How to get to Anahata Yoga Shala

How to get to Anahata Yoga Shala, Koh Phangan Island?

Arrival by airplane

You may book your flight to Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) in Bangkok. From there, you can choose to fly to Samui Airport (USM) or Phuket.  

Between Bangkok and Koh Samui & Phuket there are many daily services run by Bangkok Airways. Flying time about 50 minutes. A connecting ferry will have to be taken from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan, half an hour (30minutes ferry ride) for about 300bht. one way.

Arrival by bus

There are many bus services from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. Most of these are sleeper buses. They can be booked from travel agencies in Bangkok or by going to the central bus station (Sia Thai). The journey takes about ten hours to Donsak, the ferry port for boats going to Koh Phangan. From Donsak, the journey takes around three hours to Koh Phangan. Usually, the ferry is included in the price of the bus.

Arrival by ferry 

There are ferries from Samui To Koh Phangan. The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Samui at 08:00 and 13:00. The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Samui at 08:00, 11:15, 12:30, and 17:00. The Seatran pier is located near the airport, approximately a ten-minute drive and the Lompraya pier is located 50 minutes from the airport. The Lompraya pier is 50 minutes from the airport. Please take this into consideration when booking the rest of your journey. Ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Thong Sala pier.

For returning back, the Seatran ferry leaves Koh Phangan at 11:00 and 16:30. The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Phangan at 07:15, 11:00, 12:00, and 16:20. -  timetable changes be sure to check the internet for updated times.

From Koh Samui airport, there is a shuttle service going to the ferry ports for Koh Phangan. This is usually available as a free service. Please ask for this service when you purchase the ticket for the ferry in the Seatran / Lompraya ferry counter as you exit Koh Samui airport.

Arrival by train

Trains leave Bangkok several times daily, the journey time is about 12 hours. Sleeping booths are available for some services. Leaving the train at Surat Thani, the transfer by coach or taxi from Surat Thani station to Donsak pier takes about one hour. From Donsak, the ferry journey takes three hours to Koh Phangan.

There are two companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Champion, which takes about six hours.  At Chumphon, you transfer to a large express boat that stops at Koh Tao before arriving on Koh Phangan.  The boat journey from Champion to Koh Phangan takes about three hours.

Arrival by taxis are available from the pier.  

Please inform the taxi to go to Anahata Yoga Shala - Sandy Bay Bungalows - Resort - Had Yao Beach.  Taxis are approximately 300-400 Thai boat per person.

Sandy Bay Resort Guests enjoy a FREE PICK UP from Tong Sala Pier

Tong Sala Pier, is the closest and the busiest pier on the island.  When guest are staying at Sandy Bay Resort, they may enjoy the FREE RIDE.  Kindly let us know about your arrival details and we will give you more details.

Private Charter Boat from Koh Samui to Sandy Bay Resort Beach

For 1 person to  6 person - small private group, we can arrange a small private charter boat to collect you from Koh Samui and deliver you right on the beach of Sandy Bay Resort.  Quick and Easy.  Contact us for more details, we will need your dates and arrival times.