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It’s Better To Be Safe Than Sorry

Whenever visiting a country you want to be able to see everything that you can, you want to explore all that is possible. That is why there are some countries in the world, like for example Thailand, where you can rent out a motorcycle and you can take it with you when you explore some of the places. For example, if you are on Koh Chong, you can explore the island by renting out a motorcycle and why not a chooper? These are unique methods that can be used by the tourists and they are able to see everything that they can.


When going for a trip on Koh Chong Island people should have a map with them. The island isn’t very big but they might not know where they should go through and how they will be able to arrive at their designated place. These can be rented at the resorts where most tourists go for accommodation. They usually have rental shops everywhere and there are a lot of models of motorcycles, scooter and even bikes that tourists can rent for a day or for a longer period. They have these in every size that tourists want.


When renting out a motorcycle or a bike or another vehicle, the tourists need to check first to see if there are no problems. After that they also need to check if the vehicle has insurance because in case something bad happens, the tourist should not be made to pay for this. Whenever renting such a vehicle, tourists need to be able to rent out some helmets as well. If there is an accident it is better to be protected than to risk it. After they have thought of renting the vehicles they need to have a short first aid class where they will be taught how to handle the problems that come in case of an accident. 

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

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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:


seafood restaurants



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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


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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