We can recommend as a at a quite beach, check out Resorts on Ko island of Pha-ngan was visited by backpackers a mere 22 years ago, Phanganwas actually inhabited as long as two thousand years ago by sea gypsies traveling by boat from the Malayan Peninsula. The area was then targeted by Chinese most of them from the chinese province Hainan fleeing the economic hardship in their country.
A range of Koh Phangan is the a better island to chill & relax in Thailand.
You can use the concrete roads to Had Rin, but we have warned you that the roads are not in the greatest condition and unless consider yourself a competitant motorbike rider then don't try to get to Had Rin, as nearly all accidents involving scooters happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your motorcylce at the seven eleven at Baan Tai and pay about 40 Baht for a taxi over the hills to HaadRin.
Many more known hotels, like for example HaadYao High Life are getting frequently running out of available rooms in Christmas and new year. A good advice would be to reserve a room in advance.
If enjoing tropical nature, fishing with a local fisherman is your type of vacation activity, Phangan Koh Phangan is the perfect location. If you like to meeting people from the whole world and having fun exploring the island, Koh Phangan is the place to be, as well. resorts and beachfront hotel at sound room offers if you not booking for high season.