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 a 3-hour drive from Bangkok.


We can provide VIP 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.


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 “Jadet Pier” exclusively for hotel guests, where you can leave your car and take a speed boat to the island

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.

By Car

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 a 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 :

Jadet Pier :

Pattaya – Rayong – Ban Phe – Koh Samet
Duration: approximately 2 hours
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 Neua road in Pattaya. 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

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: 1000-1500 baht

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


By Plane

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, and Thai Lion Air to and from U-Tapao, namely into and out of Chiangmai, Koh Samui, and Phuket.

Taxi from U-Tapao to Ao Prao Pier(Ban Phe)
Duration: 1 hour
Price: 1000-1500 baht

All guests staying at Paradee must use the compulsory shuttle speed boat provided by the hotel
Option 1 :
Now – 31 October 2024
On 01 November 2024 onwards

Shuttle Boat Service fee at THB 750.-net per person per one way
Shuttle Boat Service fee at THB 800.-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


  • For more information, please contact the hotel reservations Tel. +66 2 4389771-2 Ext. 100-105 or Email: [email protected] (Working: Monday – Friday between 8.30 AM- 5.30 PM, Saturday between 8.30 AM- 4.00 PM, Closed : Sunday and public holidays)
  • To avoid any delay upon transfer to Koh Samet, please standby at Jadet Pier (Ban Phe) 30 minutes before departure time for pre-check.
  • To avoid any delay upon transfer to mainland, please be ready at the lobby 30 minutes before departure time for check-out.
  • Jadet Pier (Ban Phe): Tel. +66 38 652 490, MB. +66 83 970 5034 (Working days: Everyday between 8.00 AM – 5.00 PM)
  • Paradee (Koh Samet): Tel. 038-644284-7, 061-4138465-7