Like the neighbor island, Koh Phangan has experienced substantial year on year development in tourist arrival numbers and the island is known for its every month held popular Koh Phangan a lot of things to fill up your day. When it's getting dark Phanganoffers a interesting nightlife, everything from thaistyle Karaoke bars, BeachBars to normal Clubs and upscale Night Clubs.
There are roads to HaadRin, but you have been warned that the concrete roads are not in the best condition and only if consider yourself a competitant motorbike driver then don't try to get to HadRin, as nearly all accidents involving motorbikes happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your motorcylce at the seven eleven at BaanTai and pay about 60 Baht for a taxi over the hills to Had Rin.
At this time, the island is a tourist holiday destination and visitors from every area of the globe to visit the place.
Phanganwas considered a backpackers destination, today a different type and a mixed range of visitors arrives here. One thing most of tourists have in common, guests want to search a nice and interesting place. One exemption can be the Fullmoon party when the beachtransforms to a dancefloor.
Fullmoonstarted with a handful backpackers dancing at Haad Rin Nok in the late 80's. They raved in the shining moonlight and more backpackers turned up every party. Nowadays there are a estimated number of 6000-14000 backpackers who are having a good time and raving to jungle, disco, and other dance music styles.Skilled DJ's deliver the music from the restaurantsat Haad Rin and from the whole bay.
For some of the travelers who find Koh Samui too costly or much too busy with not much nature left, Kohpangan is the ideal destination to relax & chill in Thailand.
Koh Phangan is a small island in the gulf of Thailand.
If you get bored with hanging around on one of the beachmaybe experience something else. The island offers some activitieslike windsurfing, Dirt-bike Rentals, Elephant Safaris, Mountain Treking, Snorkeling, Thai box Fights, YogaLessons,a Chinese Temple and Cooking Lessons for Thai Food.
Like it's neighbour island Koh Tao, this island has been at the beginning found by travelers searching a sanctuary from the overcrowded island of Koh Samui and recently, Koh Phangan has a large chooice of activities, parties, bungalow resorts and spas.
To many tourists FullMoon Partyis most important of the main happenings on Phangan. about 5.000 - 12.000 partyguests traveling to Koh Pha Ngan each month if only to see for them self the Party.