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Why Not Visit A Secluded Place?

When tourists go to visit Thailand they are always looking for the most special places that they can see. Thailand is a very beautiful country but it can hold hidden some places that are very beautiful and exotic and that are like paradise. These places are actually natural and they can bring a lot of joy to the tourists when they discover them. Koh Kood Island is one of the hidden treasures of Thailand. It used to be a secluded island but the tourism has flourished a lot since the people who live there have thought about opportunities that it can bring to that place.


The Koh Chang Mangrove forest is one of the places that are worth a visit when going to Thailand. This forest contains mangrove trees and what is very interesting about it is the fact that it is like a barrier between the place where the salt water flows and the place where the fresh water is found as well. Imagine that! You can actually be imagining that you are in two places at the same time. It is a great opportunity but those who want to visit this forest need to know that they are able to get there with the kayak.


The thing is that tourists need to be very careful because the bay where this forest is found is always tide high and that is why it is best for them to time exactly when their trip. People who visit the mangrove forest will see that there live a lot of plants and animals that cannot be seen in other parts. It is like a sanctuary for them because this way they cannot be attacked or hunted by people and the plants cannot be killed by other dangers that are found in the environment. 

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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