Koh Phangan one of the most beautiful Islands in the Gulf of Thailand which is better known as the Full Moon party Island which happens every full moon on the beach of Haad Rin. Koh Phangan sites between Koh Tao and Koh Samui and makes a unique location to visit. The Island has so much more to offer that many tourists who come to Koh Phangan for the full moon party never explore the rest of the Island.
The Island offers great health and wellness programs, shopping, fishing, sport activities and so much more for all ages. Recently the Island has been divided into five zones to enhance and promote the areas and there opportunities for tourists. The locals and hotel association of Koh Phangan have agreed to make their own tourist zones to help promote each sector of the Island for its activities, development and businesses.
The five zones are: Centre of Lifestyle, Full Moon Destination, Heritage & Nature, Into the Sea and Health & Wellness Tourism.
Zone 1 – Commercial, Centre of Lifestyle
This is the main hub for the Island, the largest town on the Island which has the largest piers. Here you find banks, transportation and an abundance of shops, markets.
Zone 2 – Full Moon Party
The world famous full moon party, this is Haad Rin, the largest tourist area with one of the most beautiful beaches on the Island.
Zone 3 – Natural Beauty – Heritage and Nature
The natural protected zone of the Island, waterfalls and jungle. 40% of Koh Phangan is untouched, the part of the Island that is quiet, natural and peaceful.
Zone 4 – Into the Sea – Fishing
The little village of Chalouklom , the fishing village where most of the fishing industry works from. This spot also known as the place of diving centers. Also a great place for dining and getting some of that fresh fish.
Zone 5: Health and Wellness tourism
This is where Phangan Cove is based and this is the quiet relaxed zone for yoga retreats, healthy detox meals and vegetarian cafes. This zone is a place to connect to your spiritual side.
The five zones will help Phangan develop correctly and organized to keep the party areas the party areas and the natural areas protected.