Koh Phangan’s combination of untouched natural beauty and idyllic beaches makes it the perfect Thailand holiday destination whether you want to indulge in an alternative health retreat, enjoy the dynamic beach nightlife or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.
The attractive golden sands of Koh Phangan have traditionally been frequented by budget backpackers who have been drawn to the resort’s hedonistic full moon parties. However, the clientele of Koh Phangan has diversified in recent years, with families, couples and honeymooners enjoying the substantial and varied charms of the area. Koh Phangan is also popular amongst those seeking to indulge their spiritual side, with plenty of options for yoga, meditation and other Ayurvedic, holistic and alternative health retreats.
What you’ll love most about Koh Phangan
- Relax on the island’s stunning beaches, including Haad Rin, Thong Nai Pan, and Bottle Beach
- Experience the world-famous Full Moon Party, held monthly on Haad Rin Beach, with music, dancing, and fire shows
- Hike to the island’s waterfalls, including Than Sadet and Phaeng Waterfall, to enjoy the scenic views and natural pools
- Explore the island’s coral reefs and marine life through snorkelling or diving tours, including Sail Rock and Chumphon Pinnacle
- Take a day trip to the nearby islands, including Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan, to explore their beaches and marine life
- Sample local food and souvenirs at the island’s night markets, including Thong Sala Night Market and Chaloklum Night Market