There’s nothing like sweating the booze away after a long party. In Koh Phangan, where the party is always at, you will find loads of fitness places to balance it out, whether it’s some chilled-out yoga or intense Muay Thai fighting or maybe even a new adventure. Choose your own Koh Phangan fitness adventure by checking out our “Fitness Lover’s Guide to Koh Phangan”.

FOR THE YOGA GOD/DESS

With the island’s calm and chilled vibes, it is no wonder that yoga studios and retreats have found a place here. Get your yoga fitness fix by choosing from one of these yoga studios and retreat centers, which offer drop-in classes for 300THB as well as detox and yoga packages that include accommodation if you need a retreat from Koh Phangan’s parties.

THE YOGA RETREAT IN KOH PHANGAN

65/4 Moo 8 Koh Phangan haad salad, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

As the name suggests, the Ashtanga-based studio offers Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga classes. For those wanting to do a move immersive practice, you can commit to their Ashtanga Mysore classes for five days.

ORION HEALING CENTER YOGA STUDIO

15/2 Moo8 Srithanu Koh-Phangan Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

A healing center with holistic therapies, a restaurant that serves healthy food, and a yoga studio that teaches a good variety of yoga styles, the center could be your yoga paradise in Koh Phangan.

SAMMA KARUNA KOH PHANGAN

Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

Find a wide variety of yoga styles, meditation techniques, and Qi Gong by finding this oasis by the beach.

FOR THE WARRIOR

Muay Thai, the local martial art, can give you the strength and cardiovascular training that you are looking for while learning about the local culture. In Koh Phangan, there are several Muay Thai gyms where you can join training sessions at a drop-in rate or join an intensive Muay Thai camp that will test your endurance and get you ripped. Muay Thai sessions usually go for 2 hours starting at 8 AM or 4 PM, Mondays to Saturdays.

DIAMOND MUAY THAI

145/8 Moo 1, Nai Wok, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

They offer a first-timer drop-in rate of 300THB for 2 hours of training. After, you’ll be paying 400THB/session or one of their long-term packages. They also have some yoga classes that can complement your hard-core training session.

PHANGAN MUAY THAI AND FITNESS

214/9 M.1 Thongsala, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

The drop-in rate is 400THB for a session. You can also combine this with a weights workout at the adjoining gym if you’ve got some energy left after your Muay Thai training.

FOR THE ADRENALINE JUNKIE

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There’s nothing like combining sports and adventure and writing home about the mountain you’ve climbed or the new tricks you have learned.

WAKE UP! WAKEBOARDING

Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

Feel like balancing on a board as you hold on to a rope that is being pulled by a high-speed boat? Just bring your daring self and this wakeboarding crew will provide you with equipment and instruction. The price, however, is a bit steep starting at 1200THB for a 15-minute set.

PHANGAN BICYCLE TOURS

99 / 121, Moo 1, Thongsala, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

Explore more of the island on a bicycle by joining tours that are tailored for your skill level, from flat surfaces to pro-biker hills.

JUST FOR FUN – CANOPY ADVENTURE

Ban Tai, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

See Koh Phangan forests from up above by walking through bridges and zipping through lines 330 meters high. The fee for adults is 800THB with a free drink at the Sea View Bar.

TAKE A HIKE

There are several tour groups offering hiking tours around Koh Phangan, however, you can also go for a bit of adventure by getting a map and creating your own hiking route. Some great locations for hiking are Khao Ra, Bottle Beach Trek, and the Haad Yuan Trek. Just make sure you bring some water and mosquito repellant.

WHAT’S YOUR KOH PHANGAN FITNESS STYLE?

Found a gym or studio that you absolutely loved? Share your experience with your fellow travelers by commenting below.