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Koh Samet

koh samet becah tour thailand traveler vacation hotel cheaphotel packagetourSerenity and ease on the weekdays, cacophonous and merriment on the weekends, regardless  , of its propinquity to Bangkok, Koh Samet is a magnificent island with fine white sand, in most cases absolutely good weather all year round, and a abundance of accommodations selections.It is an island get-away for travelers on vacation in Thailand or even for locals and expats.

Koh Samet is a tiny island approximately 200km southeast of Bangkok and nearly 5 km off the coast of Rayong province. The island is a portion of the Khao Laem Ya – Koh Samet National Park. Koh Samet’s beaches are specifically established to provide to the biggest crowd of Bangkok residents who go and occupy the island every weekend. The island is known by its 14 outstanding white sand beaches full of beachside bars and restaurants. Locals and foreign explorers are frequent visitors to Koh Samet, taking pleasure of the wonderful atmospheric conditions on the island and acknowledging its perfect untouched attractiveness. The island is also inhabited by strikingly strange wildlife varieties involving: monkeys, hornbills, gibbons, and butterflies.

Every travel agency in Thailand will surely recommend Koh Samet for a tranquil get-away.

Main attractions:

The Mermaid on Koh Samet
Sunthorn Phu (1786–1855) is apparently one of the best-admired poets among the Thai people. In the poem, Phra Aphai Mani, a mermaid swims to rescue Prince Aphai Mani from the ocean and afterwards brings him to Koh Samet. A statue that demonstrates this composition is positioned on the rocks in the middle of Ao Phai and Hat Sai Kaew (Diamond Beach).

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The major activities on Koh Samet are beach related
Taking time out on the beach, swimming, and participating in water sports, such as: jet skiing, snorkeling, and riding banana boats. Renting motorbike or songtaew might be an alternative way of transportations for all those, who wish to see sunset on the western shore or tour around the crowning points, where several of attractions are positioned, such as: pirate booty and formation of the Buddha’s footprint.

Contact our travel agency in Thailand for details on how to book trips to Koh Samet. We will make sure your vacation in Thailand is remarkable and meaningful.

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