Rayong hotels and travel guide, Thailand. Hotel reservation for Rayong and Koh Samet.

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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
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 Mae Phim have a lot's of nice restaurants overlooking the beach while on the north have a few high end resorts and low end bungalows .

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 (Koh Man Nok)
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 Munnork 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.
Samet Island (Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan)
Location: Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Amphoe Klaeng
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. You can enjoy the excellent weather on the island and appreciate its great natural beauty, home to exotic wildlife species including monkeys, hornbills, gibbons, and butterflies.

Beaches & Bays on Koh Samet
Saikaew Beach
Saikaew Beach
Saikaew 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, jet skiing, windsurfing, riding on a banana boat or even partying at night. Accommodations provided include bungalows and villas.

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 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): Ao Phai Beach just walk 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 sunbathing but not recommended for swimming because there is whirlpool on the sea which notice from the area 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 Beach: Ao Nuan Beach is a small beach and the most secluded bay on all of Ko Samet. The beach quite rough and full with shells and stones. Tourist who love tranquility will choose to stay on this beach.

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 : 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.

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.

Ao Prao
Ao Prao
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, sunbathing and relaxing. You will find many luxury hotels & resorts and restaurants on this beach because it is a very popular choice amongst hi-so and VIP Thais.

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: Ao Lung Dam or Lung Dam Bay is a long and curved 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. If you’re looking for a quiet place to stay on Koh Samed then Ao Lung Dam is a great choice. Hotels in Ao Lung Dam area

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. AoThian: 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, and snorkelling.
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.