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Things to see and do

Beaches on Ko Mak
All around the island

Most of Ko Mak’s beaches are long and pretty, often with clear water and good kayaking opportunities around the offshore isles. None of them are overdeveloped and you’ll find nothing but coconut groves and forest backing sizeable stretches of sand all around the island. ... Read more about Beaches on Ko Mak .

Ko Rang
6km west of Ko Mak.

Lying six kilometres west of Ko Mak, Ko Rang is popular with daytrippers and divers thanks to clear turquoise water concealing reefs and lots of tropical fish. Super-soft white sand also helps to make this largely uninhabited island one of the most beautiful in the Ko Chang archipelago. ... Read more about Ko Rang .

Ko Kradat
To the immediate northeast of Ko Mak

In the late 19th century, King Rama V stepped ashore on Ko Kradat and decided, “Let there be deer”. At least 100 of them still roam a landscape filled with wildflowers, coconut trees and sandy tracks leading to undeveloped beaches. It all combines to form one of Thailand’s most unusual islands. ... Read more about Ko Kradat .

Other islands around Ko Mak
Dotted around Ko Mak

Ko Kham, Ko Rayang and Ko Phi are all tiny isles that sit off Ko Mak’s shores like moons to a planet. Each is worth considering for a day trip, especially if you’re a kayaking enthusiast. ... Read more about Other islands around Ko Mak .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Ko Mak? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.

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