Beaches
Nam Rin Beach
Location : Amphoe Ban Chang
Laem Maephim
Laem Maephim
A newly introduced attraction in Ban Chang area, Hat Nam Rin comprises a small pavilion and its symbol of 5 dugong marble sculptures. Coral reefs are also visible here. Hat Nam Rin is a nice place for relaxation. There are several hotels and bungalows available.
Phayun Beach
Location : Amphoe Ban Chang
Phayun Beach is located in Ban Chang district approximately 32 kilometers from Rayong Town. The beach is connected with Phala Beach, peaceful and eminently suitable for swimming and picnicking. The beache offer unique opportunities for tourists to unwind in tranquility. Hotels and bungalows are available as perfect hideaways.
Phala Beach
Location : Amphoe Ban Chang
Connected to Hat Phayun Beach, Phala Beach is located in Ban Chang district which is 34 kilometres from Rayong Town. Hat Phala Beach is very peaceful and suitable for swimming. There are some beautiful resorts and luxurious hotels along the 5 kilometre stretch of white sands. Visitors can get to Hat Phala Beach by a bus from Ban Chang and then take a sorngthaew to Hat Phayun. Take a stroll on the sandy beach, lounge around and sunbath, enjoy the view and unwind at Hat Phala.
Saeng Chan Beach
Location : Amphoe Mueang Rayong
Situated approximately 7 kilometers from the city, this beach is connected to Laem Charoen beach and is also suitable for swimming. Accommodations and restaurants are available.

Paknam / Laem Charoen Beach
Location : Amphoe Mueang Rayong
This beach is located 5 kilometers from the city and is a popular area among the locals and tourists as it is the location of many great seafood restaurants.
Laem Maephim
Location : Amphoe Klaeng
Mae Ram Phung Beach
Mae Ram Phung Beach
The beach, some 10 kilometers long is located between Ban Tapong and Ban Kon Ao,11 kilometers from town, and sited within the Khao Laem Ya - Koh Samet Group National Park. This is a particularly beautiful spot with a headland forming a magnificent backdrop to a crescent shaped bay with broad sandy beaches which are ideal for swimming.

Mae Ram Phung Beach
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
is 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. The beach is about 6 kms from Ban Pe, around 9 kms from the hi-way no. 2 and about 500 metres from the park headquarter.
Islands
Mun Islands (Mu Kho Mun)
Location : Amphoe Klaeng
Lying off the coast near is the Koh Mun island group which consists of three islands, namely Koh Mun Nai, Koh Mun Klang and Koh Mun Nok which mean inner, middle and outer Mun islands. These islands are located about 5 kilometers off Laem Mae Phim and take about 50 minutes to reach by boat. The cost is about 500 baht per round trip. The islands are worth while exploring, each one having fine sandy beaches which offer secluded sports for sunbathing or swimming. Accommodations are available on Koh Mun Klang and Koh Mun Nok.
Samet Island (Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan)
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
Samet Island (Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan) is the largest island in this group which has about 6 km long north to south and covering approximately 9 sq.km. lts name came from Samet tree (Melaleuca quinquenervia) that found on a swamp near Sai Kaeo Beach. For a more rustic approach, there is a National Park campground on kudi Island. In addition to tents, visitors need to provided food supplies and arrange transportation to and from the island. There is a loop nature trail for walking around this island which shorter than 1 km. It take about half an hour to walk on this trail so that visitors can admire the nature and exercise for their fitness as well. Thalu Island is a popular destination for a day trip is not available able for overnight guests. There are boat services available all day and many kinds of accommodation there.

Beaches & Bays on Koh Samet
Saikaew Beach
Saikaew Beach
Saikaew Beach: One of the most beautiful and most popular beaches on Koh Samet, Hat Sai Kaew is 1 kilometer long and 25 – 30 meters wide. The name speaks for itself, Hat Sai Kaew, which literally means Crystal Sand Beach, is a nice beach filled with activities. From dusk to dawn, visitors can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, jet skiing, windsurfing, riding on a banana boat or even partying at night. Accommodations provided include bungalows and villas.

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

Ao Noi Na (Noi Na Bay): Ao Noi Na, which is located near Hat Sai Kaew, has different ambience. It is quieter and therefore more suitable for those looking for a truly relaxing experience on the white, clean sandy beach.

Ao Look Yon (Look Yon Bay): This beautiful beach belongs to Khao Leam Ya - Moo Koh Samet National park base. The beach is very peaceful and usually not so crowded. On Ao Look Yon it’s possible to rent a house (that belongs to the national park)

Vongduen Beach
Vongduen Beach
Ao Phai (Phai Bay): Located close to Hat Sai Kaew, Ao Pai is therefore quite crowded. For visitors interested in sunbathing, this is the ideal place as swimming is not recommended as there is whirlpool on the sea, as designated by the red flag.

Ao Thap Thim (Thap Thim Bay): Ao Tub Tim, which is set in a tranquil atmosphere, is located near Ao Put Sa and is well known for its white sand and clear water. Ao Tub Tim has a small, cozy resort, which provides nice services in a well decorated compound.

Ao Nuan (Nuan Bay): Ao Nuan is located near Ao Put Sa and is a perfect hideaway for holidaymakers in search of tranquility.

Ao Cho (Cho Bay): is a reasonable medium-sized beach split in half by a pier that gets a daily ferry in from Ban Phe. The swimming here is particularly good just to the south of the pier, which is fun to jump off. Despite being a centre for boat drop-offs, Ao Cho accommodation isn't that impressive. Some newcomers have arrived on the market, and one of them, Ao Cho Grand View Resort, clearly hopes to attract a more upmarket set.

Ao Saeng Thian (Saeng Thian Bay): Ao Saeng Thian topography is painted by rocky beach in which some nice spots for skin diving are available. This beach is very quiet and free from group tours with bungalows and resorts available around the beach area.

Ao Wai (Wai Bay): Ao Wai is located within a short walking distance of Candlelight Beach. Shaded by coconut trees, the beach is a quite, scenic and serene spot for sea lovers.

Ao Kew (Kew Bay): This bay is a perfect secluded den for those planning to keep their distance from the busy, crowded beaches and vibrant nightlife. From Ao Kew Nok, visitors can actually walk to Ao Kew Nai which is the ideal spot to see the spectacular sun rise and sun set.

Ao Prao
Ao Prao
Ao Prao (Prao Bay): Ao Prao is one of the quietest beaches of Koh Samet. Located quite far away from the lively nightlife of Koh Samet; Ao Prao is preferred by travelers who quietly enjoy the deep blue sea and white sand in the sunshine. Ao Prao has a long white sandy beach which is ideal for swimming.

Ao Pakarang (Pakarang Bay): The best place to experience the traditional lifestyle of the residents of Koh Samet is at Ao Pakarang where there also are a number of seafood restaurants providing fresh seafood dishes at reasonable prices.

Ao Lung Dam (Lung Dam Bay): next to Ao SangThian, 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 romactic place for you.

Na Dan Pier: is a fisherman village on Koh Samet and it is the main pier where the ferries from Ban Phe arrive. Songthaew’s are waiting for the ferry to arrive so they can bring to whatever beach you want to go. Prices of the Songthaew vary as it depends to what beach you are heading. It is a good idea to hook up with some more people on the ferry to reduce the costs.
Kruai Island, Makham Island and Plaitin Island
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
are island group located about 600 metres in the north of Kudi island. Kruai Island, Makham Island are connected by beach and cays in low tide. Plaitin Island is about 400 metres from Kruai Island, Makham Island. Sand Dunes and beautiful coral reef are found surrounding Makham Island and Plaitin Island.
Kudi Island
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
is one of the island in Sun Thon Phu’s literature (Sun Thon Phu is a Thai legendary Poet). It is situated on the east of Samet Island about 6 kilometers from the mainland, 8.5 kilometers from the park headquarters. The island covers the area of 0.16 square kilometers Two surrounding islands are Thai Khang Khao Island and Tham Ruesi Island. Kudi Island is a location for Ranger Station 3 (Ko Kudee). The island is full of serenity with beautiful beaches. Nin Mangkon Cliff on the steep rock in the south is a good place to look over wide ranging scenery. Coral reef is found around the island made it suitable site for snorkeling.
Chan Island
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
is a smallest island in the national park and located in the most southern part. It offers a good lookout and popular sites for scuba diving.
Talu Island
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
is situated about 6km from Kudi Island. The outstanding feature is the unique form of the island that given its name. In the north, rocky cliff project out in the sea look like natural bridge. The sea current runs through the hole underneath the bridge. White and sandy beaches are found in the east and the south in which two areas are excellent for camping. Large coral reef is found in underwater world surrounding Koh Talu especially in front of the beach. This made it a great site for snorkeling and scuba diving. The island is also home to Terns and Flying-Fox that found living in large number.
Hin Khao Island
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
is a small island. There is submerged rock in the north-eastern of Samet island. Rocks found on the island are all creamy white. This rock is a nesting site for Terns. Visitors can snorkel and scuba dive at the site.

 

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