Ko Pha Ngan is so big, we've split it up into areas, select one of the below for detailed accommodation and food listings in that area. Sights and general overviews for Ko Pha Ngan as a whole can be found via the icons above. Don't know where to start? Read an overview of Ko Pha Ngan's different areas.
A peaceful and beautiful alternative to Haad Rin's beaches, this is a good place to avoid the worst crowds while having easy access to services and night life. There is a fourth place, Lighthouse Bungalows, around the southern headland, but they had a large trance party going when we last visited and we were unable to see a room!
The largest of the resorts on Haad Saikantang, Cocohut takes up a good length of the beachfront with rooms, the large restaurant, a beach bar and, to the far west, a spa and massage centre lining the beach. The swimming pool is more of a focal point of the resort that at neighbouring Sarikantang, with the beachfront pool backing onto water features and then a row of the premium private splash... Read our full review of Cocohut Beach Resort and Spa.
First impressions count and the bubbly receptionist who showed us around here couldn't have been more friendly -- an excellent introduction to what is a very solid midrange option on Haad Sarikantang. The older rooms are to the east of reception running down towards the beach and a somewhat uninspired freeform pool, while newer rooms are in a hotel-style building to the west, some of which open... Read our full review of Sarikantang Resort and Spa.
On the rustic to rundown time-space continuum, Leela Beach Resort sits well towards the latter. Bungalows here enjoy some of the best beach frontage of Haad Sarikantang, but the huts really are in a mediocre state. While they offer more than a half-dozen different price points, the primary options are beachfront huts in fan and air-con flavours along with some extremely basic fan-cooled huts... Read our full review of Leela Beach Resort.