Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet National Park, Phe
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Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet is a Thai marine national park in the Gulf of Thailand off the coastline of the Thai province of Rayong, approximately 180 km southeast of Bangkok. In 1981, the Royal Forest Department of the Thai Government declared the archipelago of Ko Samet, along with nine other small islands, the headland of Khao Laem Ya, and the 11 kilometre Mae Rampeung Beach to be a national park, and thus these areas are under the jurisdiction of the national parks department. In August, 2013 more than 500 national park officials were deployed to destroy three resorts—Muk Samet, Unseen, and Ploy Samet—which had been built illegally in the Khao Leam Ya-Mu Ko Samet National Park.GeographyThe park covers an area of 131 square kilometres of land and sea in Klaeng district, Rayong Province. The major and minor landmarks of the park are: Khao Plet (Plet Hill and valley) Khao Laem Ya (Leam Ya Hill and valley) Mae Ram Phung Beach and mountain and the islands of: Ko Samet Ko Kudi (Monk's Chamber Island) Ko Kruai (Cone Island) Ko Makham (Tamarind Island, also called Ko Kham) Ko Plai Tin (Foot's Tip Island) Ko Chan (Moon Island) Ko Talu (Hole Island) Ko Klet Chalam (Shark Scale Island) Ko Thai Khang Kao (Bat's Bottom Island)
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  • It is best to take a trip to Koh Samet overnight on the island. You arrive on the island in the morning and leave at 4 pm the next day. you can go to the island for a few days in advance by ordering hotel. Wide selection of hotels-from economy to business. Samet island is a territory of the National Park, so each tourist pays 200 baht per visit to the island. White sand and clear sea. Palm trees. Orchids and other tropical plants. On the island there is a pond, which organises fishing trips. The island is mountainous with tropical vegetation. Pleasant sensations calls sunset on the island. Beautifully. In the evening on the beaches appear tables, music sounds. Dinner in the fresh sea air, surrounded by lanterns and water. Nice romantic atmosphere.
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  • Go and then feel well very suitable for relaxing with family or friends, very good ~ clean air with.
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  • i really love spending my afternoon here. It is not crowded. You can walk in the wooden trail. The water is not so clear, but the atmosphere is good. In the end of the trail, there is a nice rocky bea...  more »