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Koh Chang Island
Koh Chang has several stunning white sand beaches for visitors to enjoy. Largely deserted, particulary in the south, guests can choose to either relax and soak up the sun or take long strolls along the powdery sand. There are several interresting sights around Koh Chang such as
Koh Chang Navy Operation Site
The site is located near Ao Salak Petch. In the Naval Battle, Thailand lost three royal warships and some of naval forces. The battle of 17 January 1921 is remembered. During the battle the Royal Thai Navy the French colonization of Indochina. The battle of 17 January 1921 is remembered. During the battle the Royal Thai Navyís ship, Thonburi, was sunken. The Royal Thai Navy and the people of Trat province hold memorial services from the 17th to 21st of January annually by floating garlands onto the sea in honour of those who perished during the battle.
Than Mayom Waterfall
This waterfall can be reached via Tha Than Mayom or Ban Dan Mai on the east coast. The waterfall closed to the shore can be climbed about 45 minutes via a well-marked footpath. Or walk through the durian Orchard for about 500 metres to reach the wonderful three-storey cascade of medium proportions. The view from the top is quite good and there are two inscribed stones bearing the initials of King Rama VI and Rama VII nearby.
Klong Phu Waterfall
Waterfall can be visited from Ao Klong Prao (45 minutes on foot) or from Hat Kaibae (one hour) by following Klong Prao 2 km. A 2 kilometre concrete road leads to the Marine-Park-Office. There you will find a few small restaurants and here you also have to pay the entrance fee of 200 Baht for foreigners or 20 Baht for locals. After approximately 500 metres walk, you arrive at the foot of the waterfalls which they are about 20 metres high. A pool beneath the falls is a good spot for a refreshing swim, and it is possible to stay in the bungalows or camp at that area.
Klong Nonthri Waterfall
This small waterfall is 3 kilometers from Ban Dan Mai. Alternatively, it is accessible from the National Park office through a 4 kilometers trek.
Situated south of Koh Chang, about 3 km. away from Ban Salak Phet, Ban Rong Than Rd, the small-sized waterfall is inconveniently reached. The further levels of the waterfalls are reached over a very difficult adventurous path from where you have a breath-taking view over Salak Phet Bay. No water during the drought season.
Klong Nueng Waterfall
Located not far from Kiri Phet Waterfall, the 120-meter-high waterfall is ideal for rest and relaxation. It is small but very pretty. Less water during the drought.
Bang Bao Community
It is very interesting because residents in the area build up their houses with poles pitched into the sea and the bridge reaching to every house is set up to link the community together. The Bang Bao Bay has been a sanctuary for fishing boats seeking shelter from the monsoon for over a century. It has lately become a resort and recreation area with bungalows built on selected scenic sites, fine seafood restaurants that guarantee fresh daily catches and local shops of souvenirs.
Salak Phet or Raung Than Community
Located south of Koh Chang, these fishermenís villages are largest on the island. Visitors could experience their ways of living. Bungalows, hireboats and food shops are available. . There are many piers that serve fishing boats as well as boats to neighbouring islands and Laem Ngob or fishing boats.
Salak Kok Community
The community is nearby Salak Phet community. Though It possesses no beach, its location on a lagoon is a perfect refuge for fishing boats during the monsoon. The community lures visitors with its traditional fishing village life and its temple.
Than Mayom Pier
This old pier is a 45 minutes boat trip from Laem Ngob and is a location for the National Park office. There are two bungalows as well as campsite. Apart from the beach and Than Mayom Falls, between August and September the area in transformed into a colorful market as it is a major pier to transport fruit to the mainland.
Dan Mai Pier
Dan Mai Pier is north of Than Mayom Pier. All government agencies on Koh Chang are located here. It is surrounded with fruit plantations and fishing village. There are numerous fish farms along the coastline. Its rocky beach might not be suitable for swimming.
Dan Kao Pier
Dan Kao pier is next to Dan Mai. The muddy beach here might not be perfect for swimming, but is an excellent fishing spot. The area houses the islandís freshwater resource and is a starting point for travelling to other beaches.
Ao Sapparot pier is a little bit further from Dan Kao. Ferry and boat service from Laem Ngob to Koh Chang stops here. The beach does not suite for swimming. It is a bustling harbor similar to the Na Thon of Koh Samui, but in a smaller size. There is a local taxi service, bringing visitor to hotel and resorts. The ride starts from the pier to Kai Bae Beach. Visitor could get off anywhere along the way.
Ao Klong Son
This bay is 11 kilometer away from nation park office in the northern coast of the island. The white sandy beach is lined with pine trees. It could be reach from Ao Sapparot by a taxi service. the bay has wonderful coral reefs. Bungalows are available.
Had Sai Khao
Blessed with fantastic views, the 2-km-long beach is very popular among tourists. Bungalows and resorts of reasonable price are easily found. At the back or the beach are orchards of coconut trees and forests. The beach is easily accessible due to many roads passing to it. Swimming is possible. Bungalows and food shops are available.
Had Klong Phrao - Laem Chaichet
Located next to Klong Prao Beach and about 15 kilometers away from Ao Sapparot pier, the steep beach has bungalows and food shops. Apart from safe for swimming, it offers the best sunset view and suits for outdoor activities. Many resorts, moreover, arranged diving to Koh Yuak, Koh Man Nok and Koh Man Nai.
Had Sai Yao
Other interesting islets
Koh Man Nok & Koh Man Nai
Koh Lao Ya
Koh Phrao or Koh Sai Khao
It is a small island at the west of Ko Maak. The isle has not enough flat area suitable for the setting up of any resort and bungalow. Ko Rung is place of concessions of bird nests, Charamed eggs and batís dung. Stone knolls and deep-water coral under the sea of Ko Rung are very magnificent. Travelers normally visit the island for diving only.
Koh Rayang Nai & Koh Rayang Nok
Koh Kut (KOH KOOD)
The west coast is lined with a series of pristine beaches, sparkling clear sea, captivating views and is a great place to catch the magnificent sunset. Most of the best known beaches are along the bays which include the Ao Pak Waeng, Ao Klong Ta Tin, Ao Klong Yai Kee, Ao Tapow, Ao Klong Chao, Ao Klong Hin and Ao Prao. Noted fishing villages include the Ban Klong Mad and Laem Hin Dan. The famed Klong Chao Waterfall is situated further inland between Ao Klong Chao and Ao Tapow. This a fabulous waterfall with a large pool at its front. A 20-minute boat ride from the Klong Chao Bay plus a short hike lead to the fall. Alternatively, you can hike up the 4 kms trail.
The east coast is equally beautiful with fascinating views of the glorious sunrise. The prime areas include Ao Sapparos, Ao Klong Kwaen, Ao Yai Kerd, Ao Hin Yai and Ao Chak. Ao Salad and Ao Yai are the major fishing villages here. The Khao Paenthee is the highest hill and has just been recently discovered as a superb viewpoint for the sparkling island-dotted seas.
Beaches on Koh Chang
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