Also known as Hat Kai Mook, Pearl beach is located between White Sands beach and Chai Chet.
It's a small and very quiet rocky beach. Walking bare feet on the beach may be a bit difficult, better to wear shoes and avoid the sharp stones and corals but it's a very good location to snorkel and watch reef fishes. There are also a few reef birds hunting their preys.
This beach won't get busy during the high season.
You can access this beach from the main road. Just take the street which is just nearby the Books shop from where you can also pick-up your free Koh Chang Guide. At the end of the street, you will find the beach as well as small resorts with cheap bungalows.
There are Paradise Palms Resort, Penny's Resort and Privilege Resort which are directly on the beach. A bit further and still on the beach you also have Koh Chang Resortel with the longest swimming-pool of the island, Inspiration Resort and Remark Cottage Resort with its beautiful tropical garden.
I recommend the excellent The Pearl Luxury Pool Villas which are located 100 meters from the beach in a quiet and relaxing area. Those 4 new villas have their own private swimming pool and garden, perfect for families or group of friends.
Prices are lower than the popular White Sand Beach, Klong Prao beach or Kai Bae beach and of course, it's also calmer. On the hillside, there are lovely small resorts like T.P. Hut Bungalows or Macura Resort. Those places are extremely peaceful, the only noise you can listen comes from the jungle.
On the main road, there are also a few good pubs and restaurants as well as a big 7/11 and the Big C supermarkets.
If you are planning a long stay, look at the Pearl Beach Holiday Apartments just i.n the corner of the street going to the beach.
In Pearl beach, you can also find the Main Post Office which is nearby Pearl Beach Holiday Apartments. A bit further is the International Clinic which is modern and opens 24/7. In case of an accident or bad disease, don't hesitate to visit it, they will provide you with the right treatment. Don't forget to subscribe to travelling insurance before your trip, medical costs in Thailand can be very high.
And on the opposite side of the International Clinic is the Thai Navy Shrine. There're lots of stairs to reach it.
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