Koh Chang Information
Travel and Local Information Guide
Rapidly establishing itself as one of Thailand’s hottest getaway destinations, Koh Chang emerges as a beautiful, secluded island equipped with unspoiled natural endowments like verdant rainforests and pristine beaches enhanced with a host of modern day’s conveniences like a fine selection of accommodation and restaurants, fun activities like swimming, kayaking and canoeing, and great entertainment options like cafés, shops, pubs and bars. Blessed with many great gorgeous beaches, scenic bays and coves and lush rain forests, Koh Chang fits every definition of an exotic vacation.
Although first time visitors tend to be baffled with the island’s wide choice of beaches and attractions, fret not, we’re here to help make your trip void of fuss and hassles! From the overview of the island’s geography and climate, events and festivals to a comprehensive guide of how to get to and get around Koh Chang and its neighboring small islands, our Koh Chang Information Guide will come in handy when you plan a trip to the island. So, pack your bag, an exotic heaven on earth awaits!Read More
Due to its mountainous and hilly landscape, Koh Chang isn’t built for breezy getting around. Since he distance between each beach is not suitable for walking, and also the island has unpredictable roads and steep hills, it’s best to rely on ‘songtaew’ taxis. During low season it can be a hassle to find ‘songtaew’ taxi, and sometimes you may have to hire it privately. Read More...
Events & Festivals
Most festivals unique to Trat province are celebrated on the mainland. Among them are Talay Trat Fishing Competition (middle of December at Lam Ngob and Center Point piers), Trat Memorial Day (January 23) and Trat’s Special Products Day (end of April). If you’re looking for some action on the island, visit Koh Chang during the countrywide celebrations like Songkran (Thai New Year), Loy Krathong (Candle Light Festival) and a New Year’s Eve.