Haad Rin Nok Beach Koh Phangan
Haad Rin Nok Beach Koh Phangan transforms into an unbelievably gorgeous setting by day that can’t fail to take your breath away. Haad Rin Nok Beach Koh Phangan is one of the largest beaches on the whole of the island. The fine white sand, which is always impeccably clean, invites you to lay down a towel and completely relax in the heat of the sun. With crystal clear waters lapping around you in the shallows, you’ll find yourself taking a refreshing dip before too long. If you like getting up early the you will be rewarded with some pretty awesome sunrises at Haad Rin Nok Beach!
At Haad Rin Nok Beach Koh Phangan the sea is generally coral free and the water much deeper compared with other beaches further north. This is a great location for swimming; just be sure to keep within the specified safety zones, away from the jet skis and long tails that cruise the bay. It can get a little wavy in monsoon season (September to December). High tides are from September to March. Kayak and jet ski rentals are available here.
Behind the beach the streets are jammed with ATM’s, currency exchange, banks, convenience stores, 7-Elevens, motorbike rentals and a good selection of boutique clothing and jewellery shops.
Although Haad Rin is renowned for being a popular place for parties, including the famous monthly
, Haad Rin Nok Beach is big enough for everyone and suitable for anyone. There are plenty of Full Moon Party in the area to suit all tastes and budgets, from low cost backpacker dorms right up to the higher end resorts. accommodation options
On Koh Phangan there are no lifeguards or flag systems in use so you need to be extra careful when visiting any of the beaches or swimming in the ocean. It’s always a good idea to check the latest weather forecast before visiting the beach. For information about being safe at the beach, visit our
. Beach Safety Guide
Haad Rin Nok Beach is at the southern most tip of Koh Phangan and has it’s own ferry pier. You can arrive direct from
on the Haad Rin Queen Ferry. If taking a taxi or riding by motorbike from Koh Samui , then it’s about a 20 minute journey. Thongsala