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Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

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Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

Wondering which island would be best for cheap oceanside bungalows (if any).

Also, I was wondering if any of these are good for solo-bicycle riding?

Any information would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

Pha Ngan would be the best for cheap options. Hilly so motorbike better than bicycle.

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2. Re: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

Hi

Phangan normally has cheaper beachside bungalows - but avoid the southern and south eastern coast.

Its not really a safe place to ride a bike.

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3. Re: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

Yes, Phangan for sure. Have a look around Sri Thanu, Chaloklum and all around the north west. I have seen people riding bikes there and and yes there are hilly bits if you like a bit of a challenge, probably not something I would do with cars screaming past within inches of you.

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4. Re: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui?

Koh Phangan for sure. Check out Chaloklum or Haad Khom for beach bungalows. I’ve seen a lot of biking clubs and solo bikers over the last few years in Phangan.

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