Indulging in local cuisine, nightlife or even lounging around on an unspoiled beach, Koh Phangan is the place to be! Here’s what you certainly can’t afford to miss out on when you are holidaying on this island that belongs to Thailand.

The beaches

In Koh Phangan, the beaches offer more than you could imagine! The light beige sand and the gleaming cerulean waters are a serene sight to behold! Try your skill at stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking for a fantastic experience if you are into water sports.

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The temples

This island has a history of about 600 years when monks first came to the island. There are loads of religious places to explore on the island. Additionally, the vistas from each temple are as marvellous as ever. Make sure to visit the Guan Yin Temple and the Temple of the Big Budhha.

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Night market

No night market is as colourful and bright than the ones in Thailand. The Thong Sala Night market is a must-visit! If you are feeling adventurous with food, then head over to the night market where you will find all types of cuisines and street food to tempt your taste buds.


Many a Koh Phangan resort is outfitted with some of the most luxurious amenities in the country. Hotels such as Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas are devised for the highest pleasure where modern comforts are concerned. All you’ve got to do is check-in and focus on having a stress-free holiday.

Image Credit: Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas