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The island of fishermen Koh Kood Thailand (Ko Kut) is the most al island is the Gulf of Thailand near the Cambodian border. It is located next to Koh Chang and Koh Mak and is actually the fourth largest island in Thailand. The first settlers of the island were Thai and Cambodian they apparently fled to Koh Kood seeking refuge after the French have claimed the city of Padjantakiri in 1904. The island for rubber and coconut cultivation without talk about the rich seas in the field of fisheries. Koh Kood has been largely inaccessible for many years due to political problems with Cambodia. However, these issues now resolved, the island has recently opened and is becoming more popular for tourists seeking untouched paradise.
With fewer visitors than its neighboring islands, Koh Chang and Koh Maak, a visit to Koh Kood is a bit like stepping back in time. There are no banks or ATMs, visitors are invited to bring cash. No major streets run by department stores or 7eleven. By visiting Koh Kood you will experience the finest in authentic and peaceful Thailand. With a population of just under 2,000 inhabitants, the largest community on Koh Kood is Aow Yai Village, a harbor where fishing boats are many to come seek shelter against storms or just take a break during their long tiring trips . The oldest community Klong Mad Village. The people of Koh Kood earn their lives through the rubber plantation, cultivation of coconut and basic fishing. However, slowly expanding tourism industry gives more work to the people of Koh Kood. Hotels and resorts have increased, but the island remains largely intact. Berries dispersion of the circumference of the island with accommodation on Aow Prao Aow Taphao, Aow Yai Kerd, Aow Klong Chao, Aow Klong Ta Din Klong Aow Yai Kee, Aow Klong Hin Ngam Kho Aow, and of course Aow Bang Bao.
Koh Kood is mostly covered with an old thick jungle, coconut and rubber plantations. There are a few mountains that will please hikers, low, they allow easy access to stunning views. The island also has several rivers and waterfalls, including the Klong Chao is quite spectacular and remains a popular place to swim and cool off. With three levels and crystal clear waters all year round, it was visited by King Mongkut (Rama VI) and named ‘Waterfall Anamkok’ the royal name to commemorate Ong Chiang Lue, a Vietnamese king who had come to refuge in the Kingdom of Thailand during the reign of King Rama I. Klong Yaiki, another waterfall north of the island is an ideal place to cool off. The inland are home to several ancient trees that are worth visiting. Our Bui jungle expert will be happy to guide you to discover the huge tree 500 years. The island is populated by monkeys and wild boar. Koh Kood is a paradise for nature lovers.
This n ‘has nothing to do with diving at Koh Kood! But the island has much to offer and visitors who come here generally have a hard time leaving. Many people who come back the following year and year after year to enjoy the calm and relaxed pace of life here and the natural beauty of the island.
The island is full of beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear bays – Koh Kood kut thailand 4 perfect for your day farniente.Les most popular beaches are Taphao Beach, Klong Chao Beach, Klong Hin and Phrao Beach. In addition to relaxing on the tropical stretches of white sand, you can explore the beautiful coral reefs. The seabed are home to a stunning variety of marine life that can be explored by practicing snorkeling and scuba diving. For a little more adventure, kayaks and canoes are available for rent from a number of beaches. The Klongs (rivers) are an alternative to swim in fresh water. You can reach the waterfall Klong Chao kayak during a peaceful ride, during which you can also watch the birds of Klong. Visitors can practice angling on the coast or rent a boat at night (about 3000 baht) to try night fishing. The town Aow salad (Baan Aow salad) in the Bay of Aow salad (Aow Salad) is located in the northeastern part of the island. It is the largest fishing village of Ko Kood can buy fresh seafood every day. This is a tour of a fun day and an interesting insight into local life.
The sky at night on Koh Kood is one of the other natural wonders, light pollution is almost non-existent, stargazing is a magical way to spend a beautiful evening.
May Koh Si is a small island located northwest of Koh Kood. Pearl fishing is practiced on the island and visitors are welcome to watch the production of pearl beads and buy products.
Located close to the Marine National Park, visitors can also visit one of the 52 nearby islands for diving and other activities. Koh Wai is a small paradise located about 6 kilometers south of the southern tip of Koh Chang. The island is about 3 km long and 1.5 km wide and has some beautiful sandy beaches. Koh Wai is serviced daily by a boat from 15 hours from the Laem Ngop-Pier-. The trip takes 2.5 hours and costs 130 baht. Ferries also link Koh Chang, Koh Maak and Koh Kradat.
For those planning to travel to Cambodia, Koh Kood is an ideal springboard to the Cambodian border. It is also useful for those who need to renew / extend their Thai visa. There is now a weekly speedboat from Koh Kood Haad Lek the Cambodian border. Departure every Friday from Klong Chao Doy Guesthouse and the trip takes about an hour.
As mentioned earlier, Koh Kood is certainly a bit lagging behind in terms of comfort. But this only adds charm to the island. You will not find any of the usual signs as 7eleven, Starbucks, McDonalds or Burger King, our pleasure.
The island’s infrastructure includes a hospital, two schools, a police station, a power station (mainly for state-run facilities), water and a telephone network. Fuel and solar energy are the main sources of energy on the island.
However, there is no automatic teller machines or banks on the island. Hotels can provide money in cash but they usually charge a relatively high exchange rate. Visitors are urged to bring cash.
Climate Koh Kood
The climate Koh Kood is a tropical climate c ie generally warm and pleasant during the tourist season from October to May Average temperatures are around 28 ° C (87 ° F) between October and February, and 30 ° C (84 ° F) between March and May. The tide is high in the morning in the cool season (November) and night in summer (in March).
The best time of year to visit Koh Kood is late October to late February, relatively cool climate, dry and sunny. Tourists are of course welcome all year round, the hot season lasts until the end of May. In June, the monsoon season begins and usually the strongest rainfall between June and September. The tours are still possible during this period but speed boats sometimes cross party more because of strong waves.