So a couple of days ago I went to the full moon party on the Thai island of Koh Pha Ngan. Instead of sharing my experiences as this blog is purely PG 😉 I wanted to explain what’s it all about outside of all the hype.
In its bare form its about a mile of beach, which 40k plus people descend on to have a party. The beach hosts a number of bars/clubs. From what I could tell the beach could be broken into around 4 sections.
- Techno/ drum & base
- Food stations
- Pop music
- Old school 70/80’s remixed
The majority of people will be tourist on the younger side, covered in body paint and will be wasted or chemically altered.
People go to have a good time, so expect people to be partying hard, and if your foot is stepped on only a few times that’s a great night.
Drinks and food
So drink prices vary a lot between bars and side streets, so if your on a budget shop around. To the most part people will be drinking buckets. Just a caveat these are super strong so unless you don’t want to remember the night pace yourself because they hit hard.
Food is a crap take on western classics e.g. pizza’s/burgers, but when your altered you don’t really care.
If substances are your thing look for locals in the side streets outside of the bars.
That’s all folks- just a piece of advice if you are older and don’t bounce back like the youngsters don’t hit the Jungle party the night before….I made that mistake.