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About Ko Pha Ngan
Ko Pha Ngan is a beautiful tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand, in between Koh Samui and Ko Tao (in both location and size). About 30 minutes by boat from Koh Samui, it is less developed than its big sister but has grown to be a popular backpacking destination over the past few years with several Ko Pha Ngan hostels now open for business.
Best known for its monthly full-moon parties when thousands of people flock to the south-west tip of the island to dance on the beach until the sun rises, Koh Pha Ngan has created a reputation as the "party" island of Thailand, with numerous other Half Moon, Black Moon, Shiva Moon parties, and any other possible excuse for a party you can think of. There's a major party at least twice a week, and Haad Rin, the main tourist center, is pumping every night no matter what.
Haad Rin is the main destination for those in search of some hedonism, and there are plenty of accommodation options for those on a budget. Note that prices here are more expensive than in some areas of Thailand, and you'll find spending a little more can mean a huge leap in quality. The cheapest rooms are often of an appalling standard, which goes unchecked due to the number of people looking for rooms over Full Moon. The other, quieter areas of the island offer better budget accommodation away from the madness, and taxi journeys are fixed price at all times so you can work out which option is more economical for you if you're heading to the party.
Finding an available hostel in Koh Pha Ngan during most of the month is relatively easy. However, on the days leading up to and following the full moon, every room on the island will be booked up (the nicer ones months in advance), so be prepared. Prices are hiked up (sometimes doubled), minimum stays apply at most hotels and hostels, and sometimes you're even obliged to pay for dinner on the night of the party. But it's worth it.
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Utopia Resort Koh Phangan
"… View Total: 10 Double: 3 Twin: 7 Pool Hose Total: 4 Double: 2 Twin: 2 Garden Thai Style Total: 3 Double: 3 Twin: 0 Standard Room Total: 5 Double: 4 Twin: 1 * Dormitory Room (Shared Bed) Excluded Transportation from the pier, The Hotel asking for minimum 3 nights of booking During Full Moon Period Each Room Included: American Breakfast every morning,...
"Great place!!! - I have stayed in countless hostels on Koh Phangan having been there now a whopping 11 times. Ringside is by far and away the best hostel on this island. DJs on the roof, Wet-tshirt competitions, the biggest beer pong tournie on the island and countless people in and around the venue, this really is the only place to spend your evenings prior to a full moon /halfmoon / jungle / waterfall party. When everywhere is dead this...
Dancing Elephant hostel
Haad Rin Village
"Sociable, fun - Dancing Elephant was definitely a great choice in the end, i went on my own and it was easy to meet other people and it was in a great location near the beach, it has its own bar which gets a huge crowd on Full Moon. It also is meant to be the best hostel to stay in for travelers and I can see why." … "… watch a movie. Upper level is dedicated to the dorm. There is a unique 10 bamboo beds staked! You can also...
Haad Rin Village
"… & Bar is devoted in spirit to life of art. Music instruments as guitars, conges and didgeridoo are available for jamming or just practice. Private guitar and painting lessons for beginners level can be ordered. Artist and people who love art atmosphere and all people who love to party and enjoy the amazing spirit of Pha Ngan are most welcomed. Bar & Restaurant are available 24 hour, with a 10% discount to our guests. Rave parties...
"Pros and cons - not sure why, but my room smelled like someone died in there (maybe someone did). it was overpriced, the drinks werent that cheap and they blasted music until 830 am on full moon which I actually didn't mind because I was partying my face off, but still it would've been nice if they didn't throw afterparties here. in spite of all this, the guys running the place are extremely nice and very chill. even let me get away with only...
Jaya Hostel & Guesthouse
"Stop at Jaya Hostel and Guesthouse to discover the wonders of Koh Phangan. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Shuttle service, restaurant, tours, safety deposit boxes, room service are on the list of things guests can enjoy. The well-appointed guestrooms feature fan, television LCD/plasma screen, air conditioning. Entertain the hotel's recreational facilities, including spa,...
The Zoo Bar & Hostel
"… island. Please note: If you book and don't show up your credit card will be charged for 1 night per/person 48 hours notice is required for cancellations Minimum stay of 4 nights over the full moon party including fullmoon night. Full amount of your room to be paid when check in. KOH PHANGAN PARTY SCHEDULE 2010 Full Moon Party Half Moon Party Black Moon Party Please note...
Home Beach Bungalows
"… Thai and Western food. We have 3 different room types; - Fan Bungalow: Double bed, fan, concrete bungalow with balcony, shower and toilet. - A/C Bungalow: Double bed, Air-conditioned, concrete bungalow with balcony, nice decoration, hot shower and toilet. - Comfort Bungalow: Double bed, fan, Cable TV, wooden bungalow with big balcony, fridge, mosquito net, shower and toilet. If you are arriving after 5pm, please...
"… 2 big single beds, air-condition, balcony and hot shower. - Superior Private Ensuite: 2 big single beds, cable TV, air-condition, balcony and hot shower. - Family Private Ensuite: 1 double bed, 1 big single bed, cable TV,air-condition, balcony and hot shower. Orchad House is in the center of Bantai where you can find many restaurants, bars and shops within a walking distance. The resort have a fine dining Steak House, where you...
"… are many parties on the street of Phangan Hostel, so it might be a bit more lively. Many shops, restaurants, bars and spas around us. The full moon beach is only 5 min walking from Phangan Hostel. Parties every night guaranteed! FREE WI-FI! We have 3 different rooms with 39 beds, showers and toilets. We provide safety boxes to our customers. We also have a big internet cafe in the dormitory. - Pre-payment 50% of the...
"… more than 18 years and is Haad Rin's best and most beautiful bar. Here you can watch all sporting events live on 2 huge projectors and 9 TV's. We have an extensive cocktail menu and serve the cheapest buckets in town (our buckets are even cheaper than the takeaway bucket stands). Full moon nights are legendary in the Outback Bar. It really is the best place to start your night out. Also there is a huge guest lounge upstairs in the...
The Party Hostel
"… Please note any bookings over Christmas the free meal is Xmas dinner on the 25th Dec. To optimize your stay try to arrive 3 days before full moon as there are many good parties on the lead up. 100% prepayment must be paid to secure booking. All guest receive 10% off food at Out Back bar, the best place around for western food. The bar shows most sporting events and has 2 free pool tables. The hostel sleep 30 people. We have an 18...
The Lazy House
"… menu and serve the cheapest buckets in town (our buckets are even cheaper than the takeaway bucket stands). Full moon nights are legendary in the Outback Bar. It really is the best place to start your night out. Also there is a huge guest lounge upstairs in the Outback just for you. With TV's, and a DVD player, you can choose your own movies and relax on the sofa's. The Outback Bar has 2 free pool tables for you as well. Enter the...
Nomads Hacienda Backpackers
"… still close to the beach. Centrally positioned between all of the best parties, we are about 15 minutes by taxi to the world famous Full Moon Party and less than ten minutes to all the other major parties (Half Moon, Black Moon, Jungle Experience). Anyone staying at Hacienda Backpackers has full use of all the facilities at Hacienda Resort & Beach Club. The resort is only about a two minute walk away. Here customers have access...
Bottle Beach 1 Resort
"… Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom Bungalow Size: 30 square metres Bed Size(s): 2 Double Deluxe 4 person Ocean View (Private bathroom) is Deluxe Beach Front Bungalow Beach front bungalow offers air conditioning, a private balcony with a seating area and an en suite bathroom. Bungalow Facilities: Balcony, Sea View, Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Seating Area, Fan, Heating, Shower, Toilet,...
Baan Tai - Backpackers
"… room! 9) Security - CCTV all through the building! 10) All-Day Breakfasts from 10am-5pm! ABOUT OUR LOCATION: BAAN TAI! If you’re looking to party, Baan Tai is the best spot to be on the island! We’re within a veeeeery short taxi ride – 5 mins – to the HALF MOON, JUNGLE EXPERIENCE, MAYA, SHIVA MOON and BLACK MOON parties in the Baan Tai jungles, as well as within walking distance to the weekly LOI LAY FLOATING BAR PARTY every...
"… unforgettable and safe. We will also be happy to answer any other questions you have about the island or your onward travels. . So if it is a safe and clean hostel with an exciting, entertaining, fun and friendly atmosphere that you are looking for MOONERS hostel is where you need to be. Hope to see you soon!! Check in: 2 pm till midnight Check out: 12 pm Minimum stay: 5 nights for full moon week Payments terms: 50% prepayment* for...
"… and 5 mins from sunset beach, giving you a great choice. Bars and restaurants are on your doorstep and the choice in Haad Rin is huge from Traditional Thai to Mexican, you will have many places to eat and drink. On Full Moon night each guest is treated to free body paint and great music which, is the perfect way to warm up for the big event. We are able to provide travel and tour information and to ensure that all your...
Wild & Wandering
"… 200 menus. You can eat Thai, Italian, French, Swiss, Israeli, Greek, English and American (our prices are attractive). A relaxed community atmosphere, a great place to make new friends and meet the locals who often hang out. Moonstone Lounge Bar & Restaurant provide also 4 Big Screen Tv's to watch Football or movies during your stay. We also make special parties with DJ's and the best music you like to party on !...
Dancing Elephant- Nanda
"… you need to make your stay unforgettable and safe. We will also be happy to answer any other questions you have about the island or your onward travels. So if it is a safe and clean hostel with an exciting, entertaining, fun and friendly atmosphere that you’re looking for Dancing Elephant - Nanda is where you need to be. Hope to see you soon!! Check in: 2 pm till midnight Check out: 12 pm Minimum stay: 5 nights for full moon...
Bed 'n' Bar
"Set in a prime location of Koh Phangan, Bed 'n' Bar Hostel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Take advantage of the hotel's safety deposit boxes, car park, concierge, meeting facilities, Wi-Fi in public areas. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel offers various...
Om Ganesh Hostel
"… located in the popular Haad Rin area. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Take advantage of the hotel's laundry service, smoking area, safety deposit boxes, Wi-Fi in public areas, free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find seating area, internet access – wireless...
"… are equipped with electric plugs and personal psyche light. With a capacity of 40 HQ is a fantastic place to meet new friends The HQ bar hosts warm up street parties all through full moon week and is the perfect way to start off a fantastic night of revelry. Every night during the Full moon week, 1, 2 up to 3 DJ will entertain you as nowhere on the island! Copied many time but never equaled, Dancing Elephant team is dedicated...
Palio (Haad Rin) Hostel
"… the full moon party, beaches and the pier but far enough so that you can still get a great nights sleep. Palio Hostel is the best place to meet new people and have the time of your life. You want to enjoy the Full Moon week, come as early as you can. Every night, from the sunset to the dawn, pre-party, party and after party! Our dorms are comfortable and stylish lounge has a good view lakeside and around plam tree,our room...
"… large balcony and shared bathroom with hot showers. Secure lockers are provided to each guest. The 6 Bed Dorm enjoys and elevated position, balcony and shared bathroom with hot showers. Security Lockers are provided to all guests. The 8 Bed Dorm is on the ground level and has a garden position and has a en-suite Bathroom with hot shower. Security Lockers are provided to all guests. The 22 Bed Dorm is on ground level and has 3...
Blue Dream Hostel
"Come enjoy and share your travel experiences in hard road cafe. Our hostel is situated on the main road between the 2 piers of koh Phangan. It is on the main street on the way to Haad rin when you arrive from Tongsala pier. We offer 2 different kind of Accommodation (all air con) the prices of the accommodation might change depending of the season. Enjoy our exquisite ice cream cocktails at the beach bar, the restaurant offers different...
Haad Rin Village
"… sunset beach and full moon beach ( sunrise ) has lots going on like beach soccer and volleyball plus a range of watersports. The hostel also has it's own travel center where you can book your onward travel or one of Koh Phangan's great tours that takes your fancy. We have a mini market for all your essentials and a Thai restaurant named BT just a minute walk away where guests can enjoy both traditional Thai and International...
Baan Talay Guesthouse
"… and have their tickets delivered to their room saving customers their holiday time. You can also enjoy our SPA. We have a large selection of massage for competitive prices. Of course, Haad Rin is not just about the Full Moon party, it has so much more to offer for example, there are three beaches in Haad Rin all just a 5 minutes walk. Koh Phangan really is a beautiful Island & Baan Talay and SPA is the perfect base for your...
"… for a total of 12 guests. Hostel 17 is one of the newest offers in Haadrin with brand new mattresses and linen The hostel has free WI-FI service and each guest will be given a personal locker and clean linen .Each bed have a personal power plug and a lamp, towels are also provided. Free tea and coffee facilities are available for the guest all day . Hostel 17 is right in the center of the city. which is home to the famous Full Moon...
"… have private lockers for each customers. Every month around full moon, haadrin is home to the world famous Full Moon party. The event has bought the Island global notoriety and Had Rin has become one of the biggest party centres in the world; attracting up to 30,000 people to the Full Moon Party at New Years Eve and 10,000 on an average Full Moon. Policy: Pre-payment 50% of the balance No pre-payment = no confirmed...
Lucky Hostel Koh Phangan
"… location for the full moon party! Each dorm room has lockers available with locks for a 300bht key deposit, plenty of electrical outlets for recharging electronics, and reading lights for some of the beds. The 22 bed dorm has 2 en suit showers and a separate sink area. The 14 bed dorm has 4 bathrooms and 2 showers down the hall with a separate sink area as well. Downstairs there is a lounge with a large couch, a tv, and a...
Moon Dance Hostel
"… the night life are a restaurants and bars nearby. Full moon party, Party are close to the dorm, but far enough to have a good night sleep. At the beachfront is our restaurant, and beach bar. Moon Dance Hostel is only a 5-minute walk from the famous Full Moon Party Beach, Haad Rin. It offers cosy rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout the residence. Free on-site parking is available. Haad Rin Pier is a 5-minute walk from Moon Dance...
Our House Koh Phangan
"… affordable restaurants nearby that will deliver food over to you, and we have our own basic kitchen for snacks and such. We also have a travel counter for Thai and international tickets. Please note: There is a 5 night minimum stay during the full moon . During peak season the minimum stay is 7 nights * We will send you an invoice for 50% of the balance as soon as possible after receiving your booking, which is due on receipt....
Bananas Dormitory Haad Rin
"Banana Hostel is a destination for backpackers and budget travelers; it offers a friendly home from home atmosphere for all our guests. Banana Hoste is the friendly, central and quiet hostel ideally placed in Haadrin village, surrounded by shops, 7 eleven, restaurants, massage salons, bars... We pride ourselves on offering very clean rooms at affordable prices, as well as many other comforts and services. we have 3 different rooms...
Echo Beach Backpackers
"… Travel Information • Thai and Western Restaurant with home-made pies and burgers • Very comfortable mattresses • Taxi Service • Motorbike Hire * Beach Hammocks • Secure Lockers • Security Cameras • Friendly staff • Beautiful sunsets from the bar • Profits go to fund our FREE English School for Thai children • Diving and tours to all major attractions organised Winner of 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence...
"… restaurants nearby that will deliver food over to you, and we have our own basic kitchen for snacks and such. We also have a travel counter for Thai and international tickets. Please note: There is a 5 night minimum stay during the full moon . During peak season the minimum stay is 7 nights * We will send you an invoice for 50% of the balance as soon as possible after receiving your booking, which is due on receipt. Your booking...
Su Casa Guesthouse
"… in the center of the action of Thong Sala, just within a walking distance of all the services. There are 2 different room types: - Double Room: Fan, double bed, wifi, shared toilet and hot shower - Triple Room: Fan, 3 single beds, wifi, shared toilet and hot shower On the top floor there is a communal area with a great view facing the sea and Koh Samui. * Pre-payment 50% of the balance due within a week. * No pre-payment =...
The Beach Village Backpackers
"… KU CLUB right on the beach with regular nights, 2 days before and after full moon, which our guests get FREE entry for! Please note; We are a party resort and have music all day by the pool and host large parties so if you are looking for a quiet place to stay over the fullmoon period, this isnt it. The Beach Village Backpackers hosts great pool and club parties every month, that have brought international music acts such as...
"The dormitory is on the second floor of the building and is composed of 13 bunk beds for a total of 26 guests . There are 4 toilette with hot shower ensuite . Each guest has a private locker at his disposal . Free WI-Fi service. Clean towel and linen are provided . All the mattresses are brand new . Tea and coffee facilities available throughout the day. Pre-payment 50% of the balance No pre-payment = no confirmed booking . Cancel 21 days...
"… Koh Phangan. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Hacienda Backpackers. Designed for comfort, guestrooms offer air conditioning, shower, internet access – wireless (complimentary) to ensure a restful night. Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room or take advantage of the hotel's...
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