Best Viewpoints on Koh Chang

28 Mar 2024
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Imagine being on a lookout point on Koh Chang, surrounded by the island's stunning landscapes and captivating sea views. Isn't it thrilling? Koh Chang's viewpoints offer a unique opportunity to witness the island's diverse beauty from high above. Whether you're gazing at the shimmering sea, lush jungles, or sandy beaches, these spots provide a sense of being on top of the world. So, are you excited to uncover the breathtaking sights of Koh Chang? Let's embark on this adventure and see what incredible views await us!

Things to do on Koh Chang

Kai Bae Viewpoint

  Kai Bae Viewpoint

Kai Bae Viewpoint, on the island's west side, presents a spectacle of nature's grandeur, showcasing expansive views across the archipelago. As the sun dips below the horizon, the sky erupts in vibrant hues, painting a breathtaking scene. The journey here, a gentle hike through lush trails, adds to the anticipation, culminating in a panoramic feast for the eyes. The tranquil waters of the Gulf of Thailand below sparkle in the sunlight, making this location a perfect canvas for photographers and a peaceful retreat for those seeking solace in nature’s embrace.

 

Khlong Son Bay

  Ban Khlong Son Rd

At the northern frontier of Koh Chang, Khlong Son Bay offers a vista that captures the essence of tranquility. The bay, cradled by towering hills clad in a tapestry of green, reflects the serene blue of the sky. A viewpoint here isn’t just a feast for the eyes but a balm for the soul, accessible via a scenic route that winds through the heart of Khlong Son’s verdant landscape. It’s a place where the harmony of land and sea whispers the ancient tales of the island, inviting visitors to pause and immerse themselves in the beauty of the moment.

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Salakphet Viewpoint

  Wat Salak Phet

In the secluded southeast, Salakphet Viewpoint stands as a sentinel over the bay, offering views that stretch into the eternity of the ocean. This hidden gem, accessible through a quaint village trail, offers a vantage like no other, where the gentle curves of the coastline meet the lush embrace of the jungle. It’s a place where time seems to stand still, and the panoramic views serve as a reminder of the island’s untouched beauty, inviting adventurers and dreamers alike to bask in the peaceful solitude of Koh Chang’s less trodden path.

White Sand Beach Viewpoint

  View point

Above the renowned White Sand Beach, there lies a viewpoint where the dawn and dusk play in the skies, casting a spell of light over the pristine sands below. This spot offers a majestic overview of the beach’s full glory, from its crystalline waters to the gentle sway of palms in the breeze. The ascent to this viewpoint is a journey in itself, promising the reward of unparalleled views that encapsulate the essence of Koh Chang's coastal allure. It’s a sanctuary for those who seek to witness the dance of light on water at the break and end of each day.

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Chai Chet Cape

  Chai Chet Resort

Chai Chet Cape, a promontory offering sweeping views of Koh Chang’s rugged coastline, is a marvel of nature’s craftsmanship. From here, the panoramic vista spans across the azure waters, embracing the crescent beaches and the lush foliage that adorns the coast. The trek to Chai Chet Cape is a gentle meander along the shoreline, revealing hidden coves and the island’s vibrant marine life. As a bastion of tranquility, it stands as a testament to the island’s natural beauty, inviting all who seek to marvel at the harmonious blend of sea, sand, and sky.

Lonely Beach Viewpoint

  Lonely Beach

Perched above the bustling Lonely Beach, this viewpoint offers a unique perspective of Koh Chang’s vibrant beach life set against the tranquil beauty of the ocean. The path to this vantage point weaves through the island's lush vegetation, emerging onto a scene that captures the essence of Koh Chang’s lively atmosphere. From here, the view stretches over the beach’s golden sands to the endless blue beyond, making it a favored spot for both daybreak watchers and sunset admirers. It’s a place where the energy of the island’s social life meets the calm of its natural landscape, creating a perfect backdrop for memorable moments.

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Wai Chaek Beach Viewpoint

  Wai Chaek Beach

For those willing to venture off the beaten path, the Wai Chaek Beach Viewpoint awaits, hidden in Koh Chang's southern wilderness. The trek to this secluded spot is an adventure through dense jungle, opening suddenly to reveal stunning views of one of the island's most pristine beaches. This viewpoint offers a rare glimpse into Koh Chang's undisturbed beauty, with the tranquil sea framed by rugged cliffs and lush forest. It's a place for quiet reflection, away from the crowds, where the raw beauty of nature is on full display.

Salakkok Bay Viewpoint

  Salak Khok Fishing Village

In the heart of Salakkok village, this viewpoint provides a panoramic view of the traditional fishing community and the expansive mangrove forests that surround it. The journey here is a deep dive into Koh Chang’s cultural heartland, where the island’s heritage and environmental wonders converge. Visitors are treated to a serene landscape where the rhythm of local life moves in harmony with the tides. This viewpoint is not just a place to admire the scenery but an opportunity to witness the enduring relationship between the people of Koh Chang and their natural environment. To get to the viewpoint, ask around once you get to the village.

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Guided Tours

Sightseeing tours in Koh Chang offer a streamlined and safe way to discover the island's breathtaking landscapes. Guided by experts familiar with the terrain, these tours help visitors navigate Koh Chang's lush jungles and pristine beaches without the usual challenges or safety concerns of going it alone. They grant exclusive access to both well-known sights and secluded spots, enhancing the journey with local knowledge. This method ensures both safety and pleasure, presenting an organized exploration of Koh Chang's natural splendor through carefully chosen tours.

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Koh Chang Explorer Tour

Koh Chang Explorer Tour - Koh Chang, Thailand

Discover the tranquil east side of Koh Chang on a small group tour, complete with hotel pickup and drop-off. Highlights include a visit to White Sand Beach, exploring local spirit houses and temples, and lunch at a traditional restaurant. The tour also features a stop at Klong Son Bay for a refreshing swim and a frozen drink at Shambala Beach Bar. Enjoy the ease of round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, insights from a local guide, and a scenic boat trip, all included in this unique island experience.

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Full-Day Koh Chang Tour with Lunch

Explore Koh Chang's highlights on a day trip that starts with a hotel pickup and a visit to the picturesque White Sand Beach viewpoint. Experience the cultural spirit house in the north, then navigate through the tranquil mangrove forests of Salak Kok by boat or kayak. Discover Buddhist traditions at a Salak Phet temple, enjoy a local lunch, and unwind at the secluded Shambala Beach Bar in Klong Son Bay. This tour offers an English-speaking guide, selected hotel transfers, and covers all entrance fees for a comprehensive and relaxing island experience.

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Exploring Koh Chang's Viewpoints

Discovering Koh Chang through its viewpoints is an unforgettable experience, showcasing the island's vast natural beauty. From serene sunsets to panoramic landscapes, these spots offer a breathtaking glimpse into the enchanting world of Koh Chang. Whether it’s the vibrant life at Lonely Beach, the untouched wilderness of Wai Chaek, or the cultural tapestry of Salakkok Bay, each viewpoint tells a story of the island’s rich tapestry of life and landscape. For those looking to explore the heart and soul of Koh Chang, these viewpoints offer the perfect vantage points to begin your journey into the island's many wonders.


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