Koh Samet belongs to Khao Kaem Ya national preservation area - Mu Ko Samet National Park. The island is full of immensely green forest and untouched beaches covered by finely white sand. As you present in the 'must go' island of Koh Samet, your daily worries will be swept away by many picturesque sights in front of your eyes. Blue ocean, white and fine sand are best places for you to stay away from dynamic life for days and to find for a whole new experience in life.
Without spending too much money and time, Koh Samet only takes you some couple of days to explore and to enjoy its quintessence. Koh Samet is not as big as Phuket or Koh Samui, not yet as bustling as Pattaya, just stays humble with its own short beaches, sea-sided restaurants, bungalows, resorts, etc lying peacefully under many luxuriant branches of trees that bring about a very wild feeling.
Koh Samet is 200km far away from Bangkok. The resorts are placed adjoiningly without any separating barrier. You can go exploring the island around on motor boats, motorbikes or cars. You will have chance to enjoy the music, games or fire dancing performed by local young artists.
Apart from the main purpose of swimming, you can take a tour to local villages on the island. Koh Samet looks like of wild, yet a full-equipped zone which has stores, small supermarkets, internet and cable television to ensure a comprehensively relaxing holiday for you.
The best beauty of the island shows more clearly at its northern beaches while eastern beaches become less congested. The southeast beaches are underdeveloped and less visited. The west beaches have bungalow resorts with nice view for the sunset. Many water sports, including sailing, parasailing, skiing, and fishing are well-arranged at some resorts.