Khao Laem Ya – Mu Ko Samet National Park
Most of the island is a national park, however the Khao Laem Ya section of Khao Laem Ya – Mu Ko Samet National Park is on the mainland at the eastern end of Mae Rumphueng Beach. Entry is 200 baht but the ticket is valid for an entire week, so make sure to check out both halves of the park.
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Khao Laem Ya – Mu Ko Samet National Park is located in Rayong, Thailand just down the street from Mae Rumphueng Beach. Comprised of 81,875 rai (131 square kilometres or 50 square miles), the national park is actually split into two portions.
The first half of Khao Laem Ya Mu Ko Samet National Park is on the mainland next to Ban Phe and Mae Rumphueng Beach. The huge hilltop here can be dominates the coastline and can be seen many kilometres away.