One of Phangan's most popular beaches where the famous
Full Moon Party takes place every month. It
actually consists of two beaches, one on each side of
Cape Rin, which sticks out like a thumb from southeast
corner of the island.
east side has the best beach which is good for swimming
and you can also snorkel along the coral reefs at both
ends of the beach. The
west side has a wider selection of bungalows and it
doesn't really matter which side of the cape you stay
on since it's only a short walk from one side to the
Tai and Ban Kai
Two small villages located halfway between Thongsala
and Had Rin. The beaches here are clean and tidy with
over two dozen bungalows to choose.
10 minutes by boat on the east of Had Rin. The beach
is remote with only 2 bungalow resorts: Haad Tien Resort
Nai Pan Bay
18 km of beautiful unspoiled beaches tucked away amongst
beautiful capes and coves. A dirt trail runs all the
way from Ban Tai Village up the coast to Thong Nai Pan
consists of two bays: Thong Nai Pan Yai and Thong Nai
One of the most popular hideaways on the island, tucked
along a secluded cove on the nothern shore. It can be
reached by hiking 3 km along an inland trail or by taking
a boat from Chaloklum Bay to the west.
A large, attractive bay with several nice beaches. On
the East End, enveloped in its own cove, is Khom Beach.
west along the main beach areseveral more faciities.
At the fishing village of Ban Chalokum you can shop
for basic provisions and catch taxis back to Thongsala.
Good snorkelling place along the coastel coral reefs
and around the off shore islet of Koh Ma. There are
several bungalows and a small village, Ban Mae Had,
located 3 km from Ban Chaloklum.
Usually lumped together with neighboring Srithanu Bay.
There are extensive coral reefs offshore for snorkelling
and an inland lake behind the cape called Lam Son for
swimming and relaxing.
A big bay with an open beach and some fairly good spots
for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Just a short walk from Thongsala in case you wish to
stay near town. There are plenty of bungalows both on
the beach and up the hillside to choose from