Looking for adventure in the close by Ang Thong archipelago consisting of more than 35 islands dowered with amazing beaches, caves and the quiet Tha Laem Nai a salt water blue lagoon lake featured in the book The Beachby Alex Garland. It looks like that whatever it is you are searching for, at that place is something on this island for everyone. Located only 18 km from the northern side of Samuiin the Gulf of Thailandis the island of Koh Phangan. The Island is much quieter and laid back than Koh Samui, only with the exception of the fullmoon party where between 5 - 10,000 visitors come on the island for the over crowded full moon on the east side beachof HaadRin.
Koh Panghan bays, one Koh Maa. For those of you who find Samuimuch too expensive or much too crowded with tourist, island to relax in the Gulf of Thailand. Haad Rin in the late 80's. They had a Haad Rin Nok and from the beach. If reading a good book, fishing with a local fisherman is your type of holiday activity, Phangan Koh Phangan is the perfect location. If you are into meeting new friends from the whole world and having fun exploring the island, this is just perfect, as well.
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