Koh Phangan New Year Party
The Koh Phangan New Year Party and the countdown festival (which takes place between Christmas and New Year) are extremely popular with travelers from all over the world. Around sylvester Haad Rin town on Koh Phangan turns in to Asia’s main New Year Party center.
Up to 30,000 people gather here every year to experience this world famous event, an event you have to experience at least once in your life! The New Year party is being held on Haad Rin Nok beach, the same beach where the monthly Full Moon Party takes place. It is a beautiful and broad white sand beach and the town of Haad Rin has a large variety of bars, restaurants and shops.
Koh Phangan New Year 2017 Festival
Usually the party period kicks off on 25 December, on this date the Christmas Party will take place. The countdown festival starts the following day and goes on until the New Year Party on 31 December with daily activities and parties in Haad Rin. Resorts and beach bars organize activities like beach volleyball and soccer tournaments, bikini contests and concerts. At the Drop In Club there are foam and fire parties and clubs and bars organize special evenings as well. On 31 December the mega New Year Party kicks off, the venue looks amazing with all the lights, the thousands of dancing people and the amazing fireworks. Don’t miss out and come to join us on Koh Phangan this New Year!
Koh Phangan New Year Party Videos
New year party 2015 Haad Rin Koh Phangan video
2009-2010 Video New Year Party Koh Phangan Thailand
Haad Rin party 2009-2010 video Koh Pha_Ngan
New Year’s Party Accommodation Koh Phangan
Literally all good accommodations on the island are fully booked at least several weeks before the New Year’s Party so we recommend you to book as early as possible.
Most people visiting Koh Phangan for the New Year Party like to stay in the center of it all, Haad Rin town. Haad Rin has a limited number of accommodations and is an extremely popular destination in this period. Most resorts here are already fully booked several months before the New Year Party even starts so we strongly advise to book your accommodation as early as possible!
Ban Khai and Ban Thai
Just a short 10 minutes drive away from the New Year party area you’ll find the villages of Ban Khai and Ban Tai. After Haad Rin this area is the second popular place to stay during The New Year Party period, also here the resorts can be fully booked months before the party takes place so don’t hesitate to book if this is the area of your choice
Thong Sala is Koh Phangan’s main town, here most travelers arrive as all boat services (except for the Haad Rin Queen) arrive here. Thong Sala is a lively town and only a 15 minutes drive away from the New Year Party area.
North West Koh Phangan
The North West of Koh Phangan is famous for the beautiful beaches and lush nature and is perfect to Combine the New Year Party experience with a tropical, quiet holiday. Getting to the New Year Party takes between 20 and 30 minutes and as taxies drive all night long it is very easy to travel to and from Haad Rin
North East Koh Phangan
The idyllic beaches of Thong Nai Pan Yai and Thong Nai Pan Noi are located on the secluded Northeast side of Koh Phangan, to reach the New Year Party from here you have to take a taxi through the hills of Koh Phangan which usually takes about 45 minutes.