The beaches Thong Nai Pan Noi & Thong Nai Pan Yai Together they form what is probably the most beautiful and popular bay on Koh Phangan and are located in the northeast of the island. Both beaches are real dream beaches with white, soft sand, turquoise sea and surrounded by tropical rainforest.

Since the otherwise ubiquitous reef is missing on the east coast, the beaches are ideal for swimming suitable. Become for this snorkeling enthusiasts be only partially satisfied here.

On these beaches you are far away from the party action and a bit off the beaten track. If you only want to take one or two trips on Koh Phangan, you are welcome Shuttle or taxi services available. Anyone who wants to be more mobile is better off getting one Cars or rent a scooter.

Thong Nai Pan used to be one Backpacker destination, today they are the so-called Flashbacker, i.e. those visitors from back then who now come back with children and a richer wallet. The Thong Nai Pan beaches are more attractive to the public with higher demands, but who also don't want to miss out on the relaxed lifestyle of Koh Phangan.

In general it is the same as almost everywhere on the island, you will find Accommodations and restaurants of various categories and price ranges next to each other. In the evening, all resorts come out onto the beach with tables or loungers and all you have to do is look for your favorite spot.

In Thong Nai Pan Noi are some of the best Luxury resorts The island, whose pools, bars and restaurants are always worth a visit. The delightful, almost picturesque village has attractive jewelry, clothing and souvenir shops, as well as some exquisite bars and restaurants. Also a little arts and crafts is offered. Here is a small reef that can be explored with the snorkel.

Thong Nai Pan Yai is a little bigger. On the street behind the beach you will find some shops, restaurants and bars. The bay is surrounded by dense jungle, which can be explored on countless hiking trails. The area is also suitable for climbing. Here you can experience more nature, you can always see large lizards and there are always reports of sightings of small big cats.

Activities in Thong Nai Pan

You can kayaks or SUPs borrow, dives book, fishing trips or Boat tours Companies. In the neighboring Than Sadet you can walk along the river in the jungle, at the Bottlebeach it is very nice to snorkel. The luxury resorts offer regular evenings shows for example music evenings, traditional Thai dancing or fire shows. Of course you can also go to one of the Massages or Hot tubs let spoil.

Since March 2018, Thong Nai Pan is richer by one attraction: Am Phangan Adventure mini golf course Do you play 18 holes on artificial grass, around big trees, over watercourses and over rocks? For children, putter in three different sizes are available. Adults can choose between professional or regular putters. The course was professionally planned and built with European thoroughness, which you will notice quite clearly when playing the tracks. Adults play for 250 Bath, children for 200 Bath and the family ticket for two adults plus a child are available for 500 Bath. Whether passionate or not, it's fun for the whole family. What else can you do on Koh Phangan? here.

Restaurants and Bars in Thong Nai Pan

The 2C Bar offers you an impressive view of the two beaches and the vastness of the sea. The Living Room and Valentino serve excellent Italian food that Siam House is visually very appealing and offers breakfast and snacks in the morning. In the Flip Flop Pharmacy Do you play billiards with beach views and enjoy small snacks while in the Sand Bar Mixes decent cocktails. You can find fine Thai food at County E-Saan Restaurant. Cooking classes also take place there!

Offers & Discounts in Thong Nai Pan

With your Double Dip Card you get it TIPI CANTINA Bar & Jewelry (Thong Nai Pan Nhoi) 2 for 1 on your first two beers or signature cocktails.

RASTA BABY Bar & Restaurant (Thong Nai Pan Nhoi). 2 for 1 on all Thai dishes for holders of the Double Dip Card 

 Accommodation in Thong Nai Pan

Hotel Koh Phangan

TNP - Thong Nai Pan Beach Residence

Affordable bungalows and rooms right on the beach at Thong Nai Pan Yai.


Thai Terrace Thong Nai Pan Yai

Thai terrace bungalow

This small, family-run bungalow complex is set in a beautiful garden, not far from Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach.

Havana Beach Resort Phangan Thong Nai Pan Yai

Havana Beach Resort Phangan

The cozy rooms on Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach have air conditioning and the resort offers a pool and three restaurants.

Great Escape Chalets Thong Nai Pan Yai

The Great Escape Chalets

Located not far from Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach, all accommodation units are equipped with air conditioning, TV and private pool.

Longtail Beach Resort Thong Nai Pan Yai

Long Tail Beach Resort

This resort at the southern end of Thong Nai Pan Yai Bay is particularly popular with families. All accommodations are located in a shady garden and the beach restaurant is also shaded by trees.

Hotel Koh Phangan

Sand at My Shoes Beach Loft

Beautifully designed, spacious rooms right on the beachfront of Thong Nai Pan Noi.

Hotel Koh Phangan

Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa

The resort is built on a cliff above Thong Nai Pan Nhoi Bay and offers wonderful sea views. The rooms with elaborate woodwork and teak furniture exude an incomparable flair.


The Hill Village

This lovingly designed resort with a fantastic view is located above Thong Nai Pan Nhoi.

Phuwadee Resort Thong Nai Pan Nhoi

Phuwadee Resort

Simple bungalows with air conditioning right on the beach in Thong Nai Pan Nhoi.


Panviman Resort Koh Phangan

Tasteful accommodation with a little luxury in a well-kept garden. The resort has a large pool, three restaurants and a spa.


From Thongsala Pier, head towards Haad Rin and then turn left at Ban Tai between 7 / 11 and Yoghurt Home onto Thong Nai Pan Road. After about eight kilometers, at the roundabout, follow the signs to Thong Nai Pan for another, approximately five kilometers. The driving time is approximately 35 minutes with the scooter. If you take a taxi you have to count on 450 Bath. Taxi fares can vary widely and depend on season, number of passengers and time of day.

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