Koh Samet is located in Rayong Province, Thailand, which is about 220 kilometers from Bangkok and has a size of about 13.1 square kilometers. It only takes about 3-4 hours to get there from downtown Bangkok. Koh Samet is known for its beautiful scenery, fine sand and Koh Samet is an island that has not been overexploited. The entire island has many hidden and picturesque beaches. The whole island is quiet and primitive. If you are looking for a comfortable trip and find a good island near Bangkok, just go to Koh Samet!
Koh Samet is part of Mu Koh Samet National Park. At Koh Samet, when you walk across the rugged reefs and lush forests along the bay, you will find one after another enchanting bays, from north to south, and you will always find better views.
Koh Samet has many unique bays, and traveling around the island here is full of surprises. Walk along the coastal path, crossing the headland which is full of rocks, you will enjoy the forest of cicadas and the wonderful bays, and enjoy the charm of the blue sea and white sand.
Although Koh Samet is gradually building many high-end resorts, there are still many affordable accommodation options to choose from. If you want a quiet night, be sure to avoid popular areas like Diamond Beach, Ao Hin Khok, Ao Phai, and Ao Wong Deuan, which usually have parties all night.
The traffic on Koh Samet is actually not well developed. Although it is possible to rent motorcycles to travel around the island, the road conditions are not very good. For safety, it is recommended that you do not try the motorcycle. If you want to travel between the beaches, take a small green convertible, which will keep you safe while offering you the excellent sea views.