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’s a haven for people who want to avoid the bright lights and over development of larger islands but still want more than just a basic beach hut.
Much of the island is covered in coconut plantations. Don’t go expecting jungle-clad mountains with hidden waterfalls here. And, unlike Ko Chang and Koh Kood, there are also no inland rivers on Koh Mak. However, don’t let that disappoint! What Koh Mak lacks in jungle, it more than makes up for with beautiful beaches and its super authentic vibe.
There are amazing beaches right around the island. The main spot (which is still fairly undeveloped) is Suan Yai Beach on the west coast.