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Mae Haad

Mae Haad Koh Phangan Sunset

Mae Haad is quite possibly one of the most beautiful beaches on Koh Phangan. It is also a beach that can offer something for everyone. Located about a 5 minute drive from Chaloklum Village, Mae Haad is the ideal place to spend the day, with a number of bungalow operations and their restaurants, beach-front dive shops, massage stands, […]

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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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Chaloklum Diving

The Chaloklum Diving Boat on Koh Phangan Dive boat heading out to sea.

Chaloklum Diving has recently moved into a brand new beach front dive shop on the Chaloklum Village road. The new dive shop, between Two Brothers restaurant and the Lost Dog Cafe has been recently completed and the guys at Chaloklum diving have been working hard to move from their old premises across the road to […]

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Dive Inn

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Located across from the main Chaloklum Pier beside the World’s End Cafe the Dive Inn has been a fixture in Chaloklum for a number of years an offers dives off a fast catamaran to Sail rock, Angthong Marine Park and the Chumporn Pinnacle. In addition to their Chaloklum headquarters The Dive Inn operate a small […]

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Daytime Activities

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Chaloklam’s sheltered bay makes it an ideal place on Koh Phangan for water sports, with snorkeling, kite surfing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, jet skiing and many other activities all available on a seasonal basis. Boats can be easily rented for day trips, and long tail taxi boats ply the Koh Phangan North Coast for Bottle Beach and […]

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The World’s End Cafe and Restaurant

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The World’s End is located on Koh Phangan in Central Chaloklum directly across from the Government Pier, and is by far the most popular breakfast destination in Chaloklum village. With a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu, the World’s end is a favorite with tourists and Chaloklum locals alike. The menu is interesting, international and varied […]

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