Posts Tagged "Thailand"

The Phanganist – More than just parties

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in | Comments Off on The Phanganist – More than just parties

It’s been Six years since Phanganist.com was created and introduced to the world wide web, showcasing the neon colours and music of Koh Phangan – Phanganist was giving the rest of the world a view of the party island in paradise. Photos from parties, writing about the parties, partying at the parties, listing when the parties were taking place, speaking to the djs and more. But over the years most human beings learn that it can’t quite all be about partying… So, Phanganist.com has evolved naturally to start covering the whole low-down on Koh Phangan – this island has long...

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A belated Chaloklum Diving update from a HOT Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 3 comments

A belated Chaloklum Diving update from a HOT Koh Phangan

We blame it on the heat! It’s so been so hot during the day at the dive centre in Chaloklum that we have just enough energy to manage the day-to-day business, but serious stuff like writing a diving school blog tends to get put off ’til tomorrow… However, it’s not so hot on a morning now and the blog is definitely overdue, so here goes. Koh Phangan is for sure even more torrid than normal for this time of year, and with minimal wind it means that the Gulf of Thailand is super calm, making for some great diving and snorkelling. And so of course (as ever!) the island...

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Cookies Salad Resort

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in | Comments Off on Cookies Salad Resort

Cookies Salad Resort Tel. +66 77 349125 Cookies’s Salad Resort is situated in the south corner of Salad Beach on the northwest coast of Koh Phangan – truly an escape to paradise in Thailand! Offering golden beaches, quiet bays and excellent natural beauty, the island is host to visitors from worldwide. Koh Phangan basks in the Gulf of Thailand, between Koh Samui and Koh Tao. The resort is designed to combine classic Balinese and modern Thai styles, in order to create an environment in which to relax – some bungalows also provide superb views over the bay. Here you can laze...

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Seetanu Bungalows, Ao Chao Phao

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in | Comments Off on Seetanu Bungalows, Ao Chao Phao

Seetanu Bungalows Tel. +66 77 349113 Sea as far as your eyes can see, intimate traditional Thai bungalows and dazzling sun: no doubt, you are in Seetanu. This is also the home of their famous Belgian Beer Bar with over 40 specialist beers plus excellent Belgian and Thai cuisine. The resort boasts 17 bungalows, offering family style service with our Belgian team and an unforgettable holiday experience on Koh Phangan- all at great value for money. Seetanu is ideally set on Ao Chao Phao beach, amidst a tropical garden, perfect for relaxation, peace and quiet. You will change your rhythm, living...

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PADI Open Water Diver

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in | Comments Off on PADI Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver Programme The definitive beginners dive course usually works comfortably in about 4 days. It starts with some simple theory presentations (DVD’s plus personal classroom teaching) and shallow water training sessions (off the beach or in our training pool), and then 4 actual Open Water dives – the last 2 are usually conducted on a boat diving trip to one of the top dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. When you have successfully completed this internationally recognised diving programme, you should have a proper understanding of how to make safe SCUBA dives...

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