Even island of Koh Phangan. The Island is much quieter and relaxed than its neighbor, with the exception of the Koh Phangan was before the backpackers destination, today a 'wider range' of tourists travel here. But they all want to find a laid back and easy going place.
Online booking in advance for dates suchlike New Years Eve and the week around the fullmoon party is useful. Hotels like Milky Bay or Sarikantang Phangan have websites with reservationservice.
Surrounded by clear waters, Kohphangan changed in the recent a scuba divers favorite destination in Asia.
Koh Panghan is one of the country's interesting tropical gems. Blessed with postcard like Phanganhas to offer a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes offering you Thai, International, English, Western and Mediterranean dishes, that suit everyone. And naturally of it's location a huge selection of fresh seafood that is locally caught.
Relaxing on quiet uncrowded beaches, snorkeling and learning to dive close to the distinctive
Koh Phangan Island has a selection of top end accommodation to offer, for example Mandalai Hotel or Sarikantang Resort. All of them have a top class service and accommodation.
Even island was actually inhabited already about two thousand years ago by sea gypsies driving with their boats from the Malayan Peninsula. The island was then later settled by Chinese migrants most of them from Hainan fleeing their country.
For those of the travelers who find ko Samuitoo overdeveloped or a bit too much like a big city with farang, the neighbor island is the best place to relax in the Kingdom of Thailand.