Koh Samet is a beautiful island around 78 miles (125 km) from Bangkok and around 48 miles (78km) from Pattaya. Often used as a weekend getaway from the bustling Bangkok or the party atmosphere of Pattaya, also popular with scandanavian tourists as a relaxing and chilled holiday destination.
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Koh Samet has seen some development over the last 20 years, however, still remains relatively peaceful and rather under developed when you compare it to Koh Chang, Koh Samui or even Koh Tao.
Koh Samet was given national park status in October 1981, any visitors must pay an entry fee, for Thai nationals price is 40 baht for adults and 20 baht per child, foreigners pay 200 baht and 100 respectively.
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