Ko Pha Ngan

What is Ko Pha Ngan known for?

free open

in Thong Sala at the pier there is free (open) Wi-Fi for everyone in Sweet Cafe, so if you don't mind sitting in the sun you can use it for free. Also in the food court in the Thong Sala night market (actually open all day) there is free Wi-Fi for everyone. It's not difficult to find well-equipped, quiet, air-con Internet cafés that charge 60 baht hr. Shops that can accommodate users who want to hook up their own laptops can easily be found. Printing (black white) is usually 10 baht page (30 baht page


rabies treatment, so this is important to avoid. Do not stare directly at the dogs (but do look at them every once in a while as it seems to deter them somewhat), and do not run. Try talking to them continuously in a calm and friendly voice ("what a good dog", etc.) and move slowly but surely, either away from the dog, or, if it's critical for you to pass, then as far away as possible from the dog's "home territory" (e.g., if it ran out of a house on the left side of the road

good range

are much nicer than most people know: fine hard corals with a good range of reefs and tropical pelagic fish. '''Sailrock''', undoubtedly the most famous dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. Between Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Tao, all the wonders of this exciting site can be explored by all levels of divers. This spectacular rock rises out of the water creating the best wall dive with a maximum depth of 40 m. Providing a great range of marine life, spectacular underwater scenery, rock formations


''' is an all-night beach party that originated in Haad Rin on the island of Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand on the night before or after every full moon. WrittenBy Josh Gardner (Josh Gardner (comedian)), Tom Stern ShortSummary To prove his globetrotter prowess, Gerhard "randomly" selects Thailand (initially Siberia, but the less-than-enthused traveler cuts to the former) as the first adventure for the show. He first visits some spots in Bangkok, where he

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blocks with stop and search procedures are commonplace and undercover police also patrol parties. The song "Vision in Blue" on the album The Golden Ratio (The Golden Ratio (album)) by Ace of Base mentions Ko Pha Ngan. DJ producer Ashley Wallbridge titled his 2012 song "Kopanang", an anglicized version of Ko Pha Ngan. The British psychedelic rock band Ozric Tentacles featured a song called Ko Pha Ngan on their 1989 album ''The Bits Between The Bits''. See also


. Not much else to do but snorkel here. * '''Thonglang Bay''' — Between Chalok Lam and Haad Mae Haad, this almost undiscovered bay offers a delightful and peaceful escape from the crowds. * '''Chalok Lam''' — Fishing village with a picturesque beach in a long beautiful sandy bay at the northern tip of the island. Not touristy because of few boats making the trip, and the western part of the bay has some of the most beautiful waters off the island with a nice narrow beach under palm

variety works

. Main purchases you will find on Ko Pha Ngan include hammocks (check out "Hammock Home Gallery" in Thong Sala) as well as some of the local artist's works. Most of the clothing is of the variety that you will find in Bangkok, but generally it is a bit more expensive, as it has been imported to the island for sale. '''Art Galleries''' are considered to be a rising business on Ko Pha Ngan. Most of the places will offer variety works and services including custom orders and art

long tough

with Bottle Beach and Chalok Lam Bay these are the best beaches on the northern coast and the entire island. * '''Bottle Beach''' — Also called "Haad Khuat", one of the most isolated beaches on the island, on the north coast accessible by longtail boat from Chalok Lam (150 baht person) or by a 2-3 hr long, tough hike from Haad Khom beach (this hike named the beach due to the use of plastic bottles to mark the trail). There is also the road option, on one of the worst roads on the island

fine quality

reproductions. These galleries have reputations for affordable prices and fine quality artistic skills. * Eat thumb Delicious Thai Food (Image:Thai food.jpg) :''Individual listings can be found in Ko Pha Ngan's Ko Pha Ngan

quality artistic

reproductions. These galleries have reputations for affordable prices and fine quality artistic skills. * Eat thumb Delicious Thai Food (Image:Thai food.jpg) :''Individual listings can be found in Ko Pha Ngan's Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan

thumb 250px Exploring the island on motorbikes (File:Exploring the island on mopeds.jpg) thumb 250px Sunrise, Thong Nai Pan (File:SunriseAtThongNaiPan.jpg)

'''Ko Pha Ngan''' (or '''Koh Phangan''', ) is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in southeast Thailand in Surat Thani Province. It is part of the Samui Archipelago (Mu Ko Samui). It is famous for its Full Moon party at Haad Rin Beach (Haad Rin) and as a backpacker (backpacking (urban)) destination. Ko Pha Ngan has two sister islands: the larger Ko Samui to the south and the smaller Ko Tao to the north.

* Estimated perimeter: 40 km (estimate—10 hr average walking time) * From mainland: about 55 km * From Ko Samui: about 15 km * From Ko Tao: about 35 km * Main town: Thong Sala * Highest Point: Khao Ra, 630 m

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