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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view from Chinese Temple

5 Best Things to Do in Koh Phangan

The best thing to do in Koh Phangan is simply to lie on a white sandy beach and take in the breath taking scenery. However, once you unwind the chances are that you will be looking to see something of Koh Phangan, to take a few pictures and to store up a few precious memories of your holiday on the
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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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Recommendations for Suratthani

Suratthani City is the administrative centre for the Suratthani Province that includes Koh Phangan. It is the eighth biggest city in Thailand and remains the gateway to Southern Thailand. While many tourists fly in and out of Koh Samui Airport, just as many catch a plane, train or bus to Suratthani from where they transfer to the islands in the
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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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Rainy Season in Thong Nai Pan

It is raining in Thong Nai Pan as I write this. It rains most nights. It also sometimes rains during the day. The rainy season lasts between 3 and 4 weeks. It never rains continuously for this time. Also the rainy season doesn’t start on the same day every year, nor does it finish on a certain day. This year
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Koh Phangan Airport

Koh Phangan Airport

Even after work started on clearing the land for Koh Phangan airport many people commenting on forums and blogs felt that the story was a hoax. They pointed out that Koh Phangan was far too mountainous to provide a suitable spot for airplanes to take off and land. Moreover, many of those who did give credence to the story felt
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diving in Gulf of Thailand

Open Water Course and Sunrise Villa

The Open Water PADI course is the first step to really experiencing the underwater world. The Gulf of Thailand is a great place to learn how to scuba dive. There are plenty of colorful reefs to explore. You can see a variety of fish and sea mammals including sharks, whale sharks and turtles. What is more the sea is warm
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Yingluck Shinawatra in Thong Nai Pan

Thai Prime Minister Visits Thong Nai Pan

On 20th October 2012 the Thai Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, paid a visit to Thong Nai Pan Noi beach. She was on official business to open a dam just 1km down the road, but decided to include a surprise visit to the famous beach in her itinerary. It was not exactly a surprise, but Ms Shinawatra, had kept the details
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Sweet and Sour Chicken at Sunrise Villa

One of the great things about renting out a villa on your holiday is that you have the option to do some self catering. Eating restaurant food for every meal is not ideal for everyone. I often find that restaurant food is too rich and contains too much salt. Another great thing about self catering on holiday is that you
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