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East Coast Resorts, Villas and Bungalows

Koh Chang east coast resorts, villas, bungalows and guesthouses are scattered all the way along the road which runs from the ferry piers down to the turning to Salak Khok in the south of the island. They are centred at the two villages, Dan Khao and Dan Mai.

The accommodation is comprised of several small boutique style resorts, luxurious and deluxe villas, standard bungalow resorts catering both to tourists and Thai weekenders, guesthouses and Koh Chang’s only spa.

Prices given are for the peak period (not Xmas/New Year week) via booking sites, not the hotel websites. They are intended as guides only.

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Staying on the East Side

If you do decide to stay on this side, you should be aware of the following:-

  • The east coast beaches are few and far between and none are of the same quality as those over on the west coast.
  • Getting about is tricky as the songthaew taxis only run this route 3 times daily each way. Additionally, the companies running the island activities, on the whole, do not collect from this side due to the extra distances and time involved.
  • There is very little happening outside the east coast resorts themselves, with restaurants and shops in short supply. Nightlife is non-existent.

Putting that aside, the east coast is very local, undeveloped, less touristy, peaceful and laid back – its star attractions. You can overcome the lack of transport by renting your own motorbike or indeed car and the resorts are generally more than willing to help.

Dan Khao – Koh Chang East Coast Resorts, Villas, Bungalows

Just before Ao Sapparot pier (fast ferry) on a narrow lane leading to the fishing boats’ jetty, Baan Rim Talay and its 500bt cabins are in theory open – it may suit a backpacker who wants to be on the 1st ferry off the island. The older Thai resort, Mayuree Pink, used by Thai packages, sits about halfway between that pier and Centerpoint.

The Beach

About 3kms beyond Centerpoint, Dan Khao is the first area signposted on the east coast. With its narrow coarse red sand beach, it is home to 3 east coast resorts. Amber Sands, Sunrise Beach and Serenity Resort.

Rates at Amber Sands are from 3,570bt for the superior bungalow to 4,350bt for 2 bedroom family bungalow. Serenity has deluxe garden bungalows at 2,600bt, seaview at 3,900bt and one of its seafront villas from 4,250bt. Sunrise Beach Resort, 7 bungalows (poolside, family and beach side) and a fabulous swimming pool, has prices from 2,500bt to 3,500bt.

Also on this beach, Baan Mai Rim Fang Nam at the far end is a larger Thai style homestay, prices from 800bt a night but normally sold as packages. Chanmai Nai’Lay, next door, is another newer homestay offering standard bungalows by the sea.

Southern Area

Continuing on further in Dan Khao, Blessed has not reopened since the panademic, whilst Garden of Joy, an 18 room resort, has closed down completely.

Just before Garden of Joy, if you take the little land opposite the old petrol station down to the seafront, you’ll also find three well kept brushed concrete bungalows. At around 1,500bt a night but monthly deals available, they may suit a long termer. There are no other facilities.

The Villa Development

On the way out of Dan Khao, Baan Talay Thai is a oceanside private villa development, where many of the properties are available for holiday rent. Expect to pay from 3,500bt per night for 3 bedroom with a communal pool or 12,500bt for 5 bedroom with private pool, beachfront. All villas will have a minimum stay requirement of between 2 to 5 nights depending on the property/owner.

Sleeping 6 to 8, The Terrace, a modern one storey villa with its own pool, sits in the the same development, around 3,500bt a night (3 nights minimum).

Pricing Code/Per night in Baht (B): B= under 500; BB= 500 to 1,500; BBB= 1,500 to 3,000; BBBB= over 3,000;

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Amber Sands Resort

Per Night: BBB-BBBB

On the Beach, Dan Khao

First in the line of beach resorts in Dan Khao, compact resort of a/c ensuite bungalows, beach house (top or bottom) or family villa set in a perfectly manicured garden with the small swimming pool at the centre. Well reviewed restaurant, massage, kayaks. Very peaceful, recommended.

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Sunrise Beach Resort

Per Night: BBB

On the Beach, Dan Khao

On the beach between Amber Sands and Serenity Resort, deluxe beachside cabanas with larger doubles and family bungalows at the rear. Lovely, feature length swimming pool with bar, restaurant, kayaks, motorbike rental. WiFi.

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Serenity Resort

Per Night: BB – BBB

On the Beach, Dan Khao

The final one of the three resorts on Dan Khao Beach, Serenity offers a selection of deluxe, a/c ensuite bungalows in the garden or on the beachfront and a couple of villas in its development next door (see below). Bar, Cinnamon restaurant and a small swimming pool for general use sitting in front of the front 2 villas.

For separate holiday rent in that development, there are also around 8 closely-packed large family villas with roof terraces (some with plunge pools/jacuzzis). 

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Baan Talay Thai

Per Night: BBB-BBBB (with 5 days bookings)

Far end of Dan Khao

A little further along the coast from the Dan Khao resorts, small private development comprising 2 bedroom to 5 bedroom a/c villas, beachfront or seaview, commmunity pool or own pool, all self-catering with fully fitted kitchens. Beach is east coast style, kayaks available,transport hire easily arranged (and useful to explore the island), WiFi.

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The Terrace

Per Night: 3,500bt a night (with 3 days minimum booking)

Far end of Dan Khao

In the Baan Talay Thai development, smart modern villa one row back from the seafront, 3 doubles, ensuite bathrooms, open plan kitchen and sitting room, small garden and above ground plastic plunge pool. WiFi.

Dan Mai and Salak Khok – Koh Chang East Coast Resorts, Villas, Bungalows

About five kilometers from Dan Khao, Dan Mai is the next town along. It’s the island’s administrative centre with the main hospital and police station, so once again staying here is very quiet and local.

North Dan Mai

About 3 km out before the village, Crown View Beachfront Resort has changed hands to become Grande Sun. Its a unique combination of either single bedroom houses (over 2 storeys) or larger 3 bedroom houses, together with an oceanside pool and restaurant . Rates are from 8,500bt to 22,500bt per night (mimimum stay 2 nights, peak).

Around the next corner, Siriporn Resort, a handful of bungalows by the sea with more opposite on the hillside, is very much aimed at Thai tourists – 2,190bt for 3 days/2 night package with snorkeling tour and motorbike. Further down also hillside, Fuengfah Hotel (Flower House) and again predominately for Thai weekenders, offers cheap rooms and bungalows from 990bt.

Another 50 metres on and the curious train carriages will form part of a new resort, hoping to open in late 2025.

Central Dan Mai

Once in the village itself, Baan Chid Talay sits next to the ocean with its 8 or so large house-like bungalows at 1,900bt a night upwards, very good value.

Next door, Beachfront Pool Villa with Apartment is a well appointed modern villa over two storeys with a small swimming pool. You can either rent the whole villa or during the week (not weekends), you can take just individual apartments.

South Dan Mai

At the the other end, Good View is owned and managed by Sylvan from Kai Bae. Aimed mostly at Thai tourists, their simple bungalows with seaview start at 1,200bt, perhapas worth a look.

In an altogether different vein, the privately owned Wave Villas are on the seafront just down from Good View. Luxurious Wave Villa is a holiday rental, with a minimum 5 to 10 night stay as part of their booking criteria and prices in peak starting at 30,000bt a night for 8 persons.

As you leave Dan Mai, Lung Chaloem Bungalows, also geared more to Thai weekenders than western holiday makers, has basic fan rooms from just 500bt a night, with other a/c larger bungalows also available at 1,200bt.

A few hundred metres further on, you’ll spot a small street leading to Home Bar, which lies around 3km inland in a beautiful location amongst the trees. It is both a basic homestay with rooms from 500bt a night.

Than Mayom

Continuing another few kilometres along the coast, Na Tara Resort, near to Than Mayom waterfall, is a Bangkok style boutique resort with prices in the 1,500bt to 2,500bt a night range (in peak), mainly attracting Thai weekenders. It has a great swimming pool and coffee shop too.

On the main road, the tiny Privacy Resort is Kiwi/Thai owned, a very well kept place with a handful of bungalows and a small swimming pool but like Na Tara, it is undoubtedly isolated. Rooms from 1,750bt a night to 2,000bt in peak season but deals available all year.

Next along, a clearly signed track leads seawards to the relaunched Kooncharaburi Resort. This is a huge sprawling place, boasting a wonderful pool, house like bungalows and a very peaceful location, but it remains hard sell due to the out of the way location. Prices are from 1,650bt a night for a deluxe villa through to 8,750bt for a pool villa (sleeping 6) but deals are most definitely to be had.

On the track to it, you’ll pass Flukies, another Thai homestay of wooden cabanas built around a lake, which itself teems with nightly phospherence.

Salak Khok

Finally, hidden away in the mangroves on the east side of Salak Khok, one of the very best east coast resorts, Spa Koh Chang, offers in-house detox programs, but you can still stay as a guest if you do not follow a course. Their cheapest oriental rooms at the rear are 1,450bt, the upper hillside doubles at 2,450bt, the lovely pool villa 3,450bt .

Tip: The most common complaint in many reviews for all these spots is feeling a little trapped, so having your own transport is a real boon.

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Grande Sun

Per Night: BBB – BBBB++

By the Sea, near Dan Mai

With new owners from 2024,  unique accommodation among the east coast resorts offering six European style fully self-contained a/c villas with kitchens. Four of the villas are 1 bedroom in double storey buildings, two are 2 bedroom, single level and one is a 3 bedroom set-up, also single level. It has a decent feature length pool, its in-house Boat House restaurant, an east coast style beach and plenty of on-site parking. Available for long term as well as short term rental.

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Luxurious Wave Villa (A)

Per Night: 27,000bt a night (with 3 days min. booking), peak season at 35,000bt per night (with 10 days min. booking)

Far end of Dan Mai

One of three large sumptuous modern villas on the sea at Dan Mai. 4 double bedrooms, private pool, fully fitted kitchen, lounge area, terrace, patios, sun loungers, WiFi. Transport would be an advantage. Local restaurants nearby.

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Na Tara Resort

Per Night: BBB – BBBB

After Than Mayom Waterfall

After Than Mayom waterfall on the coast road, small boutique resort primarily used by Thai weekenders, with luxury suites upstairs or down, sepaarte family cabin on the creek and an infinity pool running the full length with self-made beach area. Restaurant and coffee shop. Kayaks, but no real beach. Remote so would need your own transport.

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The Spa Koh Chang

Per Night: BBB-BBBB (

Before Salak Khok

Hidden in the mangroves on the coastal road side of Salak Khok bay, natural style retreat with hill cottages, pool villa or double roomsa the rear. Fasting/detox programs, yoga, reiki, massage, herbal steam roomm, gym and swimming pool. Vegetarian food. Can stay without doing a course. Recommended.

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Other Koh Chang East Coast Resorts, Villas, Bungalow and Guesthouses

Primarily aimed at the Thai domestic market, the Koh Chang east coast does have other accommodation options. We list some of them here, north to south.

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Mayuree Pink Resort

Per Night: B – BBB

On the road between Ao Sapparot and Centrepoint ferries, a Thai resort with a/c rooms or bungalows. Restaurant. Popular with weekenders and packages, useful for early departures. No beach. Parking. WiFi.

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Baan Mai Rim Fang Nam Bungalows

Per Night: B – BBB

At the far end of Dan Khao, family run homestay with a few bungalows by the ocean. Its restaurant and large wooden house also sit over the water. Weekly and monthly rates, intersting choice for the intrepid traveller. Parking. WiFi.

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Siriporn Resort

Per Night: BB – BBB

Just before Dan Mai, small family resort of 6 a/c ensuite bungalows by the sea, with more on the hillside opposite . No restaurant. Sea is great for kayaking, but not for swimming. Best with own transport, especially if seeking a decent beach. Parking. WiFi.

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Fuengfah Hotel (Flower House)

Per Night: B – BBB

In the same stretch as Siriporn Resort, handful of standard well maintained a/c bungalows behind the popular roadside restaurant. Weekly and monthly rates possible. Parking. WiFi.

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Baan Chid Talay

Per Night: BB – BBB

By the sea in Dan Mai near the Chinese temple. 10 large house-like bungalows, a/c, ensuite and with cooking and sitting areas. Cafe on site, BBQ. Friendly Thai hosts, an alternative choice. Popular with Thai packages. Parking. WiFi.

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Good View Resort

Per Night: BB – BBB

Cute concrete a/c bungalows by the sea just after Dan Mai with a wooden pier and seafood restaurant (great coastal views). Popular with Thai weekenders. No beach but can kayak and perfect sunrises. Managed by Seaview. Parking. WiFi.

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Lung Chaloem Bungalows

Per Night: B – BBB

A bit further on from Good View with fan and a/c bungalows of different sizes located by the sea and in the garden. Restaurant and shop, small rough sand beach. Own transport would be best. Thai packages. Parking. WiFi.

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Privacy Resort

Per Night: BB

Tiny very private resort by the main road a few kms after Than Mayom waterfall, with a handful of a/c bungalows and a small swimming pool. Breakfast available. Isolated, but can rent scooters. Friendly, helpful Kiwi owners. Parking. WiFi.

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Kooncharaburi Resort

Per Night: BBB – BBBB

Thai style resort in lovely location by the sea offering huge villa style bungalows and rooms. Swimming pool, restaurant. Isolated so would need own transport and usually very empty. Parking. WiFi.

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