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“Party beach”
Review of Haad Rin

Haad Rin
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Koh Samui to Koh Phangan by High-Speed Ferry
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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“Party beach”
Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a beach full of fun and lots of alternatives then you'll love haad rin. Nice music on kangaroo bar (deep and tech house), nice shakes on mellow mountain bar. Go there and have lots of fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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“sun sun sun”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Wow i had a great time in haadrin , the weather was great and the people friendly , great nightlife and you dont have to pay toget into the clubs on the beach ,
first i stayed in Bat tai but it was a lillte boring and the beach is just a skinny strip of sand that goes away at high tide and its too shallow to swim !!!!
so i had to get a taxi to haad rin to swim and party , so i just moved to haad rin and had a great time .

Visited March 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Fullmoon Party”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

First went there in Dec 2004 with some friends. We had awesome time there. Stayed for a week but I cant recall the name of the hotel. The hotel we went to is of basic facility. Had a problem there when one of the staff actually stole my hp while I was charging it in the room but the hotel management was of a great help by tracing the culprit and the thief was caught and my hp was found.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Full Moon Party”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Had an amazing time after worrying about the bad reports on this party. It isn't just a beach party, there are loads of restaurants and shops open in the village and the streets are lined with places to buy food and drink at very reasonable prices. The beach was amazing with various types of music as well as entertainment. Would recommend anyone to go as it's not just for ravers lol!

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“A beautiful beach but too polluted.”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

I went for the full moon party and I can easily say I wouldn't go back again.
It may of been great once, but now it definitely isn't.
There was always at least 50 guys at any one time standing ankle deep in the sea going to the toilet. So I definitely don't recommend swimming here any time after the full moon party. I also saw people having sex in the water just less than 10 metres where everyone was peeing.

Lot of waaaay toooo drunk people throwing drinks, bottles etc. There was lots of litter, broken glass etc. Which is such a shame. It is a great place for a beach party and with a different type of crowd it could be an awesome night.
But all the rubbish, human excrement and completely wasted people with no idea what they are doing or who they are throwing their drinks at, or over, doesn't make for a fun place in my opinion. I've been to much better beach dance parties in the Caribbean.

The other parts of Koh Phangan are beautiful. So I would definitely stay on a different part and if you really really really want to do the full moon party, take a taxi there. If you stay on Hat Rin over the full moon period, you would have to catch a taxi to another beach if you wanted to have a swim in anything other than urine.
Also the road in to Hat Rin is very windy and hilly.

Visited January 2013
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