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Visitor Numbers to Koh Phangan 2017

The truth is that nobody really knows how many people visit Koh Phangan or how many attend the monthly Full Moon Party. In the case of the latter they can look at the number of ferries entering Koh Phangan waters just before the party and guessimate how full the boats were. Koh Samui with its airport has a better handle on the slippery business of calculating …

Hotel Saturation Point in Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan has long been viewed as the poor sister to Koh Samui. During the 80s, 90s and noughties the island was commonly considered as attempting to catch up with its neighbouring island in terms of hotels, restaurants and infrastructure. Recently the number of hotels listed on Trip Advisor for Koh Phangan has dropped. It looks like Koh Phangan has …