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1. Posted by cliffkay (Budding Member 12 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

can anyone give me some advice on when to go. Where to stay ?
I have done the usual islands for the last 3 years but not trat side of the island.

Is it quiet ?



2. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3579 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Here is a good website dedicated to Koh Chang. Take a look and e-mail the guy if you have questions.

3. Posted by Rambler1 (Budding Member 51 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Compared to the islands in the far south of Thailand I think you will be disappointed with Ko Chang. It's built up, over priced and it has a heavy rains in the rainy season. This is a great website for weather in Thailand all year round.

Have you had a look at Ko Lanta, Ko Hai or Ko Raya, they are great islands and a little more remote and away from the tourist trail.

Have fun!

4. Posted by wildfk (Respected Member 465 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Between May and November KC has a very heavy rain season - many local businesses take the time either to shut down, or carry out maintenance - in effect KC has a six month season.

outside of that time you'll find a lot of activities and services are suspended, there arre also some dangers swimming and snorkeling etc suffers from lack of services and visibility.

Do the hotels lower the prices? - not much and then you MUST check if there is building work going on at or near your hotel - they won't tell you.