Koh Phangan is a small tropical island with only 10000 permanent residents, and more than 40% of the island is protected area and national park.
Here is a small selection of different activities/events.
The famous Full Moon Party is an all- night beach party that originated in Haad Rin on the night of, before or after every full moon. There is a wide spectrum of music ranging from trance, to drum and bass, to reggae. The party takes place in clubs and bars along the sunrise beach Haad Rin.
The Full Moon Beach Soccer Cup starting four days before every full moon. This is a popular event, everybody can join. Make team with your friends, join a team who needs an extra player, or have fun watching a match while relaxing at Haad Rin Beach.
The Walking Street Market is every Saturday afternoon from 5pm to 10pm. The old high street in Thong Sala closes for traffic and become a lively market for both, locals and tourists. Food stands, handcrafts, clothing and accessories, jewelry, shoes, second hand, etc.
Diving. Koh Phangan is known for several good places for scuba diving, e. g Sail Rock, a pinnacle 15m above and 35m below surface hosting a numerous species of fish and marine life, voted the best dive in the Gulf of Thailand. If you love whale sharks, this is the place to look.
Ang Thong National Marine Park. Ang Thong means bowl of gold in Thai. The park covers 42 islands and was established as a
marine park in 1980. A breathtaking place with its hidden lagoons, limestone cliffs, perfect
beaches, and home to a rich variety of exotic wildlife and marine life.
This is the place who inspired Alex Garland for his cult classic The Beach.
Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) Fights and Lessons. There a several places nearby, offering lessons and classes for both, beginners and more advanced fighters. Around Full Moon you can enjoy international fights at the stadiums.
Watersports. All kind of water sports are practiced on the island. Kite surfing, jet skiing, wake boarding, parasailing, fishing,…..