Restful laying on calm deserted beaches, snorkeling or taking a course to learn divingclose to the characteristic island named Koh Ma, a preserved National MarinePark.
The first Full Moon started with a not many people having a beach party at Haad Rin Nok in the late 80's. They had a party in the brightly moonlight and more backpackersturned up every fullmoon. Today there are a estimated number of 8000-16000 participants who are having a good time and dancing to psychedelic, drum n' bass, and other dance music tunes.international and local DJ's deliver the beats from the bars at the east side of Haad Rin and from the the town.
Whatever it is you are looking for, on Koh Phanganis something for everyone. Koh Phangan has now over 250 resorts and guesthouses to choose from, everything from a cheap charly 120 baht a night bamboo shack without bathroom to luxury fully serviced palace with your own pool.
The island offers choice of bungalows, with bamboo made huts near the jungle to expensive airconditioned and well equipped villas with mini-bar, spacious balcony and dining lounge area. You can find a good overview of all kinds of bungalow resortson Koh Phanganon www.PhanganBungalows.com. Koh Panghan is a place of real beauty and charm, a place, where visitors can have a holiday away from stress, lazy and relaxed or active and fast paced.
Koh Phangan was initially discovered by backpacking hippies more than 25 years ago, the island was inhabited already over 2000 years ago by sea gypsies driving with their boats from Malaysia. The island was a few years later settled by Chinese migrants from Hainan .
When the Party has ended and the next day begins in Phangan is about to become in the last years to a scuba diverstop destination in Asia.