Ko Samae San
Ko Samae San
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Akhil FOX
Bangkok, Thailand3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
If you are tired from a long trip, Ko Samae San is not the issue. It only requires 30 minutes or so. One of the islands in Amphur Sattahip, Chon Buri, is Ko Samea San. The island is not very far from Bangkok, so getting there doesn't take very long. The Royal Thai Navy is in charge of Ko Samae San. Visitors are only permitted on day trips and may not spend the night. They can, however, stay at the hotels close to the dock. One of the nine islands in the Plant Genetic Conservation Project, which is a part of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's royal initiative, is Ko Samae San. The project's goals are to promote the island as a location for learning and responsible travel. The island may be explored via glass-bottom boat rides, kayaking, biking, and snorkeling. There are amenities available, including snorkeling gear, life jackets, restrooms, showers, and dining options. Even though Ko Samae San has five beaches, only two of them—Hat Thien and Hat Luk Lom—allow people to swim. Effective protection has led to the breathtaking views of white beaches, crystal-clear seas, and stunning coral reefs. Every day and in every season, tourists are welcome at Ko Samae San. However, there is a daily visiting cap of 500 people. There are no advance tickets available; therefore, guests must purchase their tickets at the Natural History Museum's reception desk at Khao Mar Jor Pier (9 a.m.–5 p.m.). At 6 a.m., the queue cards will be distributed. Call 0 3843-2473 or 0 3843-2475 for additional details. Transportation Use a bus from Bangkok to Rayong to Sathahip Market, then a two-row pickup to reach Khao Mar Jor dock.
Written 27 July 2022
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Jarmmie
Chiang Mai, Thailand260 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Family
This place I was impression because not so many tourist. They have limit 300 people/day. The beach clean, clear water, many activities for 1 day program. Not allow alcohol and stay overnight. I feel safe to come with all women plus children. The staff help full and polite. Reasonable price for foods and drink.
Written 4 May 2022
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Jeroen
Chiang Mai, Thailand12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Friends
The Thai Team that takes care of this beach is very nice, water is clean and warm. During the week is not full, its almost like a private beach.
Written 18 September 2020
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Ten & Twins
Bangkok, Thailand3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Family
Koh Samae San is taken care by Thai Marines and is one out of the nine islands under a royal project of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn that preserves the plants and animals of the sea and island The island is taken care by Thai Marines. We based ourselves in Jomtien beach and took 45 mins drive to Khao Ma Jor Pier in Sattahip and only 10 mins riding in a boat to the island. The fee for the boat was 300 Baht for adult and 220 Baht for a child over 3 years old. This includes the entrance fee to the museum. We arrived at the pier around 8:20 am and got the first ride at 9 am. The boat carried a only 100 passengers per trip so plan ahead during peak period. They sold drinks and small local snacks on the boat and the officers gave you a brief of the island with sense of humor. On the island, we did snorkeling - 50 Baht for 30 mins, kayaking - 100 Baht per hour, 15 mins ride on glass bottom boat to see the corel under - 20 Baht, and just enjoy the beach and crystal clear water. Easy lunch (run our fast), instant noodle, snacks and drinks are available on the island. Shades and caKids really love the island.

The museum closed to the pier consists of 5 building, well maintained and educational, but at the same time took me a lot of sweats with slops and steps. It’s like a scenic hiking trail at the same time; however, my boys who are 10 and 4 did it just fine, and it leads up the the amazing view at the top.
Written 23 October 2019
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Lana
Bangkok, Thailand7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
The island was so clean and clear water have much activity for Thai people at 300 THB for a foreigner at 600 THB
Written 25 August 2019
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BangkokSachse
Bangkok, Thailand42,520 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
We had a day trip from Pattaya to Ko Same San on Saturday. It took us one hour and twenty minutes from Jomtien Beach to the pier near the Thai Island and Sea Natural History Museum. We had to park our car outside the museum. We bought the tickets for the boat and the shuttle on the Samar San Island. The ticket cost 300 Baht per person. We took the last boat to the island at 1 pm. The boat was about 15 minutes. After listening the summary of the island, we took the free shuttle to the Luk Lom beach on the other side. The beach is nice and clean. However the new restrooms were under construction. We had instant noodles and papaya salad for lunch. You could bring your foods to the island. We didn’t have time to hike the mountain. We took the last boat to the main land at 4 pm. We had a good time at the island. The first boat to the island is at 9 am.
Written 27 April 2019
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Sunee Sachasiri
Bangkok, Thailand158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
The beach is looked after by the military, they have fixed timing of getting on the island and leaving it. Peaceful but small place.
Written 19 April 2019
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Sangduan C
Chonburi, Thailand24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
You will not believe me if you not go and visit there yourself. It’s just about 90 kms from Chonburi city and you will see clearly real under water world. The easiest way is get the package for 3 hours by speedboat and your happy time will be there with you for sure.
Written 4 November 2018
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Nluk S
Ayutthaya, Thailand39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017
Visit to this charming island is very relaxing and enjoy the clear blue sky. The island is reserve for a day trip only , can not stay overnight. You may stay at hotel near Sattahip area and go to the island from morning and back to the main land late afternoon.
Written 12 September 2018
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Meuok
Bang Sare, Thailand151 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Family
A navy owned island about 10 clicks outside Sattahip.
Dual pricing with tourists paying a galling premium to access this island.
However, when you arrive it's a delight.
The navy will take you out snorkling and on my three visits this has been a free service, though I understand they now charge ฿100.
You're advised to take a some food or a picnic with you as food is limited.
Written 6 September 2018
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