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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Although I stayed here last year, this is my first review on this location. The ferry to the Island (Koh) of Samet can be reached, if you do not have your own form of transportation, by either coach or minivan from Bangkok. I chose to...More

9  Thank Federicoita
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 February 2012

If you are to believe the exaggerated claims and propagandistic hyperbole of government tourist brochures and photo-shopped resort web site pictures, Ko (“island” in Thai) Samet/Samed, just 10 kilometers off the coast of Rayong Province of the Kingdom of Thailand, is a paradise on earth....More

10  Thank Navalator
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All reviews speed boat ban phe few days beautiful island nice beach main beach per day small island get away sai kaew beach baht per person every hour takes about hours on arrival explore the island food and drinks west side
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a night squid fishing trip with this company. It was a disappointing experience. The boat was filthy and filled with cockroaches. No one caught any squid. I could not wait to get back to shore. The people eating the fruit provided were eating...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to hang around with friends or family. To reach here get a boat from Ban Phe pier to koh samed . Big boat takes 30mins ride only 120 Bath two ways every hour boat leaves from here . Or can take speed boat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a motorbike from this shop right opp the chillis restuarant in sae Kaew. They have a nail art shop together. I have been visiting thailand for past many years, always with a pleasant experience. This is the first time I was faced with such...More

1  Thank michaellF4580EJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked 2 bikes with the Jenny Nails shop. When we returned the bike the next day, the old maid and one old man scammed us for 2000 Bhatts. They charged that we had scratched the bike mud guard as shown in the picture uploaded....More

1  Thank Dylan L
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is really worth visiting if you want to avoid the touristic and crowded beaches in the south of Thailand , this place is very romantic , not so big , and has everything ! Beaches are clean ! at least and the water is...More

3  Thank PipiMogro
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We have been there in Nov 2017 with my extended family members. Overall a small/.tiny island but a great place to pass some quality time with your dead ones. we have stayed in Vongdeuan Resort. The unique crescent Moon beach just mind blowing.

1  Thank sumon_ola
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It is a wide beach with a lot of clean white sand without debris. This is also great spot for doing body tanning because the land is quite flat so it is comfortable. Not too crowded, but perhaps only several places have crowd level more...More

Thank MuhammadK2053
Reviewed 10 August 2018

beautiful beach and you wonder why it is empty and nobody takes a bath? The reason, which no one bothers to tell you, are sandflies, which will attack you in masses as soon as you get your cloths off, suck your blood and leave stains...More

2  Thank hannesontrip
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I spent 4 days on vongduen beach in Koh samed . There are dogs and cats living on the beach . Please be aware that the phecies of the animals are in the moist sand . These worms are present and while your feet are...More

2  Thank david56975
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The island is small but beautiful and covered by a tropical forest, which unfortunately has no route to be explored, first I thought it was for the sake of animals...later I discover even tho is a national park beaches are full of plastic garbage, and...More

2  Thank davide b
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Rose R
7 June 2018|
Response from Giacomo B |
Pattaya dista poco più di un ora di auto o mini van non ci sono autobus di linea ma si può contrattare a Ban Phe per un trasporto privato.
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