The East Cost of Koh Chang is the most unknown. Because all the development and the white sand beaches are on the west coast lots of people think that the east coast has no interest. It's true that there isn't a lot of businesses, shops, pubs and restaurants but there are few beautiful and small resorts where you can enjoy the silence and really relax like those 8 places which have been awarded this year.
Serenity Resort is beachfront boutique resort right on Sae Daeng beach, facing the mainland and the Cambodian mountains. It's at few minutes from the ferry piers and in a quiet area. They have 7 bungalows spread in a beautiful garden. Each bungalow has its own individual a/c, a fridge, a double-size bed with a western quality mattress, a kettle with free coffee and tea facilities, and a private bathroom with a shower and hot water. They all have their own wooden terrace with a table and chairs.
They also have 6 Jacuzzi Villas, each offers 2 double bedrooms, a small kitchen, a large lounge and a large roof terrace with a Jacuzzi and a dinning table with chairs.
There is an infinity sea front swimming-pool, free Wi-Fi inside the resort and an excellent restaurant.
Location: North of the island on the east coast, on Sae Daeng Beach
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Serenity-Resort-Koh-Chang-322976934572751/
Amber Sands is a beach resort with calm safe sea and an amber coloured beach with no sand flies on the quieter east coast of Koh Chang, only 20 minutes away from White Sands Beach. It is owned and managed by a South African couple who have become well known for their friendly hospitality, personal service and attention to detail, not to mention their well rated restaurant. They only have 8 bungalows so they have the time to sit and chat, or to give you advice on activities and some not-to-be-missed hidden secrets. Free Wi-Fi is available inside the resort.
Location: North of the island on the east coast, on Sae Daeng Beach (which means "Amber Sands" Beach)
The Mangrove Hideaway commitment is to respect the environment and to preserve Fauna & Flora by promoting Human Values. The unique surroundings and the marine sanctuary inspired them to create a place of harmony with a limited number of rooms to keep privacy in favor of a peaceful and friendly atmosphere. To protect the environment and preserve the healing power of Mother Nature, thyey follow a Green Policy and give support to the local Community with specific projects and actions.
Location: Salak Phet village, south east of the island
The Spa Resort is a health and wellness resort which is providing revitalisation services for your precious mind, body and soul. With 26 tropical-styled villas and rooms available and set amidst the beautiful remote and serene nature, you will definitely find peace and relaxation here. Their facilities include "The Radiance Restaurant" with lots of healthy delicious options to choose from during your stay, "The Natural Spa" offering various massages and spa treatments, a herbal steam bath, infrared sauna, naturally-treated saltwater swimming pool, a small gym, kayaking, yoga and meditation.
Location: on the south east of Koh Chang
Na Tara Resort is small luxurious and romantic resort located directly on the beachfront of the east coast.
They have Rooms, Suites and a Cabana, all with a modern decoration and facing the sea. They all have their own terrace or balcony with outdoor furniture and comfortable bean-bags, a private bathroom (2 bathrooms for the Suite) with shower and hot water, a king-size bed or 2 double-size beds, individual a/c, safe box, Wi-Fi, free bottles of water but also a kettle with free coffee and tea facilities, a minibar, hair dryer, slippers and even a weight scale.
The swimming-pool is just in front of the rocky beach and nearby their restaurant which is serving local and international food, including Chinese, Japanese and European dishes.
Location: East coast of Koh Chang
Privacy Resort is a small and very relaxing boutique resort with 7 bungalows and a swimming-pool.
All bungalows have a modern decoration and are surrounding the swimming-pool. They all include a king size bed or 2 single-size beds, an individual a/c, a fridge, a large LCD TV, a kettle and free coffee and tea facilities, free bottles of water, a private bathroom with shower and hot water, a private terrace with outdoor furniture and free Wi-Fi. The bungalows are divided in 2 categories, Deluxe Bungalows with Sea View and Superior Bungalows.
Their restaurant is serving the breakfast but also snacks, drinks and light meals.
Location: East coast of Koh Chang
Island View Resort & Spa is located on the east coast of the island and just at 1-minute walk from Salakphet Bay. It boasts an outdoor pool with sundeck overlooking the sea and a tour desk. Guests can enjoy free kayaking session and free transfer to the nearby beaches of White Sand Island. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby area. Stylish air-conditioned rooms offer a private balcony, a seating area and a fridge. They include an en suite bathroom with hot and cold shower facilities. Guests can relax with pampering massage treatments or rent a bike or a motorbike to explore nearby places. Other activities include snorkelling, fishing and various water sports. The resort offers International Yacht Master Training (IYT) courses by certified instructor as well. The restaurant at Island View Resort & SPA serves a variety of authentic Thai dishes, fresh seafood and international cuisine.
Location: Bay of Salak Phet, East coast of Koh Chang
The Souk Resort is a small resort located on the beachfront of Sae Daeng beach.
There are 7 bungalows spread in a nice tropical garden. 5 have an individual a/c and 2 have only a fan. They all include a double-size bed, a fridge, free bottles of water and a private bathroom with a shower and with hot and cold water. They also all have their own terrace with outdoor furniture.
The bar and restaurant are facing the sea and they serve European but also delicious traditional Thai dishes.
Location: North of the island on the east coast