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About the Island

Crystal clear blue water reflecting both the sky and the mysterious world deep inside- this can be one way to describe the enchanting beauty of Koh Mak Island. It is one of Thailand’s rising holiday destinations. For over the years, Koh Mak has been chosen frequently by local tourists as well as foreign ones who love to be at Thailand for memorable holidays!

 

 

Koh Mak Island: The Place to Be

Koh Mak Island is located on the south of Koh Chang Islands- the favorite name in natural tourist spots of Thailand. Koh Mak has a long, beautiful beach of white sand to welcome the people coming here to bask in its glory. A few hills and lots of coconut tress give the island the minimalist look and leave the visitors open to the vastness of the untamed sea! The name Koh Mak is a derivation from the Areca nut in Thai language. The Koh Mak Island is still not as urbanized as the surrounded ones and the simplicity it offers keeps it on top of the list of most travelers.

 

Koh Mak Island: The Call of Tranquility

Since the island is still “under-construction” to be turned into a happening holiday destination, the one thing the Koh Mak Island has better than others is the peace! The places are still not that busy and buzzing like the other islands popular as Thai tourist spots. The people here are quiet in nature and hospitable to the ones visiting them. The raw natural beaches with no sign of modernization can be good places to practice Zen and take a break from the rushes. The basic lifestyle of the people with a caring and innocent smile will leave anyone mesmerized. Though the place is getting in line to be overwhelmed with the upgraded tourism facilities, it will always drag the attention of the visitors seeking tranquility to its dreamy sandy beaches!

 

Koh Mak Island: Getting Cozy with Nature

Though the Koh Mak Island does not have fancy hotels and night life to dazzle its visitors; the places to stay are not at all to be worried about. There are some amazingly cozy and surprisingly affordable resorts to check in here with simple yet warm services. The restaurants serve with the traditional Thai foods mainly but the most of the menus go international. Koh Mak is an island to lie down in the comforting sun, enjoy the pure beaches and feel good about living. All the facilities needed to get all these are right in hands for the tourists to savor a trip of a lifetime here, at Koh Mak!

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

Short description:

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

Short description:

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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