City break in Ko Pha Ngan Island. Active leisure ideas for Ko Pha Ngan Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

One of the most interesting places for active tourists on Ko Pha Ngan is the Than Sadet National Park, located in the vicinity of the Royal River. The river was named so because the king of Thailand Rama 5 visited this place once and later he returned to the river 14 more times. Then, he ordered to open a national park here. Anyone can come to this territory, but if you have no sense of direction, it is better to explore the island with an organized group. Moreover, you should know that if you come here in the rainy season, you will go to the park on a very bad road.
The coastline of Koh Pha Ngan is rather large, and therefore a choice of beaches is just huge. One of the busiest and most visited beaches of the island is Haad Rin beach. It’s very … Open
There is a waterfall of the same name on the territory of Than Sadet Park. It is a set of cascades which length is three kilometres. Its water is considered to be sacred. You can climb the Khao Ra mountain in the Park. There is an observation deck on its top, which provides an amazing view on the island and neighbouring Koh Tao and Samui. Despite the fact that the height of the mountain is only 630 meters, the way to its top is quite difficult, especially for unprepared tourists. It is also difficult to get to the Phaeng waterfall, which is incredibly beautiful. You should definitely bathe in the clear water of Laem Son Lake, where the locals love to jump on the bungee.
There are a lot of waterfalls in the jungle of the island, most of them are popular among tourists. Sramanora, Than Pravet and Wang Sai are waterfalls that every person should visit. Don’t miss a chance to visit local observation decks. There are several decks located near the beach of Haad Rin, Wat Khao Tham and near Phangan Utopia Resort. You can reach them by scooter or taxi. Local Safari Park surely deserves your attention. You can get here for free, but you have to pay for some of the attractions. Here you can ride elephants, watch packs of monkeys, squirrels, and snakes in their natural habitat. Moreover, you can even feed the non-dangerous animals. In addition, there are impressive performances with snakes and freshwater crocodiles. Copyright
Anantara Rasananda resort situated at the charming beach of Thong Nai Pan has remained one of the most famous and sought after hotels of Koh Pha Ngan for many years. The resort offers a … Open
Walking through the local jungle, remember that monkeys in Thailand are agile and very impudent animals. They can easily steal anything from your things at the most inopportune moment. If you love relaxing entertainments, there is a mini-golf course with 12 holes near the temple of Wat Phu Khao Noi and a shooting range for archery near Chaloklum, where even beginners will learn to handle weapons of ancient Thai soldiers. Romantic people who love to admire picturesque views can visit Ang Thong National Marine Park, which is located close to Ko Pha Ngan. You can stay overnight in Ko Mai, or you can just come here for a day trip.
Sunset Silhouettes: Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand Ang Thong, by the way, is also known as a great place for divers because of coral atolls with lots of animals. Diving off the coast of Ko Pha Ngan will be interesting for beginners as well as for experienced divers. If desired, you can get an international diver license in any of the diving schools and sign up for a real underwater tour. If you do not want to learn all the tricks of scuba diving, you can go snorkelling. One of the best places for swimming with a mask is the island of Koh Ma. In particular a place near the Mae Haad beach.
Ko Pha Ngan is a very small island. However, the island has everything you need to relax and have a great time. Of course, if you want to wander around the shops of any major shopping … Open
You can find beaches for every taste on the island. Wide Haad Yao, snow-white Haad Sala, beautiful Thong Nai Pan, calm Chaloklum, picturesque Plai Laem, romantic Ban Thai, and secluded wild Coral Beach. Haad Rin beach is known as the venue of the monthly multi-thousand Full Moon Party. You couldn't attend the main event of the month? Then you should go on Ban Thai, where are held Half Moon Party (on a week before and through a week after Full moon). However, there is a wide choice of discos on other days of the month - black moon Party, Jungle Experience, Sramonara Waterfall Party at the Samora waterfall, Shiva Moon Party, Moon Set Party, Reggae Party. Furthermore, there are noisy parties in the night clubs of local settlements.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ko Pha Ngan Island
♥   Marine National Park 'Than Sadeth-Koh Phangan' , 7.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Namtok Si khid' , 87 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Mu Ko Ang Thong' , 96.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Tai Romyen' , 122.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Kaeng Krung' , 132.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Ko Pha Ngan Island
♥   Amusement park 'Surat Waterpark' Ban Na San, 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Coco Splash Adventure and Water Park' Samui, 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'The Pirates Park' Surat Thani, 103.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Ko Pha Ngan Island
♥   Water park 'Coco Splash Adventure and Water Park' Samui, 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'The Pirates Park' Surat Thani, 103.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Koh Tao

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For several years the island has been among the divers and snorkelers. Here there are a lot of excellent places for diving with the dive machine. The ideal places for swimming with the snorkel are located next to all the wonderful beaches. Apart from the colorful fish you can see the small rays and even the reef sharks on the coast, which, unlike the predatory sharks, are absolutely safe. The beach Ao Leuk will please those who like to relax on the picturesque sandy beaches. … Read further

Six Senses Yao Noi

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The unique health resort is environmentally friendly - it was built in harmony with the surrounding nature and does not harm the ecosystem. In the formation of the hotel complex the beautiful national traditions were considered. Guests of the charming spa resort can spend a few days in the cozy room or in a cottage. The untouched beauty of nature and the wonderful landscapes are the main attractions of this eco-resort. … Read further

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