The reputation of Koh Chang is not only boosted by its beautiful emerald waters or its powdery white sandy beaches, but also by its pristine natural treasures… inviting and enticing you to experience everything.
'Koh Chang' in Thai literally means Elephant Island. Yet, it is not the natural habitat of elephants but its shape the name refers to. Elephants are not indigenous here, but have since made it their home, and riding on an elephant's back is one of the must-do activities on Koh Chang.
There are a few different elephant camps on the island. One is located between Klong Prao and Kai Bae with a choice of 2 trekking trails, a one-hour and a two-hour trail, taking you through a pomelo orchard and into the National Park's rainforest. Elephant bathing is also included in the long programme.
Another is in Klong Son, in the north of the island, offering a forty-minute and a one-hour-and-twenty-minute treks into the island's beautiful valley, through peaceful pomelo, durian and rubber plantations with a chance to watch elephants bathing and to explore the locals' way of life.
The treks can easily be arranged at Amari Emerald Cove Resort on Klong Prao Beach. After the exciting adventure and soaking up the sun, a wide range of activities awaits… including the ultimate in pampering and indulgence at Sivara Spa, fine dining at the resort's restaurants while enjoying the vista of a majestic sunset…
Enjoy all you can wish for at Amari Emerald Cove Resort, Koh Chang…
On the South East coast of Thailand, in Trat province, Koh Chang is a stunning tropical island paradise. The Amari Emerald Cove Resort & Spa is located on a quiet stretch of beach, Klong Prao, with white sands and the lush tropical rainforest, as a beautiful backdrop. Activities for guests to enjoy include elephant trekking in the jungle, boat trips to uninhabited 'Robinson Crusoe' islands, diving trips arranged by the Dolphin Divers, kayaking and discovering the local fishing villages and much more.
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