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Popular CoWorking Spaces in Koh Phangan | Top Ranking

Koh Phangan is one of the best places to head to if you’re planning to go the digital nomad route in Asia. It’s a paradise island with a lot of amazing beaches and jungles, located in the heart of Thailand. 

Thailand has such a rich culture, friendly locals, matured tourism and hospitality. In Koh Phangan, this area has always evolved. Once it was known as the hippie island of Thailand, then became famous for its party scene. Nowadays it is becoming a spiritual/wellness center and eco-tourism destination, and a haven for digital nomads.

Why? Here are just a few reasons why you should consider heading to Koh Phangan.

Why is Koh Phangan popular among digital nomads?

Beach (and party) Life

Koh Phangan is famous for its Full Moon Party. Travelers from all around the world flock together for this big monthly celebration, to dance all night on Hadrin beach. However, Koh Phangan is not all about parties. It has many beautiful white sand beaches and quiet resorts. There are bungalows with coworking space with good internet connection right next to the beach, where you can actually do this 👇. 

a digital nomad in asia working while in a hammock

Cost of Living

In general, the cost of living in Thailand is affordable for most digital nomads from western countries, and Koh Phangan is no exception. Even though the prices in the high season rise, it is possible to have comfortable accommodation, eat well, and enjoy the beautiful beach life in Koh Phangan for a reasonable budget.

Travel Convenience

As Koh Phangan is a popular travel destination for both backpackers and vacationers, it is very convenient for visitors to get by if you stick to. There are accommodations suitable for all price ranges, there are lots of shops, restaurants, cafes, massage places, tattoo studios(!) catering to foreign travelers. You can book field trips and water sport activities at travel agencies and local tour operators easily.

Top 10 Coworking Spaces in Koh Phangan

Understandably, one of the things you want to prioritize is your work, even when you’re on vacation mode half the time. Luckily, Koh Phangan isn’t only known for its beauty and fast Internet, but their emergence of coworking spaces to accommodate digital nomads, too!

1. BeacHub, Srithanu (coworking & coliving)

Beachub coworking space in Koh Phangan
Photo: BeacHub official Facebook page

Beachub is an iconic coworking space in Koh Phangan. As the name suggests, it is located right on Zen beach. What makes this coworking space unique is that it’s the first beachfront coworking space worldwide!

You won’t only enjoy the island vibes here, but the professional-grade facilities to get the work done. Head on to BeacHub’s air-conditioned workspace, which offers comfortable desks, 300MB internet connection, free water and coffee, gym, and direct beach access once you’re through with work or need a break. 

As for food, you get to enjoy organic food from their own restaurant, so you’ve got everything you need. There is also a cozy co-kitchen as well.

Of course, expect beach-related facilities as well! Head on out to the beach and relax on any of the space’s hammocks, chill-out area, enjoying their free coffee. Because BeacHub also offers accommodation, you can just live and work on the beach.

The coworking space is located on Zen Beach in Srithanu, which is accessible by moto-taxi or rented motorbike. There is free parking and bike parking.

Beachub Koh Phangan Business Site

Coworking space nameBeacHub
Address + Google Map LinkMoo 8 Koh Phangan, ThailandKoh Phangan, Srithanu, Thailand[Map
Coliving accommodationYes (bungalows)
Hot Desk/dayUSD 15
Hot Desk/weekUSD 60
Opening HoursMon-Sun: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sun: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

2. La Casa Tropicana by Remote&Digital, Baan Tai (coworking & coliving)

La Casa Coworking space in Koh Phangan
Photo: La Casa Tropicana official website

La Casa Tropicana by Remote & Digital is your ultimate destination for working, relaxing, and living life as you explore the local culture. This is an oceanfront coworking space that offers a lot of amenities made for coworking and a memorable beach vacation. 

The best part? They have a full-service restaurant and bar, hosting daily events for those looking to expand their professional connections. You can even make a lot of friends and mingle with locals and fellow like-minded digital nomads from these cool events.

La Casa gives you first-class amenities made for the millennial digital nomad. You’ve got standing desks, ergonomic chairs, beanbags, delicious meals, and drinks, as well as various programs for businesses and professionals. They even offer a swimming pool, yoga studio, and meditation room, giving you a ton of options on how to take your break

Attend their pitching events, mentorship programs, accelerator programs, and learn to grow your business and career by the beach. Not everyone can say that!

It is located in Baan Tai and 1-month membership will cost you only $60. You get your money’s worth from all the programs and events alone, making it worth the investment. For those who want to experience the beach life while growing their business and careers, you’ll appreciate what La Casa has in store for their digital nomads.

La Casa Tropicana Official Website

Coworking space nameLa Casa Tropicana
Address92/3 Moo 1, Baan Tai, Koh Phangan, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayTHB 100
Hot Desk/monthTHB 2000
Opening HoursMon-Sat: 9:00AM – 7:00PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

3. Sunset Hill by Remote&Digital, Srithanu

Sunset Hill Coworking space in Koh Phangan
Photo: Sunset Hill Resort official website

Known for their stunning sunset views, Remote&Digital at Sunset Hill is located on a building’s rooftop, which is situated on a hill that overlooks the Bay of Thailand. It’s one of Koh Phangan’s newest coworking spaces, and its views alone have it set the bar high for digital nomads looking for something luxurious yet affordable. 

It’s fully equipped with everything a digital nomad needs for work and play, from high-speed WiFi down to unlimited coffee. Sure, it isn’t steps away from the beach, but with its open space and architecture made to motivate, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation as you work. 

Plus, this coworking space offers a lot of fun activities, events, and workshops, making it great for those who want to meet like-minded professionals and build their network. They don’t only offer yummy food and coffee, but alcohol as well, so loosen up and work while you play here in Sunset Hill!

The membership includes a spot in an air-conditioned room that has a lounge area and outdoor terrace you can chill in. There are also facilities like a swimming pool, yoga studio, and meditation room.

Sunset Hill Official Website

Coworking space nameSunset Hill by Remote&Digital
Address + Google Map Link81/15 moo 8 , Haadchaophao Koh Phangan Koh Phangan[Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayTHB 100
Hot Desk/monthTHB 2,000
Opening HoursMon-Sat: 9:00AM – 7:00PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

4. Koh Space, Baan Tai (coworking & coliving)

Koh Space coworking and coliving space in Koh Phangan
Photo: Koh Space official website

This is one of the first coworking spaces in Koh Phangan, the ultimate digital nomad hub where you can find all sorts of entrepreneurs and remote workers alike. Its design was based out of Camarillo in California, focusing on giving the area laidback island vibes to attract digital nomads.

Not only do they have a coworking space, but co-living accommodation as well. That way, you can live by the beach and your office! During your breaks, walk by the beach or relax in their outdoor garden, then come back to the lounge area to enjoy their free unlimited coffee. 

Let’s not forget their fast-speed WiFi connections that reach throughout the island, as well as their conference room available for meetings. Plus, it’s easily accessible via public transportation, is located in Moo 1, Ban Tai (and a few steps away from Baan Tai Beach!). You may contact them for their coworking space and accommodation rates, which vary depending on the membership duration and the type of room you’d like to stay in.

Koh Space Official Website

Coworking space nameKohSpace
Address + Google Map Link136/1 Moo 1, Tambon Ban Tai, Ko Phangan, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84280, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayInquire
Hot Desk/weekInquire
Opening HoursMon-Fri: 9:00AM – 9:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksNo
Restaurant / CafeNo

5. Secret Place, Haad Yao (coworking & coliving)

Secret Place Coworking space in Koh Phangan
Photo: Secret Place Hotel & Coworking official website

The Secret Place is made for backpackers and digital nomads on a budget. It is a coworking space, living space, bar, and restaurant in one!

Located on the waters of Haad Yao’s North Shore, you can bask in the beach and ocean views as you work. During your break or after a full day of projects, you can head right out to the beach for a swim, or back in your comfy bedroom to rest well. Their coworking space offers high-speed WiFi, free water, a library, and 24-hour member access for all-nighters.

Another unique feature of Secret Place is the location itself. It’s near Sri Thanu, which has an active community known for its spiritual development and yoga programs. You can enjoy your free time doing yoga and feeling one with yourself with the beach surroundings, or feast on the delicious local dishes and free coffee the coworking space offers. 

If you’re focused on finding a coworking space by the beach and with spiritual development in mind, then the Secret Place is the place to be. 

Secret Place Official Website

Coworking space nameSecret Place
Address56/1, moo 8, Haad Yao beach, Koh Phangan, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayTHB 300
Hot Desk/weekTHB 1,400
Opening HoursMon-Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

6. Genesis Center, Sri Thanu (coworking & coliving)

Genesis coworking and coliving space in Koh Phangan
Photo: Genesis official Facebook page

If you want something different from the beach, what about the mountains?

Genesis is a whole new coworking space where you can work on the mountain, perfect for those who want to feel cozy and bask in the spectacular views from up above. It’s got the European vibes with its modern industrial design, yet has the simple look, which minimalists will approve of. They also provide accommodation if you would like to live in the mountains throughout your stay.

As for the coworking space itself, you can enjoy the typical amenities, from fast WiFi connections, air-conditioned rooms, and those spectacular island views. Take it in completely by working by the balconies, which have a bar counter for your comfort. Not to worry, as you’ll find outlets everywhere, no matter where in the coworking space you want to work in.

Beyond that, you can also rend their sound system and projector, among other office supplies. And after a hard day’s work, do yoga in their yoga studio, take a hot shower, and treat yourself to their yummy breakfast dishes and snacks. 

Located in Moo 6, you can take a moto-taxi or rent a motorbike to park in the area. The rates are affordable for its location and amenities, which is $135 monthly.

Genesis Official Facebook Page

Coworking space nameGenesis Centre
Address + Google Map Link54 Moo 6, Ko Pha-ngan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayTHB250
Hot Desk/weekTHB1,200
Opening HoursMon-Fri: 9:30AM – 6:30PM
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

7. The Nomad House, Thongsala (coworking & coliving)

The Nomad house coworking and coliving space in Koh Phangan
Photo: The Nomad House official Facebook page

Are you looking for a fun and vibrant area where you can party while living the serene beach life? The Nomad Hostel is the perfect place for you! It is made for digital nomads, making it great for those who would like to build connections and make new friends as they work. 

The coworking space is designed to help innovative professionals and start-ups grow in a community-driven environment. It first started as a hostel in 2012 and has grown to accommodate digital nomads and tourists alike. The hostel still offers comfortable and affordable rooms and now has its own coworking space with great WiFi and air-conditioning 24/7!

Not only will you be able to take advantage of their coworking space near the beach, but you get to also have a lot of fun with the many parties and events that happen in The Nomad Hostel. Enjoy the avid nightlife and have the time of your life with great food and drinks, fun people, and a comfy place to sleep in at the end of the night.

It is located in Thongsala. You can easily commute via moto-taxi or rent your own motorbike, as they offer free parking. It’s pretty accessible, being located on the main road, a few meters away from the beach, Makro center, and a Podium gym.

The Nomad House Official website

Coworking space nameThe Nomad House
Address + Google Map Link99/46 ,moo 1, Tambon Kohphangan Thongsala, Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand[Map]
Coliving accommodationYes (hostel)
Hot Desk/dayTHB 130
Hot Desk/weekTHB 700
Opening hoursMon-Sun: 24 Hours
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
KitchenYes
SnacksFree snacks
Restaurant / CaféYes

8. TaoHub, Koh Tao (coworking & coliving)

Tao Hub Coworking Space in Koh Phangan
Photo: TaoHub Coworking Space official website

This coworking space is situated in Koh Tao, an island near Koh Phangan. Koh Tao is known as Turtle Island, an absolute paradise filled with dive resorts and crystal clear waters. You may be able to find Hawksbill and green turtles around the area, coming in to breed. 

Tao Hub coworking space is situated by the beach and is perfect for those looking for the best beach vacation, with its amazing views, a variety of water activities, comfortable rooms, and an infinity pool! The rooms are spacious and considered world-class, with huge bathrooms and an inviting bed.

You will love their different coworking spaces, either in the air-conditioned meeting room or by the big, open wooden terrace and garden spaces conducive for work and relaxation. 

They’ve got fast WiFi connections, cozy seats or desks, and outlets everywhere you go! As for food, enjoy the many restaurants and shops just a walking distance away, or enjoy lunch every Friday to Sunday, which costs 100 THB per head. 

TaoHub Official Website

Coworking space nameTaoHub
Address + Google Map Link8/80 moo.2 Maehaad, Koh Tao, Amphoe Muang Surat Thani, Surat Thani, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationYes
Hot Desk/dayTHB 400
Hot Desk/weekTHB 1,500
Opening Hours24/7
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

9. Dots Coffee, Thongsala (coworking café)

Dots Café Coworking space in Koh Phangan
Photo: Dots Coffee official Facebook page

Dots CafĂ© only started becoming a coworking space just recently, but even before that, they were always a mist-visit for digital nomads. This is thanks to their yummy dishes, accessibility, and the working vibe they set. 

Dots CafĂ© has an industrial design, conducive for work and networking. It’s also great for those who just want to relax with a good cup of coffee. Serving vegan and vegetarian items, there’s something good for everyone. 

As for their rates, they have just begun offering coworking spaces as of June 23, 2021. Stay as long as you would like, from 8 AM to 6 PM, with daily rates being $6 and monthly rates only $60! For this fee, you have fast internet, the use of their printer and outlets, as well as a comfortable seat with lovely service. Don’t forget to try their delicious food and drinks!

You can visit them in Moo 1 Tong Sala, which is easy to find as it’s on the main road.

Dots Coffee Official Facebook Page

Coworking space nameDots Café
Address + Google Map Link44/139 Moo 1, Ko Pha-ngan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand [Map]
Coliving accommodationNo
Hot Desk/Open seating 1 DayTHB 200
Hot Desk/Open seating 1 weekTHB 500
Opening Hours8:00-18:00
High-speed WifiYes
Air ConditioningYes
SnacksAvailable for purchase
Restaurant / CafeYes

10. Nira’s Home Bakery, Thongsala (coworking café)

Niras Home Bakery Cozy Cafe in Koh Phangan
Photo: Nira’s Home Bakery official Facebook page

Nira’s Home Bakery is not a coworking space, but a cozy café loved by digital nomads in Koh Phangan.

This is one of the most popular cafés among travelers – good wifi, delicious food and drinks, friendly staff, and very reasonable price.

It might not be suitable for those who want to sit and work for many hours in a quiet environment, but it is a great place to go through your emails or catching up with social networks while having freshly baked breakfast.

Nira’s Home Bakery Official Facebook Page

Attractions in Koh Phangan

Beautiful Attraction in Koh Phangan
Photo by OÄźuz Ĺžerbetci on Unsplash

Once you’re done working and finishing all your deadlines for the day, you might have a few hours free, or even want to spend your remaining weeks enjoying. Sure, it might be fun to lounge in your accommodation, but you’re out in Koh Phangan to explore and take in the culture, too!

Plan ahead and make sure that you visit all of these amazing attractions and have fun with these unique activities when you’re in Koh Phangan:

1. Stunning beaches

Koh Phangan is famous for its beaches. There are amazing white sand beaches all around the island and each area has different vibes. You can enjoy water sports and boat trips. Don’t miss beautiful sunsets, too!

2. Nightlife

There are a ton of parties in Koh Phangan, you won’t run out of fun and booze here! You can celebrate the full moon party, half moon parties, and a new moon party, all happening every month. Most of these parties are celebrated on beaches, where you can enjoy light shows, refreshing cocktails, and a lot of dancing.

3. Local and International food

Go out and explore with your tastebuds, with Thai food being extremely delicious and addicting. The local cuisine has a ton of unique flavors and vegetarian options, so you can find something for everyone. In Koh Phangan, visit Thong Sala and the Phangan Food Court, which are markets that offer a lot of yummy dishes you can’t find anywhere else. 

Wrapping It Up

With all the fun things to do and accessibility for digital nomads in Thailand, Koh Phangan is definitely a must-visit. Before leaving you to your planning, here are a few things to know when traveling to the area:

When to visit Koh Phangan

The best time to visit Koh Phangan is between February to March when you don’t have to worry about the rains. You can also head to Koh Phangan in May and June, but these are the hottest times of the year, which is best for those who want to enjoy the beaches and get that tan.

The transportation

When you arrive at the Thong Sala Pier, you’ll be bombarded by many moto-taxi drivers who are ready to take you to your accommodation. They only charge between $2-16. While you can take public transportation, you can rent your own motorbike, which costs between $6-9 to rent daily.

Visa situation

Digital nomads that work remotely for a company registered in Thailand can apply for a non-B visa and work permit, which allows you to stay for up to 3 months. If you are on a tourist visa, you can apply for a 60-day visa.

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