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Activities along Koh Chang coasts

If you love either diving or snorkelling you are in for a super treat at the Koh Chang Island.  It has got the most amazing ‘Mu Ko Chang’ National Marine Park that spreads across 40 plus small and large group of islands that are home for beautiful coral reefs, fish and white sandy beaches.  There are many diving sites with specialised training centres along the west coast of the island that cater for the experience as well as inexperience divers.  They offer lessons and certification at the centre itself.  All gears are provided but you are allowed to bring your own.  The diving school in Bong Bao village is pretty renowned for its lessons.  You can make the necessary bookings at the desk or through a phone call to have everything organised for your trip.

 

If you are not into diving or snorkelling still you can enjoy the beauty of the park by chartering a boat to take you out into the waters so that you can feast your eyes on the lovely marine creatures that never fail to put up a spectacular display.  Sail off in comfort on a yatch or in a motor boat, bareboat or crewed boat whichever suits your need. In addition to these Kon Tiki the luxury boat sails in style with full board - crews, refreshment, and gourmet meal and with bar facilities giving you plenty of space to take in the entire view while keep you entertained.  There are scheduled trip every morning and the afternoon to the sea along the Marine Park.  You have to make your reservation as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

Besides this, these boats can be arranged for a fun-filled fishing tour which can be a daylong or extended over night fishing expedition. The tour comes with meals and refreshment and of cause loads of fun! 





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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