Koh Chang, often referred to as the backpacker’s paradise, is one of the largest Thai islands with beautiful hiking trails and beaches dotting the coast. Every beach in this province has a distinct crowd and provides a welcome respite to the weary traveller. Whether you’re looking to party or relax, the beaches in Koh Chang are the place to be.
Here is the list of 4 Beaches in Koh Chang
Nicknamed Lonely Beach, the Bai Lan beach is the perfect place to spend a quiet day relaxing. Located in one of the more developed areas of Koh Chang, the lonely beach is known to have a wonderful ecosystem of hotels and restaurants for easy accommodation. The shallow, calm waters are not suited for swimming but make it an ideal place to come with kids.
Location - Amphoe Ko Chang, Chang Wat Trat 23170, Thailand
The Khlong son beach is mainly an area inhabited by locals with very few tourists. Home to a small fishing community, the beach provides an opportunity to explore local life on a bicycle. The area also houses the best elephant camp on the island, a beautiful waterfall and even jungle-trekking services. Equipped with a huge resort and many amenities, the Khlong Son bay is a hidden gem of Ko Chang.
Location - Ko Chang 23120, Thailand
A long white sand beach with calm waters and cool wind makes it perfect for a walk in the evenings. With few people, this quiet beach is situated on the Northern end of Klong Pao. The headland offers a magnificent view of the sunset and even a small trail through the woods. For those looking for some scenic introspection, Chai Chet is the place to be.
Location - Ko Chang, Ko Chang District, Trat 23170, Thailand
Located in a slightly busy, commercial area of Koh Chang, Bang Bao beach is surrounded by all sorts of shops, restaurants and hotels. The colourful buildings and floating village on the Bang Bao pier make it an architectural attraction. The beach also provides opportunities for boating and snorkelling among other water sports.
Location - Koh Chang Tai, Ko Chang District, Trat 23170, Thailand