On Kohphangan you can see typical picture-postcard views of swaying palm trees , crystal clear water and amazing mountain views.
One exemption from the otherwise relaxed and quite island is the Fullmoonwhen the east side of Haad Rin transforms into a dance floor made of sand. If you don't fell like partyor even listen to the music, do not worry on Kohphangan are a lot untouched places, that are not hard to find like viewpoints, fishing spots and mountains.
If reading a good book, visiting a Spa is your sort of vacation activity, this island is just the right place. If you want to meeting travelers from the whole world and having a really good time, this island is just perfect, as well.
For a nice resortin Had Yao Beach, check out Sandy Bay, all of the rooms are maintained daily and as one of the first places on Koh Phangan they keep the level of good service expectable from visitors.
Mai Pen Rai is'nt only commonly said here, the phrase is also the name of a very recommended bungalow Phanganin resortor beachfront hotel for really sound prices.
Looking for chance to venture to the close by Ang Thong archipelago consisting of 40 small islands blessed with beautiful beaches, caves and the tranquil Tha Laem Nai a salty water blue lagune lake presented in The Beachby Alex Garland. It appears that whatsoever it is you are searching for, in that location is something on Koh Phangan for everyone.
Even Pha-ngan was explored by backpacking hippies more than twentytwo years ago, the island was actually inhabited already over 2000 years ago by sea pirates coming from the area today called malaysia. The area was a few years later swarmed by Chinese people many of them coming from the chinese province Hainan fleeing the economic hardship in their country.
Simmilar to the neighbor island, Koh Phangan has enjoyed enormous year on year development in visitor numbers and it is well know for its every month held World famous Full Moon Parties right on Haad Rin beach. Because of its big partyscene some have dubbed Koh Phanganthe Ibiza of the east.