Koh-Chang although recently established as one of the greatest tourist destinations in Thailand has a lot to offer especially for adventure and exploration. The island offers an incredible mixture of excellent seafoods, unspoilt terrain and warm friendly environment perfect for various adventurous and relaxing activities. The island boasts numerous natural wonders including island rain forests, cliffs, notable wildlife, amazing coral reefs, abundant marine life, temples, majestic white beaches, waterfalls among other scenic pieces. Taxis, motorcycles and hitchhiking are the most common ways of getting around the island.
Accommodation ranges from some of most pocket friendly huts, to apartments and suites and to luxurious villas with excellent services and great hospitality. Accommodation fees ranges from as little as $10 to higher ends of $120 per night.. Some of the popular accommodation spots include the Biddha View in Bang Bao. At Hat Sai Khao accommodation options, include Chang Cliff Resort, Pattamas, Koh Chang Kacha resort and Spa, Independent Bo Bungalows, Pump's House, S.P Place, Top Resort among others. You will also find Big Elk and Amarl Emerald Cove Koh-Chang at Klong Prao Beach. The Hat Tha Nam has Joy Cottage, Ice Beach Little Eden, Kachapura among others. You will also be able to find various accommodation options at Bailan beach, Bang Bao Bay, and Klong Son bay. The travel agency can also arrange camping. Relatively the costs of food, transportation and accommodation in the island will be higher especially in the rainy seasons.
The climate in the region is moderate but it can drastically change within a very short time. Generally, Koh-Chang has three seasons the hot, humid and cool seasons. Sometimes, especially in the rain seasons, the island becomes inaccessible due to its mountainous topography. To make the best of it, the best time for touring the island is advisably between November and February.