Haad Rin Nok beach (Sunrise beach) - one of the most beautiful and idyllic places in Koh Phangan, and all substantially thanking hot nightlife, with a long line of clubs, bars and restaurants which daily "twist" techno and a trance, for numerous tourists, dance till a dawn, every night. As to the demographic party - basic visitors Had Rin young people from 20-30 years, dreaming "to be delayed", in the middle of tropical island, in obscene entertainments, night dances and beach parties. Here take a place Full Moon Party, basically on a southern half of beach which is filled with night clubs and restaurants while northern part is mainly given under resorts.
The wide coast line is softly bent, forming the bay of the perfect form located between two smooth peninsulas of a volcanic origin in which middle from the sea the sun disk always ascends. The beach long more than kilometer, was one of the first on whom the first traveller who has arrived from island Samui has landed, more than 20 years ago.
Itself Haad Rin belongs to that breed of cities which it is possible, as well as to like, and to hate. For the devoted fans of parties it probably best addressee, but for those who prefers 'real' Thailand, this place can cause a small shock. Having two beaches and a complex labyrinth of soi between them, Haad Rin, at high day time temperature, can seem a little
but at night this place really lights, opening doors of bars, pubs and clubs, g
pumping out music while, if you've never seen The Beach with Leonardo diCaprio, simply go dine in any given Haad Rin restaurant every night and you'll have the movie's script memorized within a week. Had Rin Nok, really does not sleep all the night long and has the biggest concentration of clubs in a gulf of Siam, with a wide spectrum of music of various directions and dance halls.
As to coastal waters, the shelf of a sea-bottom goes down rather sharply, and to swim here conveniently during any season though there is one minus - to look under water there is nothing, the coral reef here is not present, but nearest small Had Kontee, peninsula Had Rin Nok located on northern extremity, and to reach up to which is possible only on a mountain track or on sea.
Nevertheless many do not despond and prefer to be engaged in surfing, is especial in windly weather when waves reach the impressive sizes. During the high season, Haad Rin Nok the most part of time, it is packed by water motorcycles and hundreds the bodies accepting solar baths, playing volleyball and into other, various and amusing beach games.
... Do not expect to see here an original Thai beach, most likely before you see hordes of young western tourists, day time overflowing streets and the restaurants, looking in bars films and expecting for approach of evening when it will be possible to arrange again cheerful party...
Looking for calmnesses advise to accomodate in town or on less nice Haad Rin Nai beach (a beach of a sunset) where the prices for residing are much lower, or it is the best way - on other beaches of island...
Wandering on streets of town, you will be surprised to a plenty of the ethnic restaurants offering Indian, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Greek, Jewish, Moroccan, English, Scandinavian, Vietnamese and certainly Thai cuisine. In some of them it is necessary to have a look, and the some people are only disguised attempt to represent known dishes, there's nothing to be done – Haad Rin, eventually, is the main tourist zone on the island, filled with various restaurants,
Tiny Haad Rin town is small enough, and you will be also hour of walk enough to discover all its streets and sois. Shops here appreciablly are cheaper, than in Samui, but are hammered by the same goods.
Nevertheless all this equally is pleasant, especial when you lower these prices even below, that will not tell about some expensive shops which have the fixed prices. Living here, you will find natural nonsense which can be found only in Haad Rin.
World renowned Full Moon Party in Haad Rin is yet all! All southern part of island "bright enough" and best place, in this part of Thailand, for pleasant spent of party evenings, acceptance of good meal, to walks on bars and beach dances till the morning.
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