet, also spelled Koh Samed, is a small island in the Eastern Gulf Coast, within easy reach of Bangkok and Pattaya.

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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.


Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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.

Source: http://kohsamed.net/

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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
180.11 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
18 places

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Ko Samet Phe, Mueang Rayong District Rayong Thailand

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Tips for you

  • To get around the island, you can take a songthaew or hire a scooter for 100 Baht/hr 200-300 Baht/day. You can hire one from close to the pier (Hat Sai Kaew) where there are many deals.
    Transportation
  • At Ko Samet, you can choose from diving, snorkeling, parasailing, fishing, kayaking and scooter boating. You need to bargain the rates.
    Things to do
  • You can either take a whole day boat ride from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or do half a day trips. There are various packages available to visit islands and beaches around Ko Samet.
    Things to do
  • There are two ATMs located at the 7-eleven next to Nadan Pier, and another two at the twin 7-elevens on the main drag in the village.
    What to know
  • Ko Samet has something to offer those of all levels of diving. But there's only one diving school on Koh Samet, which is UDI's Scuba Diving at Ao Phai.
    What to know

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