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  • A weekend on Ko Samet, Thailand
    3.5 stars

    A vendor strolls the edge of the beach, a clutch of large paper lanterns folded neatly under her arm ... read more

  • Boat trips
    3.5 stars

    Speedboat trips to pristine surrounding islands are a popular activity for visitors to Samet, so much so that every local and their brother seems to offer them. A typical full day group tour lasts from 11:00 to 17:00 and costs 600 baht per person, with groups of up to 12 people. The usual ... read more

  • Diving
    3 stars

    Ko Samet is no Ko Tao or Ko Similan when it comes to scuba-diving, but some decent underwater seascapes can be discovered here. Depth can range from five to 25 metres and some worthwhile reefs can be explored at Hin Pholeung off the Samet coast as well as nearby islands, especially Ko Plateen. ... read more

  • Hiking on Ko Samet
    4 stars

    If you have the energy to do something other than lounge on the beach and drink a coconut there is some scope for exploring on foot. Dirt roads and a few trails skip from one beach to another along the island's seven kilometre long east coast, while Ao Noi Na on the north coast and Ao Phrao to the ... read more

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