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Koh Chang Bridge Plans Announced

April 1st, 2016 (No Comments)

Koh Chang – Mainland Bridge Project Announced UPDATE: This was, of course, an April Fool’s Day prank. There are no bridge plans. At least I hope not. Thailand’s Transport Ministry today announced ambitious plans for a road bridge linking Koh Chang to the Thai mainland as part of wide ranging infrastructure improvements throughout Thailand that […]

Trat Independence Day

March 23rd, 2016 (No Comments)

March 23rd is Trat Independence Day Today is Trat Independence Day everyone! On March 23rd 1907 Trat province (including Koh Chang) was returned to Thailand by France in exchange for areas on the Mekong river that now form part of Cambodia. There is a parade in Trat town every year and a fair to celebrate […]

Koh Chang Strange but True

March 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

The Koh Chang Kodak Shop Robbery This is one of those ridiculous and sad stories that you just shake your head at. About three weeks ago the new Kodak shop in Kai Bae was robbed and set on fire. Fortunately the whole building didn’t burn down and nobody was hurt. Spare a thought for the […]

Ultra and Trail Unseen Koh Chang 2016

March 2nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Race Results Ultra and Trail Unseen 2016 Here are the results of last weekend’s Ultra and Trail Unseen races on Koh Chang. Winners were as follows: 13km – Dennis Teoh – 1hr 13m 22s (A notable competotor was HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol who finished in an excellent 15th place overall) 35km – Craig Sauers – […]

Ultra & Trail Unseen Feb 27th

February 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

Ultra and Trail Unseen Koh Chang Feb 27th 2016 February 27th sees the 2nd annual Ultra and Trail Unseen on Koh Chang. Starting from Salak Phet down in the Southeast of the island more than 1,700 brave entrants will run distances from 13km to 100km through the jungle. Madness! Look out for huge numbers of […]

December 2015 on Koh Chang

December 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

Koh Chang in December A somewhat belated update since we’ve been getting our high season issues together. But they’re with our printer now – and the electronic versions will be online in the next few days. So we take a breath and bring you up to date on what’s been happening on Koh Chang. Weather […]

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – Peht 51a

September 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – 10.5 Million Baht This unique fully furnished and fitted villa is located beside the golf course at Siam Royal View in Klong Son and enjoys fantastic mountain views. There are three bedrooms all with private bathroom. The house is fully furnished to a high standard and is ready to […]

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – 30a

September 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – 14.5 Million Baht This two bedroom villa in the exclusive Siam Royal View community is now available for resale. It is very close to the beach and pool and restaurant. The two bedroom shave en-suite bathrooms and there is both an indoor and an outdoor kitchen. Villa Specifications Built […]

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – 1d

September 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

Siam Royal View Villa Sale – 16.4 Million Baht A beachfront villa in the prestigious Siam Royal View community is available for resale. It is located right on Chang Noi beach and has three bedrooms all with private bathrooms. The master bedroom, living room & kitchen are all on the ground floor and the other […]

Miss Grand International 2015

September 23rd, 2015 (No Comments)

Koh Chang News – September 2015 Miss Grand International 2015 Posters have sprung up all over the place advertising “Miss Grand International 2015“. It looks like this is going to be a beauty pageant. Thailand does love a beauty pageant. They virtually keep the nation’s plastic surgeaons in business as stunningly attractive Thai girls have […]

No More Monsoon on Koh Chang?

September 4th, 2015 (No Comments)

The End of the “Green” Season? Usually by mid-October the weather changes on Koh Chang and the monsoon squelches out to be replaced by drier windy weather. So in theory we’re now in the later stages of the rainy – oops, sorry, I meant the “green” – season and a change should be just round […]

Koh Chang Beach Cricket Tournament

August 17th, 2015 (No Comments)

Koh Chang Beach Cricket There are just a few days to go now until the first Koh Chang Beach Cricket tournament. It’s taking place this Saturday and Sunday the 22nd and 23rd from 9am to 5pm at Shambhala Beach Bar at the Siam Royal View complex in Klong Son. Ten teams from locations as diverse […]

July Guides Online Now

June 15th, 2015 (No Comments)

Our New Koh Chang Guides Are Ready That’s right people. Our new issues are in the printers but the e-versions are here already. You can download copies via the links below or read them online with the super-flashy Issuu reader. Remember that everything is hyperlinked so if you click any ads or hyperlinked text then […]

Koh Chang in June

June 4th, 2015 (No Comments)

June on Koh Chang June and September are the quietest months on Koh Chang in terms of visitors and after a busy public holiday last weekend the island is very quiet. It’s hot and sunny with the occasional shower, the beaches are empty and, as you can see from the photos taken at White Sand […]

Koh Chang in May

May 12th, 2015 (No Comments)

May on Koh Chang Here’s a weather forecast for Koh Chang over the coming few weeks: 1 – Incredibly hot and sunny 2 – Short rainstorm 3 – Very hot indeed – sunny 4 – Some Showers 5 – Fierce sunshine accompanied by heat – a lot of heat. 6 – A thunderstorm 7 – […]

Here Comes Songkran!

April 10th, 2015 (No Comments)

Get out the waterguns/waterproofs! The Songkran New Year festival starts this weekend. Officially the first day of water throwing will be on Monday the 13th but don’t you believe it – it’s much more likely to begin on Sunday or even Saturday as Thailand winds down for the year’s biggest party. If you’re coming to […]

Baan Ta Restaurant

March 29th, 2015 (No Comments)

Baan Ta Restaurant Klong Prao Baan Ta is a large and attractive new dining spot that is located at the northern end of Klong Prao village about 200 metres from the 7-eleven store. Their menu offers a large and interesting selection of delicious Thai food and fresh seafood as well as European dishes. The menu […]

Shop in Kai Bae for Sale

March 16th, 2015 (No Comments)

Kai Bae Shop Sale This attractive shop unit is located on the Kai Bae main road at the northern entrance to the village (between the Police Box and Cliff Beach Resort) and is within walking distance of several of the island’s most exclusive Resorts like Awa, The Dewa, The Chill and Emerald Cove. The Shop […]

Read our April Issues!

March 12th, 2015 (No Comments)

Here  you are! Our new issues of the Koh Chang Guide, Koh Chang Restaurants, Bars & Spas and The Koh Chang Treasure Map are presented below for your reading pleasure. We hope that they help you to enjoy your visit to Koh Chang. Or perhaps you would prefer to download copies of our publications to […]

2.1 Rai Klong Son Riverside Land

March 3rd, 2015 (No Comments)

Klong Son Riverside Land This 2.1 Rai piece of Chanote land sits in a great location overlooking the river that flows through Klong Son village. It is beside a quiet road a little way up the attractive inland valley in Klong Son village. The land is in a residential area and would be ideal for […]

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