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The Holy Grill

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The latest addition to Chaloklum’s bar and restaurant scene, the Holy Grill offers barbequed skewers, burgers, ribs, fresh fish and a large selection of tasty sides. The Holy Grill is located right in the middle of the village with a covered bar / restaurant area and a large, grass lawn garden with covered tables. Facilities […]

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World’s End By Night — Beers and Bloody Mary’s

World's End Chaloklum. Beers, Benedicts and Bloody Marys

Adding yet another nighttime venue to the list, The World’s End, at Chaloklum Pier in the village center, has started opening evenings with  a stripped down menu consisting of music, beers Bloody Marys, and mixed premium spirits all served by DiveInn Jim, Chaloklum’s jolliest lad about town. While the World’s End has been serving Chaloklum’s best breakfast, and what […]

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Crow Bar Village and Bar

Crow Bar in the Jungle Chaloklum Koh Phangan

The Crow Bar is hidden in the jungle outside the main Chaloklum village  along  a winding and rutted dirt track . With a loyal local following, the bar offers sanctuary and a change of scenery from the village main road. Built on a wooden platform, Crow bar is like a cozy village local pub in the […]

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Zhaba Jazz Bar

Zhaba Russian Jazz Bar Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand

Zhaba Jazz Bar is the newest addition to the Chaloklum nightlife and bar scene. Located in a beautifully refurbished traditional wooden seaside shop house on the Chaloklum main road, the bar’s interior is decorated in refinished wood with soft lighting and posters of old jazz shows and performances past. As the name suggests the vibe is Jazz, with a wide […]

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Haad Salad

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Although it is not actually in Chaloklum, Haad Salad is about a 10 minute drive south along the ring road past Mae Haad on Koh Phangan’s West coast . Entering Haad Salad from the main road, you must pass through its small commercial area which hosts a number of small shops, motorcycle rental places, some restaurants […]

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Chaloklum: How the Other Side Lives

Rainbow over Chaloklum Bay Koh Phangan Thailand

Photo by J Scott Edwards Perhaps to its detriment, the island of Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand has become infamous for the Full Moon parties that rage monthly through the town of Haadrin. International media coverage and even local perception in neighboring provinces is often unfavorable. I often find, that, when Koh Phangan […]

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Chaloklum Map and Directory in Google Maps

View Chaloklum Koh Phangan Thailand in a larger map This is an attempt to map Chaloklum businesses and points of interest discussed on the pages using Google Maps and the new Google Earth 3D plugin. So far the World’s End, The Lost Dog, Cafe del Mar, Nong Nook Seafood, 7-11, the DVD Shop, Nopporn Pharmacy, […]

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Sail Rock Divers Resort

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Sail Rock Divers Resort is  the third of the main dive centers  in Chaloklum on Koh Phangan and are located just outside the main junction beside the pharmacy on the Thongsala road. From the pharmacy, it is just a short trip 100m trip into the “jungle” behind Chaloklum Village. Though they are not on the Chaloklum village […]

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Marmalade Session at Omega Bar

Omega Bar at Chaloklum, Koh Phangan, Thailand

Omega Bar is located just outside Chaloklum Fishing Village on the main road in from Thongsala. Situated in a  garden bar along the “autobahn”, Omega Bar is the musical heart of Chaloklum Bay and is on its second incarnation after moving out of the village centre. The weekly Wednesday jam session, Art Music at Omega […]

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Chaloklum Fishing Village

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Because of its easy access to Thongsala, Koh Phangan’s main town, and its great services, Chaloklum is popular with long-stay travelers and international residents and business owners as well as holiday travellers.

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