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Best Things To Do in Koh Phangan

Among all the exploration and globetrotting, one must count Koh Phangan in, for the sky is the limit as far as things to do in Koh Phangan is concerned. Sitting in southeast Thailand is this beautiful island of riveting beaches and crystal blue waters, attracting a vast number of tourists every year. For starters, the serene beauty of Koh Phangan is sure to take you in awe of Mother Nature.

Not just nature, the island bursts of buoyant energy. The next question which pops up in every tourist’s mind is What to do in Koh Phangan? From basking in the glory of beach bungalows to strolling around the bustling markets to having the best nightlife, this little island is a treasure trove of adventures and culture to be unearthed by its travelers.

Your “Thai vacay” is surely incomplete without ticking the moon party off your bucket list or for that matter sinking into the peace and solitude of the quieter places here. Whether you wish to swap the boardroom for beaches, or you want to commute for adrenaline-fuelled activities in Koh Phangan, this town offers everything to revive you from the tired routine.

The golden beaches lined with turquoise water are ideal for snorkeling and kayaking. You can even go for a nature trip as there are seven waterfalls over here all relatively close to the main town. The trekking trails in the tallest mountain Khao Ra over here can take you into an expedition that you’ll never forget. So, get your backpacks on, and hop on into the marvelous world of Koh Phangan for the perfect dose of adventure and fun.

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Full Moon Party in Thailand

The Full Moon Party begun in the late 80's (and grew in the early 90's) when friends arranged intimate parties in the light of the full moon. Obviously as the years passed it is not was it used to be now. There are about 10,000?15,000 people participating every month at this beach party on the island of Koh Phangan. The crescent shaped beach of Haad Rin beach is packed with people from all over the world all having a great time. If you’re looking for the ultimate island party this is where you should head to, great music, colourful lights, UV paint and a whole lot more makes the full moon party one of a kind.



Best time: This party takes place in the occurrence of a full moon and there are approximated set dates to book it in advance.

Getting there: There are ferry boats that take you to the Island from Buddha Pier (Bang Rak) and Maenam in Koh Phangan Island.
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Thong NaiPan Noi Beach

Thong Nai Pan Noi and Thong Nai Pan Yai are twin coves that form a scenic double bay and are the most popular beaches in the east and sunrise side of the island. Both beaches are the image of paradise with softly curved white sand bays surrounded by mountains covered in rich tropical rainforest. The surrounding mountains make these beaches fairly inaccessible with a steep and rutted dirt road the only overland option. 



Activities: There is no coral reef on the east coast of the island, and it is possible to swim at both beaches all year round, though Thong Nai Pan Noi is the best as It has the deepest bay. There is little to 
see in the way of marine life, but there are some decent waves for body surfing. Thong Nai Pan Noi is the most popular of the two beaches with a bohemian vibe and has a small village with some quirky bars and restaurants. People get up early for sunrise as it’s breathtaking. 

Location:  Koh Phangan
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Ban Tai Beach

Famous for the amazing nightlife and known as the Fun and Party Central of Thailand, Baan Tai is a beautiful white beach in Koh Pha Ngan. By the day, it’s a paradise for beach lovers and a beautiful place to chill and at night it becomes the hub of parties and amazing nightlife. Much of Baan Tai is peaceful with palm trees and blue waters while some part of it is packed with bars.

Highlights: Most popular for the renowned Full Moon Party, which takes place every month, Baan Tai is a Hub for Raves and Party lovers. It is perfect for those who like to paddle and fly kites during the day and party in the night. There are great options of foods available here at cheap prices at different restaurants and bars.

Location: It is located in the southern coast of Koh Phangnan and is the most accessible beach as it is next to the port town Thongsala.

Price: A bed for a night can be booked for as low as 120 Baht. 
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Shimmering Bays and Secluded Beaches

Crowned in the northeast lies stunning bays of Thong Nai Pan Noi and Yai. Well known for its full moon parties, these beautiful beaches certainly knows how to keep their visitors elated. With cushions on the beach, fire-dancing shows, beautiful sunsets and fabulous water for swimming is something that makes this beach unique in our list. Another notable factor, more than half of the island designated as a National Park, thus, while here get ready to explore the tropical rain forest filled with diversified flora and fauna.


Things to Do: For a party freak this place is heaven, the well-acclaimed full moon parties are held on the other end of the island at Had Rin Beach. However, in order to attend the part, it is mandatory to coincide your travel dates with a full moon. Peace lovers, on the other hand, can either relax on the sandy beaches or embark on a snorkeling spree for some thrilling time.

Getting There: The cheapest way to reach Koh Phangan Island is via an overnight bus from Khaosan Road in the evening. With your arrival in Surathani, next morning, hop onto a boat that will take you to the island.

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  • Q. What are the things to do in Koh Phangan?

    As is said, there are endless possibilities, as far as things to do in Koh Phangan are concerned. Down rolls the scroll of some exciting opportunities to look forward to…

    A trip to Ang Thong National Marine Park:

    Located in the pristine Gulf of Thailand and 32 km from Phangan is the archipelago of as many as 42 islands. The view is nothing short of fantasy, as you step into the utopian world of coves, white sand beaches, and exotic flora and fauna of this national marine park.

    With so many islands under its belt, it is a week’s task in itself to discover Ang Thong National Marine Park. Take day trips to some of its islands through the government’s tourist boats.

    Location: Thongsala, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Explore waterfalls:

    Of the things to do in Koh Phangan, what you definitely need to do is explore the cascading beauty of timelessness. From the Phaeng Waterfall located in Thansadej National Park to Wang Sai in the north-west of this island, immerse yourself after hectic trekking into some of the most beautiful waterfalls all around Thailand.

    And as you sit to cool off, marvel around at the lush greenery and the music of babbling sounds of water.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: 8 am to 4 pm

    Moon Parties:

    If you want to have a look at the most beautiful moon, Koh Phangan is the place to be. The place is known for its epic moon parties, giving you an experience like no other. Wait for the dusky sky to hit and there you will be surrounded by the cheer, laughter and energy of dancing parties.

    The beach of Koh Phangan is a hub of all moon parties, with people pumped up to the tunes and soaked in festivities and celebrations. Half-moon parties have also become a thing in the middle of this island.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 9 pm onwards

    Challenge Phangan:

    If the question of what to do in Koh Phangan still persists, here is another thing you should consider doing the next time you visit. The tropical island of Koh Phangan is a host to The Challenge Phangan, with a wide variety of adventurous watercourses and obstacles to test one’s limit.

    From the stepping stones to rolling stones, Challenge Phangan is the very own Takeshi’s Castle of Thailand! Winners and best performers in these challenges also make it to the leaders’ wall of fame.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

    Relax at the yoga center:

    The yoga centers at Koh Phangan are one of the quietest expeditions into the world of soul searching and a retreat from the frenzy and hustle-bustle of city life. Koh Phangan harbors some of the best Yoga Retreat centers. Some of them include the Orion Healing center in Srithanu, Koh Phangan; Sunny Yoga in the hilltop of Koh Phangan and Jaran’s yoga classes. They are known to be the best meditation centers and deep practices. Head down to one of these to calm your nerves and get an enriching experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: - Orion Healing Centre: 7:30 am to 11 pm
    -Sunny Yoga Classes: 8 am to 5:30 pm
    - Japan's Yoga Classes: 7:30 am to 8 pm

    Thong Sala Night Market:

    Straight over the southeast corner of Koh Phangan island is the Thong Sala Pier, a host to the renowned Thong Sala Market. The place is one perfect food haven of the baht cuisine. Also known as the Pantip Market, it is the perfect destination in Thailand to revel in the fresh and cheap Thai delicacies and scoop right in into the mouth-watering desserts. Get your shopping mode on at the famous Saturday Night street market with a collection of clothes and handicrafts.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Watch the sunset every day:

    Before discovering the full moon, catch a glimpse of the orange golden sky at some of the hotspots in Koh Phangan. Haad Son, with a stunning view of the sky and pearl-white beach, is the perfect place to enjoy that theatrical sunset experience. One can also enjoy the scenic sunset view at Haad Saarikantang, immersing into the lines of the horizon. You can also explore the rustic location of Haad Rin Nai in Koh Phangan beside the seaside bar to let nature unravel above you.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 pm onwards

    Learn Thai Cooking:

    When in Thailand, learn to cook Thai Cuisines. Get yourself enrolled in the C & M Thai Culture, My Wok and Me, The Phangan Thai Cooking classes among a lot of others and get those basics right. Take a ride to local markets and lay your hands on the best and fresh local produce the country has to offer. Bring out the master chef in you, as you dish out sumptuous veggie rolls, the finger-licking Thai curry all while navigating the roads of culinary expertise. Cooking is the ultimate solution to the question of what to do in Koi Phangan.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: - C & M Thai Culture: 9 am to 5 pm
    My Wok and Me: 7 am to 5 pm

    Eat Israeli Food:

    As different as it may sound, Koh Phangan has also boasted of some wonderful Middle Eastern restaurants cooking up Israeli food on an island. Mama’s Schnitzel in Haad Rin, Koh Phangan is world-famous and serves authentic Israeli cuisines like Chicken Schnitzel with delicious fried rice. When in Koh Phangan, you must check this out.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Motorbike exploring trip:

    Probably the best way to explore the island of Koh Phangan is to drive around in rented motorbikes. It is quick, efficient and gets you going places in and around hassle-free. From trudging on to The Challenge with that dapper motor rider appeal to hit the beautiful sand terrains, motorbike riding is an experience in itself. However, pay heed to instructions for a safe ride.

    Baan Thai Herbal Sauna:

    Sauna has been given a makeover, thanks to the sauna in a cozy garden, also known as the Baan Thai Herbal Sauna. The patio, showers are all located in a lush green setting giving you perfect hot steam for relaxing and unwinding after a hectic excursion. Booking a massage here in Koh Phangan is most definitely recommended.

    Location: Baan Thai Road, Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 2 pm to 8 pm

    Try Seafood:

    As the sun is to the sky, Seafood is to the island. Savor the best seafood available in Koh Phangan to get a flavor of the island. One can always head down to Beachlogue for cheaper and tasty options in the Thong Sala market or try out the many seafood delicacies at the Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar in Ban Tai. Spicy squids are to die for.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Get a massage:

    Have a relaxing holiday experience in Koh Phangan with several massage centers and saunas in and around the place. The Tanaporn Massage House in Thong Nai Pan Noi, Lek’s massage on Taladkao Road offers the best massage experience for a soothing body and mind.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koh Phangan
    Timings: 9 am to 9:30 pm

    Explore the beaches:

    The beaches are the prized possessions of Koh Phangan island in Thailand, and one of the best things to do in Koh Phangan is to explore them as much as possible. From the beautiful Haad Rin beach to Haad Yao beaches, the wonderland of islands is just too irresistible.

    Location: Koh Phangan district, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    A day trip to Koh Tao:

    In the Koh Phangan district of Thailand is the ever so beautiful Koh Tao. This is one of the best-known islands in the entire Gulf of Thailand. With wildlife, vegetation, and beaches aplenty, the fifth largest island in Thailand is a sure shot go-to for the perfect Thai experience.

    Location: Surat Thani, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. What are the things to do in Koh Phangan?

    As is said, there are endless possibilities, as far as things to do in Koh Phangan are concerned. Down rolls the scroll of some exciting opportunities to look forward to…

    A trip to Ang Thong National Marine Park:

    Located in the pristine Gulf of Thailand and 32 km from Phangan is the archipelago of as many as 42 islands. The view is nothing short of fantasy, as you step into the utopian world of coves, white sand beaches, and exotic flora and fauna of this national marine park.

    With so many islands under its belt, it is a week’s task in itself to discover Ang Thong National Marine Park. Take day trips to some of its islands through the government’s tourist boats.

    Location: Thongsala, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Explore waterfalls:

    Of the things to do in Koh Phangan, what you definitely need to do is explore the cascading beauty of timelessness. From the Phaeng Waterfall located in Thansadej National Park to Wang Sai in the north-west of this island, immerse yourself after hectic trekking into some of the most beautiful waterfalls all around Thailand.

    And as you sit to cool off, marvel around at the lush greenery and the music of babbling sounds of water.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: 8 am to 4 pm

    Moon Parties:

    If you want to have a look at the most beautiful moon, Koh Phangan is the place to be. The place is known for its epic moon parties, giving you an experience like no other. Wait for the dusky sky to hit and there you will be surrounded by the cheer, laughter and energy of dancing parties.

    The beach of Koh Phangan is a hub of all moon parties, with people pumped up to the tunes and soaked in festivities and celebrations. Half-moon parties have also become a thing in the middle of this island.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 9 pm onwards

    Challenge Phangan:

    If the question of what to do in Koh Phangan still persists, here is another thing you should consider doing the next time you visit. The tropical island of Koh Phangan is a host to The Challenge Phangan, with a wide variety of adventurous watercourses and obstacles to test one’s limit.

    From the stepping stones to rolling stones, Challenge Phangan is the very own Takeshi’s Castle of Thailand! Winners and best performers in these challenges also make it to the leaders’ wall of fame.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

    Relax at the yoga center:

    The yoga centers at Koh Phangan are one of the quietest expeditions into the world of soul searching and a retreat from the frenzy and hustle-bustle of city life. Koh Phangan harbors some of the best Yoga Retreat centers. Some of them include the Orion Healing center in Srithanu, Koh Phangan; Sunny Yoga in the hilltop of Koh Phangan and Jaran’s yoga classes. They are known to be the best meditation centers and deep practices. Head down to one of these to calm your nerves and get an enriching experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: - Orion Healing Centre: 7:30 am to 11 pm
    -Sunny Yoga Classes: 8 am to 5:30 pm
    - Japan's Yoga Classes: 7:30 am to 8 pm

    Thong Sala Night Market:

    Straight over the southeast corner of Koh Phangan island is the Thong Sala Pier, a host to the renowned Thong Sala Market. The place is one perfect food haven of the baht cuisine. Also known as the Pantip Market, it is the perfect destination in Thailand to revel in the fresh and cheap Thai delicacies and scoop right in into the mouth-watering desserts. Get your shopping mode on at the famous Saturday Night street market with a collection of clothes and handicrafts.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Watch the sunset every day:

    Before discovering the full moon, catch a glimpse of the orange golden sky at some of the hotspots in Koh Phangan. Haad Son, with a stunning view of the sky and pearl-white beach, is the perfect place to enjoy that theatrical sunset experience. One can also enjoy the scenic sunset view at Haad Saarikantang, immersing into the lines of the horizon. You can also explore the rustic location of Haad Rin Nai in Koh Phangan beside the seaside bar to let nature unravel above you.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 pm onwards

    Learn Thai Cooking:

    When in Thailand, learn to cook Thai Cuisines. Get yourself enrolled in the C & M Thai Culture, My Wok and Me, The Phangan Thai Cooking classes among a lot of others and get those basics right. Take a ride to local markets and lay your hands on the best and fresh local produce the country has to offer. Bring out the master chef in you, as you dish out sumptuous veggie rolls, the finger-licking Thai curry all while navigating the roads of culinary expertise. Cooking is the ultimate solution to the question of what to do in Koi Phangan.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: - C & M Thai Culture: 9 am to 5 pm
    My Wok and Me: 7 am to 5 pm

    Eat Israeli Food:

    As different as it may sound, Koh Phangan has also boasted of some wonderful Middle Eastern restaurants cooking up Israeli food on an island. Mama’s Schnitzel in Haad Rin, Koh Phangan is world-famous and serves authentic Israeli cuisines like Chicken Schnitzel with delicious fried rice. When in Koh Phangan, you must check this out.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Motorbike exploring trip:

    Probably the best way to explore the island of Koh Phangan is to drive around in rented motorbikes. It is quick, efficient and gets you going places in and around hassle-free. From trudging on to The Challenge with that dapper motor rider appeal to hit the beautiful sand terrains, motorbike riding is an experience in itself. However, pay heed to instructions for a safe ride.

    Baan Thai Herbal Sauna:

    Sauna has been given a makeover, thanks to the sauna in a cozy garden, also known as the Baan Thai Herbal Sauna. The patio, showers are all located in a lush green setting giving you perfect hot steam for relaxing and unwinding after a hectic excursion. Booking a massage here in Koh Phangan is most definitely recommended.

    Location: Baan Thai Road, Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 2 pm to 8 pm

    Try Seafood:

    As the sun is to the sky, Seafood is to the island. Savor the best seafood available in Koh Phangan to get a flavor of the island. One can always head down to Beachlogue for cheaper and tasty options in the Thong Sala market or try out the many seafood delicacies at the Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar in Ban Tai. Spicy squids are to die for.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Get a massage:

    Have a relaxing holiday experience in Koh Phangan with several massage centers and saunas in and around the place. The Tanaporn Massage House in Thong Nai Pan Noi, Lek’s massage on Taladkao Road offers the best massage experience for a soothing body and mind.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koh Phangan
    Timings: 9 am to 9:30 pm

    Explore the beaches:

    The beaches are the prized possessions of Koh Phangan island in Thailand, and one of the best things to do in Koh Phangan is to explore them as much as possible. From the beautiful Haad Rin beach to Haad Yao beaches, the wonderland of islands is just too irresistible.

    Location: Koh Phangan district, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    A day trip to Koh Tao:

    In the Koh Phangan district of Thailand is the ever so beautiful Koh Tao. This is one of the best-known islands in the entire Gulf of Thailand. With wildlife, vegetation, and beaches aplenty, the fifth largest island in Thailand is a sure shot go-to for the perfect Thai experience.

    Location: Surat Thani, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. What are some adventurous things to do in Koh Phangan?

    Of all the things to do in Koh Phangan, adventure activities top the list. The adventure activities in Koh Phangan include diving, trekking, kayaking, snorkeling among others.

    Go Diving:

    Explore the deep blue world with the best diving experiences at The Dive Inn in Chaloklum Bay, Haad Yao Divers and Chaloklum diving in Chaloklum village. Come across the aquatic sightings of whales, fishes and marine flora at these calm dive locations as you wade your way through.

    Location: Chalokum Bay, Surat Thani
    Timings: 8 am to 9 pm

    Trekking Trip:

    Get set for beautiful trails into the expanse of Koh Phangan Island with some of the best trekking terrains. One such popular stretch is the hike to Bottle beach from Haad Khom in Chalokum. Quench your thirst with coconut water, en route this 45 to 50-minute journey.

    Location: Chalokum Bay, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Kayaking:

    When faced with what to do in Koh Phangan, think kayaking. Explore the calm waters of the west coast by renting out kayaks. Hit the beach anywhere in Koh Phangan when the sea is calm for a safe adventure experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Snorkeling:

    Haad Mae Haad is the most visited spot in Koh Phangan for the best snorkeling experience. Peep into nature beneath the water and go across those coral reefs with snorkeling under the sea.

    Location: Mae Haad Beach, Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. What are some adventurous things to do in Koh Phangan?

    Of all the things to do in Koh Phangan, adventure activities top the list. The adventure activities in Koh Phangan include diving, trekking, kayaking, snorkeling among others.

    Go Diving:

    Explore the deep blue world with the best diving experiences at The Dive Inn in Chaloklum Bay, Haad Yao Divers and Chaloklum diving in Chaloklum village. Come across the aquatic sightings of whales, fishes and marine flora at these calm dive locations as you wade your way through.

    Location: Chalokum Bay, Surat Thani
    Timings: 8 am to 9 pm

    Trekking Trip:

    Get set for beautiful trails into the expanse of Koh Phangan Island with some of the best trekking terrains. One such popular stretch is the hike to Bottle beach from Haad Khom in Chalokum. Quench your thirst with coconut water, en route this 45 to 50-minute journey.

    Location: Chalokum Bay, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Kayaking:

    When faced with what to do in Koh Phangan, think kayaking. Explore the calm waters of the west coast by renting out kayaks. Hit the beach anywhere in Koh Phangan when the sea is calm for a safe adventure experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Snorkeling:

    Haad Mae Haad is the most visited spot in Koh Phangan for the best snorkeling experience. Peep into nature beneath the water and go across those coral reefs with snorkeling under the sea.

    Location: Mae Haad Beach, Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. What are the things to do at night in Koh Phangan?

    The island offers many locations and experiences for things to do at night in Koh Phangan…

    Full moon parties and other moon parties:

    The nightlife at Koh Phangan is incomplete without full moon and even half-moon parties. Hit any beach on this island for a neon, vibrant dancing party, under the shining moon, starting around 9 pm and lasting till morning.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 9 pm onwards

    Merkaba Beach Club:

    Explore the groovy aura at the Merkaba Beach Club in Ban Tai. Party all night till the crack of dawn and soak into the best nightlife experience.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koi Phangam District
    Timings: 6 pm to late night

    The Jam Bar:

    Soak into live music at the Jam Bar. It opens anywhere between 7 to 8 pm and closes at 1 am. The bar only opens on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

    Location: Tambon Ko, Phangan
    Timings: 8pm- 1am

    Sandcastle Club:

    The Sandcastle Club is a bar, club, and lounge where you can enjoy specialty drinks and inventive cocktails in a plush and elegant ambiance. This is an ideal spot where you can take chilling out with your friends to a whole new level. It is open every day from 6 pm onwards.

    Location: Next to Fubar, Haad Rin Beach East
    Timings: 6 pm onwards

  • Q. What are the things to do at night in Koh Phangan?

    The island offers many locations and experiences for things to do at night in Koh Phangan…

    Full moon parties and other moon parties:

    The nightlife at Koh Phangan is incomplete without full moon and even half-moon parties. Hit any beach on this island for a neon, vibrant dancing party, under the shining moon, starting around 9 pm and lasting till morning.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: 9 pm onwards

    Merkaba Beach Club:

    Explore the groovy aura at the Merkaba Beach Club in Ban Tai. Party all night till the crack of dawn and soak into the best nightlife experience.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koi Phangam District
    Timings: 6 pm to late night

    The Jam Bar:

    Soak into live music at the Jam Bar. It opens anywhere between 7 to 8 pm and closes at 1 am. The bar only opens on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

    Location: Tambon Ko, Phangan
    Timings: 8pm- 1am

    Sandcastle Club:

    The Sandcastle Club is a bar, club, and lounge where you can enjoy specialty drinks and inventive cocktails in a plush and elegant ambiance. This is an ideal spot where you can take chilling out with your friends to a whole new level. It is open every day from 6 pm onwards.

    Location: Next to Fubar, Haad Rin Beach East
    Timings: 6 pm onwards

  • Q. What are the hiking trails in Koh Phangan?

    One of the best things to do in Koh Phangan is to have a trekking experience. Some of the trekking activities in Koh Phangan at some of the best hotspots include:

    Kao Ra:

    The medium to difficult training experience is one of the finest trekking activities in Koh Phangan. The 3-hour journey traverses the beautiful beaches, jungles, starting from and ending on the Khao Ra terrace. Put on the trekking shoes and bring along snacks for the perfect experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Phaeng Waterfall:

    The jungle walk is a sight to a lot of waterfalls and small streams. Visit during the right season to catch hold of the cascading sounds of the tallest waterfalls in Thailand.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: 8 am to 4 pm

    Haad Rin to Haad Yuan: Get down to the peaceful beach on the east coast of Haad Yuan from Haad Rin either through a boat or jungle path. One of the common ways is to hire a speed boat from the busiest beach of Haad Rin.

    Location: Koh Phangan district, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. What are the hiking trails in Koh Phangan?

    One of the best things to do in Koh Phangan is to have a trekking experience. Some of the trekking activities in Koh Phangan at some of the best hotspots include:

    Kao Ra:

    The medium to difficult training experience is one of the finest trekking activities in Koh Phangan. The 3-hour journey traverses the beautiful beaches, jungles, starting from and ending on the Khao Ra terrace. Put on the trekking shoes and bring along snacks for the perfect experience.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Phaeng Waterfall:

    The jungle walk is a sight to a lot of waterfalls and small streams. Visit during the right season to catch hold of the cascading sounds of the tallest waterfalls in Thailand.

    Location: Koh Phangan District, Surat Thani, Thailand
    Timings: 8 am to 4 pm

    Haad Rin to Haad Yuan: Get down to the peaceful beach on the east coast of Haad Yuan from Haad Rin either through a boat or jungle path. One of the common ways is to hire a speed boat from the busiest beach of Haad Rin.

    Location: Koh Phangan district, Koh Phangan
    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • Q. Where to shop in Koh Phangan?

    Some of the best places include:

    Thong Sala:

    It is the best shopping hub there is in Koh Phangan. Bargain and buy souvenirs and handicraft items at the best prices.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Haad Rin Beach:

    This is one of the busiest beaches in Koh Phangan. Head down to buy your favorite stuff from various roadside stalls the next time you visit this beach.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Baan Tai Beach:

    With fashion boutiques, tattoo studios, 7 elevens and supermarkets selling local produce, Baan Tai beach is close to becoming one shopping haven here.

    Location: Big C Supermarket, Baan Tai Beach
    Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

    Haad Yao Beach:

    Head to crave near the Haad Yao Beach to shop for the best beach costumes, accessories and other paraphernalia.

    Location: Srithanu, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani
    Timings: 5 pm to 12 am

    Thong Nai Pan Beach:

    Although not so famous, the markets here do offer beach toys, snacks, and other basic things.

    Location: Thong Nai Pan Night Market, Thong Nai Pan Beach, Koh Phangan
    Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm

    Thong Sala Walking Street: Come be a part of the ultimate shopping spree at this Saturday market where thousands of Thai traders and local businesspeople set their stalls.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

  • Q. Where to shop in Koh Phangan?

    Some of the best places include:

    Thong Sala:

    It is the best shopping hub there is in Koh Phangan. Bargain and buy souvenirs and handicraft items at the best prices.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

    Haad Rin Beach:

    This is one of the busiest beaches in Koh Phangan. Head down to buy your favorite stuff from various roadside stalls the next time you visit this beach.

    Location: Ban Tai, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani
    Timings: Open 24 hours

    Baan Tai Beach:

    With fashion boutiques, tattoo studios, 7 elevens and supermarkets selling local produce, Baan Tai beach is close to becoming one shopping haven here.

    Location: Big C Supermarket, Baan Tai Beach
    Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

    Haad Yao Beach:

    Head to crave near the Haad Yao Beach to shop for the best beach costumes, accessories and other paraphernalia.

    Location: Srithanu, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani
    Timings: 5 pm to 12 am

    Thong Nai Pan Beach:

    Although not so famous, the markets here do offer beach toys, snacks, and other basic things.

    Location: Thong Nai Pan Night Market, Thong Nai Pan Beach, Koh Phangan
    Timings: 4 pm to 10 pm

    Thong Sala Walking Street: Come be a part of the ultimate shopping spree at this Saturday market where thousands of Thai traders and local businesspeople set their stalls.

    Location: Amphoe Ko, Phangan Chang Wat, Surat Thani
    Timings: 6 am to 7 pm

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Koh Phangan?

    Although average temperatures vary little across seasons, it totally depends upon the weather the person is comfortable in. Dry weather conditions prevail in the months of February and March while the weather is humid from June and July onwards.

    January is usually considered the best time for traveling to Koh Phangan for the place is lit up with beautiful New Year and Christmas moon parties. It is also the peak season for visiting. Even July and August are considered to be peak months as rainfall brings about a fresh view of waterfalls and streams while trekking.

    The months of May and April are generally the least crowded and inexpensive with warm temperatures. 

  • Q. What is the best time to visit Koh Phangan?

    Although average temperatures vary little across seasons, it totally depends upon the weather the person is comfortable in. Dry weather conditions prevail in the months of February and March while the weather is humid from June and July onwards.

    January is usually considered the best time for traveling to Koh Phangan for the place is lit up with beautiful New Year and Christmas moon parties. It is also the peak season for visiting. Even July and August are considered to be peak months as rainfall brings about a fresh view of waterfalls and streams while trekking.

    The months of May and April are generally the least crowded and inexpensive with warm temperatures.