Half Moon party, Koh Phangan

Half Moon party, Koh Phangan

Half Moon party, Koh Phangan


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Leaving Ko Samui's capital Nathon and heading around the island in a clockwise direction, will first bring you to the sedate and little-visited Bang Po and Ban Tai strip of beach and bay in the northwestern corner of the island. Bang Po is the name for the entire bay, while Ban Tai is the area towards the eastern end (before Mae Nam).

This strip stretches for some four to five kilometres, facing north with some views of Ko Pha Ngan and backing onto route 4169. The waters are generally calm, but at low tide the water retreats considerably, exposing mud and rocks, but the beach improves considerably towards the Mae Nam (eastern) end. There are limited shallow coral reefs nearby which provide some snorkelling opportunities, and locals can be seen ... Read our complete Ban Tai travel guide

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