Up the hill from White Sand Beach is Klong Prao Beach, much quieter in terms of shopping and entertainment. However, the area is packed with a large selection of accommodation – the majority of which are of four-star standard. Home to Klong Plu Waterfall, one of the most famous attractions on the island, Klong Prao is a great place to stay, especially if you enjoy serenity and want to explore unspoiled nature other than the beach and the ocean.
AANA Resort & Spa
4-Star | Riverfront | Pool Villas | Large Balcony | Spa | Kayaking | Tours | Water Sports
Surrounded by green tropical mountains and serene estuary, Aana Resort & Spa is set amongst the best nature has to offer. Its 71 rooms are decked out in unique and contemporary design, aiming to offer a natural atmosphere and earthy experience. All rooms here have either a king-size bed or twin beds with light and comfortable duvets. The villas are perched on rocky hills and elevated on stilts, providing magnificent views all round. The riverside restaurant is not to be missed. Other unique features include generously proportioned extra-large balconies and terraces. A kayak is also provided for each room in case you want to head out to sea or watch thousands of fireflies at night.
The Dewa Koh Chang
4-Star | Rooms with Balcony | Large Swimming Pool | Poolside BBQ | Wellness Spa
Steps from Klong Prao’s sheltered lagoon and beach, The Dewa Koh Chang takes the art of tropical island living seriously. Blending buffed concrete, dark wood and vibrant floral motifs, the guest villas come in three categories: Deluxe Rooms (54sqm) with a fully decked out balcony and pool view, Dewa Villas (60sqm) with a balcony and private garden, and two-storey Dewa Grand Villas with private Jacuzzi and roof deck overlooking the lagoon. Dining is al fresco, while the dark-coloured pool has a swim-up bar and an expansive sundeck for lounging and enjoying a seafood barbecue dinner.
Koh Chang Paradise Resort
4-Star | Beachfront | Rooms with Balcony | Wellness Spa | Great for Families
Set on an idyllic beachfront, Koh Chang Paradise Resort features a variety of accommodation including Sea View and Garden View Bungalows. Facilities include boating, massage, steam room, outdoor pool – complete with a small gazebo serving drinks and snacks, as well as spa and massage services by well-trained staff from the famed Bodiwork Spa. With its expansive grounds and plenty of activities to do, Koh Chang Paradise Resort makes for a perfect gateway destination for all, especially families.
3-Star | Individual Bungalows with Balcony | Body and Foot Massages | Outdoor Activities
Some 250m from the beach, Noren Resort features 15 modern bungalows set amidst the resort’s well-landscaped garden. The atmosphere is homey and friendly, as the Swedish owner and his wife pay personalised attention to all guests. A choice of three bungalow types caters to the needs of solo, couples and family travellers. Enjoy a selection of European and Thai fare at the poolside restaurant and bar, or cool off in the large outdoor swimming pool, which comes with a jet spa. Other activities include scuba diving, snorkeling, elephant trekking, a tree-top adventure park and body and foot massages.
Panviman Koh Chang Resort
4-Star | Beachfront | Rooms with Balcony | Great Restaurants | Kayaking | Wellness Spa
Panviman’s impressive villas offer a desirable hideaway in a unique blend of serenity and relaxation. All rooms – set in gorgeous landscaped gardens - feature wooden floors, four-poster beds and private spacious balconies. Among the resort’s spectacular highlights include a free-form swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and Thai massage. Dine at the seaside Thai ‘sala’ terrace of the Four Angels restaurant, or chill out at Rocky Bar for a delicious selection of cocktails and light snacks.
Ramayana Koh Chang Resort
4-Star | Rooms with Balcony | Wellness Spa | Great Restaurants | Outdoor Activities
Largely inspired by the eponymous Indian epic, this resort offers 64 luxurious rooms including Hanuman Deluxe, Ravana Honeymoon Suite and Rama Family Suites. All rooms are decked out in contemporary Asian style with private patios overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens. Expect superb facilities like king-size beds, lazy chair, satellite TV, hot/cold shower, a full set of amenities and toiletries and personal DVD player. Located in the west of Koh Chang, the resort encourages you to indulge in a host of fantastic facilities and superb service and hospitality.