Koh Samet

The resort of Koh Samet, located in the Koh Samet National Park, is a utopia for visitors who wish to explore Thailand’s natural beauty close to the capital Bangkok. Koh Samet’s promixity to Bangkok sees It transform on weekends from a sleepy resort to a bustling party destination as the capital’s residents seek to escape the city and enjoy its charms.

With fantastic weather all year round and a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, Koh Samet offers a multitude of bars, restaurants and resorts on every beach. Budget tourists to Koh Samet can also camp on many of the beaches, whilst those looking for a greater degree of luxury can enjoy spectacular sunsets from one of the many stylish resorts on the west coast.


What you’ll love most about Koh Samet

  • Relax on the soft sands of Sai Kaew Beach, Koh Samet’s most popular and lively beach, with its clear turquoise waters, beachfront bars, and water sports activities, perfect for sunbathing and swimming
  • Explore the nearby islands and attractions on island-hopping tours from Koh Samet, including Koh Kudee, Koh Talu, and Koh Kham, where you can discover secluded beaches, snorkel in pristine waters, and enjoy the island’s natural beauty
  • Escape to the tranquil shores of Ao Prao Beach, a secluded paradise on Koh Samet’s western coast, with its calm waters, swaying palm trees, and luxurious beachfront resorts, offering a serene retreat from the crowds
  • Dive into the waters surrounding Koh Samet and enjoy a variety of water sports and activities, including snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing, and parasailing, providing thrills and excitement for adventure seekers of all levels
  • Witness breathtaking sunsets over the Gulf of Thailand from one of Koh Samet’s scenic viewpoints, such as Ao Phai Viewpoint or the Sunset Bar at Sai Kaew Beach, offering panoramic vistas and romantic moments
  • Experience the vibrant nightlife of Koh Samet at the island’s beach bars, restaurants, and clubs, where you can enjoy live music, fire shows, and beach parties under the stars, creating unforgettable memories with friends and fellow travellers
  • Ao Kiu Na Nok Beach, Koh Samet - Tourism Authority of Thailand

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 34℃
  • 34℃
  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 11
  • 21
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 24
  • 19
  • 9
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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