One of the most peaceful Island's in Thailand yet it holds one of the biggest fullmoon parties in the world. Sister Island to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan has beautiful beaches and that relaxed atmosphere that you feel the moment you arrive on the Island.The Island has become very popular for yoga, retreats and spa resorts. Its sister Island Koh Samui is already become a capital of Thailand for its spa resorts, healing retreats and yoga centers. Phangan a smaller Island is becoming a top destination for such actvitites. The Island that is well known for its once a month full moon party also has great amount of other activites to do, with its dense jungles and many waterfalls in the interioir of the Island this opens up a whole range of fun activities to do. Trekking to the highest peak Khao Raa is one such activity that is only for those that are fit and up for challenge. Other actvities are elephant riding, quad biking, mountain biking and even paintball. But what most people come to Phangan for is to party then relax on one of its many beaches around the Island, and Koh Phangan has some wonderful beaches, which are a real spectacle to see and most of the time you think you are looking at that paradise postcard. Beaches on Phangan are very beatiful and some of them are only accesable by boat. Local taxi boats will take you from coast to coast for a few hundred baht and its one of the best ways to see the Island. Beaches like Bottle beach are a real treat to visit.
The Island has a number of beach resorts to stay and hundreds of beach bungalows all at extremley low prices, accommodation does vary across everyones budget right up to five star resorts to cheap little wooden bungalows.What ever your budget you will find a suitable hotel, bungalow or even a private villa. Koh Samui is one of the capitals of the South of Asia for its villas and Koh Phangan is a part of that because there are a good percentage of villas on Phangan that are rented to tourists.A villa in Koh Phangan is a great choice for accommodation for your holiday and a good selection of the villas on Phangan are luxury styled.Hotels in Koh Phangan are also a good choice and some great resorts are located on Phangan. Most the resorts are next to the sea or on the beach which makes every accommodation rarther special. You will find that there are only a few five star resorts but a good dozen of four star.