Ao Phrao is completely other world - luxury beach. Ao Prao Beach is located on the west coast of Samet. When you come, you will be rewarded by a long wide superb beach with soft sand and amazing water colours. To get to the beach is possible by taxi or by boat. Forget a popular beach line and noisy night life Sai Kaew beach, or a bright extent of sunbeds of Ao Pai beach. Once there, you can buy a drink at the local shack, or get a beach massage as some smart locals come in the morning with longtail boats to do their profitable little trade with the resorts customers.
Ao Prao Resort and Le Vimarn Cottages & Spa occupies most of the front sandy beach 200m long with some umbrellas, a beautiful pools, elegant restaurants and beach villas. Both resorts offer a good range of watersports, kayaking, windsurf, waterski and wakeboards. Bungalows roll in tropical gardens.
There is a lot of greens and tropical colors here. At an entrance to a beach by the road is set the check point where you will have yo park your the vehicle, next to walk direct to the beach. Absolute calm and quiet here reigns, broken only by the singing of birds. For long time Ao Prao beach is considered a popular place by Thai VIP-persons.
From the north and the south Ao Phrao beach is reliably protected by high rocks making a risky path for any daredevil. Both ends of the beach is surrounded with the coral reeves with fishes and multi-coloured corals.
Here is possible to rent a small sailing yacht, catamaran and windsurfing. Ao Prao resort offers diving around nearby islands. There is wifi on the beach. If you want to rent motobike go to entrance near check-point. The price for hire 150THB/hour, or 500 THB/day. There is small souvenir shop and rent ATV here. You can not see here beach vendors - all necessary in minimarkets of resorts. Bech restaurants in Ao Prao Resort and Le Vimarn Cottages offer the extensive menu from Thai and international cuisine. Every Friday and Sunday, from 20:00 fiery shows starts on the beach. Ao Prao is the only beach on the island offering stunning sunsets, will leave indelible memoirs in your soul.
Koh Samet Ao Prao Resort and Le Vimarn Cottages & Spa are a good choices for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of staying in either Bangkok or Pattaya yet close enough to both cities to be convenient. Ao Prao beach resort photo galleries are featured a picture of a beach, hotels, restaurants and surrounding areas...