Resort in the Heart of Koh Chang

SYLVAN Koh Chang beautifully situated within the exclusive enclave of Kai Bae Beach on the unspoilt west coast of the tropical island of Koh Chang. Renowned as the best spot on the island for sunsets, the resort is set in a quiet, secluded location and offers inspiring views over the Gulf of Thailand and the Four Islands beyond.



The second largest island in Thailand, Koh Chang is renowned for its natural beauty, including long stretches of stunning coastline, waterfalls, temples and an abundance of coconut trees. Nearby, the fascinating archipelago of Koh Chang National Marine Park and the incredible diving sites ensure endless opportunities for exploration and discovery. A 45-minute flight from Thailand’s capital Bangkok, the resort is then 70-minute drive from Trat International Airport (TDX).

Nearby Attractions

Turn Left

  • Kai Bae View Point0.3 km (01 min)
  • Kai Bae Village1.2 km (03 min)
  • Kai Bae Police Booth2.0 km (05 min)
  • Klong Phlu Waterfall6.2 km (15 min)
  • Koh Chang International Clinic9.9 km (19 min)
  • Ferry Koh Chang (Ao Sapparot Pier)17.4 km (30 min)
  • Salak Kok Mangrove Walk40.0 km (60 min)
  • Salak Petch Village44.5 km (70 min)
  • Trat Airport40.6 km (70 min)

Turn Right

  • Tree Top Adventure Park5.1 km (13 min)
  • Bang Bao Bay8.1 km (19 min)

To the Sea

  • Koh Mun Nai0.6 km (05 min)
  • Koh Yuak (Snorkeling)3.0 km (15 min)
  • Koh Rang (Snorkeling)25.0 km (25 min)
  • Koh Mak28.0 km (25 min)
  • Koh Kood40.0 km (45 min)

How to get to Koh Chang from Bangkok?



We are approximately 90-minute away from Trat Airport (TDX) which isn’t much time. Flights from Bangkok to Trat and Trat to Bangkok operate daily.

For more information about flights please visit Bangkok Airways.

After arrival at Trat Airport, you choose between 2 options for your transfer from Trat Airpot (TDX) to our resort.


1.Private Airport Transfer
Upon arrival at Trat Airport, our representative will be welcoming you at the arrival hall after the baggage claim area by displaying SYLVAN Koh Chang sign board. Our team will assist you with the luggage, escort you to the private vehicle and ensuring that you will have a smooth journey to the resort. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact our concierge team.
Price: THB 3,000 net per vehicle per way (maximum 6 persons per vehicle)


2.Shared Airport Transfer (operates by Bangkok Limousine)
Join with other guests in airport minivan from Trat Airport (TDX) to SYLVAN Koh Chang. Although you could save more, this method is slower because stopovers for drop other guests at their places.
Price: THB 800 net per person per trip


Please feel free to let us know your prefer method of airport transfer when make your reservation.


Private Transfer to Koh Chang
You can contact our reservation assistant to book our selected transfer services to and from Koh Chang or with any transport questions. Private transfers by car for two people or van for 3 or more is a very popular way of getting from Bangkok or Pattaya to Koh Chang. You are picked up at your hotel door or met at a pre-arranged meeting point at Suvaranabhumi Airport or indeed Don Meuang Airport and then driven all the way to SYLVAN Koh Chang.


  • From Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) – THB 5,500 net per vehicle per way (maximum 6 persons per vehicle)

Please book at least 48 hours in advance
Prices are inclusive of ferry ticket for passengers


Driving Directions from Bangkok to the Ferry Terminal to Koh Chang (approximately 4-4:30 hours)
GPS: N12° 1.0799′, E102° 17.4107′ Google Map: 12.017998, 102.290179
See Google map

Head out of Bangkok on the Suvarnabhumi Airport – Chonburi Expressway.


At 89th kilometer turn take the exit to Highway 344 – Ban Bueng – Klaeng – Chanthaburi. Keep driving towards Klaeng on Highway 344. It is 100km long when it ends turn left to Chantaburi at the Klaeng intersection.


Drive approximately 112 km from Klaeng and at the 376th kilometer milestone marker you will pass over a bridge (across the River Waru). Here you will pass through the Kao Saming District Police check point.


About 2 km past this point turn right to Laem Kgob at the Ban Saen Toong intersection (opposite a PTT Petrol Station).


Follow the road for 26 km. Do not turn right to the first road indicating Ferry Koh Chang but at the second one located 2 km further.


Drive for another kilometer and turn right again following the ferry sign. The Ferry Koh Chang Ao Thammachart Pier which is the most convenient ferry will be another kilometer further on the left. This ferry will take you to Koh Chang Pier in 25 minutes.


Once arrive Koh Chang at Ao Sapparod Pier, turn right for 18 km towards Kai Bae Beach. The resort entrance will be on the right side approximately 200 meter after passing Kai Bae Village. Hoorey!


Ferry Koh Chang leaves from Ao Thammachat Pier (Trat) on the mainland taking approximately 25 minutes to arrive at Ao Sapparod Pier (Koh Chang) on the north east coast of Koh Chang. Most private transfers, minibuses from Bangkok and minibuses from Trat Airport will use this pier.

The Ferry departs every 45 minutes start from 6:30 am until 6:30 pm
Ticket prices (one-way): THB 80 per adult, THB 30 per child, THB 120 per car

How to get around Koh Chang?

Koh Chang Taxi (Songthaew)
There are many ways to travel around on Koh Chang but probably the easiest and safest way is to catch one of the many Songthaew taxis that travel up and down the Koh Chang. Songthaew taxis can be flagged down from anywhere along the roadside or from out side of you hotel. Once you have negotiated a price just jump in the back and the driver will take you to where you want to go.

Car Hire & Scooter Rental
Having your own vehicle will make it easier to get to those tricky out of the way places. Please contact our guest service agent for more information. Driver license is required.

Happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Find your next extraordinary moment at Koh Chang.