Koh Phangan is located about 55km from mainland, and is surrounded by islands which are also famous among travelers. 15km south of Koh Phangan lies the famous island of Samui. Koh Samui is more developed in matters of infrastructure and even has an airport.
35km north of Koh Phangan, you will find Koh Tao (Turtle Island), a small island renowned for its reefs and dive sites. 30km west of Koh Phangan is Ang Thong National Marine Park, an archipelago of about 42 islands. This marine national park offers superb sailing in an idyllic environment.