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A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

Hello everyone!

My husband and I will be down in Koh Samui for a while in September and were looking to check out Koh Phangan for a couple of days since we had some extra time and it seems like an easy ferry from Samui. We found out the days we have available coincide with the Full Moon Party on Sept. 19.

I'm sure it would be fun to experience - even though I already know we would only last a few hours :) - but my question is, will it be impossible to find a hotel that is not especially overpriced or that requires a minimum stay? We are looking to stay in a nicer hotel and probably not close to the party area.

Any insight would be appreciated! Thank you!

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1. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

If you look along the north coast than you should be able to find something for a couple of nights. Generally, it are the hotels close to or in Haad Rin that require a minimum stay.

For nicer places look at Thong Nai Pan Noi on the NE corner.

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2. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

That's great info - thanks KhaolakYoga! If we did decide to trek over to the party for a few hours would be have any problems getting a cab/tuk tuk back to that area? Many thanks!!!

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3. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

You won't have a problem, but will pay a fairly hefty price for it.

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4. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

Hi,

You can organize transport to/from the FMP from Thong Nai Pan, it will not be a problem and you are almost certain to meet other people doing the same thing.

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5. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

Thanks for the responses! I'm going to start looking into hotels now! Many thanks to everyone for their responses!

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6. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

http://phangan-rasananda.anantara.com/

I'll just leave this here.

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7. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

Thanks Dave! I've heard amazing things about this hotel - I'll see what they have available (and how much it is!) :)

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8. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

@ Dave H, hi Dave do you know what beach the Anatara Rasananda is on, it doesn't say on their website or at least I can't see it.

Thanks, Deirdre.

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9. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

It's on Thong Nai Pan Noi beach.

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10. Re: A few days in Koh Phangan during FMP

Thanks.. @Cassnu