Koh-Chang; the largest island in Trat and the second largest in Thailand with its scenic bays and sandy beaches has a lot to offer in tourist attractions. A beautiful profusion of tourist facilities and natural attractions which are with time continually being improved provides myriads of activities to do. Besides the beautiful beaches, Koh-Chang offers magnificent waterfalls, dense forest for hiking, awesome diving sites, mangroves and numerous surrounding islands that are only a few miles away including Koh Kood and Koh Mak.
A well developed infrastructure will ensure easy access to Koh-chang and the beautiful surrounding attractions by car, boat or even by plane. Convenience is one of the greatest features of the island as it offers a wide range. There is also easy access and affordable accommodation within and around the around for all types of budget ranging from simple but beautifully designed bungalows all the way to amazingly luxurious high and restaurant lodges and hotels.
There are various activities that tourist can engage in ranging from jungle treks, to elephant rides, diving trips and snorkeling onto the several close by coral reefs. On the island's western coast, you will find the majority of beaches each distinctively built to offer different experiences on partying, shopping, various beach activities and sports and even simply chilling and relaxing. Depending on your needs, you can choose to get to the Bailan/Lonely, Khlong Prao/ Kai Bae or even to White sand beach. For a more modernized kind of vibes, the White Sand beach will be perfect for you. The Khlong Prao and Kai Bae will offer plenty quirky bars and shops, quaint traditional appearance. To the eastern side are various Thai villages. This is the perfect place to go to if looking for something more cultural and traditional.
The island also has a lot to offer in wildlife. Sea eagles and monkeys are some of the common wildlife feature to check out. If you are fortunate enough, you can even get to see the Great Horn bill which is said to be so rare that the majority of residents have not been successful to see it.