Many lovers travel to far-off Ko Mak, a tourist destination in Trat province with such a unique character that most visitors find hard to leave. Part of the island’s uniqueness is that it has its own charter a sign that shows the islanders’determination to manage sustainable tourism and preserve the key elements of the identity of Ko Mak: environment, peacefulness and amity.
Accordingly, resorts and activities operate with respect for nature and the community. Besides upholding the island’s charter, the community members are keen to implement low carbon tourism strategies: reducing the use of plastic, waste management, and more.
- Best time to be on the island: November to April is the time when the sea is most beautiful and the weather at its best.
There is a speedboat service from Laem Ngop pier to Ko Mak - about an hour’s ride. There are only 6 round-trip boat services per day so advance booking is required; 900 Baht for 1 round-trip.