What is Koh Samet known for?
Ko Samet is one of the driest archipelagos in Thailand. Ko Samet gets significantly less rainfall than Rayong Province, even though it is only a few kilometres offshore. The island’s “rainy season” extends only from May to July, but even during this season it has less rain than other islands in Thailand.
Is Koh Samet nice?
Quiet and peaceful yet just three hours from Bangkok, Koh Samet is a beautiful island in the Gulf of Thailand famous for its relaxing beaches. More popular with Bangkok residents seeking an escape from the city than international tourists, Koh Samet is a great weekend destination.
How do I get to Koh Samet?
How to Get to Koh Samet. You can easily make your own way to the island by taking a public bus, minibus, or private taxi southeast from Bangkok to the Nuan Thip Pier in Ban Phe, just outside of Rayong. The drive takes between 3 – 4 hours, depending on how stupendous Bangkok’s traffic is on that particular day.
How far is Koh Samet from Bangkok?
Flights to Koh Samet from Bangkok. Because Koh Samet is only 220 kilometers (137 miles) southeast of Bangkok there is no point in trying to get there by air.
Is Koh Samet expensive?
A vacation to Koh Samet for one week usually costs around ฿19,621 for one person. So, a trip to Koh Samet for two people costs around ฿39,241 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs ฿78,482 in Koh Samet.
Can you take a car to Koh Samet?
You are not allowed to take your own vehicle to Koh Samet, but you can drive to Ban Phe and leave your vehicle in secure parking areas across from the Koh Samet ferry terminals for a cost of approximately 100 baht per day.
Is Samet open?
Covid19 Update: In line with the government’s policy of re-opening National Parks in Thailand, Koh Samet re-opened to tourists from 1 July 2020. The island offers all the ingredients that tourists require. There are fine white sand beaches, clear blue seas, water sports, good nightlife and a wide range of restaurants.
How much is a taxi from Bangkok to Koh Samet?
Taxi’s from Bangkok Airport (BKK) to Koh Samet are priced at 2000 Baht, minibus are priced at 3000 Baht, this includes all skyway tolls. There are no hidden extra’s. Click here to make your Koh Samet taxi/minivan reservation. Please Note: Taxis are available for up to three people including Luggage.
How much is the bus from Bangkok to Koh Samet?
Bangkok to Koh Samet Bus Schedule and Bus Fare
|Bus Operator||First Bus||Fare From|
|MAMA Travel & Tour||07:00||THB 550.00|
|Tara Tour and Travel||07:30||THB 650.00|
|Travel Mart Bangkok||08:00||THB 550.00|
Can you take motorbike to Koh Samet?
Besides, there are a number of one-person or a couple visitors to come by Koh Samed, and motorbike is suitable to them to go to places.