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KEEPING FIT IN KOH PHANGAN
You are on holiday so you should relax and take it easy! For most people the most strenuous exercise they do when on holiday is leaving their sun-lounger to make a cocktail! However if you do want to do exercise while you are on holiday in Koh Phangan there are plenty of options available:
There are plenty of water sports to choose from- you can rent a Stand Up Paddle Board in nearby Haad Yao, go sea kayaking, rent small dingy boat or rent jet skis in Thong Nai Pan for a tour around the island. There are also numerous kite-surfing schools on the island and with no waves and warm water it is the perfect place to learn to Kite surf. Koh Phangan is also a famous destination for diving and snorkelling with some of the most beautiful coral reef in the world which is easily accessible. You can also even try fluorescence night diving or night snorkelling which gives you the ability to see stunning marine creatures in glowing colours which are usually invisible to the naked eye.
You can rent mountain bikes from Fun Bikes in Koh Phangan. They will also deliver bikes to the villa for you. There are excellent guided bike tours run by Phangan Bike Rental which is a great way to see the island. You can do a half day cycling tour with a local guide around the beautiful landscapes of the island off the beaten track and appreciate what makes Koh Phangan such a special place.
Koh Phangan is something of a yoggies’ mecca! There are plenty of places to try all the different types of yoga in Koh Phangan. The Yoga Retreat is within walking distance from the villa. Also there are plenty of drop in sessions on the beaches and daily sessions which take place in beautiful surroundings overlooking the sea. Please enquire and we can advise you of the best places to do yoga on the island. We can also arrange for private yoga sessions in the comfort of your own villa.
There are numerous Muay Thai schools in Koh Phangan. As well as going to watch one of the fights which is an exhilarating experience, you can also have a private lesson from one of the professionals which is a real work out!
There are numerous martial arts schools and we can arrange a private martial arts lesson for you on the beach or in the comfort of your villa.
If you want a work-out we can arrange for a personal trainer to come to the villa to give you a private lesson or do a workout with you on the beach.
As unbelievable as it sounds, there is a first class padel court here in Koh Phangan. A very exciting game which is a cross between tennis and squash, if you have a go at padel we guarantee you will hooked on the sport. The court can be rented by the hour and rackets are available to hire.
Let us know if you are interested in any of these keep fit options when you are here and we can advise you further.