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Even the Nights are Better in Koh Chang

It is quite understandable that for people who are working very hard deserve time to unwind and relax. And one way of making the most of their time while on vacation is to spend long hours during the night. At Koh Chang, tourists can have the experience of nightlife in an unparalleled dimension as the island has plenty of events to showcase to those who want to make the most of their stay even during night time. As for party animals, there are numerous bars to enjoy music and drinks both local and international. Bar hopping is the name of the game for tourists who love to hunt the best place that offers the better deal of what they love most and to spend the night with their friends dancing to the latest beat and music they could sing along with gusto. There are numerous high-end establishments in the island that cater to this kind of choices. For those who want to experience the romantic solitude of Koh Chang with their loved ones while enjoying the windy night, the white sandy beaches are simply irresistible even with just casual sitting facing the vast sea and feeling the cool sea breeze that touches their skin.


As many tourists like to get the best deal of their hard earned money, they can do so as flea or street markets are common in the island during night. Tourists can have the opportunity to pamper their taste buds with delicious street foods prepared and cooked by local residents. What is more consoling is the fact that the prices can be negotiated when customers know how to make some bargains. Tourists can have the variety of food choices and be enticed by Thai cuisine from its simplest to sophisticated or ingenious way of preparing it by street enterprising vendors. Mingling with them is an inexpensive way of learning Thai culture at its rawest form as ordinary people are seemed to be spontaneous in their dwelling with tourists.  


Another activity to indulge to enjoy Koh Chang at night is though strolling by renting motorbikes. Going around to different places of Koh Chang by bikes following the main thoroughfares gives tourists an avenue to explore the island at their own pacing without time pressure and guilt. But precautionary measures should be adopted such as wearing crash helmet and informing authorities or the personnel of the hotel of such activity for security purposes. There are simply much beautiful views to enjoy in Koh Chang which only the night can reveal or offer and are totally distinct when viewed during the day. With the bikes anyone can maneuver or sleek easily to places they desire to visit. Night will be colorful along beaches as the light reflections from entertainment establishments hit the still and calm coastal waters.


When the night is exemplary calm and starry, another thing to do is stargazing. This might be insignificant for some rural folks but never for urban dwellers where the sky or horizon is frequently covered with smog or pollution and there is no way to witness the natural beauty of the skies during the night. Stargazing may be done by simply laying down on the white sandy beaches or if one wants to experience doing it with some a twist and toss, it can be done by renting a motor boat and anchoring it a little farther from ashore. The experience will surely be awesome and worthy of thousand words for memory keeping.


Night at Koh Chang will never be dull and lonely if one dares to uncover or discover beneath the seeming silence and stillness of the surrounding if you happened to be billeted away from the center of the island.




Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



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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


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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

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

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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:


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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