There are a numerous ways to get to Koh Pha-ngan. The regions premiere short-haul airline is Bangkok Airways; also the owners of Koh Samui Airport which is the nearest to Koh Pha-Ngan. They offer around twenty return flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok everyday, and also fly to Hua Hin, Pattaya, Phuket and Singapore from Koh Samui Airport. If you want to explore Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, it takes just a connecting flight from Bangkok.
Haad Rin is a peninsular beach area and town on the southern tip of Ko Pha-Ngan, an island in the Gulf of Thailand. It’s two main beaches are Sunset Beach (Haad Rin Nai) to the south and the larger Sunrise Beach (Haad Rin Nok) to the north. The famous Full Moon Party takes place on Sunrise Beach every month.
Although located on the island of Koh Phangan in the south of Thailand, at Kobra Stadium Master Kongpipop teaches the northern style of Thai boxing. Along with his techniques he instills the values of patience, personal discipline, confidence and respect for self and others.
He believes that the fundamentals are the foundation for any great fighter and requires his students to master each step of training before proceeding to the next. Beginner students will focus on learning to use upper and lower body techniques. Once mastered the intermediate student will then learn to apply these basics to real fighting situations.
The quickest way to Koh Phangan from Bangkok is to fly to Koh Samui island. Check out : Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways for timetable and prices.
**Bookings 4 weeks or more in advance give you the best online fare deals**
A few different boat companies offer services from Samui to the Thong Sala Pier in Koh Phangan which are located near the airport. The Lomprayah catamaran takes 20 mins and leaves Mae Nam beach on Koh Samui at 8am, 12.30 pm and 5.30 pm.
There is also Seatran Express at 8:00 am and 1.30 pm leaving from Bophut. The last boat from Koh Samui leaves Bophut 6.30 pm and arrives at Haad Rin beach on Koh Phangan. **Please note that timetables will vary according to the tourist seasons**
The nearest airport on the mainland is in Surat Thani. Air Asia and Thai Airways fly here. From there take a bus service to the ferry pier in Don Sak (approx 1,5 hours) and then a ferry to Koh Phangan (approx 2.5-3 hours) to arrive at Thong Sala Pier.
How To Find Us
If you arrive at the pier in Thongsala you take a taxi, approximately 20 min drive. And if you arrive at the pier in Haad Rin it’s a 5 minute walk, go straight up the main road and turn right , you will see our sign, up a small hill and you will find us at the other side..