The FullMoon Party took place for the first time with a few people enjoying a party at Haad Rin East Side in the late 80's. They had a party in the shining moonand an increasing amount of foreigners turned up every fullmoon. Nowadays there are a estimated number of 8000-16000 hippies who are having a good time and dancing to disco, jungle, and many different other music styles.Skillful DJ's playing the beats from the bars at Haad Rin East Side and from the whole bay.
Located inside the southern siamese Gulf of Thailand Phangan is sister island to the World renowned tourist destination of Koh Samui that get visited by over one million tourists each year.
For some of you who find Samuia bit too overdeveloped or a bit too crowded with not much nature left, Koh Phanganis the greatest destination to relax in the Gulf of Thailand.
Simmilar to the neighbor island, Koh Pha-ngan has enjoyed substantial year on year development in tourism numbers also it is well know for its every month held World famous Fullmoon Parties happening on Haad Rin beach. Due to its vibrant party scene some have dubbed Koh Phanganthe Ibiza of the east.
On Kho Phangan visitors can find typical picture-postcard views of coconut palms , bright blue water and beautiful sunrises.
It is rare the way tranquillity as well as parties can blend so perfect on the island. On one side, you can find the famous fullmoon parties attracting party people with a wide range of music, a great location and party style.