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Koh Samet at a glance

High season

Nov - Feb
Place you can't miss
Wai Beach
Local currency
Good to know
Very close to Bangkok, in fact only 3 hours away, is the Island of Ko Samet. Here you’ll find beautiful beaches with white sand and clear blue water to help you give that perfect Thailand beach experience. Because it’s so close to Bangkok, Ko Samet is considered by the locals as the perfect weekend getaway. Koh Samet is a wonderful place to relax, you can find all sorts of activities to do there. A few popular attractions include watching the fire show, which includes a live performance. You can enjoy a snorkeling tour and if you want to try diving, it’s rather shallow water which makes it perfect for amateur divers. When you’re ready to head back to Bangkok, you can enjoy our comfortable service that offers a ferry and then a bus back to Bangkok.

Stations in Koh Samet  

HFF7+M89, Phe, Mueang Rayong District, Rayong 21160, Thailand
Phe, Mueang Rayong District, Rayong, Thailand
Koh Samet

Your questions, Our answers

Which companies run services from and to Koh Samet, Thailand

Glassflower | Nuanthip | PP Koh Samed | KKP Transport | PN Group | Phittinin Transport | Mama Tour & Travel | Bangkok Airways | Koh Kaew Phitsadan | White Shark Speedboat | Songserm | 35 Group Pattaya | Thai Lion Air | 

Electricity and socket type

Voltage: 220V, Socket type: A, B, C, F and O.

Internet accessibility

Wi-fi is almost standard in hotels, guesthouses and cafes. Signal strength deteriorates in the upper floors of a multistorey building; request a room near a router if wi-fi is essential. Cellular data networks continue to expand and increase in capability.

Are credit cards accepted across the country?


Mentionable public holidays

New Year’s Day | Chinese New Year | Makha Bucha Day | Chakri Day | Songkran Festival | Labour Day | Royal Ploughing Ceremony | Visakha Bucha Day | Eid Al Fitr | Asahna Bucha Day | Khao Phansa Day | King Vajiralongkorn's Birthday | Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday | Passing of His Majesty the Late King | Chulalongkorn Memorial Day | His Majesty the Late King's Birthday | Constitution Day | Christmas Day | New Year's Eve

How much does a local transport ticket cost?

26 Baht (one way).

How much does a dinner at a nice restaurant cost?

350 Baht.

Do I need any vaccinations before I visit Thailand?


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