Khao Laem Ya/Mu Ko Samet National Park
On the west coast, Ao Prao (Coconut Beach) is worth a visit for a sundowner cocktail, but the small beach is outsized by high-end...
Ao Phutsa (Ao Tub Tim)
South of Ao Hin Khok and Ao Phai is wide and sandy Ao Phutsa (Ao Tub Tim), a favourite for solitude seekers, families and couples who...
This busy beachfront bar is covered in Day-Glo art and run by a friendly bunch of locals who offer good music, lots of whisky and...
Appropriately named: you can dine on a wide range of seafood right on Ao Phai's pretty beach. There's some Western food on the menu too.
Khao Laem Ya/Mu Ko Samet National Park information
Ko Man Klang , Ko Kudee and Ko Man Nok , along with Ko Man Nai to the west, are part of Khao Laem Ya/Mu Ko Samet National Park . This official status hasn’t kept away all development, only moderated it. Ko Kudee has a small, pretty sandy stretch, clear water for decent snorkelling and a nice little hiking trail.
The best way to visit is to join a boat tour from Ko Samet.