Koh Samet, an island having the best sand in
Thailand, is a good excursion from Pattaya. The island is a tropical
paradise, where green trees backdrop white sands. It is part of a famous
national park. Activities like swimming, diving and scuba diving can be
enjoyed in Koh Samet.
Various beaches of Koh Samet are known for these activities.
Diving, View Point
Kewna Nai Bay
Kewna Norg Bay
Sai Kaew Beach
Vong Due Beach
Koh Samet offers fine dive sites for beginners and lovers of the sport.
Many PADI accredited dive centers are located on the island, offering
thrilling dive trips, certification courses and even professional level
For enjoying unspoiled natural beaty of Koh Samet, trekking by foot or
on an elephant is an exciting option. Hills on the middle of the island
are completely covered by dense jungle and moving through it would
thrill you. It would be better if you venture with a travel guide. You
must also ensure that you have enough water supplies with you.
Koh Samet has plenty of snorkeling spots. One can don a mask and
snorkel and see colouful marine life. Particularly at Ao Prao beach, if
you swim close to the cliff, you could see nice coral and many fish.
Koh Samet is an exciting place to enjoy kayaking. One can rent a kayak
at most beaches and apart from being exceptionally good exercise this is
also a great way to see different parts of the island. However, you
should be careful of dehydration.
In Koh Samet, one can enjoy all type of cuisine. All resorts have their
own restaurants offering mix of Thai and international cuisine, ensuring
that no one returns hungry. On the beach too, several beach stalls would
take care of your dining. If you are ready to have no-frills dining
experience, Koh Samet beaches would be a nice experience. White beach
enhances the taste of the food.
Koh Samet caters to the needs of the travelers of all type of budget.
There are plenty of resorts, hotels and guest houses, which provide fine
stay experience to the travelers.