Lying around 12 miles north of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailandis the island of Koh Phangan. Being generally much more quieter and relaxed than Samui, with the exception of the fullmoon party where every month between 5 - 10,000 visitors arrive for the over crowded fullmoon party in Haad Rin Nok.
The island's weatheris during all seasons beautiful. Nice weatherdays and a steady sea breeze nearly everyday. The best time for a visit, end of December to the end of March is the best holiday island experience.
Simmilar to it's sister island Koh Tao, Phanganhas been at the beginning found by hippies seeking a sanctuary from the commercialised island of Koh Samuiand recently, Phanganoffers an amazing array of things to do, night life, places to stay and alternative yoga resorts. Kohphanganhas to offer a lot of popular activitiesone being snorkeling at most of Ko Phanganbeaches, one bay in particular is in the northeast side at Ko Ma.
Located in the Gulf of Thailand Koh Phanganis sister island to the long time established tourist destination of Samuithat attracts in excess of one million holiday seekers every year.
Maipenrai is'nt just a phrase commonly heard on the island, Mai Pen Rai is also the name of a very recommended place here. Kho Phangan is a palm fringed tropical island, protected by gentle sloping coral reefs and green clad mountain range towering above the beaches.
Kohphangan is a amazing island in the gulf of Thailand.
The party area which includes party beach. Most of the area surrounding HadRin is mountainious making most of the beautiful white beachesunable to reach by road, the only way to get to them is by long tail boat from HaadRin.
On Kohpanganyou can see typical picture-postcard views of shady palm trees , crystal clear water and breathtaking sunsets.