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DARA- Rehab Destination on Koh Chang

DARA is one drug and alcohol rehabilitation destination which is Asia’s first rehabilitation center. It is also internationally largest rehabilitation destination. This largest rehab destination is located on tropical and most beautiful Island koh chang. It is not so far from Bangkok because you need just an hour to reach Trat province as well as rehab destination. It is quite far from local place of Trat so that patients can enjoy a tranquil and natural environment here.


If you have any drug or alcoholic addicted patient, you can think to get admitted he or her here.  At this rehab destination, they are helping thousands of patients every year to get new and happy life, which is totally free from drugs and alcohols.  


There three types of program at DARA rehab destination of koh chang. First one is for 4 weeks, second one is for 8 weeks and last type is for 12 weeks. And all programs are affordable and enjoyable because those include all things like accommodation, food items, treatments, excursions and others.

Treatment Program Includes

  • Daily Group Sessions
  • Educational Workshops
  • One to One Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Relapse Awareness Groups
  • Meditation Group Sessions
  • Art Therapy Sessions
  • Group Sports Sessions
  • Fitness Training Sessions
  • Group Water Sports Sessions
  • Massages

For accommodation there are three types of villas. First one is garden view villa. If you stay here, for 4 weeks$7,995, for8 weeks$15,190 and for12 weeks program you have to pay$21,985. King size bed, dressing area and various amenities are enjoyable here.


Second one is sea view villa. This is also surrounded with various species of trees. For 4 weeks $8,995, for 8 weeks $17,090 and for 12 weeks program of here you have to pay $24,735. It is also so much enjoyable.


Last type is pool villa. If you stay here, you will get opportunity of enjoying Jacuzzi tub, swimming pool, with separate bedroom. Payment is for 4 weeks $12,995, for 8 weeks$24,690 and for 12 weeks $35,735.   


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Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



Short description:

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


Short description:

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

Short description:

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

Short description:

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:


seafood restaurants



Short description:

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


quiet and peaceful

Short description:

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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