Choices of attractions and activities don’t just revolve around parties and beaches. In fact, the stunning island features many scenic spots on its rocky terrain where you can enjoy an array of adventurous and fun-filled activities.
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Although the island’s economy is flourishing because of tourism, it still has coconut and fishing industries. Of course, the island’s parties and tourist attractions have made a significant contribution to its economy.
A majority of the island’s original inhabitants are Muslims, with a large number of Buddhist followers here as well. Many residents from Koh Samui and Koh Tao come here for daily labour. As Koh Phangan is a flourishing tourist spot, there is a huge need for labourers.
After the mid-eighties, Koh Phangan became highly popular with many backpackers and single travellers who came here to enjoy some exclusive parties.