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Hello everyone,

I was looking to stay at panviman resort which claims it is roughly 7 miles/11.4 Km from Haad Rin Beach. I was wondering if anyone could speak to the availability, reliability, safety, & price of transportation from the hotel to Haad Rin on the night of the full moon party, considering the distance? Also if anyone else has any recommendations for accommodation for a 2 night reservation during January’s full moon party.

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1. Re: Accomodation

Panviman is about as far away from Haad Rin as you can get and some people choose it for that very reason. It's on Thong Nai Pan Yai which is a lovely beach, although not unspoiled as suggested in their literature, there are other high end hotels on that beach, jet skis (run by a lovely French guy) and a small village behind the beach with lots of eateries. Getting to the Full Moon Party is relatively easy as there are usually many other people going to. Some places have speed boats running to the party, otherwise it's a local bus (songthaew) journey which can be bumpy to start with as the road to TNP isn't quite finished, but ends up on tarmac for most of the journey to Haad Rin. Most places require 3-5 night reservations during FMP time, although Panviman wouldn't be your average party goers accommodation of choice due to price so you will probably find they can do less nights. You will definitely pay more than the normal going rate on FMP night for transport, but it won't be exhorbitant. Note that journey is over 18km!

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Edited: 8:18 pm, October 23, 2013
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2. Re: Accomodation

To correct Cassnu, Panviman is actually on Thong Nai Pan Noi. The resort has their own speedboat and offers a safe, reliable way to get to and from the FMP, or you can just head down to the beach and book a boat or taxi there (and back). The boats generally run each way every 2 hours, though I am unsure about the taxis.

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3. Re: Accomodation

Sorry, I meant Noi!

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