Ko Phangan Nightlife

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  • A bit hidden on the main road
    A bit hidden on the main road
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  • Full Moon Party Ko Phangan tips and calendar

    by Huu72 Updated Apr 4, 2011

    The Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan in Thaland is one of the most famous outdoor parties in the world and it takes place once a month in Haad Rin on Koh Phangan. The beautiful beach is transformed into a huge party zone with blacklights, fluorescent colours, fireworks and thousands of happy people dancing and partying under the light of the full moon until sunrise… You should definitely experience it at least once. Data of the event you can find here: http://www.phanganresorts.com/en/Party_Info_%26_Dates/

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    Bios dynamic kitchen.: Chilling out

    by kimmo_v Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The mainroad of Panburi

    Very cool atmosphere, good music, hammocks, excellent drinks. I also spottted some chilums changing hands....:-).
    Also food available, but we never ate there, so dunno the taste of it.

    Also few huts for rent.

    Dress Code: Are you kidding? Well, lets say this way; the waiters didnt wear any shirts.
    So, basically very casual...

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    Chai Ya Bar #2: Good chill beach bar. Not on the beach now.

    by LakeFever Written Sep 6, 2008
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    This is the Chai Bar that was located on the beach the last time we visited. For some reason they had to move and another chill bar was left in its place. When we finally figured out where this bar was, we were relived.....the people who run Chai are the niest ever. WE had a great time with them all. They now have an extended menu and we tried the food one night and it was great. The kitchen stays open well past anything in Tong Nai Pan and Pins wife is the cook. Very good and inexpensive even compared to beach side restaurants. Note: no BBQ.
    Note: just tell them your hungry and they will cook you up something fresh and filling. We found this as the best method to order as they would cook things for which they did well and/or for which they had ingredients for. :)

    Dress Code: N/A

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    Haad Rin Beach: Notes from my travel journal...

    by SailorRoar Written Apr 2, 2008

    "Another few days have gone by here in paradise(Ko Tao). Exactly how many we don´t know. Since last time we have been to Ko Phan Ghan and The Full Moon Party (the biggest outdoor rave party in the world). The party was great! We estimate that there were somewhere between 5-7000 people dancing the night away, at the Haad Rin Beach.

    The day after the party (which we believe was yesterday) we sleept."

    Dress Code: Everything goes.... yes everything!

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  • Nightlife in Thong Nai Pan: Top Picks

    by girllrig Updated Mar 19, 2008

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    There are many bars in Thong Nai Pan, though not all are consistently open. Each bar picks a day of the week to have a party, so there is always somewhere to go. My top picks on Yai Beach:

    1) Funky Buddha- Sunday and Thursday nights (sometimes only Thursdays if it is slow). DJ Lai plays funky house and electro house music, this place has a nightclub feel and gets going late in the night. Staff can be dodgy.

    2) Yai Bar- a social meeting spot on the beach. Pool tables, fire shows, drinks under the stars.

    3) Yard Bar- a hidden gem, chillout bar in the village with great cocktails, & an outdoor cinema. (closed 2008)

    4) Nu Bar- more upscale, huge list of cocktails, pool table, very large and spread out so good for couples who want a little privacy.

    5) Hideaway Bar- this is actually on Noi beach, on Friday nights. The locals from both Thong Nai Pans go, as well as most tourists. Standard music but a good social scene. You can walk from one beach to the other, take a torch.

    The Game Bar on Yai beach is also very nice, but hasn't been open for awhile.

    Dress Code: no dress code (are you kidding?)

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    Reggae Bar: Jamming session

    by traceyspacey Written Oct 25, 2007

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    A group of us wandered up the road to try this place and so glad that we did.

    It is like being in an overgrown tree house, with different parts to sit in. We were here when the rain suddenly came down. So the guy's at the bar picked up their guitars and started playing. My boyfriend and a couple of others got going on the drums. It was a brilliant night.

    Just watch the stairs to the bathroom, they are a little slippery in the rain!

    Dress Code: No dress code

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    Pirate Bar: Man overboard

    by traceyspacey Updated Oct 25, 2007

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    This bar is set into the rocks in the shape of a pirates ship. It is very chilled with cushions scattered around. The staff are friendly. They do have party nights normally a couple of nights before the full moon. Because of where they are situated on the beach they do have a little beach to themselves. This place is for dry weather as there is no shelter.

    Just watch yourself after a few drinks as you may fall over board, the sides are pretty low.

    Dress Code: No dress code

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    Eagle Bar: Relax by the Sea or catch the footy

    by traceyspacey Written Oct 2, 2007

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    Set into the rocks at one end of Had Yao beach, this is a great place to relax and gaze out to the sea. Or if you have had enough of the sea, watch any football or rugby that maybe on. The staff are really friendly and full of smiles. Drinks are reasonably priced and the chicken burger is delicious.

    If you don't like the music, have a flick through their music selection and choose something else.

    Dress Code: No dress code

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    On the beach: Buckets of joy in Haad Rin

    by austarman Written Jan 20, 2007
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    Most of the partying in Haad Rin is done right there on the beach.
    Many people take thier "bucket of joy" and get themselves down onto the beach where the tunes pump out till very late.
    We were here for the half moon party and the music went on at the beach till 7am the next day.
    There are some really excellent fire dancing displays to be seen as well. (see photo below)

    Dress Code: Very little, because the nights are warm. (usually)
    Whatever you like really.

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    Funk: thongsala

    by kranstonakov Written Nov 1, 2006

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    cool bar on the front, has a pool table and sky sports!!! the owner nang is cute wee thing, but i dont think she likes me anymore!!! her dad is actually the police chief on the island so she gets away with anything!! good bar though and right in the middle of things. To be fair though, if you want to party go to haad rin.

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    Cool Runnings: Chaloklam

    by kranstonakov Written Nov 1, 2006

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    this is cool wee stoner bar owned by a french guy who is really sound. They encourage the use of cannabis and provide mushroom shakes to the more adventurous traveller like myself. You can drink one of these and trip out for 6 hours at the bar, its one way of passing the night in! good reggae tunes as well.

    Dress Code: none

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    Beach front: Haad Rin

    by kranstonakov Written Nov 1, 2006

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    millions of bars clubs and pubs, so many girls you will never get round them all (Tried my best) and of course the full moon party every month. 17thousand on the beach, one massive party. nothing quite like it.

    Dress Code: whatever

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    Err....its neon.: Mushroom bar

    by wheatus Written Oct 12, 2006

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    Off the beach inland. If you find it you'll know, everythings neon and trippy.
    Which happens to be very appropriate. After trying a really weak mushroom cocktal at the mellow mountain bar, i was ready for some real stuff and heard of this place.
    Drank a 500bt mango and mushroom shake in a neon wilderness.....an hour later i almost went insane. I've tried my luck with most crazy stuff, but this was loony juice on steroids.
    After leaving the bar the shake had'nt hit, and i went to meet these two girls for dinner, half way through the dinner the table started rippling, then these English girls started talking a form of gobbldegook. I could just about make out some words in English but suddenly i was hearing nonsense, and everything around me. I was in cookoo land. So I bolted, up to the safety of my hut where i spent the next 5 hours watching the sea to keep me sane. Be warned, those shakes are NOT for the fainthearted!

    Dress Code: Like people will notice what your wearing....

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    In the jungle!!: Half-moon party

    by kirstylm Written Sep 15, 2006

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    View of the half moon party

    I wasn't lucky enough to be there at the time of the full moon party, but did go to the half moon party and that was amazing!!

    It only gets going at about 11pm and will easily carry on til after 3am! Entrance is 200 baht and includes a free drink - got to try the Sangsom + red bull!

    There are some amazing fluorescent glow-in-the-dark paint (temporary) tattoo's that you can get for about 100baht - looks very cool glowing under the fluorescent lights!

    Note - they expect you to pay a small amount to use the toilets (think it may have been as little as 10 baht!).

    Dress Code: Casual, beach wear! And an exposed arm / tummy / back for a fluorescent tattoo!!

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    Chai Bar: Good Chillin Beach Bar

    by LakeFever Written Jul 23, 2006

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    Mai mixing tunes
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    Tong Nai Pan Yai.....the one bar open late everynight, playing tunes and people droping in and out.
    DJ Mai mixing the tunes and a twice a week beach party featuring fire dancing, a fire ring and fireworks.....they love their fire!
    Anyway, a good place to chill and meet other people staying on the beach. Most nights pretty quiet with small groups of people sitting around tables and beach.

    Dress Code: Anything goes

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