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Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak, Koh Wai – The Islands 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 – The Islands Guide

koh-chang-islands-guideThe 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.

How to Get To

Visit here for all the information needed to get from Bangkok hotels and Airports to Koh Chang – private transfers, ferry timetables, share minibuses, buses, flying to Trat Airport, speedboats between the islands, Cambodia onward travel.

Resorts, Hotels and Bungalows

Visit here for our accommodation tips on each and every beach. We offer a full round-up on all the options as well as recommendations in every category including luxury and boutique hotels, bungalow resorts, backpacker hostels. You can also click through to our affiliates to make a booking at the best prices available.

Beaches

Visit here for our at a glance guides or our in-depth tours around all the beaches. From White Sand Beach to Lonely Beach, Klong Prao to Kai Bae and the east coast, Bang Bao to Salak Phet, we have Koh Chang covered.

Things to Do

A full round up of all the activities on Koh Chang – everything from elephant trekking to jungle trekking, snorkeling boat trips to learning to dive, cookery school to massage, getting a tattoo to where to shop.

Restaurants

We go round the island beach by beach, picking out our recommendations for the best spots to find Thai food – noodles, cheap street food, Issan, evening dining, seafood. We also cover all the western choices including Italian, Indian, Mexican, Turkish and Greek restaurants.

Nightlife

Beach by beach, we give you information on the best venues for live music, pubs, clubs and bars.


Koh Kood – The Islands Guide

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

How to Get To

All the information needed to get from Bangkok hotels and Airports to Laem Sok Pier for Koh Kood – private transfers, boat timetables, bus/boat combination, buses, flying to Trat Airport, speedboats between the islands, Cambodia onward travel.

Resorts, Hotels and Bungalows

Our accommodation tips on each beach, with recommendations in all categories including luxury and boutique hotels, bungalow resorts, backpacker hostels. Chance to book at the best prices online with our affiliates.

Beaches

Our at a glance guides or our in-depth tours around all the beaches. From Klong Chao to Ao Phrao, Bang Bao to the fishing villages on the east coast, we show you round Koh Kood.

Things to Do

Guide to diving and snorkeling off Koh Kood as well as details on the waterfalls and ancient trees.

Restaurants

Our recommendations on the best places to eat right across the island – seafood, western and Thai.


Koh Mak – The Islands Guide

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

How to Get To

All the information needed to get from Bangkok hotels and Airports to Laem Ngop Pier for Koh Mak – private transfers, speedboat timetables, buses, flying to Trat Airport, speedboats between the islands, Cambodia onward travel.

Resorts, Hotels and Bungalows

Visit here for our accommodation tips on each and every beach, with a full round-up on all the options. Look out for our recommendations in every category including luxury and boutique hotels, bungalow resorts, backpacker hostels. Booking available with our affiliates at the best online prices.

Beaches

Our at a glance guides or our in-depth tours around all the beaches. From Ao Kao Beach to Ao Suan Yai Beach, Turtle Beach to Ao Nid, we have Koh Mak covered.

Things to Do

Guide to diving, snorkeling and kayaking off Koh Mak as well as tips on bicycle paths in the forests.

Restaurants

Full round-up of the best restaurants on Koh Mak including seafood, Thai and western recommendations.


Koh Wai – The Islands Guide

koh-wai-islands-guideThe 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.

How to Get To

Private Transfers, speedboats from Laem Ngop Pier, boats from the other islands, 999 Bus – it’s all here.

Resorts and Bungalows

Only 5 places to stay on the island – rounded up here with affiliate booking links where available.


We offer door to door private transfers from Bangkok, either a hotel a condo or the airports to and from Koh Chang and the mainland piers for Koh Kood and Koh Mak or even international travel to and from Cambodia.

Advance booking of activities and things to do on the Islands from snorkeling to diving to elephant trekking is another of our services.

Finally, we can put together bespoke packages for you – hotels, Bangkok tours, transfers, boat trips – ideal for groups and wedding parties.

If you have any questions on Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak or Koh Wai, please do Contact Us. We will be only too happy to help.

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