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Natural Wellness and Beauty Remedies

Those who are obsessed with how they look and feel, or simply concerned with their health and appearance, will undoubtedly be using a lot of processed and packaged products, which are available off the shelves of mega stores, beauty shops and any other general goods outlets but, what they need to remember is that a lot of those industrially packaged products are in fact packed with a lot of preservatives to prevent them from going bad and losing potency, with the natural elements having to give way for the preservatives.


Although most of these industrial products may be effective, they can never be quite as effective as their pure, natural counterparts, which involve the crucial elements being applied directly from their natural source.


Making use of a camphor based cream, for instance, is not quite the same as applying eucalyptus directly from its natural source, so in essence, natural wellness and beauty remedies are best when sourced directly from their natural source and applied in their most natural state.


It is naturally very difficult to always seek the purest wellness and beauty remedies though, so the next best thing is to use industrial products that are mixed with the least amount of preservatives as possible, complemented by beauty and wellness retreats which offer pure natural remedies, such as those located in-house a beauty spa.


Natural remedies, purely applied straight from their natural sources, should be indulged in every so often, so as to reinforce the industrial remedies and give the skin or body a stronger dose of the remedy, as this keeps the body guessing and adds that much needed variety to aid the process of beauty, health and wellness.


Testimony to this notion is how some beauty and wellness spas will make use of treatment remedies like mud, for the face mask, as this acts as a natural booster which will make the industrial products more effective.


Mother Nature knows best, so every once in a while, take a detour and go fully natural, by attending a beauty and wellness spa which makes use of natural treatments.

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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