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

Wai Chek Beach Koh Chang 2017

Located at the end of a terrible old road, Wai Chek Beach, south east Koh Chang is a beautiful, wild, undeveloped area, well worth a visit if time permits.

Koh Chang News Updates

Songkran 2017 in Koh Chang

Out and about in Koh Chang for the Thai New Year Festival, Songkran 2017, with all the images from around the island as the water festivities kicked off.

Koh Chang Property

Backpacker Bungalows Resort for Sale

Now open to immediate offers, this well established backpacker resort has 25 bungalows as well as an existing shop and snack bar. It represents a perfect turnkey business or there is also plenty of room for expansion, with more street-facing land for rental units, space for a swimming pool and the addition of a restaurant. All fixtures and fittings included. Long contract, excellent rate.

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Songkran 2017 in Koh Chang

Out and about in Koh Chang for the Thai New Year Festival, Songkran 2017, with all the images from around the island as the water festivities kicked off.

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Ultra Trail Koh Chang 2017

Ultra Trail Koh Chang 2017 returned to the island, with hundreds of runners taking part in 13km, 35km, 70km and 100km races around the wild forests of Salak Phet.

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German Tourist Rescued from Koh Chang Jungle

A German tourist has been rescued from the Koh Chang jungle near Klong Plu Waterfall, after a huge search by over by 50 police officers, soldiers and National Park rangers.

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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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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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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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Suvarnabhumi Airport – Travel Tips for Koh Chang

Guide to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, its lay-out, travel tips on shuttle bus to Don Mueang, flights to Trat Airport, shuttle bus to the Airport Transportation Center, 999 and Suvaranabhumi Bupara Co buses and minibuses to the Koh Chang Pier, private transfers.

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