Koh Phangan is full of hidden gems to explore.
You could spend months finding new things to do on this island paradise.
We've compiled a list of the island's 5 breathtaking secret spots that most visitors miss.
This is one of Koh Phangan's best-kept secrets with one of the best viewpoints on the island.
As it's facing East, you won't get sunsets here, but afternoon beers are what this place is all about.
It's quite a mission to get up on Hide on High, especially if it's been raining. There's no hiking involved, but the roads are undeveloped and full of potholes. Take it slow, steady, and enjoy the views.
An incredible restaurant and bar ideal for sunsets overlooking the dense Koh Phangan jungle.
This place is not only hidden, but it's big. There is a swimming pool and treehouse-style private platforms that are a nice touch.
Secret Mountain might not be as "secret" as some other bars in this article, but it's definitely worth a visit.
The steep ascent to this bar will test your scooter's power, but the views from Wow are breathtaking.
The bar itself is simple but nice. Wow staff regularly host yoga sessions and on our visit, someone was getting a tattoo!
The view is great for sunset and is located close to Haad Rin.
Other 'not-so-secret' bars with the best views in Koh Phangan
Bluerama is one of those bars you have to see to believe.
There's no wonder Bluerama is a Koh Phangan Instagram hotspot, with its infinity pool spanning out towards Thailand's island-dotted ocean.
The bar is located close to Amsterdam bar and Thong Sala and requires a fast but steep climb to get to the top.
An iconic viewpoint bar spanning panoramic views of Koh Phangan's north.
360 Bar is the best spot to see the island of Koh Ma and the spiraling sandbar that links it to Phangan's mainland.
Staff won't allow tourists to take photos without purchasing a drink, so you might as well grab a juice, coconut, or cold beer and take in the views.