"A popular island" Ko Samet by dabuwan
Ko Samet Travel Guide: 247 reviews and 619 photos
Ko Samet Island is located about 250 kms south-east of Bangkok, a few miles from the northern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, in Rayong province.
This nice place is part of a Marine National Park and there is a small fee to pay to enter the island; Ko Samet is very popular both with westerners and thai tourists and the north-eastern coast (where the most beaches and resorts are) can get pretty crowded sometimes.
Though it is not a real tropical paradise, it is still a beautiful, relaxed place and it is not far from Bangkok: a much better place than nearby awful Pattaya.
The coral around the island is not so lively; snorkelling, though always interesting, is not as good as around other thai islands.
Ko Samet is a popular destination and there are plenty of boats between Ban Phe pier (on the mainland, 22 kms from... more travel advice
Though Ko Samet is a pretty "dry" island (when compared to the rest of Thailand), the interiors of the island are quite... more travel advice
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