To South West
South West Koh PhaNgan
coastline takes on two different personas either side of Koh Tae
Nok and Koh Tae Nai, the islands in front of Thongsala. Up the
coast, starting at the northern end of Ao Nai Wok, there are steep
hills and rounded volcanic boulders around the south-west's only
mountain, Khao Hin Nok. The coast is broken up by rocky outcrops
and the odd cluster of mangroves, with small coves and idyllic
views over Ang Thong Marine Park.
of Thongsala, the coastline is a lot straighter with an unbroken
stretch of sand all the way up to the start of the Haad Rin hills.
The surrounding flat land has all been used for coconut farming
and long stretches of beach allow for a decent amount of space
between the resorts, many offering high standards of accommodation.