Samed Island is about 200 km from Bangkok, in the direction of South-East. Rayong is the nearest big city. The cheapest way to reach Ban Phe is by the hourly regular A/C bus or minibus services starting at the Eastern bus terminal in Bangkok "Ekamai" (Sukhumvit Rd. Soi 40-42) or from the Victory Monument in Bangkok. It takes 3 - 4 hours, depending on the traffic. The island is reached from the port at Ban Phe by regular boat to the village Nadan in Samed (30-40 minutes) for 50-60 Baht p.p. The boats leave Ban Phe hourly from 6am – 6pm. From Nadan on Samet you can take a taxi to Sea Breeze (30 Baht p.p or 200 Baht whole rent) and walk 80 meters along the beach to Samed Villa. The National Park entrance fee is 200 baht. Another option is to travel direct to our beach with the regularly speedboat from the Tarua Phe Pier (old pier opposite 7/11 shop) for 250 baht p.p. The speed boats leave irregularly.
The most convenient way is to travel by chauffeured taxi or minibus. It takes 2.5 - 3 hours. We provide you this service. We also provide you a Taxi Speed boat, which will transfer you to Samed Villa beach directly. Please contact Samed Villa for the transportation service in advance.
Please call us in advance or upon arrival at the pier: +66 38 644094,
+66 38 644161, +66 928369822. The boat will be there in about 10 minutes.
Wait at the Bualuang pier which is located opposite the Bangkok Bank
in Ban Phe please. The pier is about 160 meter diagonally opposite to
the left hand side when looking toward the sea. There is an empty
field and a sign Samed Villa. Walk or drive out 200 meters to the
pier. In case of traveling by bus or minibus please tell the driver to
stop at the Bangkok Bank in Ban Phe.
- For a private group traveling 1-6 people at ฿ 1600 (one way) or 1-10 people at ฿ 1800 (one way) and ฿ 250 for each additional person. The speedboat can be booked from 6.00 AM till 18.00 p.m. (Speedboat rental at night is possible with a surcharge.)
From Koh Samed to Ban Phe. - The public shared speedboat leaves from the island to the mainland every day at 10.00 / 11.00 a.m. / 13.00 / 14.00 and 15.00 p.m. Price is ฿ 250 per person. Please contact the reception.
We provide Chauffeured car and Minibus services everyday from 5 AM - 6 PM.
Minibus / Chauffeured car from or to the International Airport of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi or Don Muang. A minibus or chauffeured car driver meets you at the meeting point (gate 3) of the Suvarnabhumi airport. In case of problems or being belated, please call us for further instructions. The car will bring you to Ban Phe in Rayong province. From there you can require a taxi speed boat service from us, which will bring you directly to Samed Villa Resort. Speed boat price is according to the information mentioned above on the website.
|Minibus / Chauffeured car from or to Suvarnabhumi Airport||฿ 2900 / ฿ 2500|
|Minibus / Chauffeured car from or to Bangkok city||฿ 3200 / ฿ 2600|
|Minibus / Chauffeured car from or to Don Muang Airport||฿ 3400 / ฿ 2900|
|Minibus / Chauffeured car from or to Pattaya||฿ 2000 / ฿ 1500|
|Minibus / Chauffeured car to Koh Chang (mainland pier)||฿ 3000 / ฿ 2500|