Thongsala is the main hub of the island and so has many travel agents where you can find information about other locations on the island, hiring speedboats and long tail boat taxi’s or booking further travel arrangements.
Some of the smaller beaches don’t have ATM machines so it’s a good idea to stock up on cash, as well as mobile phone top up credit.
There are many car hire companies, but be warned that you must have an international drivers licence and that insurance isn’t always offered. If you don’t have insurance you will be expected to pay the total cost of any damage to the car hired and anyone else involved.
For motorbike hire the same is true, and you’ll have to ask for a helmet. The roads can be muddy, rocky and treacherous on Koh Phangan and the police are coming down hard on anyone driving dangerously or under the influence.
Thong Sala Sailing and Boat Trips
Itsaramai Sailing Cruises
Itsaramai is a lovely 20m wooden sailing yacht which runs overnight two-day cruises to Ang Thong Marine Park.
Orion Boat Trips
Cruise Ang Thong National Marine Park and gaze at some of Thailand’s hidden treasures. With plenty of outside space and shade, the Orion wooden cruiser offers unique all day adventures every Tues, Thurs and Sun with light breakfast, snacks, buffet lunch plus soft drinks, fruit and all snorkelling equipment. Prices cost 1,800 baht per person or 2,000 baht if you want to kayak, and includes all national park entrance fees. A great family activity on Koh Phangan that is both educational and fun.
Thong Sala Health Services
Siam Healing Centre
Massage courses by professional therapists including Thai, foot, oil and sports rub-downs. There are also yoga classes offering pranayama and meditation courses, hatha flow and ashtanga style.
Thong Sala Business
Village Green Development
With more than eight years of experience building on Koh Phangan, Village Green is the island’s foremost construction and development company. Environmentally-minded projects are the firm’s speciality houses and lots for sale or lease on a variety of completed and off-plan sites.
Graphic design services including printing and web-based initiatives.
Thong Sala Transport Services
Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran
High speed services from Bangkok – Chumphon – Koh Phangan – Koh Samui – Suratthani.
Fun Bike Shop
Get all your rental needs catered for here so you can cruise the different beaches of Koh Phangan with your own set of wheels and pick your own bit of paradise.
Thong Sala Banks and Money
Bank of Ayuddhya: #50/8-9, Moo 1, Koh Pha Ngan, Surat Thani 84280, Service Hours: 08:30-16:30 (Monday-Friday), Tel: +66 77 377 276, 377 627.
Thanachart Bank: #8, Moo 1, T. Koh Pga Ngan, A. Koh Pha Ngan, Surat Thani 84280, Service Hours: 08:30-16:00 (Monday-Friday), Tel: +66 77 377 051, 377 054.
Siam Commercial Bank: #44/63, Moo 1, Tha Rua Road, T. Koh Pha Ngan, A. Koh Pha Ngan, Surat thani 84880, Service Hours: 08:30-15:30 (Monday-Friday), Tel: +66 77 377 003, 377 111.