Located in the Gulf of Thailand Koh Phanganis the next island to the long time established tourist destination of Samui Island which more than 1.5 million holiday seekers each year.
Like Koh Samui, Koh Phangan has experienced substantial year on year growth in visitor numbers and the island is known its own right for its every month held infamous Fullmoon Parties happening at Haad Rin . Because of its big party scene some media have dubbed Koh Phangan the Ibiza of the east.
Many of the more popular hotels, such as Milky Baygetting many times fully booked during high season. Probably a good tip would be to arrange for a place in a resort in advance.