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Nice for a visit

I enjoy visiting this place. It's good for lunch, and the views are interesting. It's not the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Aggie19842014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Local Village

Bang Bao is the place where you can enjoy some locals restaurant. It looks like small fisherman... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
theguy_samui
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoy visiting this place. It's good for lunch, and the views are interesting. It's not the cleanest place on the island, but still fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aggie19842014
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Bang Bao is the place where you can enjoy some locals restaurant. It looks like small fisherman village of Koh Chang. Also, you can spend money for souvenir here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank theguy_samui
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A very nice and colorful bay with a great view . Lots of nice and small souvenir shops .From this beach you can take variety of tours to the close ilands .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rinatica
Reviewed 23 August 2018

You can do everything from here from scuba-diving to a boat trip to distant islands . There is a market on a jetty which is suspended over water on concrete , further out you have the lighthouse, not to mention the seafood restaurants along the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WaterfordANDme
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Any time of year a wonderful relaxing spot . Great shopping if that’s your thing ,exellent restaurants ,or just a coffee or beer ..perfect

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jason W
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This area of Koh Chang offers budget accommodation, lots of local restaurants and small sandy beach, but it’s also a home to long pier for a variety of boats, local fishing ones and tourist oriented (day trips to nearby sites, diving). Limited parking for private...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Bang Bao pier is like nothing else on Ko Chang, it's basically a floating market without the looky looky men, scarfs, shirts, jewellery, you name it they got it Fish galore, tanks of live shrimp, crab, scallops and lobster, pick your victim and over it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AMcbone
Reviewed 27 July 2018

An interesting place to visit. The market is really unusual and the views across the bay are definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pam467
Reviewed 27 July 2018

definitely worth a visit if you are on the island. however it is deteriorating as some of the ships are half under water and rotting away. nobody seems to be taken care of removal. We are here in low season - july - and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank inge50
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Already twice we visited this place down south of the island. There is a large pier with many many shops, restaurants, resorts and at the end there is a lighthouse. From this point they make excursions by boats, go diving and snorkeling.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from russellp756 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. I had a car so getting around was easy. A motorcycle is a good option when not high season and readily available for hire. I chilled out and did a small amount of touring but 10 days is too... More
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