Koh PhaNgan


Guide To South East

Haad Rin Nok (sunrise)
Haad Rin Nok is the party beach on the sunrise side of the peninsula; it is an extremely picturesque beach which by day is full of sunworshippers and in the evenings, full of nightlife!

Haad Rin Nai (sunset)
On Haad Rin Nai there are several high end resorts, great for escaping the noise of the parties and relaxing in air con as well as a few cheapies. The beach itself is usually fairly deserted and it's got a good stretch of white sand on which you can while away a few secluded hours.

Haad Khontee
Haad Khontee is a small deserted beach in the bay of Haad Rin Nok, there are no bungalows and it is best accessed by foot, strong tides can make it a danger to swim to.

Ao Hin Lor
Ao Hin Lor is a long white sand beach fringed by coral. There are several resorts spaciously placed with both low end and high end accommodation available.

Haad Leela (Haad Sarikantan)
Haad Leela is located on the headland and is great beach to stay at if you want to be near the action, but not too near. It has a relaxed atmosphere and a long palm fringed white sand beach.

Haad Yuan
Haad Yuan is a small and chilled beach with a couple of resorts and an old skool Phangan vibe running strong. It is accessible only by boat or mountain footpath.

Haad Thian (east)
Haad Thian has been a favourite with the new age and travelling crowd ever since people started trying to escape from Haad Rin. The Sanctuary is a healing centre with instruction in yoga, tai chi, meditaion and massage that is built into the huge boulders on the hillside overlooking Haad Tian. There are also several other bungalow operations. Access only by boat or mountain footpath.

Haad Wai Nam
Haad Wai Nam is a small rock fringed beach with idyllic white sand and beautiful clear green waters, great for swimming. There is one resort at present, who generate their own power and the beach can only be reached on foot or by boat.

Haad Yao (east)
Haad Yao is a scenic secluded bay with white sand and clear waters and is only accessible on foot or by boat, there are only two resorts and both have to generate their own power giving it a real desert island feel.



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