Is Koh Mak worth visiting?

Is Koh Mak worth visiting?

Koh Mak, an island to the south of Koh Chang, is definitely worth a visit if you plan on exploring this part of Thailand during your holiday. It is a mid-size island which is becoming increasingly popular with couples and families due to its deserted beaches and lack beer bars and ugly concrete block hotels.

How do you get around Koh Mak?

Koh Mak is a small island, so it’s easy to get around. If you want to explore the whole island, we recommend renting a bicycle or motorbike. The island is pretty flat, so it’s easy to drive around. Most of the time you can rent a bicycle or motorbike at your accommodation.

Is Koh Chang cheap?

Prices on the island are much cheaper when compared to other popular islands and its relative size and location means that even when the island is busy, it doesn’t feel that busy. Despite its recent increase in tourism, Ko Chang still offers a lot of peace and quiet.

How do you get from Bangkok to Koh Mak?

The most popular option how to reach Koh Mak is to travel by bus+ferry via Trat – Laem Sok Pier. Travel by bus+ferry from Bangkok to Koh Mak via Laem Sok Pier in Trat takes about 7-9 hours and it costs about $20-30/pp. Laem Sok Pier is accessible by taxi from Trat Bus Terminal (about 30 minutes).

Is Koh Chang touristy?

Koh Chang is quite touristy on the Central West Coast and almost not at all on the Eastside. To put it into some perspective, Koh Chang only began to develop as a tourist destination in the late 1990s. So it is a great deal less developed than islands such as Phuket, Koh Samui, and Koh Phangan.

How do you get from Koh Kok to Koh Mak?

Speedboat between Koh Kood – Koh Mak Operated by Koh Kut Express Speedboat, 30 passengers, journey time 30 minutes. Ticket price 350 Baht/person – includes transfer from your resort to the boat. Daily departures from Bang Bao pier, Koh Kood at 09.30am & 12.00pm, arrive at Ao Nid pier, Koh Mak.

How do you get from Koh Chang to Koh Mak?

If you are going to Koh Mak, then take one of the ferries from Koh Chang to the mainland. Once at a mainland pier, take a shared pick up truck taxi that is heading to Trat. They will do a short detour to drop you off at Krom Luang pier, Laem Ngop. Expect to pay 40 – 50 Baht per person.

Is Koh Chang Nice?

It is far less touristy and far less well-known. This means Koh Chang is definitely worth visiting if you want to avoid the crowds. There are some great beaches, a good range of accommodation and a wide choice of restaurants and bars. Pretty much all of it about Koh Chang, Koh Kood and Koh Mak.

How do you get from Koh kog to Koh Chang?

Hopping from Koh Chang to Koh Mak and Koh Kood during the High Season is very easy. You can use the two daily speedboat services to get from Koh Chang to the outlying islands. The two services are run by Kai Bae Hut Speedboat and Bangbao Boat. Ticket price is 600 Baht to Koh Mak and 900 Baht to Koh Kood.

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