Phangan Island (Ko Phangan), Thailand
Koh Phangan Island is the fifth largest island of Thailand, located approximately 50 kilometres from the mainland. A large proportion of the island is classified as the â€œThan Sadet National Parkâ€. The island is known for its monthly full moon parties at Haad Rin Beach.
The Angthong Marine Park is a major attraction (40 km from Phangan) offering stunning scenery, crystal clear blue waters, rainforests, beaches and caves. On Koh Phangan there are many opportunities to participate in water sports, trekking, elephant riding, motor bike riding etc.
Things to See & Do
* Sandy beaches - Ao Bann Tai, Baan Khai, Thongsala
* Wat Khao Tham - Cave temple
* Snorkeling & diving
* Anthong Marine Park
* Than Sadet-Ko Pha Ngan National Park
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Baht (THB)
Language - Thai
Population - 11,846 approx
Land Area - 168 kmÂ²
Electricity - 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code - +66
Port Location - Boats visiting Ko A Dang Island will arrive at the port located at Thong Sala, the island's capital.
Travel Links - Boats are available from Koh Samui and Koh Tao.
The closest airport is Koh Samui which receives frequent flights from Pattaya, and Bangkok.