Blessed with the softest, whitest sand within easy reach of Bangkok, the tiny island of Koh Samet, is a favourite escape for Thais, expats and tourists.
Such is the attractiveness of this 6Km long island, that over 300 years ago it was the inspiration behind classical Thai Poet Sunthorn Phu’s masterpiece Phra Aphai Mani ( A 30,000 line epic saga of Princes, Mermaids and Giants ). . . . . Full review here