Koh Phangan has a good selection of white sandy beaches which are perfect for young children, beach lovers or anyone looking to unwind and relax. Some of the beaches on the Island are very special and have the wow factor. The tidal nature around the Island makes the best beaches to go swimming, to be on the North and East coasts. The Island has many secluded bays and coves hidden away which are all around the Island suitable for privacy and seclusion. Some of the scenery around the Island is spectacular and even if you are not searching for a perfect beach to swim and sunbath, there is some breath-taking areas to just take in. Below is a list of beaches starting from South West moving anti-clockwise around the Island.
Koh Pha Ngan is a tropical island also offers many activities from snorkeling and scuba diving to hiking, fishing and Thai boxing. The parties at Haad Rin beach are a great attraction, but there are many more beaches to enjoy quieter, where local resorts offer services like yoga classes, massage and spa treatments. Among the most popular beaches but quieter of Koh Pha-Ngan are the beaches of the Bay of Chalok Lam, Haad Yao, Thong Nai Pan, Haad Salad and Haad the Chao Fao.
Sports activities. Diving in Koh Pha Ngan is good in many places around the island, and snorkeling is also nice. The small island of Ko Ma Ko Pha Ngan with offering some of the best places to snorkel around, and also good for novice divers. Also you can hike across the island. For example, the National Park has Sadet trails and beautiful waterfalls. Other activities you can try at Ko Pha Ngan and board acuáticon include skiing, archery and elephant riding.
Entertainment and shopping. The main area of nightlife in Koh Phangan is the the beach of Haad Rin which includes several beaches, such as Dawn Beach, which hosts the famous Full Moon Party. Haad Rin has become an area of the city with many bars, restaurants, hotels and shops. Shopping in Koh Phangan also be made in the capital of the island, Thong Sala, home to many local restaurants.