Klong Prao Beach has three villages - each with its own shopping plaza. The three villages are Bann Chai Chet (in the north end of the beach), Baan Klong Prao (the original main village located in the middle) and Baan Map Khangkhao (in the south end). You'll find local the usual assortment of small shops, bars, restaurants, convenient stores, banks, tailors, tour agents, massage places as well as local facilities like temples, schools and clinics.
What to buy in Klong Prao Beach
Beach essentials like sunglasses, bikinis, shorts, sarongs, towels and sunscreen are among the things you can buy from the shops in Klong Prao Beach. Paintings, handicrafts, trinkets and other Koh Chang souvenirs are also on sale. Need a new material for your beach read? Not a problem. Some shops sometimes stock papers, used books and paperbacks and are usually available in major languages like English, French, and German. In addition, a number of convenient stores carry a great supply of local and imported snacks, drinks and food.
Where to buy in Klong Prao Beach
Sporadic local shops selling an assortment of things - from the usual drinks and snacks to all sorts of beach gears - lie scattered along the main road of Klong Prao Beach. A concentration of small shops can also be found in the three villages of Baan Chai Chet, Baan Klong Prao and Baan Map Khangkhao. Conveniently located in these villages are mini plazas housing shops, banks, restaurants and other conveniences. The most notable is VJ Plaza, situated in Ban Chaichet in the north end of Klong Prao Beach. This is where Koh Chang's largest supermarket and a few other shops are located.