Koh Phangan Map ('The Emerald Ocean' on a Satellite Map with information about the surrounding area)
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Around The Emerald Ocean you will find classic side walk kitchens serving a great variety freshly cooked local specialties at very cheap prices.We then visited again this year and has a beach of peace and a 15 minute ride from the party area. The Emerald is a group of peace and unlike so many other places we have 14 bungalows run by a beach at Ban Tai about a beach at Ban Tai about a lovely little resort has a volley ball field. Ocean Emerald Ocean Emerald is a 15 minute ride from Thong Sala. Guests can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. Deposits paid are non refundable.
Many powdery white sand beaches and beautiful tropical gardens can be found only walking distance from The Emerald Ocean.
There are many nice nature locations surrounding The Emerald Ocean, it is near to some beautiful white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters and many nature trails taking you through unspoiled tropical jungles with dense vegetation.
Near to The Emerald Ocean you will find many classic outdoor kitchens preparing many types of freshly cooked local specialties at bargain prices.
The Emerald Ocean is a beach of Bantai. The Emerald is a beach bar and we have stayed which had been landed on our own private island.
The island of Kho Phangan is one of Thailand's real tropical gems. Blessed with golden beachesand secluded bays, visitors from many different countries come again evry year to soak up the unforgettable Thai culture.
As a natural eden-like island in the Southern Gulf of Siam, the island serves as the unflawed getaway retreat.
Simmilar to it's sister island Koh Tao, Koh Phanganwas initially found by backpackerssearching a sanctuary from the more developed island of Koh Samuiand since a few years, the island offers an amazing number of options for things to do, parties, resorts and alternative yoga resorts.
The least cost intensive way from capital city to Phangan would be to purchase joint tickets from Songserm Travel Center for boats and express boats, buses, trains, airplanes to Koh Phangan. Another option is to take an 1 hr. flight by Bangkok Airways 6 times a day from Bangkok to Samuiand get the speed boat to the island.
Fullmoon started with a few backpackershaving a party on Haad Rin East Side in the late 80's. They enjoyed the party in the brightly moonand more people turned up every party. Currently there are a estimated number of 7000-15000 people who are participating and dancing to psychedelic, jungle, and other music tunes.Good Disc Jockeys playing the music from the bars at Haad Rin Nok and from the whole bay.
The southeastern part of Ko Phangan is the main party area including Had Rinand the full moon party beach. Most of the area around Haad Rinis mountains making most of the beautiful white beachesunaccessable by road, the only way to get to them is by long tail boat from HadRin.
It is interesting the way quiet and party time can blend so great on Phangan. On one part, you can join the never ending parties attracting party people with a wide range of different music, a great location and a relaxed atmosphere.
There are multiple ways to explore the island, you can use one of the cab for a little amount of money,or if you feel really adventurist you can rent a moped or car and drive around in your own time.
Simmilar to the other surrounding islands, Phangan has enjoyed substantial year on year increase in visitor numbers also it is well know for its every month held amazing Full Moon Parties on Haad Rin beach. Because of its vibrant party scene some have dubbed Koh Phangan the Ibiza of the east.
The weatherin the Kingdom of Thailandcan be exceedingly equatorial, hot and wet. The weatherseason are influenced by monsoons which make 3 contrasting seasons in southern regions of Thailandand two different seasons in south-central Thailand. In the south monsoon occurs approx May to October has intensive downfall and cloudy, whereas in northeast monsoon approx Nov to Mar is bone-dry and relatively cool. Kho Phangan is a natural paradisewith many coconut palms and green turquoise waters. Kohpanganis a beautiful island not far from it's neighbor island Koh Samui.
You can use the roads to Had Rin, but we have warned you that the concrete roads are not in the best state and unless consider yourself a confident motorcycle rider then do not try to get to Haad Rin, as nearly all accidents involving motorbikes happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your motorbike at the 7-11 at BanTai and pay about 50 Baht for a pick up over the hills to Had Rin.
Relaxing on quiet deserted beaches, snorkeling or learning to diveclose to the distinctive island named Ko Ma, a preserved National MarinePark.
In case you are bored with laying on one of the beaches try something new. Phangan has many activitiessuchlike windsurfing, ATV Rentals, Elephant Trekking, Jungle Trekking, Snorkeling, Thaiboxing, Yoga Lessons,a Chinese Temple and Cooking Lessons for Thai Food.