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Celebrate Thailand’s Famous Full And Half-Moon Parties At Koh Phangan – Experiencing Legendary Parties

Thanks greatly to the movie ‘The Beach’, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, the Full-Moon parties of Ko Phangan have become legendary throughout the world.

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The Origins of the Parties

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Legend has it that a few friends threw a birthday party at a Koh Phangan beach for their friend, and had such a great time they returned every year. Eventually, word got out and the concept grew so popular that it started happening every month.

Full Moon Parties Today

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Nowadays, a Full Moon Party is more like a festival, with a lot of dancing, drinking and people having a great time. Many luxury hotels and resorts situated nearby, from hospitality brands such as Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas offer special packages during this period as well.

Getting There

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Flying directly is always easiest, but you can save a lot of money by taking an overnight bus from Bangkok and then the ferry. It’s a rigorous journey but you will save a lot of money by travelling like this.

Pro-Tips

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Always keep an eye on your belongings and remember to stay hydrated. The flaming jump rope is a Full Moon Party hallmark, though do be cautious if you do decide to try it since you don’t want to get burned and ruin your experience.

Getting There

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Flying directly is always easiest, but you can save a lot of money by taking an overnight bus from Bangkok and then the ferry. It’s a rigorous journey but you will save a lot of money by travelling like this.

Pro-Tips

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Always keep an eye on your belongings and remember to stay hydrated. The flaming jump rope is a Full Moon Party hallmark, though do be cautious if you do decide to try it since you don’t want to get burned and ruin your experience.

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