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Think Koh Samui is Amazing? You’ll Love Koh Phangan Too! Experience Thailand’s Best For Up To 30% Discount!

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Think Koh Samui is Amazing? You’ll Love Koh Phangan Too! Experience Thailand's Best For Up To 30% Discount! - WORLD OF BUZZ
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If you haven’t been to Koh Samui, you’re missing out big time! One of the best destinations the amazing country of Thailand got to offer, it is high on the list of many travellers due to its clear pristine waters and golden sandy beaches.

Well, if you think Koh Samui is amazing, you’ve got to check out its sister island Koh Phangan which is the very definition of a hidden gem! Both located in Thailand’s Surat Thani district, you can easily get there via a direct flight from KL with amazing promos by AirAsia from 1st September 2019 till 27 March 2020!

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Yes weh! Just check out the awe-inspiring things that you can do in Koh Phangan below that’ll leave your wanderlust levels off the roof.

 

1. Experience the world-famous full moon party 

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An all-night beach party attended by travellers from all over the world? Yes, please! As the name suggests, it takes place during the full moon every month and is definitely a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed.

What to expect:

  • The epic monthly party started from humble beginnings as it was just a small gathering of friends in the 1980s at Koh Phangan’s Haad Rin beach.
  • Now, it has grown into one of the largest parties on the planet with more than 30,000 attendees on average!
  • Starting right after sunset, the party peaks at sunrise and eventually tapers off late the next afternoon.
  • In fact, the Full Moon Party is such a phenomenon that it’s listed in practically every traveller’s bucket list when visiting South East Asia!

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2. Go kayaking around the nearby Ang Thong Marine Park

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Not a fan of parties but into a different type of physical activities instead? Then go on an adventure to the jaw-dropping surrounding islands of the Ang Mong National Marine Park.

What to expect:

  • An archipelago of 42 islands within sight from Koh Phangan, it consists of 100 square km of land and sea.
  • Marvel at the towering limestone mountains, thick jungle, white-sand beaches and even hidden coves and lakes that are waiting to be explored!
  • The marine park is also home to a variety of exotic wildlife and sea creatures which combined with its relatively shallow waters make it the perfect snorkelling spot!
  • The best way to explore the clear pristine waters has got to be through kayak which allows you to take in the awe-inspiring surroundings as well as get into places not reachable via a speedboat.
  • This includes the Green Lagoon or Emerald Lake, a hidden saltwater lake in the middle of one of the islands!

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3. Go on a culinary adventure at Phantip Night Market

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What’s a Thai escapade without a culinary one, right? The best place to get your gastronomic fix has got to be in Phantip Night Market located in Koh Phangan’s town of Thong Sala.

What to expect:

  • Open every evening until late at night, the Phantip night market is located directly in front of the Thong Sala Pier.
  • Here, you can find any Thai food that came to mind including Pad Thai, curries, noodle soup, sticky rice, spring rolls and more!
  • Most stalls have tables set out so that you can just lepak there and eat your meals with your travelling buddies.
  • Want to take a break from Thai food during your trip? No worries as there’s also a wide assortment of food to choose from including Arabic, Japanese and even Italian food!
  • Most of the dishes are prepared right in front of you, guaranteeing its freshness. Speaking of which, the relatively cheap seafood the market sells is also fresh from the ocean!

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4. Get wet and wild at Challenge Phangan Water Park

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Ever seen the famous game show “Wipe Out”? The Challenge Pangan is exactly that but open to the public. Woah, sounds super fun!

What to expect: 

  • Challenge yourself and navigate through floating obstacles consisting of monkey bars, stepping stones, climbing walls and more!
  • If you’re planning to come with your family, don’t worry, children can enter too! Just make sure to equip those below 12 years old with life-jackets.
  • There are also zip lines, balance beams and the famous big red balls which are much harder to balance on than it looks.
  • If you manage to beat the obstacle within record time, your name would be etched in history at the Challange Phangan leader board!

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5. Go diving in Sail Rock, the best diving site in Thailand!

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Located just 12km away from Koh Phangan, Sail Rock is one of the most reputed diving sites in the Gulf of Thailand!

What to expect: 

  • Witness a host of majestic marine life including whale sharks, manta rays, batfish, barracudas and more!
  • There is a big 40 meters limestone formation that rises from a sandy bottom to 10 metres above the water.
  • The best part about Sail Rock is that it has many step-like formations inside the waters which makes it suitable for all levels of divers regardless of experience!
  • The most notable part of the site is that it has a natural rock formation that looks like a vertical chimney which you can swim through with openings from between 7 to 18 metres.

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Of course, since you’re there why not visit Koh Samui, which is just minutes away via boat? Here are some attractions there you can’t miss out:

1. Visit the Samui Elephant Sanctuary

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The first elephant sanctuary in Southern Thailand, the Samui Elephant Sanctuary promotes a sustainable and ethical way of treating these gentle giants; the way it should always be!

What to expect:  

  • Most of the elephants were part of the archaic Thailand logging and tourism industries. 
  • In a way, this is their retirement home after being rescued from the harsh treatments from these industries.
  • The awesome guides will be showing you through the sanctuary with an in-depth insight into the behaviour and personal history of every elephant there!
  • Riding these elephants is strictly not allowed but you can take part in bathing and hand-feeding them.
  • The sanctuary also provides a free photography service whereby you can access your photos via a Dropbox link on their Facebook page.

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2. Pay Bophut Beach and its famous Fisherman’s Village a visit

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One of the must-visit places in Koh Samui, Bophut Beach still retains its original charm and natural beauty thanks to great preservation efforts by the locals!

What to expect: 

  • Divided into two parts, Bophut Beach consists of a long beach and a street marketplace and shops area called the Fisherman’s Village.
  • The area used to be mainly populated by fishermen, hence the name.
  • Bophut Beach also used to be a major outpost for colonial France and you can still see their influence in the architecture of the buildings there.
  • While many come here to enjoy the fantastic views from the beach, most come to do one thing; shopping!
  • The walking street market of Fisherman’s Village is arguably the best street market in the whole island of Koh Samui.
  • With tonnes of shops selling Thai food, clothing, souvenirs and more, there’s literally something for everyone here!

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Woah, our wanderlust levels are getting off the charts just looking at these places and activities! Itching to go Koh Phangan like us too?

Good news then as both Koh Phangan and its sister island Koh Samui are easily accessible for Malaysians via the Surat Thani International Airport. Furthermore, AirAsia is currently having an amazing promotion for Malaysians to travel there too!

Get up to 30% off of your AirAsia flights to Surat Thani when you book now until 24 July 2019!

That’s right! Just use the promo code “TOMYAM30” when checking out and an awesome Thai holiday awaits you! More deets below:

Booking period: 22 until 24 July 2019
Travel period: 20 August until 29 February 2020

The best part about this promo?

It’s also applicable for other Thailand destinations such as Krabi, Hatyai, Phuket and more!

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Woah! This is a deal that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on. The promotion doesn’t just end there too, as get this:

Fly to Surat Thani and other Thai destinations with AirAsia starting from just RM79 when you book from 24 until 28 July 2019!

Wah, so cheap! Sounds like an amazing deal, don’t you think? Travel period is from 24 July until 29 February 2020. 

If you’re interested to start booking for your next getaway or want to find out more about this promo, click here.

 





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