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Paradee is nestled between two stunning coastlines at the southern tip of Koh Samet, an unspoiled tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand. As part of the Koh Samet National Park the island is an area of outstanding natural beauty, just approximate 3 hours drive from Bangkok.

We can provide VIP luxury transfer from Bangkok’s International Airports to Jadet pier in Rayong Province, where you take a 15 minutes ride in our speed boat across the Gulf of Thailand to our secluded location on Ao Kiew Beach.


Getting to Koh Samet

There are 5 options of transportation from Bangkok to Choose from your trip

"Plastic bags and foam are not allowed on Samet Island"

Getting to Ban Phe (Rayong) ,Koh Samet from Bangkok

Located only 220 kilometers from Bangkok, Rayong and Koh Samet can be accessed within approximate 3 hours by different means of transport to suit your convenience. Driving is easy and the road is well-indicated. Even though cars are not allowed on to Koh Samet, there are parking service on the mainland at “Ao Prao Pier,” exclusively for hotel guests, where you can leave your car and ferry/speed boat to the island. Buses frequently leave Bangkok’s Ekamai Bus Terminal to Ban Phe where the piers to the island are located. It is also possible to fly but the nearest airport is located Chonburi which will require a road transfer to Rayong.


Rayong is the Eastern gateway to the North and Northeastern part of Thailand. As such, there are many regular bus services connecting Rayong and Bangkok. Buses from Bangkok to Rayong depart regularly from Ekamai Eastern Bus Terminal (near BTS Ekamai station) and Minibus Station (at Chatuchak) to Ban Phe, Rayong .

From Ekamai, two bus service providers are Cherdchai Tour and Krua Kun Pa. The bus from Cherdchai tour operates everyday starting from 7.00 - 18.30 continuously (Tel. 02-391-2804).

Mini bus from Krua Kun Pa starts from 7.30 - 20.00, (Tel. 062-859-3065).

From Minibus Station (at Chatuchak), PP minibus operates every day from 4.30 - 14.30 continuously (Tel. 080-446-4128).

Please note that the bus companies are not under the hotels' management. Information may change over time. For further details and information, kindly contact the transportation provider directly.


Rayong is roughly 200 km southeast of Bangkok. There are several different routes to drive between Bangkok and Rayong. The most popular route starts from Bangna-Rayong Road (Highway No.34) via Bang Phli and Bang Bo District, Samut Prakan province and Highway No.3 at km 70. The total distance is approximately 220 km.

If guests are coming from different direction, please type in Google Maps application, 'Ao Prao Pier.' For Paradee guests, please type 'Jadet Pier,' which is located beside Ao Prao Pier. Our piers are exclusively for Samed Resorts Group's guests only.

Ao Prao Pier : https://goo.gl/maps/q6UnTsFds2mRZZme7

Jadet Pier : https://goo.gl/maps/EqpqxMf4caEL9AhT6


Pattaya – Rayong – Ban Phe – Koh Samet

Duration: approximately 2 hour

Price: Pattaya – Rayong approx. 100 baht, Rayong – Ban Phe approx. 50 baht

Timetable: every 30 minutes

You can take the public bus from Pattaya to Rayong roughly every 30 minutes from the corner of Sukhumvit and Pattaya Nua road. This bus will cost around 100 baht and will bring you to Rayong.

In Rayong you need to take a Songthaew to Ban Phe port from where you can take the ferry to Koh Samet, this Songthaew should be around 25-30 Baht per person.

Minivan from Pattaya to Ban Phe (Rayong)

Duration: 1 hour

Price: 200-300 baht

Timetable: every 30 minutes

There are several minivans that can bring you from Pattaya directly to the Pier at Ban Phe in approximately one hour. The tickets should be around 200-300 baht and can be bought at any travel agency in Pattaya.

Taxi from Pattaya to Ban Phe (Rayong)

Duration: 1 hour

Price: 1,000-1,500 baht

It is easy to hail a taxi on the street in Pattaya for around 1000-1500 baht. They can bring you to the pier at Ban Phe.


The nearest airport to Koh Samet is U-Tapao, about 45 km from Ban Phe. There are limited flights on Bangkok Airways, Thai Air Asia, Thai Lion Air to and from U-Tapao, namely into and out of Chiangmai, Koh Samui, and Phuket.

There is no direct scheduled flight from Bangkok to Rayong, but Bangkok Airways has daily flights from Samui to Utapao Airport, which is approximately 1 ½ hours by bus from Rayong. Some charter airlines fly directly to Utapao Airport where vacationers can disembark for either Rayong or Pattaya without having to pass through Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport.

Taxi from U-Tapao to Ao Prao Pier(Ban Phe)

Duration: 1 hour

Price: 1,000-1,500 baht

It is easy to hail a taxi on the street in Pattaya for around 1000-1500 baht. They can bring you to Ao Prao Pier in Ban Phe.

All guests who stay at Paradee must to use the hotel compulsory speed boat and have 2 options as follow;


Ao Kiew, Koh Samet : 76 Moo 4, Tumbol Phe, Amphur Mueng, Rayong 21160 Thailand

Koh Samet

T:  +66 (0)38 644 284-7
M: +66 061 413 8465-7

Jadet Pier (Ban Phe)

T:  +66 (0)38 652 490
M: +66 083 970 5034

F:   038-652 491
E:   frontoffice@paradeeresort.com,

Reservation Center (Bangkok office)

(Working : Monday – Friday during 8.30 hrs. – 17.30 hrs., Saturday during 8.30 hrs. – 16.00 hrs., Sunday & Public Holiday : Closed)

T: +66 2 438 9771-2 Ext. 100-105
F: +66 2 439 0352
E: rsvn@samedresorts.com

Sales & Marketing Department (Bangkok office), Wedding and Group Meeting

(Working : Monday – Friday during 8.30 hrs. – 18.00 hrs, Saturday during 8.30 hrs. – 12.00 hrs., Sunday & Public Holiday : Closed)

T:  +66 2 438 9771-2 Ext. 106-113
F: +66 2 439 0352
E: sales@samedresorts.com

Option 1 : Shuttle Boat Service fee at THB 750.-net per person per one way
Schedule From Jadet Pier (Ban Phe, mainland) : 2PM / 5PM
  From Paradee (Koh Samet) :11AM/ 1PM
Option 2: Speed Boat Service fee at THB 3,000.-net per boat per one way
  (Maximum 1-6 persons included child and infant/boat)


  • More information or bookings, please contact at hotel reservation staff to inform your details at Reservation Center Tel. +66 2 4389771-2 Ext. 100-105 or Email: rsvn@samedresorts.com (Working Monday - Friday during 08.30 hrs.-17.30 hrs., Saturday during 08.30 hrs.-16.00 hrs., Closed : Sunday and public holidays)
  • To avoide any delay upon transfer-in, please be ready at Ao Prao Pier (Ban Phe), Ban Phe 30 minutes before departure time in order to have the pre-check in process.
  • To avoide any delay upon transfer-out, please be ready at the lobby 30 minutes before departure time.
  • Jadet Pier (Ban Phe):    Tel. +66 38 652 490, MB. +66 83 970 5034 (Working time : Everyday during 08.00 - 17.00 hrs.) 
  • Paradee (Koh Samet): Tel. 038-644284-7, 061-4138465-7