We would like to recommend you to organize a motorcycle while staying at the OK Bungalow, it is a great way to travel around the island and quite inexpensive also for a longer stay.
In the vicinity of OK Bungalow you are sure to find great beaches, restaurants right on the beach, shops and a few bars.
There are various points of attraction surrounding OK Bungalow, 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.
Walking distance from OK Bungalow you are sure to find many classic outdoor kitchens preparing many freshly cooked local specialties at very cheap prices.
On the island a lot of activitiesto fill up your day. When it's getting dark the island offers a active Night Life, everything from thaistyle Ladybars, Pubs to real Clubs and upscale Night Clubs.
Situated about 18 km north of Samuiin the Gulf of Thailandis the island of Koh Phangan. The Island is much quieter and laid back than Koh Samui, only with the exception of the Full Moon beach party where every month between 5 - 10,000 visitors arrive for the famous full moon in Haad Rin Nok. Kho Phangan offers many popular things to do one being snorkeling at many of Kohphanganbays, one bay in particular is in the northeastern tip near by Ko Ma.
Phangan was initially explored by travelers more than 20 years ago, Koh Phangan was already inhabited for more than two thousand years ago by sea gypsies driving with their boats from the Malayan Peninsula. The island was a few years later settled by chinese refugees coming from the chinese province Hainan .
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Kho Phangan has naturally become in the recent a scuba diverstop destination in South Thailand.
Koh Panghanis one of Thailand's interesting tropical gems. Blessed with sunny beachesand hidden bays, tourists from many different countries come back year after year to soak up the unique Thai culture. Koh Phangan used to be the backpackersdestination, today a 'wider range' of people come to the island here.One thing most of them have in common is they want to find a relaxing and easy going place.
In case you are bored with laying on the beachtry something new. Phangan has a few attractions suchlike wake boarding, Dirt-bike Rentals, Elephant Riding, Mountain Treking, Diving, Thai box Fights, Yoga Lessons,a Chinese Temple and Thai Cooking Lessons.
One of the cheapest type of transportation from BKK to Phangan is to buy joint tickets from Songserm Travel for ferry and express boats, bus, railway, airplanes to the island. Or you can get an 1 hr. flight operated by Bangkok Airways daily from BKK to Samuiand catch the speed boat to Phangan.
Most people like to use the Internet in order to get information about the island and recommended place to stay. A helpful place to get information on Koh Phangan, is PhanganBungalows.com
You can use the concrete roads to HadRin, but we have warned you that the roads are not in the greatest condition and unless you are a competitant motorbike driver then don't attempt to get to HadRin, as nearly all accidents involving scooters happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your motorcylce at the 7/11 at Ban Tai and pay about 50 Baht for a pick up over the hills to HaadRin.
Mai Pen Rai is'nt just a common saying on Koh Phangan, it is as well the name of a very nice place in Thansadet.
Seeking chance to venture in the close by Ang Thong archipelago composed of more than 40 islands dowered with clean beaches, underwater caves and the Tha Laem Nai a salty water blue laguna lake shown in the book The Beachby Alex Garland. It looks like that whatsoever it is you are searching for, there is something on Koh Phangan for everyone.
If you are in search of a reputable place to stay at Phangan, I can suggest you Holiday BeachResort, close to Thongsala, the capital of the place. At this location you have an unproblematic access to food markets, banks, money exchange or travel agencies.