Koh Phangan has an amazing variety of hotels and places to stay, from ultra-luxury resorts for well-heeled visitors to cheap beachside bungalows and hostels for the thousands of people that visit the island every month for the Full Moon Party.
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Whether you’re visiting Koh Phangan on a strict budget or want to spend a little more and stay somewhere truly beautiful, you’ll have no issues finding a hotel or resort that meets your needs on Koh Phangan.
Like nearby Koh Samui, the price for accommodation on Koh Phangan can vary depending on the time of year you visit. The high season, which lasts from late November until late February, generally has the highest accommodation rates.
During the low season, you’ll be able to find the same hotels for much less — often half as much, or less, as they would cost in the high season. Accommodation around Haad Rin can also jump up in price quite suddenly shortly before the famous Full Moon Party.
Are you searching for Koh Phangan accommodation? Below, we’ve listed the best luxury hotels, mid-range hotels and budget accommodations on Koh Phangan.
Best Luxury Hotels on Koh Phangan
- Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas
Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas is a beautiful five star private villa resort on the quiet and isolated east coast of Koh Phangan. Rooms range from spacious pool suites to the larger, extremely luxurious Oceanfront Pool Villa.
- Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa
Santhiya Koh Phangan Resort & Spa is a five star resort in Thong Nai Pan. Far away from the huge crowds of Koh Phangan’s southern coastline, Santhiya has quiet surroundings and a wide selection of luxurious rooms and villas with easy access to the beach.
- Panviman Resort Koh Phangan
Another Thong Nai Pan accommodation option, Panviman Resort is a five star luxury resort with a variety of suites, cottages and villas. The resort has a beautiful setting beside the beach, and many of the larger rooms come equipped with jacuzzis and private swimming pools.
- Buri Rasa Koh Phangan
Buri Rasa Koh Phangan is a four-and-a-half star resort in Thong Nai Pan with a great selection of spacious rooms and villas. Easy access to the beach, a great outdoor pool and a wonderful spa make this one of the best options for relaxing in Koh Phangan’s chilled out northwest.
- Kupu Kupu Beach Villas & Spa
Kupu Kupu Phangan Beach Villas & Spa is a luxurious resort on Ao Nai Wok. With 37 private villas and suites, direct access to the beach, a stunning lap pool and beautiful garden grounds, Kupu Kupu is a quiet oasis on one of Koh Phangan’s best west coast beaches.
Best Mid Range Hotels on Koh Phangan
- The Coast Resort Koh Phangan
Located on the quieter side of Haad Rin, The Coast Resort is a four star resort that’s right on the beach. Rooms are luxurious and modern and the resort is a short walk from the party scene on Haad Rin Nok, making it a great choice for people that want a mix of nightlife and relaxation.
- Koh Phangan Pavilions
Koh Phangan Pavilions is a small apartment resort in Thong Nai Pan. With breathtaking views of the sea, a variety of private apartments and a swimming pool and common area, this resort offers all of the comfort of nearby luxury hotels at a more reasonable price.
- Maehaad Bay Resort
Maehaad Bay Resort is a four star resort on stunningly beautiful Mae Haad. Close to some of the best snorkelling spots on Koh Phangan, this comfortable four star resort is a great base for people that want to spend most of their time on the island relaxing on the beach.
- Sunset Hill Boutique Resort Koh Phangan
Sunset Hill Boutique Resort is a mid-range hillside resort near Haad Chao Phao. Although it’s a short walk from the beach, it’s far from inconvenient and offers stunning views over one of Koh Phangan’s most picturesque coastal areas.
- Salad Buri Resort & Spa
Salad Buri Resort & Spa is a four star resort on Haad Salad. With its beachfront swimming pools and great selection of luxurious rooms and villas, some with private swimming pools, it’s one of the best mid-priced accommodation options on Haad Salad.
- Pariya Resort & Villas Haad Yuan Koh Phangan
Pariya Resort & Villas is a friendly and simple four star hotel on chilled out Haad Yuan. While it’s not the most luxurious hotel in this part of the island, it’s an affordable option right on the beach with a swimming pool and good recreational facilities.
- Le Divine Comedie Hotel
Le Divine Comedie Hotel is a four star resort located close to Thong Sala on Baan Tai. With its large outdoor pool and selection of modern rooms and suites, Le Divine Comedie Hotel is one of the best options on Phangan if you prefer to be close to the island’s main town centre.
- Moonstone Villa
Moonstone Villa is a simple villa resort on Haad Rin Nai — the quieter, longer beach to the south of the more infamous Haad Rin Nok. The villa is large enough to sleep four people, making it an excellent option for travellers visiting for the nearby Full Moon Party.
- Baan Manali Resort
Baan Manali Resort is a quiet resort on Ao Nai Wok with a selection of peaceful and relaxing bungalows. The resort has a beachfront swimming pool but the real attraction here is the easy access to the beach, and the activities — like kayaking and paddleboarding — it provides.
- Salad Hut Resort
Salad Hut Resort is a small boutique resort on Haad Salad. The resort’s 14 rooms range from small double huts to spacious beachfront villas. With a great location right on the beach, Salad Hut Resort is a popular option on one of Koh Phangan’s most appreciated beaches.
Best Budget Hotels on Koh Phangan
- Sun Moon Star Resort Koh Phangan
Sun Moon Star Resort is a small bungalow resort located less than five minutes from popular Haad Yao and just slightly further from Haad Salad. The resort’s bungalows are simple, clean and minimalistic but very comfortable and come equipped with free Wi-Fi.
- Moonstone Studio
Moonstone Studio is a tiny boutique resort located on Haad Rin Nai. A short walk from all of the action on nearby Haad Rin Nok, Moonstone Studio is a popular low-cost option for travellers on Koh Phangan attending the Full Moon Party.
- At Beach Bed & Bar
At Beach Bed & Bar is a budget hostel and bar on Baan Tai, a short distance from the island’s main administrative centre in Thong Sala. Although it’s nothing special in terms of comfort, the cheap dorm beds are a convenient place to crash for the night before catching the next ferry.
- Maehaad Garden Inn
Maehaad Garden Inn is an inexpensive hotel close to quiet and beautiful Mae Haad. Less than five minutes from the beach on foot, Maehaad Garden Inn has a selection of simple double and twin rooms, all of which are equipped with free Wi-Fi.
- Phangan Island View Hotel
Phangan Island View Hotel is a three star hotel in Thong Sala — Koh Phangan’s main town and ferry terminal area. With a selection of clean, simple rooms and a swimming pool, this hotel is a convenient, pleasant option for travellers that want to stay in Koh Phangan’s main settlement.
- Milky Bay Resort
Located a short distance from Thong Sala, Milky Bay Resort offers the best of both worlds: easy access to Koh Phangan’s major town and direct access to the beach. Rooms are clean, modern and comfortable, while the hotel’s beachside pool is a great place to relax during the day.
- Cyana Beach Resort
Cyana Beach Resort is a charming three star resort on beautiful Wok Tum Bay. With its own seaside swimming pool and stunning views (including some of the best sunsets on the island) this peaceful and affordable resort is a great choice in a quiet area.
- The Shore Resort
The Shore Resort is a modern three star resort in the centre of Koh Phangan, a short drive from Thong Sala. Odd name aside (it’s a long walk to the nearest beach), The Shore Resort delivers a peaceful stay and a chance to experience a side of Koh Phangan most people never see.
- Blue Lotus Resort
Blue Lotus Resort is a cheap and simple bungalow resort on Baan Khai. The resort’s bungalows are rather simplistic (many lack hot water) but the low prices combined with a location right on a quiet slide of beach make Blue Lotus a good budget accommodation choice.
- First and Frang Hotel
First and Frang Hotel is a modern budget hotel in Thong Sala. Located close to the ferry to Koh Samui, First and Frang is a clean, simple and convenient place to stay if you need to be ready to catch the first ferry to Koh Samui or onward to Koh Tao the next day.
- Sea Love Bungalows
Sea Love Bungalows is a beachfront bungalow resort on Baan Tai. With 13 cheap and simple bungalows — some air conditioned, others equipped only with fans — Sea Love offers a cheap, pleasant place to stay that’s right on one of the island’s most popular beaches.
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Koh Phangan Travel Guide:
- Koh Phangan – A Very Quick Travel Guide
- How To Get To Koh Phangan
- Full Moon Party Koh Phangan
- Drugs on Koh Phangan
- Full Moon Party Accommodation on Koh Phangan
- Things To Do On Koh Phangan
- Places To Eat On Koh Phangan
- Koh Phangan Villas For Rent
- Where To Stay On Koh Phangan
- Koh Phangan Day Trips
- Koh Phangan Weather
- Koh Phangan Airport
- Koh Phangan Beaches