Situated inside the southern siamese Gulf of Thailand island to the World renowned tourist destination of Island is blessed with stunning Koh Phangan was initially visited by travelers searching a sanctuary from the commercialised Koh Party started with a handful people having a beach party on full moon party where every month around 5 - 10,000 visitors come on the island for the over crowded full moon in Haad Rin.
There are concrete roads to HadRin, but you have been warned that the roads are not in the greatest condition and unless consider yourself a competitant motorbike driver then don't attempt to get to Had Rin, as most accidents involving scooters happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your scooter at the 7/11 at Ban Tai and pay approx 60 Baht for a pick up over the mountains to HadRin.
Koh Phangan's weatheris almost always a perfect for a holiday. Blue-sky days and a steady sea breeze nearly everyday. The best time for a visit, end of December to the end of March is the best vacation island experience.
It is amazing the way quitness and frenzy can blend so great on the island. At one side of Phangan, there are the regular happening parties attracting partygoers with all different kinds of music, a great location and party style.
Phangan has a selection of upper class hotels to choose from, for example Mandalai Hotel or Raiwin Beach Resort. All of them offering high quality service and accommodation.
The south east part of Kho Phangan is the main party area including Had Rinand the full moon partybeach. Nearly all of the area around HaadRin is mountains making most of the beautiful fine white beaches unable to reach by road, the only way to get to them is by longtail boat from HadRin.
On Koh Panghanvisitors can see typical picture-postcard views of shady palm trees , crystal clear bays and beautiful mountain views.