Hat Khom Beach from the headland, Ko Pha Ngan

Hat Khom Beach from the headland, Ko Pha Ngan

Hat Khom Beach from the headland, Ko Pha Ngan


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Although best known for the monthly full moon parties, which attract thousands of travellers from all over the globe, there is a lot more to stunning Ko Pha Ngan than getting trashed and passing out in the powder-soft white sand.

The mid-sized and quite mountainous island (it stretches over 168 sq km and 70% of its topography is mountainous jungle with the remainder beaches and coconut groves) is situated roughly a third of the way from Ko Samui to Ko Tao. The island's original inhabitants are believed to have been either sea gypsies, or have come from Pattani or Nakhon Si ... Read our complete Ko Pha Ngan travel guide

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