Welcome to 15 Palms Beach Resort
Koh Chang is a beautiful island paradise situated off the East coast of Thailand. White Sand beach is arguably the most picturesque of the many beaches on the island. Situated at its centre is the beautiful 15 Palms. Established in 1999, 15 Palms resort ticks all the boxes; a laid back atmosphere in boutique style setting, beautifully prepared menu, and the most incredible sunset views from the comfort of our beachfront bar and restaurant.
We are proud to say that 15 Palms remains in the careful hands of the original owner. This is reflected in the resort and restaurants unique ambience, friendly staff and returning customers. 15 Palms has become the place to be and be seen.
15 Palms beach resort has eight newly built boutique style rooms that are not only modern and stylish with super comfortable beds, but are also located close to the beach. The Deluxe room is an attractive double room with modern furniture and a beautifully appointed bathroom. The family room has a stunning mezzanine floor and an additional balcony area. WiFi is free throughout the resort and restaurant.
Our delightful pool is situated in front of the rooms and has been carefully designed using natural materials to enhance the wonderful ambience. The pool area is close to the restaurant; a great place for the children to play while guests can conveniently keep an eye on them.
Our laidback restaurant is situated right on the beach. The restaurant is built in a cozy intimate style. It has been created with comfort and style in mind, with sofas inside and out. From sunset onwards you can sit right on the beach, there is a wonderful selection of food from 8am until late. From a wide breakfast choice to an array of Thai and international dishes to meet every appetite.
Our bar offers many exciting cocktails, smoothies and fresh fruit drinks served by our friendly staff. There is a large selection of ice cold beers and ciders from around the world. Alongside our great coffee,15 Palms coffee shop also has a delicious selection of cakes, pastries, crepes, waffles and gelato.
The island offers a wide selection of outdoor opportunities such as boat and fishing trips to the beautiful islands surrounding it. These islands have the ideal conditions for a chance to experience world class snorkelling and diving. The spectacular mountains of Koh Chang, with its jungle and stunning waterfalls offers some fantastic wild hiking. And if something more calming appeals to you then there are Thai cookery and yoga classes available.
Koh Chang is located southeast of Bangkok. The island is well connected and you can reach the mainland port with either a short flight to Trat Airport, or by road from Bangkok (approx 4.5 hours). At 15 Palms we would be happy to advise and help you with any transport needs. [/read]
When you book your room on our website, we will give you a 10% food and beverage discount in 15 Palms as a special promotion.
15 Palms beach resort has eight newly built boutique style rooms set in two modern buildings. These new rooms have been designed by a local architect in partnership with our owner to add to our modern and chic boutique aesthetic.
Whether you want to surprise that special someone with a romantic getaway, or have some time away relaxing with the family, these flexible rooms offer many options to cater to your needs. Each room boasts super comfortable beds and bedding for a great night’s sleep. Free Wi-Fi is standard throughout 15 Palms. There are two main styles of room; both meeting our boutique/luxury standard.
Our wonderful pool is ideally situated in front of the new rooms and has been designed using natural materials to mirror the boutique ambience of the resort. Its location next to the restaurant makes it an ideal place for the children to play while you conveniently keep an eye on them. You can also kick back and enjoy something from our menu, or a drink from the bar at the same time. This way the whole family get the break they deserve
We take great pride that 15 Palms is a fantastic place to eat and drink. Relax in one of our cozy interior spaces or watch the world go by on our spacious outdoor terraces. Our wonderful location, right on the beach, is ideal for both daytime activity and evening sun set watching. And there’s no better place to chill out in the evening, enjoy cocktails and treats from the menu as the world goes by.
Koh Chang offers a host of enjoyable outdoor activities.
Diving off Koh Chang is an incredible experience. The coral reefs off the stunning islands that surround Koh Chang. Are host to some amazing dive sights. Visit Koh Rang (The marine park) and enjoy the new adventures on the wrecks off the south west islands, surely a bucket list experience.
Enjoy a day out on the water cruising around the Koh Chang islands. Visit Koh Rang, Koh Kra, Koh Yuk and Koh Loa are where you will find the most amazing snorkelling experiences in crystal clear waters. Explore the marine life and the coral reefs as you have never seen them before.
If you would like to try elephant trekking it is offered by various companies on the island. A 2 hour elephant trek allows you to swim and wash the elephants at the end of the trek; an unforgettable experience. We take great pride in the care and kind management of our elephant population, after all its their island too. There are amazing opportunities to have fun creating wonderful memories with loved ones and our delightful elephant friends.
Mangrove & Kayak
Hire a canoe and take a rarely available trip through the beautiful mangrove forest in Salak Kok, relax and take a journey along the ocean routes, both an enjoyable adventure and an educational eco trip.
Klong Plu Waterfall
Visiting Koh Chang waterfalls allows you to take a beautiful and refreshing break from the beach and enjoy the jungle scenery and fresh water swimming. The well-known waterfall Klong Plu, at the Northern end of Klong Plao Beach is suitable for families of all ages and is a photographers/ instagrammers dream backdrop. It is a beautiful spot to dive off rocks and have a swim in the pool. There are around 6 other waterfalls on the island, mainly on the Eastern side, which gives you a wonderful excuse to explore new areas of the island to take a dip.
Tree Top Adventure
Something for the daredevils! Enjoy the brave and thrilling experience travelling from tree to tree, platform to platform in the style of our monkey friends. Balance and daring come into play for a great selection of enjoyable games. Try out the rope bridges, Tarzan swings, flying skateboards, tight rope walk and giant zip lines. Be brave and give it a go.
Thai Cookery Course
Thai food is famous all over the world and here in Koh Chang there are many cooking courses delivered in an ideal home-style learning environment. Cooking classes are offered in a variety of fun and enjoyable ways. They will teach you how to create popular Thai dishes and the skills to recreate Thai dishes back at home to show off to your friends! Why not go and enjoy the culinary culture of Thailand, you will gain the essential skills and techniques to last a lifetime.
Viewing Fire Flies
During cooler months on Koh Chang you can rent a boat to cruise along the mangrove waters at night and enjoy the magical experience of the fireflies. Thousands of fireflies light up their bodies and decorate the flora like sprinkled stars glimmering in the night. Give your family a magical spectacle they will never forget, or your partner the most incredible naturally romantic setting the island can offer.
Koh Chang has a vibrant bird population and incredible species, such a the horn-bill are often spotted by twitchers and tourists alike. Bird watching has become a popular activity on Koh Chang; a unique experience, not to be missed.
Jungle trekking is one of the most energetic and adventurous activity you can do in Koh Chang, and has become increasingly popular in recent years. The best hiking routes are located on the Southern half of the island; go inland and explore the steep forested hills and pristine flora and fauna.
How to Arrive
The easiest way to get to Koh Chang! We can book your minibus to pick you up from wherever you are and take you to our door. Please contact us for more details.
There is an airport in Trat run by Bangkok Airways. There are 3 flights to and from Bangkok DAILY. Please check with their website for more details: www.bangkokair.com
There are many ways to get to Koh Chang by bus. The air conditioned blue and white government licensed buses tend to be more reliable than the coaches that run from Khao Sarn’s famous backpacker area.
The government licensed buses depart from both the Eastern Bus terminal Ekamai and the Northern Bus terminal Mo Chit. The journey will take 5-6 hours. Buses depart frequently and the last bus is around 10.30pm.
Unlike some of the other popular east coast islands in Thailand, it is possible to drive your car all the way to Koh Chang. There are 2 ferries that provide easy access to Koh Chang Island. The distance from Bangkok to the ferries is only 310 kilometres (about 4 hours drive.)
If you do not have a car or minibus you will have to make use of the public white ‘shared taxis’ which are locally known as Song Teaw. When the ferry arrives at the island you will normally find several of these shared taxis waiting for you at the ferry point. Although the fees are not always fixed, the trip to our location at White Sand Beach should be 50 baht per person. The last ferry is at 7pm
15 Palms Beach Resort
1/2 Moo 4, White Sand Beach, Koh Chang, Trat 23170, Thailand