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Reliable Koh Chang Travel Guide

When you go touring Koh Chang, you can be sure to get the most thrilling experience. This is because the island is one of the most beautiful in Thailand. It has a wide array of wildlife species. Many people come from different and distant parts of the wild to see these animals. They include a wide variety of birds, animals such as elephants, deer, and snakes, among others. This island also has very hospitable inhabitants who are always ready to help visitors.

 

Today, this island has become a tourist destination for many people. Many people on their vacation prefers this destination not only due to its beautiful wildlife, but also services offered by residents and businessmen. Over the recent years, nothing much was known about this island. However, Koh Chang has seen a dramatic growth within a very short time. This can be attributed to the activities of tourists’ service providers.

 

Majority of the accommodation services in the island are situated on the western part of the island. This place has plenty of beaches. There are also stone cliffs and high mountains where tourist activities are rampant. The highest mountain in Koh Chang is Khao Salak with a height of 744 meters. It is covered with evergreen forest due to its fertile soils. It is the main source of water in the island. The mountain has a lot of waterfalls, splendid reefs and beaches. Although the eastern side of this island does not have sandy beaches, it also has beautiful waterfalls.

 

The climate of Koh Chang is similar to that of Bangkok. Its best season is comparatively cool. This is usually from November to February.

 

You can choose to travel to Koh Chang by either plane, bus, limousine, taxi or boat. There are providers of these services in the region. Majority of them are professionals always willing to take their clients to their destinations.

 





Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach

fishing

 

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Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants

shopping

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Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

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Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

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Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:

fishing

seafood restaurants

shopping

nightlife

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A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community

kayaking

quiet and peaceful

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There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.

 

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