Koh Samet is an island in Phe Subdistrict. Mueang Rayong District, Rayong Province, in the area of Khao Laem Ya national park - Mu Koh Samet. It is a famous tourist attraction in Rayong. That has been popular foe both of Thais and Foreigners tourism. It is about 6.5 kilometers from the coast of Ban Phe, with an area of about 3,125 rai, in a triangular shape. It is believed that Koh Kaew Phitsadan in the literature “Phra Aphai Mani” of Soonthornphu, may be there is located at Koh Samet because of there are white sand beaches everywhere. The reason why it is named Koh Samet is because there are many Samet White villagers and Samet Daeng villagers live in Koh Samed.
Attractions on Koh Samet
The best time to visit is September - April because it is a period without monsoons