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Koh Chang Guide

This website is here to tell you everything that you need to know about Koh Chang Island in South-East Thailand and the nearby islands of Koh Mak and Koh Kood.

Because we update it all the time our Map Section brings you the most up-to-date and detailed maps of the island and its beaches. In addition if you are looking for somewhere to stay then our Accommodation Section will help you to find the best Hotels and Resorts on Ko Chang. If you want to know more about the different parts of the island then look no further than our Koh Chang Beach Guide. And if you find that, like so many other visitors, you fall in love with the island and want to move here to live or work then why not browse through the ever-growing detailed listings of Property and Real Estate for sale in the area.

And there’s more. Because we update the website all the time we ensure that we give you only the best and most up-to-date information. You can browse through the site to get detailed information on the local weather, activities and transport information. Also do check out our regular news updates below and in our extensive blog archives.

Koh Mak and Koh Kood
Of course we have a detailed guide to Koh Mak complete with our detailed Koh Mak Map, and also a Koh Kood guide and a new and very detailed Koh Kood Map as well.

NEW – Now we arrange transfers to Koh Chang. A good reliable service at a good price. Book your transfer here.

Read The Latest October 2017 Koh Chang Guides

The E-Magazine versions of our latest issues of Koh Chang Guide, Koh Chang Treasure Map and our brand new Koh Kood and Koh Mak Map are now available to read wherever you are in the world. Click the covers to read or download the magazines.

New! Find Print Copies of our guides: Here’s a list of our 500+ distribution Points

The Latest Island News

The 3rd Koh Chang Beach Cricket Tournament After the great success of last year’s second Koh Chang Beach Cricket Tournament we are delighted to announce that this year’s event will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday the 27th of August 2017 on the beach at Shambhala Beach Bar at Siam Royal View in Klong […]

They’re building again There’s a project underway to widen the road, or rather one side of the road, all the way down the West Coast of Koh Chang. At the moment frenzied construction is underway, at least when it isn’t raining, or a weekend, or a Sang Som break, on the stretch of road between […]

So what is the Best Beer in Thailand? A good question, and there’s only one way to find an answer. That’s right, try them all. So that’s what we did. We assembled a crack team of testers, bought eleven commonly available beers and did a blind tasting of them all to find out which was […]

Just How Big is Koh Chang? Modern life can be very easy can’t it? If you want a fact these days, any little nugget of information from the collected wisdom of humanity, all you have to do is to type a question into a little box on your web browser and bang – instant knowledge! […]

Our Latest Properties

Chanote Land by the Sea – 6.5M per Rai This large 4,800 sqm. plot of Chanote title land is located on the East Coast of Koh Chang a couple of kilometres south of the ferry terminals. It is in an attractive location surrounded by rubber trees and has a full 50 metres of waterfront with […]

6,400sqm. Chanote Land in a Lovely Location There is a great deal to commend this large piece of land in the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of Klong Son valley. For a start it lies about 2km up the road in one of Koh Chang’s very few inland valleys and is surrounded by jungle hillside and […]

Two Bed Villa in Klong Son on 1+ Rai of Land This modern two bedroom family home is built on 1 Rai of Chanote titled land and is located in Klong Son in the north of the island, a few minutes from the ferries. It is in a quiet location within easy walking distance to […]

House Plot on Koh Kood – 1.2M Baht A land plot is available on Koh Kood Island that is the perfect size for a shop or a private home. The land title is Nor Sor Sam Kor (good title) and the size is 85 square Wah. (Approx. 14m x 25m or 350sqm.) It is located […]

Koh Chang Maps

The most detailed and up-to-date Koh Chang Maps anywhere. Check ’em out!

Koh Chang Movies

We’ve made some movies around Koh Chang. You can check out the latest one below or visit our YouTube channel here to see the full collection.

Good Koh Chang Hotels & Guesthouses

Infinity Sweet House   A centrally located guesthouse with comfy modern rooms and dorms at a good price.   Infinity Sweet House Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Facebook.: Infinity Sweet House Call: 091-705-7857

Jib Joy This newly finished place has simple, neat and clean rooms and dorms. It’s located close to all of the action in Lonely Beach’s busy walking street. Jib Joy Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Facebook.: Jib Joy Koh Chang Call: 091-705-7857

Tree House Cottages With a lovely setting over the lagoon at Klong Koi Beach in Bang Bao Bay this is a very popular budget accomodation and dining option.     Tree House Cottages Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Facebook.: Treehouse Koh Chang Call: 091-705-7857

Lemon Bar – My Hostel There is a wide menu of Thai and Western dishes is on offer at this roadside restaurant and bar located in Lonely Beach. Then in the back there are stylish hostel rooms and also a swimming pool for those on a budget who want to enjoy just a bit more […]

Kama Siri Guesthouse This friendly guesthouse is under the management of a friendly Thai lady with a reputation as the very best host on the island. From the moment you arrive until you leave, you are part of our family. You don’t just sleep in the guesthouse. You share food, drinks, experiences. You arrive a […]

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The Beach Resort Located in an enviable position right in the centre of the beautiful horseshoe-shaped bay of bang Bao The Beach Resort is a luxury boutique location for discerning guests who desire true quality accommadation. The Beach offers a great combination of family welcome and professional service and all of their rooms and facilities […]

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Koh Kood Resort Koh Kood Resort is one of the best natual hotels on the truly tropical Koh Kood island. The clarity of the sea water around Ko Kut easily matches that of better known islands like Phi-Phi, Phuket, Koh Samui or the similan islands and the lush vegetation and botanical garden at this resort […]

Rest Sea Resort – Koh Kood Rest Sea Resort is an exciting new Resort development at a private and beautiful beach down in the peaceful south of teh island. Opening for teh 2018/19 season this resort promises a combination of privacy and luxury. Check out the website to learn more.  Rest Sea Resort Koh Kood […]

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Journeys End Journey’s End is a friendly English-run homestay and bar down on the shoreside in beautiful and peaceful Chek Bae down in the Southeastern corner of Koh Chang. Very few people even make it to this part of the island and if you’re a get-away-from-it-all kind of person then you’ll be very happy that […]

Kai Bae Beach Resort Over the years the long-running Kai Bae Beach Resort has evolved from a few simple rooms on a choice stretch of Kai Bae Beach to an ultra-modern hotel design spread around their swimming pool and, of course, the beach. You look out over the beach to the islands of the lovely […]

Check Out These Restaurants & Bars

T-Bone Steak Box This is a new Thai-style steak restaurant located in Pearl Beach – just opposite the Big C supermarket. They offer tasty and economical beef, pork and chicken steak meals starting at just 79 Baht. Their extensive menu also offers pasta dishes, soups and some interesting side dishes, snacks and salads, all at […]

Mambo Beach Cafe & Bar This waterfront bar and cafe is located in the Lonely Beach Plaza area of bars and restaurants and plays great tunes, in a great setting, until late.   Mambo Beach Cafe & Bar Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Facebook: Mambo Beach Cafe Call: 091-705-7857

Tree House Cottages With a lovely setting over the lagoon at Klong Koi Beach in Bang Bao Bay this is a very popular budget accomodation and dining option.     Tree House Cottages Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang Facebook.: Treehouse Koh Chang Call: 091-705-7857

Lemon Bar – My Hostel There is a wide menu of Thai and Western dishes is on offer at this roadside restaurant and bar located in Lonely Beach. Then in the back there are stylish hostel rooms and also a swimming pool for those on a budget who want to enjoy just a bit more […]

Ting Tong Ting Tong in Lonely Beach is one of the best known part bars on Koh Chang with something exciting happening every night of the week   Ting Tong Bar Koh Chang Lonely Beach, Koh Chang www.facebook.com/TingTongBar.LonelyBeach.KohChang/ Call: 091-705-7857

Aire Beach Cafe Aire is an open air beach cafe serving smoothie bowls and a good cup of coffee. They also offer light breakfast and a small selection of locally baked cakes and treats. Aire is located in Lonely Beach Plaza nestled in just behind the beachfront row. Yoga classes are also held here. These […]

Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant Since 2008 on Koh Kood, the best and the first Italian restaurant on the island. Pizza & Pasta Restaurant serves their guests a wide range of original and refined specialities and much more all complying with traditional Italian culinary art. All dishes are home made by their Italian chef, to […]

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Bella Vita Koh Chang Bella Vita is an authentic Italian restaurant located in Chang Kao Plaza opposite Grand View Resort at the Southern end of White Sand Beach. They make all of your favourite Italian dishes including: pizzas pastas, spaghettis, seafood, tiramisu and espresso. The food is great, prices are reasonable and the location is […]

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Journeys End Journey’s End is a friendly English-run homestay and bar down on the shoreside in beautiful and peaceful Chek Bae down in the Southeastern corner of Koh Chang. Very few people even make it to this part of the island and if you’re a get-away-from-it-all kind of person then you’ll be very happy that […]

Mojito Lounge Kai Bae’s Mojito lounge bills itself as the #1 Cocktail Club on Koh Chang. They are very well-established as one of the island’s best party venues and justifiably so sincethey have great DJ’s, an excellent soundsystem and terrific cocktails. And what’s more, for this season they have just fully refurbished the lounge for […]

Who Makes This Guide?

the koh chang guide logoWe are a small English/Thai family-run business based here on Koh Chang. We’ve been living here and making our guides, maps and websites for over 15 years. The island has changed beyond measure in that time but it still remains a lovely place to live (and visit!) and our involvement in providing information about the island to visitors and also in helping local businesses to get exposure is still fun and rewarding after all this time. And of course we’ll be happy to help you to promote your business, find out how here.

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And if you have any questions, news, suggestions or whatever then please feel welcome to get in touch with us by completing the contact form below. We’ll look forward to hearing from you!





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