Ao Phutsa (Ao Tub Tim)
Ao Wong Deuan
Ao Wong Deuan, meaning 'crescent moon bay', is Samet's second-busiest beach, with a range of resorts and more modest guesthouses.
Ao Hin Khok & Ao Phai
Less frenetic than their northern neighbour of Hat Sai Kaew, Ao Hin Khok and Ao Phai are two gorgeous bays separated by rocky headlands....
Ao Wai is a lovely beach far removed from everything else (though in reality it is only 2km from Ao Thian).
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.
Ao Phutsa (Ao Tub Tim) information
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 need access to ‘civilisation’ but not much else.