If you’ve heard of full moon parties, then you have heard of Koh Phangan; a Thai island that has become synonymous with tourism and nightlife. This exciting tourist destination has been one of the top backpacker destinations in the world since the 1970’s, and even more popular today. With its amazing attractions, great beaches, and thriving nightlife, Koh Phangan is sure to give you an unforgettable experience.
While parties and bars are the main highlight of the nightlife in Koh Phangan, one of the night time happenings of Koh Phangan that is truly amazing is the Night Market. The Night Market at Koh Phangan is your one-stop location for a feast of Asian and fusion culinary delights. Featuring hawker street-style dishes, it is arguably the best street food hub in Koh Phangan, and is truly a great place to hang out at night if you want a break from the party culture. If you are looking for Phangan resorts from which to head to the market consider Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas.
Also known as the Panthip Market, the Night Market in Koh Phangan takes place each night in Tong Sala. Each day as the sun begins to set, hundreds of vendors with carts begin assembling make-shift stalls and preparing a host of delicacies. By 6.30pm the market is in full swing and the air is filled with the sensational aromas of all the food being prepared, making it absolutely irresistible for any passer going by. The cuisine at the Night Market is mostly Asian, but there are a few fusion dishes that are well worth trying out. Some of the most popular foods at the Night Market include the authentic Pad Thai, thin-crust pizzas, BBQ kebabs & satay, roasted pork, crepes, various curries, and bubble tea. Keep in mind, however, that alcohol is restricted at the Night Market. All in all, the Night Market at Koh Phangan promises to offer you a food experience that you won’t easily forget.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+