The Calm Before the Storm

October 25th, 2013 (No Comments)

Koh Chang’s tourist season is fast approaching. The weather is better (check out this photo of Kai Bae viewpoint a couple¬† of days ago if you don’t believe us) and an increasing number of visitors are arriving. At the moment there are quite a few Thai tourists due to the school holidays but the growing […]

Rumbles in the Jungle

October 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

There are some interesting things happening in the Koh Chang jungle this week as the island is host to the trainees of Thailand’s new Elite Wildlife Ranger Team. This is part of a collaborative effort between the Thai Department of National Parks in collaboration with the United States sponsored ARREST program administered by the Freeland […]

SOLD: East Coast Beachfront Land

October 5th, 2013 (No Comments)

This plot of beachside land on the East Coast is particularly desirable because it is beside one of the few sandy beaches on that side of the island. The land extends between the main road and the beach and enjoys 20 metres of direct beach frontage. Improvements that have been made include infilling with 1.3 […]

New Guides Here

September 24th, 2013 (No Comments)

You can now read the October issues of our Koh Chang Guide and Koh Chang Restaurants, Bars & Spas. They have all the useful up-to-date information on Koh Chang as well as features on living in Koh Chang, on Trat F.C. and, unusually, on bird’s nest soup. You can now read the guides by scrolling […]

Sea Breeze Hotel & Cocktail Bar

September 13th, 2013 (No Comments)

Sea Breeze Hotel & Cocktail bar Sea Breeze Hotel and Cocktail Bar is a well-established friendly little hotel located in Kai Bae Village, It is in an extremely central location both for all the entertainment and shopping of the village and also is not far from the beach. Rooms Restaurant Contact/Bookings   Rooms Sea Breeze […]

Happy Turtle

September 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Happy Turtle Koh Chang Happy Turtle is a popular restaurant and bar in Bailan Beach. They also offer Thai cooking classes. Restaurant Cooking Classes Rooms Contact/Bookings   Restaurant Their menu focuses on freshness and all of their food and drinks are prepared to order. The local market delivers to them daily to ensure that the […]

Barrio Bonito

August 31st, 2013 (No Comments)

Barrio Bonito has developed a very good reputation over the last few years as Koh Chang’s only source of original Mexican cuisine. Originally based in Lonely Beach they have, as of late 2013, relocated to a new restaurant in front of Kai Bae Garden Resort in the center of Kai Bae village. Barrio Bonito is […]

Plaloma Cliff Resort

August 31st, 2013 (No Comments)

Plaloma Cliff Resort Koh Chang Plaloma Cliff Resort is a popular and well-established resort at the south end of White Sand Beach. They have two restaurants; a lobby restaurant and bar that looks out over their swimming pool and also a waterfront restaurant and bar that enjoys a terrific view down the full length of […]

August (just!)

August 28th, 2013 (No Comments)

So as the 48th issue of the Koh Chang Guide goes off to our printer we breath a forty-eighth sigh of relief, pause for a moment – and then begin to catch up on all the other stuff that's been on hold while we made it. And a website update is our first step. It […]

Siam Beach Resort & Restaurant

August 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Siam Beach Resort Koh Chang Siam Beach is the attractive Resort that you see as you descend the hill into Lonely Beach. It occupies a long stretch of sandy beachfront at the northern end of Lonely Beach and is one the more luxurious places to stay in what was traditionally a traveller’s beach. They have […]

West Coast Beachfront Land & Resort

August 12th, 2013 (No Comments)

This land and bungalow resort that has recently come onto the market is situated is in an absolute beachfront location at Pearl Beach, which lies between White Sand Beach and Chai Chet Beach in the heart of Koh Chang’s most popular tourist area. The resort has been operating for twelve years, has a high ranking […]

Koh Chang Wine Gallery

July 23rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Koh Chang Wine Gallery has been serving its customers for the past 10 years with a great selection of quality wines and spirits from around the world. At their wine and coffee bar you can enjoy a wide selection of wines by the glass, or choose your own wine from the big variety inside the […]

Ciao Kai Bae

July 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

Serving irresistible Italian cuisine in casual, friendly surroundings, Ciao is one of the best authentic Italian restaurants on Kai Bae Beach. It is a family run business that serves excellent Pizza, Pasta, Tiramisu, Italian Wine and coffees, fresh salads and a range of tasty specials. Ciao Kai Bae use only the finest seasonal ingredients to […]

Can You Tell What it is Yet?

July 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

So our new website is live. But you know this since you are reading this post on it aren't you? Anyway a browse around will reveal plenty of new stuff. We are throwing everything at it and eventually it will have nearly every article, feature and bit of information that we have ever written or […]

Jungle Queen

July 13th, 2013 (No Comments)

Recently doubled in size this bar is becoming one of White Sand Beach’s most popular late night venues. There is regular live music and sports on a big screen and it opens until very late indeed.

Mango Beach

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Thai/ Western This boutique Resort on the way to the Cambodian border has a good choice of Western and Thai food in their restaurant.

The Beach Club at Siam Royal Bay

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

The restaurant at this lovely little beachfront place at Siam Royal View offers a Thai menu as well as continental dishes and breakfasts.

The Beach Club – Bang Bao

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

The Beach Cafe This popular beach bar and restaurant is in a great location on the lovely sandy Khong Khoi beach 500m past Bang Bao village. Rooms Restaurant Contact/Bookings Rooms They also have comfortable beachside rooms in a solid and comfortable two-storey wooden building just a few metres from the sea. All rooms have air-con […]

Ido Ido Bar & Restaurant

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

This charming little beach bar is on its own beach called Sai Noi about 500m after Bang Bao village. It is an old-school thatch-roofed bar and restaurant that is fronted by deck chairs on the beach and the place has a real flavour of Koh Chang’s early days. On the food front there is plenty […]

Buddha View

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Thai/ Western
Relax in tropical surroundings with panoramic view of the ocean while enjoying authentic Traditional Thai cuisine or excellent European food.