You can find the island here. But they all want to find a laid back and easy going place.
Even Koh Phangan was first discovered by backpackers more than twentyfive years ago, Koh Phangan was actually inhabited as long as 2000 years ago by sea gypsies driving with their boats from the Malayan Peninsula. The area was a few years later targeted by Chinese people from Hainan .
The most visited of the bays, Haad Rin and Chaloklummost of the time are filled up with sun worshipers but there's also quieter, more secluded beachesand bays.
Koh Phangan's monthly Fullmoon Party is the world's most famous beachparty, with international DJ's from all over the world lining up to get the chance of playing.
Kohpangan has many popular things to do one being snorkeling at most of Kohpangan bays, one beachin particular is in the northeast side near by Koh Ma.
Many think the Haad Rin beach. But Haad Rin is just a tiny and isolated part of Phangan.
If you a looking for a at a quite beach, please have a look at Haadtien bay a quite isolated place, only a single place to stay.
One of the cheapest way from BKK to Koh Phangan is to get joint tickets from Songserm Travel for ferry and speed boats, buses, railway, planes to Koh Phangan. Or you can get an 60 minute flight by Bangkok Airways 6 times a day from Bangkok to Samuiand catch the catamaran boat to Koh Phangan.
If you do not like laying at one of the beachtry out something else. The island has many attractions like kite-surfing, Dirt-bike Rentals, Elephant Safaris, Mountain Treking, Diving, Thai box Fights, Yoga,a Chinese Temple and Thai Cooking Lessons.