- is the most popular beach in Samet island
. The coast itself is beautiful, but the crowd spoils everything. Last time the beach received clusters of umbrellas completely covering the sun, - ugly "know how" from Pattaya. Shore and seabed: sand.  Find hotels in Sai Kaew
There is a great choice of budget hotels near the beach. If you come a little away from the coast, you will find in the village much more accommodation options starting from 700 bahts per night. Find hotels in Sai Kaew
How to get there 
Fly to Bangkok International Airport - Suvarnabhumi (BKK)
Taxi directly from the airport to Pattaya costs about 1500 bahts. Make sure to negotiate the price before the trip to avoid surprises. Journey will take from 1.5 to 3 hours depending on traffic.
There is also frequent bus service between the airport and Pattaya. It departure from Level 1 (Doors 7-8), costs about 150 baht per way and goes about 2 hours (or longer if traffic jams).
You need to get by bus or by taxi from Pattaya to Ban Phe
town, and next take a ferry to Ko Samet island. Some boats get directly to the beach of Ao Prao.
The main transportation option in the island of Samet is by "songthaew" (some kind of shuttle mini bus). Find flights to Sai Kaew
When to go 
The best time for a beach holiday in the island of Samet is a dry season from November to April, as well as a small dry season in July and August.
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