Bang Bao Fishing Village

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Location: Bang Bao Bay, South West of Koh Chang

 

Bang Bao Fishing Village is very interesting residents in the area build up their houses with poles pitched into the sea and the bridge reaching to every house is set up to link the community together. The Bang Bao Bay has been a sanctuary for fishing boats seeking shelter from the monsoon for over many years. Nowadays, there are lots of local shops, Coffee shop, also excellent fresh seafood restaurants. The pier is also home to several dive shops, a police station, a health center, guesthouse and the convenient store. Many of the island’s boat tours depart from here as well as ferries to Koh Mak, Koh Wai and Koh Kood. If you walk all the way to the end of the Bang Bao pier you will find a lighthouse that offers some great views to those that climb it.

 

How to get there

 

From Koh Chang’s ferries Piers, drive away to the south west side of the island a distance total about 24 Km. The easiest way to get around the island is via share local taxi, a pickup truck with padded benches in the rear. Share taxi provide service along the main roads and can be used as public transport or can be hired privately for a half or full day.