At a quick glance of Koh Mapring (1) one can directly dismissed it as just an island of rocks, medium sized trees and will bushes. The island of Koh Mapring (1) is situated at the mouth of Klong Son Bay which is the northern most portion of Koh Chang Island. It is relatively unknown mass of land mostly dominated by rocks but to tourists who are into scuba diving and snorkeling, it is a good spot. It’s surrounded by clear waters and has a 50-meter long white sand beach. It is near White Sand Beach and approximately 200 meters offshore. It can be reached by kayak or motorized boat if you travel in a group.
Koh Mapring (1) Island has its own features to brag about. The 50-meter long white sand beach at the mouth of the bay is a nice venue for swimming for a couple of people. Its beachfront is untainted and naturally landscaped by waves and time. Sitting or getting buried in the sand is a relaxing and fun thing to indulge in the privacy of this island. Finding some higher grounds to take vantage point of the island’s surroundings is quite difficult because of course and sharp rock edges and wild bushes around the area – proofs of natural conservation.
The shallow depths of Koh Mapring (1) allow you to take some knee-deep walks and occasional glimpses of its seafloor. Off the eastern side of the island, you can do scuba and see for yourself a “moonscape landscape of coral formations. Snorkeling is another good activity to do in this part of the island. The surrounding waters appear blue because its clear state mirrors the sky above it. With just few meters offshore, you can drop off the boat’s anchor and enjoy the constant sways of the boat while sipping your favorite drinks and enjoying the natural scenes before you.