Koh Samet Holidays

An ideal island for those who love fishing and beautiful, tranquil beaches. Koh Samet is a small island within a national park and has some of the most beautiful shores in Thailand.

Here you will find soft white sandy beaches, bars and restaurants which offers a relaxed vibe on this unspoilt island. Visit the southern part of the island Ao Karang, to experience traditional life with local residents where you can sit on the sand while having dinner and watch the locals perform fire shows in the evening. The sunset from the dramatic cliff side locations along the southwest coastline are a sight not to be missed.

Bangkok is the perfect city to combine with a visit to Koh Samet, just a few hours away by car. Pattaya is just two hours away if you're looking for something a little busier before or after your island adventure. 


 

Destination Highlights
  • Tranquil, laid back atmosphere
  • Evening fire performances
  • Dramatic cliff landscapes
  • Set in a national park

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Paradee Resort

Koh Samet

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,099 pp

Paradee Resort

Sai Kaew Beach Resort

Koh Samet

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£1,189 pp

Sai Kaew Beach Resort

Time Zone

GMT +7 hours

Flight Time

Direct flights from the UK to Bangkok followed by a three hour road transfer to Koh Samet.

Currency

Thai Baht

Visa Information

No visa is required for British passport holders staying under 30 days.

Language

Thai - English is widely spoken

Health Information

No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations.

Koh Samet is the kind of place where you can do as much or as little as you like. Lazy days on the beach and exploring the coves that dot the coastline are the order of the day here.

  • Koh Samet beaches

    Home to some of the best beaches in Thailand, you'll find it hard not to unwind here.

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Average weather in January

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Koh Samet
28ºC
17mm

Average weather in February

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Koh Samet
28ºC
40mm

Average weather in March

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Koh Samet
29ºC
65mm

Average weather in April

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Koh Samet
30ºC
66mm

Average weather in May

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Koh Samet
30ºC
190mm

Average weather in June

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Koh Samet
30ºC
149mm

Average weather in July

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Koh Samet
29ºC
133mm

Average weather in August

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Koh Samet
29ºC
128mm

Average weather in September

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Koh Samet
29ºC
248mm

Average weather in October

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Koh Samet
29ºC
216mm

Average weather in November

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Koh Samet
29ºC
84mm

Average weather in December

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Koh Samet
28ºC
4mm
  • Katie

    Brand & Advertising Campaign Manager

    "Koh Samet is ideal for people who don't want to take internal flights once they've done the lengthy international flight to Bangkok. The resort is reached easily by road"

  • Rob

    General Manager - Aviation

    "Take advantage of the canoes available at your beach resort - they are an ideal way to explore the dramatic coastline and you can discover many hidden coves which you will have all to yourself"

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