When on Koh Phangan we recommend you embark on a trip by boat to one of the rather secluded beaches on the north eastern coast, it is definitely worth it and prices are very affordable, ask at Haad Tian Beach Resort for details.
Situated only 18 km north of full moon on the east side Koh Phangan is full with golden secluded bays and hard to find natural beauty, the resorts and guesthouses to choose from, with a broad range of backpackerstyle 120 THB per night wooden hut with no toilet to luxury aircon villa with private swimming pool.
On island is just the right place. If you want to meeting travelers from every part of the globe and having a really good time, Phangan is just perfect, as well.
The Island has many popular Koh Ma. Koh Phangan Island has a selection of upper class hotels to offer, to name just a few as example Mandalai Hotel or Raiwin BeachResort. All of them offering high class service and a general high standard. There are concrete roads to HaadRin, but we have warned you that the roads are not in the best condition and unless you are a good motorcycle rider then don't try to get to HaadRin, as most accidents involving motorcycles happen in this area. Our advice is to leave your motorcylce at the seven eleven at BaanTai and pay approx 40 Baht for a pickup over the mountains to HadRin. The FullMoon Partytook place for the first time with a handful foreigners having a beach partyat the east side of Haad Rin in the late 80's. They enjoyed the party in the brightly moonand an increasing amount of people turned up every fullmoon. Currently there are about 6000-14000 foreigners who are having a good time and dancing to drum n' bass, trance, and other music styles.Skillful Disc Jockeys deliver the beats from the bars at Haad Rin East Side and from the beach.