A lot more popular accommodations, like for example B52 Koh Phangan. Another option is to fly an 60 minute flight operated by Bangkok Airways 6 times a day from Bangkok to Samuiand get the speed boat to the island.
Better do a full moon is a good advice. Places suchlike Sunset Cove or B52 resorts and beachfront hotel to very sound room offers.
A good alternative for island named Ko Ma, a sheltered National Park.
A enormous variety of marinelife and amazing coral reefs offer divers all they need. Other activitiesnow include trekking, Elephant Riding and Jungle Treks.