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Introducing Koh Chang

Koh Chang is Thailand’s second largest island. Koh Chang also means ‘Elephant Island’. This name comes from the elephant shape of its headland. The island has an area of roughly 217 square kilometers. Contemporary there are nine villages on the island. Difference between Koh Chang and other island is that Koh Chang is a “real” island. It is not just a dot on the map. Scenery and wilderness is substantial. This island is also very renowned because of its cascades of waterfalls which add to its beauty.

 

Weather attracts tourists and locals throughout the year as it is incredible. Cool breeze surrounds the island at night while at day sun shines making day light and healthy. Humidity is very husky that one can walk hundred meters outdoors without any need of having shower or bath. When all of the Europe is beneath the kisses of white snow one feels satisfied with exquisite and engaging weather in Koh Chang.

 

One also gets entertained by “boat trips”. The boat named as KonTiki. These boat trips are economical and in budget for everyone. It costs 250B per person to Ko Phayam and other nearby islands. Lunch is also included in this trip of 250B. Dive trips are also possible for the people who are intrepid in nature and want to do something daring and plucky. Aladdin Dive Cruise, on Ko Chang, runs PADI courses. It also offers range of live-abroad Dive safaris. Without wasting any time book a trip to “Similan Island” and “Surin Island”. These trips do not cost too much. A three day trip to Surin Island costs 11, 250B and four day trip to Similan Island costs 15, 000B. Book your tickets today and make this trip an enjoyable one that will last forever in your memory.





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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