Welcome to Bailan
Bailan is a quiet little village in the south-west of Koh Chang which is part of the Koh Chang National Marine Park, situated between the jungle of the mountains and the sea.
In contrast to the sometimes overcrowded places around, Bailan is perfect to relax.
People are very friendly and accommodation and restaurants are available in a great variety, from no-star to 4-star category.
There are no ladybars or discos, but you will find numerous places for relaxing, finding new friends, making barbecue or enjoying the amazing fauna and flora of the island and the surrounding sea.
This website intends to give you any information needed to make your holiday become something special on this wonderful island.
Bailan is a small village in the southwest of Koh Chang between the party zone of Lonely Beach (1 km to the north) and the fishermen village Bang Bao (5 km south) with seafood restaurants and souvenir and handcrafts shops.
Many residents of Bailan are locals, taking care to develop soft tourism to protect the nature. You will find no 'Walking Street' with ladybars over and over, no disco or beach party, but you will find a place of friendliness in the middle of an amazing powerfull nature between the mountains and the sea.
In Bailan, there are two little beaches inviting to swim. One is located at the north at Bailan Beach Resort, the other lies more to the south, a 30 meters from the Lucky Gecko Garden.
Still no need to miss party! As the party mile of Lonely Beach is just 1 km away, it is easy to have fun there all night long and chill out in your quiet bungalow in Bailan.
Every resort and nearly every restaurant offers free WIFI. Just ask for the password.
Shopping & More
There are 4 shops/supermarkets for everyday necessities and several shops for clothes, souvenirs and more.
Don't bother washing your clothes, beach towels or swimsuits during your holidays! One of the many laundries can do this for you. It's inexpensive and easy.
Health & Beauty
If you are looking for a massage, you have the choice. One of the best places for original thai massage is Joy & Yah Massage.
The Herbal Sauna Bailan provides steam bath, treatments for your hair, face and skin and much more.
You can rent different kinds of motorbikes at several places. Gasoline in bottles is sold at almost every house, but there are also 2 pumps, one at each end of Bailan. Gasoline is less expensive there. If you have problems with your motorbike (e.g. a flat tire), there is a motorbike repair ready to help you.
Please refer to the detailed map of Bailan to locate your places of interest.
The most common health problems on Koh Chang are sunburns, insect bites, infected little wounds and grazes from motorbike accidents.
If you encounter one of the problems mentioned above, the Bang Bao Health Center will give you professional help for reasonable prices. (No need to pay 4.000.- THB just to see the doctor like in some private hospitals on the island).
On Koh Chang, crime rate is very low. Nevertheless, there are Police boxes and stations well-spread all over the island.
In Bailan, the Police Box is at the south end between Miss Junn's Shop and Rock Inn (see map of Bailan).