Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak, Koh Wai Island Guide

The Thai islands of Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak and Koh Wai are located on the eastern side of the Gulf Of Thailand, sharing a maritime border with Cambodia. If you are planning a holiday in this part of the world, then look no further than these islands. From luxurious resorts to backpacker bungalows, beautiful beaches around each corner, restaurants, nightlife and a fantastic daily choice of things to do, Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak and Koh Wai have it all.

Koh Chang Island Guide

Koh Chang the largest and most popular of the islands with deluxe hotels, boutique resorts or backpacker huts. Fabulous beaches, diving and snorkeling, waterfalls, elephant trekking, jungle treks, offshore islands, massage and spas, restaurants and nightlife.

Koh Kood Island Guide

Koh Kood, the second largest of the islands, with backpacker rooms, boutique and luxury resorts, white sand beaches and waterfalls, mangroves, huge old trees, diving and snorkeling, local fishing villages, speedboats, charming wooden piers, sunsets and tranquillity.

Koh Mak Island Guide

Koh Mak, the family island, with small friendly resorts, backpackers huts, wild coasts, long sweeping beaches, cycling, kayaking, snorkeling, dive schools, forest walks, offshore islands, restaurants and relaxing bars.

Koh Wai Island Guide

Koh Wai, the smallest of the islands, a handful of resorts and bungalows dotted along a coastal path, lovely white sand beaches, great snorkeling, electricity from generators, no shops or vehicles, escape and unwind.

About the Island Guide

In our Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak and Koh Wai Island Travel Guide, we take a tour around the islands and along the way, give you all the information needed for a perfect visit to this most beautiful of locations in Thailand.

We have designed the guide so you can either browse in just one island area or you can hop onto the next. For Koh Chang, there are familiar guidebook style sections ranging from beaches to hotels, resorts and bungalows, restaurants and nightlife to things to do, how to get there and information, with of course, useful maps, all of which we hope will make those tricky decisions on how, where and when, just that little bit easier. We repeat these sections for Koh Kood and Koh Mak and to a lesser degree for Koh Wai.

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Koh Chang Blogs

Aiyapura Resort and Spa – Klong Son

Our snippet guide to The Aiyapura Resort and Spa, 3/4 star private resort in Klong Son, Koh Chang. Information, prices, chance to book, and our verdict.

Koh Chang News Updates

Two Lost British Trekkers Rescued in Koh Chang Jungle

Two lost British trekkers have been rescued by local National Park rangers from the Koh Chang jungle after going missing in the Bang Bao area on the west coast.

Koh Chang Property

Guesthouse Restaurant for Sale – Koh Chang

Now open to immediate offers, this charming guesthouse represents a terrific turnkey business opportunity. Located on the island’s busiest beach, the three floored property consists of 5 bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen and restaurant. All fixtures and fittings included.


Chivapuri Beach Resort – Bang Bao Beach Klong Kloi

Our snippet guide to Chivapuri Beach Resort – Bang Bao Beach Klong Kloi, prices, information, pictures, our verdict, chance to book.

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Koh Chang Boat Trip – Kontiki 5 Islands – Koh Rang Snorkeling

Koh Chang snorkeling with a day out at Koh Rang on the 5 island Kontiki boat trip, calling in at Koh Wai, Monkey Rock, yet more things to do on Koh Chang

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Rip Tides Claim Two Lives off Koh Chang Beaches

A 19 year old Brtish student and 55 year old German father have drowned in separate rip tides incidents off the coast of Koh Chang.

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The Koh Chang Cruise Ship – Bang Bao Beach Klong Kloi

With the 1st ever cruise ship, P & O Pacific Eden, stopping at Koh Chang this week, take a tour with us out to a much older cruise ship beached in Bang Bao Beach Klong Kloi

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Warapura Resort – Lonely Beach

Our continuing round-up of resorts on Koh Chang, with a look at the charming small boutique Warapura Resort in Lonely Beach. Information, guide prices, chance to book.

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Wat Suthat – Bangkok Attractions

Our guide to Wat Suthat, one of Bangkok’s oldest temples. With its magnificent Buddha and fascinating frescoes, its ‘s a great place to escape the bustle of the big city. More things to do before heading down to the Koh Chang islands.

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Getting to Koh Chang, Koh Kood and Koh Mak in the Rainy Season

Our guide to getting to Koh Chang, Koh Kood and Koh Mak in the rainy season from May to October, Timetable changes, tips and other useful information on private transfers, share minibuses, buses, flying and of course, all the boats.

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Moo4 Bistro – Kai Bae Beach – Restaurant Review

Our restaurant review of Moo4 Bistro, French and Thai cuisine in a charming, intimate setting in the heart of Kai Bae Beach. Recommended

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Long Beach Koh Chang Revisited – 2016

We revisit Long Beach in the far south east corner of Koh Chang, with the reconstruction of the access road now almost complete. Well worth a stop on your motorbike tour of the island.

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Koh Chang to Siem Reap and Siem Reap to Koh Chang

Getting from Koh Chang to Siem Reap (Angkor Wat) and Siem Reap to Koh Chang. All the prices, tips on how to to avoid the scams, on what to expect at each stage as you cross the border, visa prices, minibus details and prices, share taxis and the chance to book private transfers.

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Koh Chang to and from Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh

Koh Chang travel to or from Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh in Cambodia via the border at Had Lek. Information and tips, prices, times for public minibus travel, chance to book private transfers.

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Don Mueang Airport – Our Guide

Our introduction to Don Mueang Airport in north Bangkok. Home to budget carriers such as Air Asia, Nok Air. Travel tips into Bangkok, onto Trat and Koh Chang.

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