Ko Phangan (or however you spell it)!

The high speed catamaran took a choppy 30minutes to reach Ko Phangan, home of the famous full moon parties. We’re staying in a ‘new’ hotel which is undergoing a soft opening before its fully finished in April. We saw a lot of different rooms and buildings before settling for a wonderful spacious room with a garden view. Molly is very happy as it has a fancy tv where she can watch Peppa Pig – (and I managed to finish watching La La Land).

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The complex is huge with four pools and we came across a perfect Molly sized play area where she spent ages going up and down the climbing frame and slide – couldn’t be happier!

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Our hotel resides on sunset ‘beach’, there’s not much sand but the evening views are tremendous.

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We walk to sunrise beach during the day, this is where the full moon parties happen and there’s long stretches of sand – not much shade though!

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We’ve had some tastier food here which is very much needed. There is a bit more choice and the pad Thai is particularly good.

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Molly is in her element as there are a lot of dogs and cats roaming about – plus we’re being sucked dry by the mosquitos – this island is not short of nature!

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Ko Phangan has be so different from what I expected, in such a good way. I could have easily spent more time here. We’re travelling back to Samui by a different boat company from our outbound journey – takes a little longer but both piers should be closer-wish us luck!!

17-19th February

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