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Koh Chang is one of the beautiful and must visit islands in Thailand

Koh Chang is one of the best island to visit in the world. In fact, it is the second largest island in Thailand. Many may think that due to increased popularity and rapidly growing tourism it is one of the densely popularity area in the country, but it has about 5000 permanent residents and it is not heavily populated. Tourism has been increasing on yearly basis and more people are flocking the island. Koh Chang is one of the beautiful and must visit islands in Thailand and it has rich history that you should know before you even step into the city. Local Thais and foreigners from all walks of the world have been visiting the region.

 

Reaching Koh Chang is very easy as there are improved means of transport that make it easy to access the regions that you may be visiting. You can get in by plane as the Bangkok airways flies visitors and locals on daily basis. Bus transports is the other economical way to visit new destinations. You can also get around by taxi and sophisticated limousine and those who like exploring new means of transport can also reach the island by boat.

 

At Koh Chang island you will see a lot of attractive things. Indeed, there is a lot to see in the island. For instance, you will be delighted to see the Mu Ko Chang National Park, War memorial monument in the southern part of the island. The Klong Plu is the most popular waterfall that you may also be attracted to. Other waterfalls include Kongoi, Klong Nonsi and Khiri Petch waterfalls among many others. The other absolute must see are the Buddhist temples that reflect the religious background of the region. For entertaining experience, you can also visit the Koh Chang Monkey School. This is a center that features highly trained monkeys performing stunts and tricks before an amazing audience. Indeed, not many islands can offer such attractions.





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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