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The Blue-Winged Pitta

The Blue-winged Pitta is a regular visitor of Koh Chang. It is frequently seen wandering the subtropical and tropical moist lowland forest area of the island which is regarded as...Read more

The Barn Swallow

Being a bird of open country, the Barn Swallow usually uses the man-made structures to breed. It is frequently observed to be flying low near hotels or resorts buildings at Koh...Read more

Greater Sand Plover

Sightings of the Greater Sand Plovers are occasionally observed along the beaches’ coastlines of the western portion of Koh Chang. They usually forage at low tide on wet ground...Read more

Oriental Pied Hornbill

Koh Chang is blessed with a natural wonder in Oriental Pied Hornbill. As a species of hornbill in the Bucerotidae family, the Oriental Pied Hornbill is endemic in Southeast Asia....Read more

White-breasted Waterhen

If you go kayak at Koh Chang especially in some marshland coastal areas of small islands where mangroves are commonly situated, you could encounter the White-breasted waterhen...Read more

Green Imperial Pigeon

Ducula aenea or commonly known as the Green Imperial Pigeon is a resident bird in Thailand and can generally be found in...Read more

Pacific Swallows

Watching the pacific swallow does acrobatic dives as it catches flying insects for food is such a delightful sight to behold.  This is the usual sight if you happened...Read more


Besides from the night entertainment and fun activities in the hotels and resorts, the island of Koh Chang has another delightful sight for tourists and visitors alike and this is...Read more

Yellow-vented Bulbuls

If you happened to be occupying a room facing the gardens or mountains in any of the hotels or resorts at Koh Chang, you cannot miss in all probability the sight of yellow-vented...Read more

Pacific Reef Egret

The richness of its natural habitat in Koh Chang attracted many bird species of different varieties. One bird species to watch is the Pacific Reef Egret. It is also known as...Read more

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



Short description:

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


Short description:

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

Short description:

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



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


quiet and peaceful

Short description:

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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