The place is about 2 1/2 hours from Don Sak and approximately 50 minutes from Koh Samui Island by boat.
Blessed with stunning beachesand incredible natural beauty, the island attracts visitors from all over the world.
The southeast part of Kohphanganis the main party area which includes HadRin and the fullmoon party beach. Nearly all of the area surrounding Had Rin is mountainious making most of the excellent fine white sandy beachesunaccessable by road, the only way to get to them is by long tail boat from HaadRin.
Mai Pen Rai is not only a phrase commonly heard on the island, Mai Pen Rai is as well the name of a very nice resort here.
Koh Phanganis a palm fringed tropical paradise, surrounded by gentle sloping coral reefs and green clad mountain range behind the beaches.
In case you are in search of a good accommodation on Koh Phangan, we would like to suggest you Phrueksa Resort, not distant to Thongsala, the main town of Phangan. At this location you will enjoy an uncomplicated access to bars, banks, money exchange or travel agencies.
For some of you who find ko Samuia bit too expensive or too much like a big city with holiday makers, Koh Phangan can be the perfect place to relax and chill in the Gulf of Thailand. Ko Phangan has unnumbered undeveloped beaches and mountains, some only accessible by a treck over jungle paths or hiring a boat.
Situated around 18 km north of Samuiin the Gulf of Siam is the island of Koh Phangan. The Island is much quieter and relaxed than Koh Samui, only with the exception of the Full Moon party where around 5 - 10,000 visitors arrive for the famous full moon in Haad Rin Nok.
Koh Phangan was first explored by travelers more than twentytwo years ago, Phangan was actually inhabited as long as two thousand years ago by sea pirates originating from the area today called malaysia. Koh Phangan was some time later targeted by Chinese most of them from the province Hainan fleeing their country.
On contrary, as this place has so much to offer than a famous party island, Phangan has a tranquil area, offering the privacy of a resort with long walks, cooking courses and various possibilities.
As a natural paradiseplace in the Southern Gulf of Thailand, Phangan serves as the perfect getaway retreat.
On Phangan a lot of things to fill up your day. When it's getting dark the island offers a interesting Night Life, ranging from typical Ladybars, Pubs to normal Clubs or bigger Night Clubs. Climatein Thailandis extremely tropic, high temperatureand damp. The weatherseason are caused by monsoons that create 3 distinguishable seasons in Northern and Central regions of Siam and two differing seasons in south-central part of the Kingdom of Thailand. The south-west monsoon happens approx May to Oct is rainy and cloudy, whereas in north-east monsoon around Nov to March is bone dry and comparatively low temperature.
The island is a place of natural beauty and charm, a place, where visitors can have a holiday away from stress, kicked back and on the beachor active and fast paced.