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Rayong : located only 220 kilometers from Bangkok can be accessed within 3 hours.
Route 1 : Follow Sukhumvit Road (Highway No.3): Starting from Bangkok passes Bangpu District, Chonburi town, Bangsaen, Sri Racha District, Pattaya, Hat Jomtien ... see more

Koh Samet : There are difference ferry services from Phe; Nuan Thip Pier, Phe Pier and Sri Ban Phe Pier to Koh Samet everyday.The trip take about half and ... see more

Rayong : Rayong is the eastern gateway to the north and northeast of Thailand. As such, there are many regular bus services connecting Rayong and Bangkok and other ... see more

Rayong : Bangkok Airways operates flights from Phuket, Koh Samui to U-Tapao International Airport. For more information contact Bangkok ... see more


Guide to Rayong, Koh Samet

Rayong, Koh Samet [ระยอง] is a small beautiful island off the coast of Rayong province. The beach not far from Bangkok, just 2 hours 30 minute by bus and 30 – 40 minute by ferry. The island is famous for its magnificent beaches and for the well-known Thai poet, Sunthornpuh, who wrote poetry about this place. Koh Samet island is good recommended for natural lover with the white sand beaches that feature a number of beachside bars and restaurants which nice charming for Thai and foreigner visitors come back again and again at Koh Samet to enjoy the excellent weather on the island and appreciate it with a great natural beauty. There are also home to exotic wildlife species including monkeys, hornbills, gibbons, butterflies, seagulls and various Fishes. Samet is dream island for many tourist, and awaiting you to visit.

Top things to do in Rayong, Koh Samet

Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan

Mueang District Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan

Koh Samet is a beautiful small island in Rayong province and not far from Bangkok, just 200 km. Koh Samet is part of the Khao Laem Ya and Koh Samet National Park. The island is very popular destination for Thais and foreigners so there are dozens of beach resorts, bars and restaurants on nearly every beach ...

Ao Phai Beach

North East coast of Koh Samet Ao Phai Beach

Ao Phai Beach just walks about 15 minute from Sai Kaew Beach. The beach is popular for backpack tourist because Ao Phai known as the "Khao San" of Koh Samet.There are quite crowded and plenty of cheap guesthouses, hotels, restaurants and bars along the beach. At Ao Phai is the good idea for ...

Sai Kaew Beach

North East coast of Koh Samet Sai Kaew Beach

Sai Kaew Beach or Hat Sai Kaew is the longest, most beautiful and most popular beaches on Koh Samet. The beach length around 1 kilometer and 25 - 30 meters wide. Sai Kaew Beach means Crystal Sand Beach, is a nice beach filled with activities. From dusk to dawn, visitors can enjoy sunbathing, swimming ...

Laem Maephim

Klaeng District, Rayong Laem Maephim

Laem Mae Phim is a small fishing town in Rayong province, just 25 kilometers east of Ban Phe. The beach long about 10 kilometers and have beautiful spot with a headland forming a magnificent backdrop to a crescent shaped bay with broad sandy beaches which are ideal for swimming. On the south of Laem ...

Khao Laem Ya

Mueang District, Rayong Khao Laem Ya

Khao Laem Ya is a small laterite hill covering the area of 1.09 sq.km. Forests cover the southern cape that project into the sea. Spectacular scenery of curvy and sandy beaches can be viewed afar from the mountain top by looking into the west. Samet Island and another two small islands lie in the west right ...

Wat Pa Pradu

Mueang District, Rayong Wat Pa Pradu

Wat Pa Pradu or Pa Pradu temple was constructed in the Ayutthaya Period and is one of the area’s leading temples, located on Sukhumvit Road. It features a large reclining Buddha which is over 11 metres long and over 3 metres high. What is unique about the Buddha is that it reclines on its left side ...

Ao Kiew Na Nok

South East coast of Koh Samet Ao Kiew Na Nok

Ao Kiew Na Nok has the beautiful soft sand beach and clear water. The beach quite crowded and vibrant nightlife. From Ao Kiew Na Nok, you can actually walk to Ao Kiew Na Nai which is the ideal spot to see the spectacular sun rise and sun set. Transport to Ao Kiew Na Nok is easier from Bangkok take the ...

Ao Wai

South East coast of Koh Samet Ao Wai

Ao Wai beach is quite privacy, scenic white sand, shaded by coconut trees and serene spot for sea lovers. The beach is great for swimming and sunbathing. Ao Wai has only Samet Ville Resort and one restaurant. From Bangkok take the air-condition bus from Ekamai Bus Station and stop at Ban Phe in Rayong ...

Mae Rumphueng Beach

Mueang District, Rayong Mae Rumphueng Beach

Mae Rumphueng Beach is a white sandy beach on the mainland. Mae Rum Peung beach is the longest beach on the eastern side of Rayong. The beach is slightly inclined and is situated in Khao Laem Ya-Koh Samet national park. 12 km of sandy beach has made it an ideal place for holiday making ...

Ao Thian

East coast of Koh Samet Ao Thian

Ao Thian is located between Ao Wong Duean and Ao Lung Dam.The beach quite to be natural with crystal water and tranquility beach. Ao Thian is know well in tourist group who love in the naturally and tranquility. Even this beach not popular same another beach but it is great for swimming, sunbathing, ...

Ao Wong Duean

East coast of Koh Samet Ao Wong Duean

Ao Wong Duean is the second largest beach on the island , the first being Hat Sai Kaew. Ao Wong Duean Beach attracts tourist groups during both the high and low seasons due to its beautiful white andy beach and good accommodations. On top of this, good seafood restaurants with nice views are also available ...

Ao Prao Beach

North West coast of Koh Samet Ao Prao Beach

Ao Prao is private beach and quietest beaches of Koh Samet. The beach is beautiful with the deep blue sea and white sand in the sunshine. You can watch the most beautiful spectacular sunset and enjoy great dinner from a lot of restaurants on the beach. Ao Prao has a long white sandy beach which is ideal for swimming ...

Ban Phe Market

Mueang District, Rayong Ban Phe Market

Ban Phe Market is a busy fishing port and the center of local marine produce. The town of Ban Phe is characterized by narrow streets of shops and houses. Ban Phe market is a great place to find fresh and dried seafood especially shrimp paste. Shop in the main street stock a wide variety of marine produce ...

Ao Lung Dam

East coast of Koh Samet Ao Lung Dam

Ao Lung Dam or Lung Dam Bay is a long and curved bay next to Ao Sang Thian, Koh Samet, a good atmosphere with some sandy and some rocky beach, perfectly for fishing. At Lung Dam Beach , you can see both sunrise and sunset, this is very romantic place for you. If you're looking for a quiet place ...

The Park Adventure Land

Mueang District, Rayong The Park Adventure Land

An eco-tour attraction with the area of more than 2000 rais (800 acres), The Park Adventure Land, Ampher Muang, Rayong features orchards, rubber trees gardens, Rusa farms, streams, and adventurous attractions. Surrounded by a range of mountains, the Park Adventure Land allows you to enjoy the early ...

Ao Nuan Beach

North East coast of Koh Samet Ao Nuan Beach

Ao Nuan Beach is a small beach and the most secluded bay on all of Koh Samet. The beach quite rough and full with shells and stones and is ideal for escaping the crowds and relaxing on a small hidden-away beach. Tourist who love tranquility will choose to stay on this beach. To access this beach by foot from Ao ...

Baan Kon Ao

Mueang District, Rayong Baan Kon Ao

Baan Kon Ao or know as the fisherman’s village located at the end of Hat Mae Ramphueng. Baan Kon Ao is the best place in town to learn the traditional way of life from fisherman which you will see how they catch fish and process seafood. An additional attraction worth Ban Kon Ao Fisherman's Village just 22 ...

Rayong Aquarium

Mueang District, Rayong Rayong Aquarium

Located in the Eastern Marine Fisheries Research and Development Centre, Ban Phe, the aquarium keeps various kinds of beautiful fish and sea plants. The centre conducts study, research and testing testing regarding marine biology and behaviors of marine life. A large aquarium with a tunnel allows ...

Khao Chamao Waterfall

Klaeng District, Rayong Khao Chamao Waterfall

Khao Chamao Waterfall or Namtok Khao Chamao located one kilometre before Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park. This crystal clear waterfall comprises seven levels, stretching for three kilometres. The large pond called Wang Matcha, is a habitat of brook carp. This waterfall is located near ...

Phala beach

Ban Chang District, Rayong Phala beach

Phala Beach Connected to Phayun beach, the beach is very peaceful and suitable for swimming. There are some beautiful resorts and luxurious hotels along the 5 kilometre stretch of white sands. Take a stroll on the sandy beach, lounge around and sunbath, enjoy the view and unwind at Phala ...

Ao Noi Na Beach

North coast of Koh Samet Ao Noi Na Beach

Ao Noi Na is located on north coast of Koh Samet, it very quiet beach and more suitable for those looking for a truly relaxing. The white clean sandy beach is good for sunbathing and read the book. Transport to Ao Noi Na is easier, from Rayong take the ferry from Seree pier at Ban Phe to Ao Noi Na, the ferry will stop at ...

Khlong Pla Kang Waterfall

Klaeng District, Rayong Khlong Pla Kang Waterfall

Located some 3 kilometers from the National Park Office is this 7-tiered waterfall. Reaching the top of the waterfall is not quite an easy task as visitors have to walk through the verdant forest and also climb up the mountains. It is far from crowded, even during the long weekends. Klong Pla Kang is very well ...

Phayun beach

Ban Chang District, Rayong Phayun beach

Phayun Beach is connected with Phala Beach, the beach is peaceful and shaded by pine trees perfect for swimming and picnicking. Hotels and bungalows are available. Phayun Beach is a perfect hideaways, Phayun Beach is located in Ban Chang district approximately 32 kilometers from Rayong ...

Koh Man Nok

Klaeng District, Rayong Koh Man Nok

Koh Man Nok is a private island, peaceful and the most beautiful beaches of Rayong. Koh Man Nok beach is soft, clean sand, safe swimming area and perfect for sunbathing. You will felt so relax, Mun Nok Island it has mountains and forest in the middle, with long white sandy beach stretching from the ...

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Fishing and Squid fishing

Fishing and Squid fishing

Rayong now well worth a visit if your fishing and Squid fishing in Thailand, with some of the country's best fisheries within a 30 km radius of the town. Fishing is a relaxing activity to do on your holiday in Rayong and Koh Samet as they lie on a prolific ...

Type : Fishing and Squid fishing
Location : Mueang District
Contact : Book Fishing Garden
Tel. : 08 6140 0473
Suan Suphattra Land

Agro-tourism at Suphattra Land

Rayong is a paradise for the fruit lovers and extensive orchard open to public. It grows succulent durian, rambutan, roseapple, mangosteen, starfruit, dragon fruit, etc. They generally mature in late April to June. Visitors can enjoy the pleasant ...

Type : Agro – tourism Activities
Location : Baan Khai District
Contact : Suphattra Land Orchard & Fruit
Tel. : 0 3889 2048 – 9
Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

In the province of Rayong there have a nice area to ride with a combination of coastal roads and gentle hills. Tours are designed for cycling enthusiasts, with scenic routes for casual riders and technical trails for experienced riders. Touring range from ...

Type : Mountain Biking
Location : Mueang District
Contact : The Park Adventure Land
Tel. : 02 713 6811 – 2

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Seaview Restaurant

Breeze Restaurant

Breeze Restaurant located on a spacious balcony overlooking the sea and shaded by a number of huge old umbrella trees, the aptly named "seaview restaurant". Here, you can feast on deliciously cooked and elegantly served meals selected from ...

Cuisines : International, Authentic Thai
Opening Hours : 07:00 am. – 11:00 pm.
Location : Ao Prao, Koh Samet
Tel. : 0 3864 4099
Vong Duern Villa Restaurant

Vong Duern Villa Restaurant

Vong Duern Villa Restaurant is open-air seating, right on Vongduern beach. They serve both international and Thai cuisine. At night we have yummy sea food grill and other BBQ dishes. As for the view, there's not much point to describe ...

Cuisines : International, Thai
Opening Hours : 07:00 am. – 10:00 pm.
Location : Vongduen Beach, Koh Samet
Tel. : 0 3864 4260
Silver Sand Restaurant

Silver Sand Restaurant

The restaurant located near the beach and has a nice view with good decoration of the seats under the big trees. The restaurant offers a wide choice of exquisite Thai- as well Seafood. The restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy ...

Cuisines : International
Opening Hours : 07:30 am. – 10:00 pm.
Location : Ao Phai, Koh Samet
Tel. : 0 3864 4300 – 1

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Bar & Bed

Bar & Bed

Bar & Bed's "the sleepless society in Samed" is the main entertainment house has been designed to give a feeling of openness, through the unique high ceiling with loft-like roof design. Bar & Bed is proud to offer the extensive list of drinks ...

Cuisines : Pub, Restaurant
Opening Hours : 05:00 pm. – 11:00 am.
Location : Ao Noi Na, Koh Samet
Tel. : 0 3864 4440

Zoods and Virtigo Bar & Karaoke

Zoods and Virtigo Bar & Karaoke is Urban lifestyle entertainment at Rayong city near Sangjan Beach. Virtigo is Bar and karaoke, Virtigo Bar is a cozy outdoor dining. And Virtigo Karaoke is the private karaoke room. Zoods is pub for unleash yourself ...

Cuisines : Bar, Pub, Restaurant
Opening Hours : 06:00 pm. – 02:00 am.
Location : Rayong Town
Tel. : 08 2441 8888

Ploy Bar & Pub

Ploy Bar & Club is a premier nights spots to have daily firework and fire Show on Sai Kaew Beach. It is one of the best performances of fire dancing you are likely to see on Koh Samet. Besides a nice show then this bar have many kind of delicious ...

Cuisines : pub and restaurant
Opening Hours : 05:00 pm. – 01.00 am.
Location : Sai Kaew Beach
Tel. : 0 3864 4212

Festivals & Events


Songkran Festival

When : 13 - 15 Apr 2018
Where: Throughout Rayong

Songkran or Thai New Year also known as Water Splashing Festival, amongst the Thais, this is an occasion to go to pay respect their folks or elderly. Afterwards, it is the time the fun starts. Water is used to splash to each other throughout the kingdom.


Rayong Fruit Festival

When: Jun 2018
Where: Tapong Fruit Market

Rayong is heaven for fruit lovers. During the festival, you can enjoy the sight, the taste and some spending on the quality tropical fruits of Thailand. There are also fruit procession, Miss Fruit Orchard beauty pageant, fruit eating competition and cultural performances.


Classic Run Project

When : 24 Aug 2018
Where: Brookside Valley Resort

The classic run project is a long distance running series program. Participate in all 4 events to accumulate points and could potenitally earn an award at the end of the series. As well as developing running technics and knowledge along the series.


Loy Kratong Festival

When : 22 Nov 2018
Where: Throughout Rayong

The most picturesque of the Thai festivals is held on the full-moon of the 12th lunar month. Little candle-lit krathongs are launched onto the water as an offering to Mother Water. People apologize for polluting the water and promise to do better in the future.