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Sri Thanu

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Sri Thanu is a volcanic peninsula just north of Thong Sala on Ko Pha Ngan in Thailand. The coral reef offshore allows snorkelling with the protection of the bay.


Get in

From Thong Sala and the ferry terminal the taxi ride is just ten minutes.

Get around

Walking, renting motorbikes or sharing taxis to Thong Sala, the main port.



Sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, and eating.


The volcanic peninsula has pushed the land into the coral reef allowing snorkelling and diving just offshore.


Shopping is available at Thong Sala some ten minutes away by taxi. Shops, mini malls and restaurants.


Mama Pooh's Kitchen: Delicious and authentic Thai food, cheap prices for Ko Pha Ngan, big portions.


  • Lemon Tree restaurant, ((10 min from Thong Sala)), [1]. Modern and classic French and English food.
  • Porky's Restaurant & Bbar, [2]. 10:00-22:00. Western food. Modern, clean restaurant 200-300 baht.


  • Chai Country, 14/3 Moo 8, +66 81 271 6967, [3]. Secluded, quiet place. Original Thai bungalow with excellent food 400 baht. (9.750361,99.964707)
  • Happy Beach Bungalows, Sri Thanu Bay, +66 86 9410 293, [4]. On the beach front and offers all types of bungalow accommodation, from 200 baht backpacker/FMP rooms, with fan & mosquito net, up to fully screened twin double bed air-con bungalows with hot shower. All bungalows have hammocks. The restaurant offers a full range of moderately priced Thai and Western food. Adjacent to a white sandy beach and as Sri Thanu is a sheltered bay, the sea is usually calm and ideal for swimming and snorkelling with sunset views. The friendly and helpful family can guarantee you a pleasant stay and can make all the onward bus/train/flight travel bookings you may need. A 10 min walk by road or along the beach brings you into Sri Thanu where you can find all the amenities like banks, pharmacy, 7-11. 250- 1,500 baht.
  • Loyfa Bungalows, Sri Thanu Beach. checkin: 11:00; checkout: 10:00. Hillside and beach front view of the beach and bay. Suitable for budget travellers. 600-2,500 baht.
  • Phangan House, 42/2 Sri Thanu, Moo 8 (beside Laem Som Lake), +66 84 689 9318, [5]. Renting a house is probably the cheapest and most comfortable way of staying in Sri Thanu, Ko Pha Ngan. Phangan House offers different ranges of houses with air-con, Wi-Fi and equipped kitchen from a minimum 2 weeks period.
  • SeeThanu Bungalow, Sri Thanu. Seethanu has a total of 16 well-maintained bungalows in a broad range of styles and prices. 350-2,500 baht.


Get out

Taxis and communal songthaews run regularly to the port of Thong Sala and around the island.

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