- Location: About 315 km away from Bangkok
Status: The second largest island in Thailand
Area: 217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Population: 5,356 (2005)
Postal code: 23170
Most famous for beautiful beach and white sand
Staying not too far away from Bangkok capital, Koh Chang Island is such an honest and primary picture of the sea and the mountain, making up its own legend of a fairy heaven-on-earth that everybody should fall for. The island is an ideal destination for a summer holiday that steals your heart for its sexy beauty. The very nature of Koh Chang will sweep away your daily troubles to enjoy its calm beach and long coat looming in the distance, under the brilliant light of the sunset.
Koh Chang has more advantages to other beautiful and famous islands of Thailand such as Phu ket, Koh PhiPhi, Koh Samui, Koh Samet due to its many fascinating beaches including Klong Son, White Sand Beach, Klong Prao, Kai Bae, Bang Bao, Lonely Beach or Bai Lan which located in line. Each of them has specific feature like white sand, rows of coconut-tree, which still stay untouched, yet bustling. Koh Chang has about other 50 smaller islands covering around, you can ride on elephant to explore, or join professional diving or even swimming with dolphins.
The natural feature of Koh Chang lies in the very wonderful vista in which one side is mountain, and the other side is ocean. If you are a fan of King Konh movie, you will have a good imagination of it. On the island, there are also imposing forests and mighty waterfalls that you can experience them all satisfactorily.
Hospitability is a plus in this joyful destination, the image of fervent local people contributes a little more tourism value. No one can look away as they already capture the warmest smiles on local people’s face.
Apart from that, many necessary services are so focused, such as tourism center, bar, restaurant, bank, supermarket, massage, and even the Internet that can totally adapt your demand.