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Koh Phangan for nye

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1. Posted by ck1987 (Budding Member, 13 posts) 6 Jun '13 10:28

Hey,

I'm going to Thailand for nye, where would you guys recommend to go? I know Koh Phangan will be the main place, will it be as good as the hype?

Should I sort accommodation soon as I know it will be packed!

Thanks

Calvin

2. Posted by Packbacker26 (Budding Member, 47 posts) 10 Jun '13 08:22

Didn't make it on NYE, but a few of my mates did and said it was "okay". Their specific words were "sausage fest". So not having gone personally idk if they just had rough nights. But I imagine it would be best to book well in advance, although I never made it back to my room on full moon.. Or half moon for that matter!

3. Posted by Packbacker26 (Budding Member, 47 posts) 10 Jun '13 08:32

If you someone end up for half moon. Baan tai backpackers is the place for you, or even full moon. It's not on Haad Rin but it's a cheap ride away with a group and the owner is awesome, managed to keep is WELL entertained when the island lost power for 3 days. Baan Tai backpackers! Give it a look.

4. Posted by Gibbs79 (Budding Member, 25 posts) 10 Jun '13 14:52

I love it there , full moon party is a bit mad but plenty to do and very cheap to stay , I would say either ore book or just turn up about a week before NYE , that's what I'm doing , I do it most years and I always stay in two rocks resort in bantai , get some great party's round that way

5. Posted by ck1987 (Budding Member, 13 posts) 22 Jul '13 08:26

I've only just noticed these replies now...

Cheers for the advice guys!