KOH PHANGAN TRAVEL GUIDE AND TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
About Koh Pha Ngan
Koh Pha Ngan is an island resort located at the Gulf of Thailand. The island is mainly well known for its world famous "Full Moon Party" at Haad Rin Beach.
It is also largely popular among backpackers. Ko Pha Ngan consists of 2 sister islands namely the larger Ko Samui to the south and the smaller Ko Tao to the north.
It is also known as a land of coconut trees.
Perfect Getaway Retreat
Ko Pha Ngan is indeed a perfect and excellent getaway retreat for travellers and backpackers. Relaxing on quiet deserted beaches, snorkeling, diving are few of the many activities you can do while on the island.
Other fun adventure activities include island hopping to the distinctive island of Ko Ma or go for a jungle trekking at the Than Sadet National Park.
This place is full of Thai history and culture. If you even more adventurous, then embark on the nearby Ang Thong archipelago which comprises of more than 40 islands, all blessed with pristine beaches, natural caves and the tranquil Tha Laem Nai.
Resorts in Ko Pha Ngan
In total, Ko Pha Ngan has more than 250 resorts with price ranges anywhere from 80 baht a night beach hut without private toilet to expensive luxury air-conditioned accommodation with private swimming pool.
Popular Beaches and Destinations In Koh Pha Ngan
Koh Pha Ngan's capital and the main ferry port on the island
Haad Rin (Hat Rin)
Famous Full Moon Party site.
Thong Nai Pan
Spectacular viewing area located north-eastern part and features beach resorts of Ao Thong Nai Pan Yai and Ao Thong Nai Pan Noi.
Haad Chao Phao
Nice beach on the western part of the island fringed by a vibrant coral reef
Located north of Had Chao Phao, Had Yao has long white sandy beaches and the area is more developed with beach bars and restaurants.
A spectacular and beautiful cove filled with several high-end resorts and located on the north-western part of the island.
Haad Mae Had
Features wide sandy beaches joined to Koh Ma by a sand spit. This is where the National Marine Park is located and offers some excellent diving and snorkeling spots on Ko Pha Ngan.
This area also has a small village comprising of a variety of resorts, restaurants and bars.