What travelers say
Blessed with an ideal tropical climate throughout the year, it is best to visit the island from December to March, and June to September.
Ko Phangan, initially inhabited by sea gypsies, was discovered by backpackers almost twenty years ago. The island was then settled ... More by Chinese immigrants. King Rama V was known to be a great lover of this island.
A majority of the inhabitants of Ko Phangan are Buddhists, Thai being the official language. Coconut cultivation is the main occupation. Fishing and tourism are the other prominent industries.
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