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Koh Phangan has something for every taste. You may have heard Koh Phangan described as the premiere party town. There is definitely some truth to that when you think about the Full Moon parties. If you like to party, then you are in the right place.


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Phangan villages

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Tag: city
Many people visit Thailand, but not too many people take the time to explore all the smaller Koh Phangan villages that are available to tour. The Koh Phangan villages are typically small, and they are home to most of the 8,000 residents. Koh Phangan villages are tropical island wonders, and... read more.

Phangan nature attractions

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Tag: nature
Koh Phangan is a paradise for nature lovers; from the endless islands of the Angthong Marine National Park to trekking paths to beautiful lakes and waterfalls, Koh Phangan has it all.... read more.

Than Sadet Waterfall

Than Sadet Waterfall

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Than Sadet, Tag: nature
Beautiful. Stunning. Gorgeous. All these terms describe the beautiful set of waterfalls in Thailand, known as the Than Sadet Waterfall in Koh Phangan. The Than Sadet Waterfall in Koh Phangan is often sought out by nature enthusiasts that want to hike to its base and get a glimpse of the flo... read more.

Haad Thian (East)

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Yuan, Tag: beaches
Had Thian (east), Koh Phangan's first-rate beach, is located on the southeastern shores of Koh Phangan and gives the ultimate experience in seclusion. Long known for being the getaway sanctuary for those wishing to escape the crowds of Haad Rin, Koh Phangan's first-rate beach is only accessible by a two kilomet... read more.

Than Sadet Beach Koh Phangan

Haad Than Sadet (Royal Beach)

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Than Sadet, Tag: beaches
One thing you must know is Haad Sadet in Koh Phangan, Koh Phangan's best beach. Haad Than Sadet in Koh Phangan is located on the east coast not far from Ao Thong Reng. Haad Than Sadet has coastal waters that are fed by the famous Thaansadet River or as it is roughly translated, 'river visit... read more.

Haad Rin Nai (Sunset Beach)

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Rin, Tag: beaches
Haad Rin Nai, Koh Phangan's best-loved beach, is located on the southeastern shores of Koh Phangan nestled against the side of the Haad Rin Hills. This white sand wonder is home to the best views of the sunset available in Koh Phangan. It's no wonder that it is Koh Phangan's best-loved beach.... read more.

Laem Son Lake

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Thongsala, Tag: nature
The locals sure know where to go when the weather starts turning warm in February -- Laem Son Lake in Koh Phangan. This is the place to be in Koh Phangan when the temperatures climb because the cool waters and shady trees there offer wonderful relief from the hot sun.... read more.

Thongsala on Koh Phangan

Thongsala

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Thongsala, Tag: city
Koh Phangan has long been the destination of choice for anyone wanting the premium tropical holiday in Southeast Asia. Nestled in the midst of the Gulf of Thailand, this island paradise provides travelers with a natural beauty that is sure to give them a lifetime of holiday memories. Thongs... read more.

Wang Sai Waterfall

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Mae Had, Tag: nature
Out of all the waterfalls in Thailand, and especially Koh Phan Ngan, the Wang Sai Waterfall in Koh Phangan is one of the most highly respected. The Wang Sai Waterfall in Koh Phangan sits on Ro Po Cho Road and can be reached by driving up at the junction of Satun Langu Road and Ban Ko Ta. From there, the Wang Sa... read more.

Phangan Buddhist temples

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Tag: temples
When you go to visit the temples, do remember that they are places of worship for the Thais. Act respectfully. Don't take pictures of family members posed next to Buddha. Dress respectfully-this means no shorts or beach wear, or tank tops or other skimpy clothing for women. This includes sleeveless tops. Despit... read more.

Phangan Chinese Temples

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Chaloklum, Tag: temples
Koh Phangan is an island that is dominated by those with Buddhist belief systems and Chinese heritage. The Chinese Temple in Koh Phangan was built in Koh Phangan in 1992 and was the result of one woman's dream to have a Chinese temple in Koh Phangan built that exemplified the Buddhist beliefs in Koh Phangan.... read more.

Wat Phu Khao Noi near Ao Wok Tum

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Wok Tum, Tag: temples
Koh Phangan is a part of Thailand that is rich in religion and that maintains the belief systems of ancestors in the past. With Buddhism making up nearly 95 percent of the religious population, there are over 20 Buddhist temples lining the small islands of Koh Phangan. The oldest temple of them all is Wat Phu K... read more.

Haad Yuan

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Yuan, Tag: beaches
If you are planning to witness the natural glory of Koh Phangan, you should know that Haad Yuan, Koh Phangan's white sand jewel, is a tremendous Koh Phangan beach. Located on the southeastern shore of Koh Phangan, Koh Phangan's white sand jewel is just a mountain path away from Haad Yao (east) and the famous pa... read more.

Haad Yao (Long Beach)

Haad Yao West (Long Beach)

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Yao, Tag: beaches
Haad Yao West (Long Beach), located on the western coast of Phangan Island, is the absolute best Koh Phangan beach. It has become a leading destination for experiencing the vibrant nightlife and natural splendor of Koh Phangan, making it the perfect destination.... read more.

Haad Yao (East)

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

Tag: beaches
Haad Yao (east), Koh Phangan's white sand wonder, is located on the southeastern shores of Koh Phangan, nestled away in a secluded cove that can either be reached by avid walkers along an eight kilometer mountain path or arrived at by water taxi from the famous Haad Rin beach.... read more.

Haad Thong Lang (Golden Deserted Beach)

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Thong Lang, Tag: beaches
Had Thong Lang stands for "Golden Deserted Beach." Koh Phangan's most amazing beach comes by this name with good reason: the area has very few inhabitants. You will see only a smattering of huts that have sprung up infrequently on the golden sands near Koh Phangan's most amazing beach.... read more.

Haad Som

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Sri Thanu, Tag: beaches
Had Som, Koh Phangan's picture perfect beach, located on the western coast of Koh Phangan between Ao Chao Phao and Had Dao Duek, is a prime example of Koh Phangan's untouched beauty. It is privately owned, and up until recently only populated by one family, leaving the six hundred meter stretch of white sand as... read more.

Haad Rin

Haad Rin Nok (Sunrise Beach)

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Rin, Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan is a beautiful tropical wonderland nestled in the Gulf of Thailand. If you are planning your island fantasy vacation to Koh Phangan, you should know that Haad Rin Nok in Koh Phangan is the most famous beach. Haad Rin Nok in Koh Phangan is located on the southeastern shores of Ko... read more.

Mae Had View Resort

Haad Mae Had

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Mae Had, Tag: beaches
If you are planning your ultimate tropical excursion to the island paradise of Koh Phangan, you must know that Haad Mae Had is Koh Phangan's white sand dreamland that you can't miss. Located on the western shores, Haad Mae Had, Koh Phangan's white sand dreamland, has gone through a tremendo... read more.

Leela Beach From Lighthouse Bungalows2

Haad Leela (Leela Beach)

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Leela, Tag: beaches
Haad Leela is Koh Phangan's premium beach experience (and whispered to be Thailand's only nude beach). Koh Phangan is an amazing stop in any tropical fantasy tour. Nestled in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Phangan is literally an island paradise and booking you trip to Haad Leela makes this the ... read more.

Haad Khom

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Khom, Tag: beaches
Haad Khom in Koh Phangan is one of the nicest beaches of the island. Haad Khom in Koh Phangan is located on the northern shores of Koh Phangan and is quite close to the town of Chaloklum. It is accessible by road, but the road is treacherous, and plus, it is rife with potholes, meaning skill, nerves of steel an... read more.

Ao Thong Reng

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Haad Than Sadet, Tag: beaches
Ao Thong Reng is also known as Phangan Island's royal beach. With pristine white sands and bottle blue waters lapping at the shore, you will be sure to wash away the daily cares of your non-vacation life at Koh Phangan's royal beach. Ao Thong Reng (Koh Phangan's royal beach) is located on the eastern shores of ... read more.

Sri Achala House (Boutique Homes In Thong Nai Pan)

Ao Thong Nai Pan Yai

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Thong Nai Pan, Tag: beaches
Ao Thong Nai Pan Yai is Koh Phangan's beach jewel. It is located in a secluded twin cove on the northeast shore of Koh Phangan, which makes it more accessible by boat from Haad Rin or Chaloklum. Ao Thong Nai Pan Yai, directly across from Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi, is the longer of the two beache... read more.

Pirate Bar (Ao Chao Phao)

Ao Chao Phao

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Thongsala, Tag: beaches
Ao Chao Phao is another great beach along the west coast of Koh Phangan. Just a minute's drive from Laem Son Lake is Chao Phao beach with its small coves and bays that are great for exploring and swimming. Located on the western coast of Koh Phangan, Koh Phangan's finest beach destination i... read more.

Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach

Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Thong Nai Pan, Tag: beaches
With bottle blue waters lapping on every shore, Koh Phangan is the kind of a place that dreams are made of, and Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi is Koh Phangan's ultimate beach. Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi is nestled in a twin cove on the northeast side of Koh Phangan directly opposite of Thong Nai Pan Nai. T... read more.

Ao Plaaylaem

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Thongsala, Tag: beaches
Located on the southwest coastline of Koh Phangan, Ao Plaaylaem in Koh Phangan is tucked at the base of Khao Hin Nok. Khao Hin Nok is a monolithic granite mountain that towers over the area and provides fantastic panoramic views of the Ang Thong National Marine Park.... read more.

Ao Hin Lor

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Ban Kai, Tag: beaches
When you are planning your paradise getaway to Koh Phangan, you should be aware that Ao Hin Lor in Koh Phangan is one of the best beaches for seclusion. Ao Hin Lor in Koh Phangan is located on the southeastern coast of Koh Phangan and is situated in a stretch of white sand beaches that include Haad Rin Nai and ... read more.

Old Ship Wreck At Chaloklum Bay

Ao Chaloklum

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Chaloklum, Tag: beaches
Ao Chaloklum is located on the northern shore of Koh Phangan and is a sight to behold with its golden sands and long boats that pepper the shoreline. It is one of the longest beaches of the island, stretching for nearly 2.5 kilometers. Koh Phangan's favorite beach itself is separated in the... read more.

Ao Hin Kong

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Hin Kong, Tag: beaches
Ao Hin Kong is Koh Phangan's white sand fantasy. Ao Hin Kong is located on the western shores of Koh Phangan and consists of two kilometers of pristine white sand. It has remained largely untouched and is a prime example of the natural tranquility that Koh Phangan has to offer. ... read more.

Ao Bang Charu

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Thongsala, Tag: beaches
Located on the southwestern coast of Koh Phangan, Ao Bang Charu in Koh Phangan lies just outside of Thongsala, Koh Phangan's largest town. You can reach Ao Bang Charu in Koh Phangan by road with ease. In the evening, Ao Bang Charu in Koh Phangan provides a perfect locale for viewing the amazing vibrant colors o... read more.

Emerald Lake In Ang Thong Marine Park

Ang Thong National Marine Park

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Tag: nature
The Ang Thong National Marine Park not far from Koh Phangan is a collection of the 60 islands to the northwest of Koh Samui. Each of these islands has its own unique setting and history, and the Ang Thong National Marine Park in Koh Phangan helps to identify the difference in the marine lif... read more.

Ao Ban Tai

Last Updated: 09 Sep 2009

Location: Ao Ban Tai, Tag: beaches
Ao Ban Tai Beach is located on the southeast shore of Koh Phangan, and has been the subject of a great deal of tourist praise as the one place to stop while in Koh Phangan. Ban Tai Beach is part of a long stretch of white sand beaches that stretch all the way to Thongsala.... read more.

Koh Phangan Sunsets

Ao Sri Tham at Sri Thanu Village

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2009

Location: Ao Sri Thanu, Tag: beaches
It is not hard to believe then that Koh Phangan is the crowning achievement of Thailand's tourism industry; and if you are planning your special island paradise getaway to Koh Phangan, you should know that Ao Sri Tham in Koh Phangan is the finest, secluded Koh Phangan beach.... read more.

Khao Ra Viewpoint

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2009

Location: Ao Chaloklum, Tag: nature
There aren't many places in Thailand that offer splendid views like Khao Ra Viewpoints in Koh Phangan. Khao Ra is the highest mountain top in Koh Phangan, and the Khao Ra Viewpoint in Koh Phangan that can be seen from the top of its 630 meters are pretty outstanding, especially on a day with high visibility. Wh... read more.

Haad Wai Nam

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Haad Yuan, Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan has been making travelers swoon with its undeniable natural wonder, so it isn't hard to believe that Koh Phangan is the single most important place in Thailand's tourism industry. If you are thinking about making Koh Phangan the object of your tropical vacation dream, you should know that Haad Wai N... read more.

Viewpoint Bottle Beach

Haad Khuat (Bottle Beach)

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Ao Chaloklum, Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan is a wonderful tropical paradise getaway and is fast becoming a gem in Thailand's tourism crown. When you are planning your ultimate island vacation to Koh Phangan, you should know that Haad Khuat is Koh Phangan's ultimate beach getaway. Haad Khuat (Koh Phangan's ultimate beach ... read more.

Feeding Hungry Phangan Elephants

Phaeng Waterfall near Khao Ra Viewpoint

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Thongsala, Tag: nature
Hikers and backpackers, get ready to have some fun! The Phaeng Waterfall in Koh Phangan in Koh Phangan and National Park are the places to be during the summertime for adventure hiking and sight seeing. Out of the four giant waterfalls in the National Park, the Phaeng Waterfall in Koh Phang... read more.

Ao Nai Wok

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Thongsala, Tag: beaches
If you are planning a special vacation to Koh Phangan, you should be aware that Ao Nai Wok is Koh Phangan's ultimate kayaking adventure. Ao Nai Wok, Koh Phangan's ultimate kayaking adventure, is located on the southwest shore of Koh Phangan along the bay of Ao Nai Wok not far from Thongsala, Koh Phangan's large... read more.

Wok Tum Beach on Koh Phangan

Ao Wok Tum

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Ao Wok Tum, Tag: beaches
Located on the southwest shore of Koh Phangan, Ao Wok Tum in Koh Phangan is a shining example of pristine natural wonder. Ao Wok Tum in Koh Phangan lies on the southern side of the bay and with its stretching white sands, provides a perfect contrast to the azure waves that lap upon the shor... read more.

Salad Beach

Haad Salad (Pirate Beach)

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Haad Salad, Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan has been dazzling the tropical travelers for many decades and is the best example of the vibrant culture and natural splendor of Southeast Asia. It is not hard to believe that Koh Phangan is Thailand's shining tourism treasure. If you are planning that special island paradise ge... read more.

Haad Tian Beach

Haad Thian (West)

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Haad Thian (West), Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan's Haad Thian (west) is located on the western shore near the secluded Haad Kruad beach and the popular Haad Yao (west) beach. You can reach the pristine shores of Koh Phangan's Haad Thian (west) by concrete and dirt roads from Chaloklum and Thongsala.... read more.

Ao Ban Khai

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Location: Ao Ban Kai, Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan is an amazing place and is the centerpiece of Thailand's tourism crown. When you are planning your trip to paradise in this tropical wonderland, you should know that Ao Ban Khai is the best beach in Koh Phangan. Ao Ban Khai, the best beach in Koh Phangan, is located on the southeastern shore of Koh ... read more.

Thaan Prawet Waterfall

Last Updated: 15 May 2008

Location: Thong Nai Pan, Tag: nature
The Thaan Prawet Waterfall in Koh Phangan is a hiker's dream and a backpacker's destination. There are many beautiful waterfalls in Koh Phan Ngan, and the Thaan Prawet Waterfall in Koh Phangan is among the most popular. Why? The Thaan Prawet Waterfall in Koh Phangan is one of the most beautiful places in all of... read more.

Haad Dao Duek

Last Updated: 03 May 2008

Location: Haad Yao, Tag: beaches
Situated on the western coast of Koh Phangan, Haad Dao Duek, Koh Phangan's most memorable beach experience, provides the premium opportunity to explore the coral reef formations that line the western coast. Close to Haad Yao and Haad Son, Koh Phangan's most memorable beach experience provides a great option for... read more.

Beaches of Koh Phangan

Phangan beaches

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2008

Tag: beaches
Koh Phangan's beaches are its glory. Come lay on the fine white sand and feel the gentle, balmy breezes caress your skin. Get a tan, read a good book, or play in the warm waves in the water-craft of your choice. There are plenty of other things to do on Koh Phangan, but you won't really exp... read more.

Surat Province

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2008

Koh Phangan's Surat Province, or as it is called in Thai, Surat Thani, is located in Southern Thailand. Surat Thani is literally translated as "City of Good People." This tropical paradise at the southern tip of Thailand has many interesting places to visit that are sure to please even the most discerning trave... read more.