Koh Phangan is an island situated on the Central Gulf Coast of Southern Thailand which lies in between the islands of Ko Tao and Ko Samui. It is being also popularly known as the island of the Coconut Trees. The main ferry port is Thong Sala and is also referred to as the island’s capital. Ao Nai Wok (or Baan Manali Beach) is a bay with a whitish sandbar at the front of it. One of the first bay at the north of Thong Sala which is known as the best for sailing, kayaking and wind surfing. The opportunity is given due to the direction of the wind which supports the sports. Koh Phi Phi is also near with this island which is one of the most famous tourist destination in Thailand.Sri Thanu is a volcanic cape at the southern side of the Haad Yao and Haad Son with all the beaches and the bays. Haad son is an extremely beautiful bay with pleasant water and low development yet. Haad Chao Phao is a very calm quiet beach located at the west of Koh Phangan. There are many bungalows and resorts that are offering high quality packages with world class living standards near the beach where the sunrise and sunset can be experienced. Haad Yao is a very long whitish sandy beach at Koh Phangan, which is situated at the northern area of the Haad Chao Phao. This beach is a bit more developed there are the beach bars and many popular restaurants, the activities include the snorkeling. It has the best infrastructure available for the tourists or visitors and the swimmers don’t need to go very far away for proper swimming. Haad Salad is a very peaceful, relaxing and serene bay which has many resorts at the north west of that island. Similarly Haad Mae Haad is connected to the KO maa, a national marine park, and is a white sandy beach offering the best diving and snorkeling opportunities.
Chalok Lam is a fishing market with a stunning beach with long sandy bay at the north tip. Commercially wise best beach is the Malibu Beach at the west side with best sand of the island.
The Than Sadet Koh Phangan National Park was named after the River Than Sadet which means the Royal River. It forms the largest waterfall on the island being visited by many Thai Kings.