Koh Phangan Attractions and Things To See and Do

Koh Phangan Attractions

Koh Phangan Attractions

Explore Koh Phangan Attractions.

Koh Phangan is a small island that is famous for the Full Moon Parties.

It also has lots of attractions and things to do and see.

Koh Phangan is a small island near Koh Samui and is a pristine beautiful place that has natural and scenic beauty.

Koh Phangan has been said to have the most beautiful and amazing attractions that you will not experience or see anywhere else.

This place has something for everyone as the beautiful beaches with white soft sand gives this place a peaceful surrounding.

Then along with its dense jungle with local flora and fauna, there is everything for everyone.

So whether you are looking for an adventure trip or a peaceful vacation, Koh Phangan has a wide array of excursions that can satisfy the urge of every kind of traveler.

Apart from scenic beauty, the place offers a spiritual significance as well with more than 20 unique and serene temples.


Koh Phangan Full Moon Party


Entertainment places like cinemas are not present on the island.

There are a lot of activities such as Muay Thai kickboxing competitions that you can explore to give yourself a good adrenaline rush.

Let’s take a look at some Koh Phangan attractions that you can explore while on Koh Phangan.


Phaeng Waterfall

One of many Koh Phangan Attractions are the Phaeng waterfall.

They are one of the biggest waterfalls on the island..

To reach this paradise you will have to trek on a steep 250m jungle track.

After travelling this much you will be able to see a beautiful waterfall surrounded with trees and animals.

You will be able to find different and exotic species of animals in this place.

If you are seeking more adventure then you can also travel to Kao Ra peak which has excellent views.


Phaeng Waterfall Koh Phangan


Laem Son Lake

Laem Son Lake is a paradise for nature and beach lovers.

You can find rope swings hanging above the waters and one can enjoy a good swim during hot summer days.

It looks absolutely beautiful during summers as you can take shade under tall pine trees which are approximately 14 m high.

Laem Son is protected under the laws of the country.

This means that there is absolutely no fishing allowed.

You must take some precautions with children and adults to prevent accidents and have a good time.



Khao Ra

Khao Ra is the highest peak on Koh Phangan and offers tourist an incredible view of Thong Nai Pan and Chaloklum.

The mountain of Khao Ra is 630 meters tall and offers a strenuous stretch.

It is the perfect climb for nature lovers and hikers. If you are lucky and the day is clear then you can have a clear view of Koh Tao as well.

This beautiful viewpoint is the highest peak of Koh Phangan making it one of the best Koh Phangan Attractions.


Khao Ra Lookout on Koh Phangan - Thailand


Koh Ma – Koh Phangan

Koh Ma is a nature’s wonder which has blue sea, colorful corals and an array of different wildlife and marine life.

It is connected to Koh Phangan by a stretch of golden beautiful soft powdery sand.

You can spend some amazing days exploring the rich marine and terrestrial life that this place has to offer.

There are colorful and beautiful reefs that are present on the island.


Koh Ma - Koh Phangan - Thailand


Koh Phangan Attractions

Koh Phangan exhibits a simple beach life which has become a major attraction for tourists looking for some peace out of their hectic life schedules.

The island is well known for full moon parties and a pleasurable living.

It is the most preferable place for the backpackers, retired couples, budget tourists and honeymoon couples looking for nothing but peace.

You can go to Koh Phangan safely by Ferry Koh Phangan that you can take either from Koh Samui, Koh Tao or Surat Thani.

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John Chen is a travel writer currently located in Bangkok, Thailand.


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