Blessed with postcard like secluded bays and hard to find natural beauty, the island attracts visitors from all countries.
Koh Phanganis a beautiful tropical island, protected by gentle sloping coral reefs and green clad mountain range behind the beaches.
Located around 12 miles north of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailandis the island of Koh Phangan. Being generally much more quieter and laid back than Samui, just with the exception of the fullmoon party where between 5 - 10,000 visitors arrive for the famous full moon in Haad Rin Nok. Koh Panghanwas before the hippy heaven, currently a 'broader range' of tourists arrives here.Everybody want to find a laid back and easy going place. Weatherin Thailandis highly tropical, high temperatureand damp. The climate are influenced by monsoons which make three contrastive weatherseasons in Northern and Central Thailand and 2 seasons in south-central Siam. Monsoon in the southern areas occurs around May to Oct is warm and the sky is cloud covered, in the northeast monsoon approx Nov to March is bone dry and comparatively low temperature.
If you do not like laying on the beachmaybe experience something new. Koh Phangan offers a few activitiessuchlike wake boarding, ATV Rentals, Elephant Trekking, Mountain Treking, Diving, Thai box Fights, Yoga Lessons,a Chinese Temple and Thai Cooking Lessons.
A lot quite known hotels, for example Stone Hill Resort many times fully booked in peak season. A valuable tip is to reserve a bungalowsin advance.
The Island has a lot of popular activitiesone being snorkeling at most of Kohphanganbeaches, one beachin particular is in the northeastern tip near by Ko Maa.
The island is a relaxed place in the Gulf of Thailand with the most incredible beachesfound in South Thailand. Lodingin a afordable resort or beach side hotel to really reasonable prices. You will see several interesting places on Koh Phangan. Had Rin Nok, Had Kuat, Thansadetand Thong Nai Pan are some of the really interesting ones.
Situated inside the southern siamese Gulf of Thailand Phanganis sister island to the World renowned tourist destination of Koh Samuithat get visited by over 1.5 million holiday seekers each year.
On Koh Phangan many different things to make you busy. At nighttime the island has a active Night Life, everything from thaistyle Karaoke bars, Beach Bars to normal Clubs and upscale Clubs.
If reading a good book, tasting local thai food is your kind of vacation activity, Phangan Koh Phangan is perfect. If you are into meeting new friends from every part of the globe and having one of the best holidays of your life, Phangan is just perfect, as well.
One of the easiest type of transportation from BKK to Phangan would be to buy joint tickets from Songserm Travel Center for ferry and speed boats, buses, trains, airplanes to the island. Or you can get an 1 hour flight operated by Bangkok Airways daily from Bangkok to Koh Samuiand get the catamaran speed boat to Phangan.
Koh Phangan Islandhas also a choice of upper class accommodation to choose from, to name just a few as example Mandalai Hotel or Sunset Cove. All of them offering very good service and a general high standard.