There are many ways to get around the island, you can use a cab for a small amount of Baht,or you are experienced enough you can hire a motor bike or moped and do it in your own time frame. The island is approximately 2.5 hours from Don Sak and about forty five minutes from Samuiby ferry. If you a searching a private place to stay, check out Haadtien bay a quite nice and secluded beach, there you find just one resort.
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Kohphangan evolved in the recent a divers top destination in South Thailand. Although Koh Pha-ngan was initially explored by travelers more than 25 years ago, Koh Phangan was inhabited already over two thousand years ago by sea pirates coming from Malaysia. The island was some time later targeted by Chinese migrants from the province Hainan . Koh Phangan used to be a backpackers destination, but since quite a time a much more mixed range of tourists visits the island. A tought many of tourists have in common, want to look out for a nice and easy going place. One exemption might be the Fullmoon party when Had RinNok changes into a dancefloor. Fullmoontook place for the first time with a handful people raving at Haad Rin Nok in the late 80's. They enjoyed the partyin the magnificent moonlight and more hippies turned up every month. Currently there are a estimated number of 7000-15000 foreigners who are participating and dancing to techno, trance, and other dance music styles.Skillful DJ's playing the beats from the restaurantsat Haad Rin and from the the town.
They prefer to use the Internet in order to learn all about Koh Phangan has to show to visitors. Some people consider the Full Moon Party at Had Rinbeach. But Phangan is a large island and the party is only a tiny part of it.