Islands nearby Koh Chang
Courtesy picture of Nor Noo Kai Bae Speed Boat, Koh Chang-Trat
Koh Kood is the last island of Trat province and also Thai Kingdom. It is quite largest island of the country which full of natural resources and beautiful sandy beaches, natural streams and waterfalls too. Some interesting places on Koh Kood are as follow:
Khlong Chao Waterfall: The other name is Tarn Sanook Waterfall. This is the famous waterfall on Koh Kood. The cascade has three layers, the upper ones are streams and the lower lay is the waterfall. King Rama VI once visited this waterfall in 1901 and gave a new name "Nam Gog Waterfall" (Water tab waterfall) for this cascade.
Yai Bay: It is situated in the east of Koh Kood near Laem Yai bay. There are fishermen village all over the bay. This is a transporting area for fishery products like shrimps, shell, crabs and several fish. The good fish sauce is produced here too. It is also the place where Luang Poh Daam shrine located.
Jaak Bay: On the east of island, the beach is 500 meters long and the sea water is so good enough for swimming. There are coconut trees standing out on the shoreline. It is another charming place to see the sun setting. Camping on this area please ask for permission first.
Yai Kerd Bay: On the east of island all, it is located near Gluoy bay and Ta Tui cape. The white sandy beach is in crescent shape (half circle) and 800 meters long. The surroundings are quite clam and good for relaxation. It takes time 15 minutes on foot from here to watch the sunrise.
Klong Yai Kee Beach: On the west of island, the beach is pretty long and sea water is great for swimming. The area is similar to Klong Chao Waterfall, But less beautiful. Visitors can watch the sun setting here; camping around here visitors have to ask permission first.
Khlong Hin Beach: On the west of island, the beach is 300 meters long. The sea water is very clean and safe for swimming, importantly, beautiful coral reefs are around.
Prao Bay: On west as well,It is the last bay of Koh Kood which near Tien cape. The sandy beach is 800 meters long, the sea water is very clean and ideal for swimming. Camping around here is very great. The statue of Luang Chumphon Ket Udomsak is located here as well.
Rad Island: Located on the west, across from Khlong Jekky. It is a quite small island, being 2.03 square kilometers. It is far from Koh Kood just 400 meters; but the romantic sun setting scenes are be seen here. The sea water round island is suitable for swimming as well.
Mai See Lek Island: On the northwest of Kood island, it is a small island with 16 square kilometers. On the west side of it, there is a sandy beach and visitors can swim in the sea; on the other hand, the east side is a pearl farming which you can visit by asking permissions as well.
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