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Koh Phangan has many great beaches, but which one is worth visiting the most? If you only have 3 days on the island you do not want to search forever, but head straight to the best beach on the island. It also raises the question of what you want - more peace or bustle and cool bars nearby.
Here is a selection of top beaches on Koh Phangan:
Mae Haad Beach - the very special beach with the mini-island Koh Ma
In the north of Koh Phangan, the beautiful Mae Haad Beach stretches. Highlight on this beach is a sandbank with the offshore island of Koh Ma. At low tide, you can take a little walk to the small island and enjoy the view - green water, wild jungle very, fine sand .... What else does Mae Haad Beach offer? White sand, turquoise water, palm trees and cool beach bars. In the off season, it is quiet here and you can sloshed on a fresh coconut or get massaged or snorkeling in the offshore reef.
Sunset at Zen Beach on Koh Phangan
If you experience a sunset here, you will feel the magic of Koh Phangan and understand why Koh Phangan is a truly special island. The atmosphere is indescribable. This is where musicians and artists of all kinds meet. There is music, meditation, singing, yoga ... just everything, it's wonderful - you have to experience it yourself.
A highlight on Koh Phangan is experiencing a sunset here. You can miss or miss a lot, but this atmosphere is magical and remains in your memory forever.
Secret Beach - small but nice
Of course, Secret Beach is no secret, but it's still a pretty beach with a cool bar for a cold refreshment. Here you can swim, relax and enjoy the view. If you just want to be lazy, you should definitely do it here.
Also, the beaches in Baan Tai are quite nice and easy to reach. This beach is half a kilometre from the Big C supermarket.
Of course, it's all a matter of taste, but these tips will hopefully help you choose!