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Hacienda Restaurant Review

Located on the main road in Thong Nai Pan Noi village, opposite Rasta Baby, Hacienda is North East Koh Phangan’s only Mexican restaurant. It’s very good and we thoroughly enjoy eating there. Hacienda has been run by a Thai/European couple for several years now. The restaurant is located on a site which changed hands numerous times over the past few
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Buri Rasa Thursday Night Fire Show

Thursday nights are fire show nights at Buri Rasa Village’s restaurant on the beach in Thong Nai Pan Noi on Koh Phangan Island. We went this last Thursday and ordered Caesar salad with prawns (320 THB) and grilled duck breast with curry sauce and sweet potato fritter (450 THB). This was accompanied with white and red wine by the glass
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Christmas in Thong Nai Pan

A favourite destination in Thailand to spend Christmas is Thong Nai Pan. The backpackers and those looking to party generally head for Thong Nai Pan Yai, and families and those wanting the best accommodation tend to choose Thong Nai Pan Noi. For those living in the West where the winters are long and bitter, and indeed those battling a Russian
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The Difference between Thong Nai Pan Yai and Thong Nai Pan Noi

Thong Nai Pan is a spectacular double bay in the north east of Koh Phangan. It is shaped like a ‘w’ on its side. The southern part of the bay is taken up by Thong Nai Pan Yai beach, the headland in the middle is occupied by Panviman Hotel and the northern beach is called Thong Nai Pan Noi. ‘Yai’
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Buri Rasa Restaurant

The most popular spot to drink and eat on the beach used to be the Baan Panburi Beach Club. When Baan Panburi was moved to Yai beach the area  was given over to the Rasananda, and the Star Huts spot was given to the Buri Rasa. The new Buri Rasa kept to the winning formula and set up a beachfront
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Best Cheap Thai Restaurants in Thong Nai Pan

Thai food is an exciting blend of flavors: it is sour, it is spicy and it is often rich. Thai food is also very healthy for you as it contains plenty of fruit and vegetables. It also often contains coconut oil and milk which is rich in vitamins and minerals. Most people who visit Thong Nai Pan want to try
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New Menu at Pa Thong’s Restaurant

Located on the corner across from Sweet Bakery Café and filled most nights by an eclectic mix of locals, long-term ex-pats, and tourists, Pa Thong’s Restaurant in Thong Nai Pan Yai serves up a list of consistently delicious Thai food. Their newly-expanded menu may be a bit tedious to comb through, but if you can find what you fancy, mark
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Panviman Restaurant

Panviman Resort is a great place to eat. They serve an exceptional Thai menu, a Western menu and nightly beach side barbeque. You will find the Panviman on the southern end of Thong Nai Pan beach on the headland. For those of you without a compass, this is the right hand side if you facing the sea. You can get
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H20 Scuba

H20 Scuba is the top scuba diving school in Thong Nai Pan. Since opening in 2005 H20 Scuba School has taken thousands of people diving with a 100% safety record. With their own speed boat and PADI certified instructors H20 Scuba offers a professional high quality service and is the provider of diving services to the local 5* star resorts:
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Tanaporn Massage House

Tanaporn Massage House, in Thong Nai Pan Noi, was first opened in early 2007. After 5 years in operation this business goes from strength to strength and is rightly regarded as one of the best massage businesses in Koh Phangan. Rarely is there a dissatisfied customer. Tanaporn Massage House is set within a purpose built traditional Thai house. The building
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