If there’s one thing the island of Koh Phangan is not short of, it’s tattoo parlors. With plenty of options available, it can seem like an almost impossible task to find which one you may want to get inked at.
If you’re considering a tattoo, we have done the tedious task of cherry-picking the best tattoo parlours in Koh Phangan which it has to offer. We recommend making the decision mindfully, and not just in the spare of the moment after your fourth of the fifth bucket at the infamous full moon party.
In no particular order, we have compiled a list of information on the best Tattoo Parlours in Koh Phangan:
Ink Point Tattoo
Ink Point Tattoo ensures the correct accreditations to meet European standards as it’s something they publically advertise. They encourage a free consultation before the tattoo, where there will discuss designs and quote the work before you book in with one of their artists.
They specialize in hyperrealistic art, and photos can be found on their Facebook page.
Appointment Required: Appointments can be made through their Facebook page.
Where: 16/30 m.1 Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280
Opening hours: 11:00 – 22:00, 7 days a week
Tattoo Club is a rather well-established parlor on the island that has been running for an impressive 13 years. The shop has it’s very own garden out back to relax and unwind, with the shop located at the front.
In the shop, there are two main artists who between them offer diverse styles.
Appointment required: Appointment must be made and can be booked through the facebook page or visit of the shop.
Where: 79/24 Soi Krung Thai, Thongsala, Koh Phangan 84280, Ko Phangan
Opening hours: 13:00 to 21:00, 7 days a week
Freeway Tattoo And Bar
Do not be put off by its tropical exterior, Freeway Tattoo offers nothing short of a team of highly skilled professionals. The tattoo shop also offers piercing services which you can enquire about on-site.
Where: 18/1 Moo 6, Hin Kong, Koh Phangan, 84820
Opening hours: 11:45 am to 2:15 am
Big Magic Tattoo
If you’re looking for a local professional, then you will certainly find it here.
With 18 years of experience, you can fully trust the quality of work you will receive at Big Magic Tattoo. Not only does Mr. Big work as an artist, but he dedicates his spare time to teaching others to join the trade. You can find his work on his website.
Where: Ban Tai, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280 (Thong Nai Pan Noi)
Opening hours: 10:00- 1:00am everyday
DNA Tattoo Gallery
Positioned right next to the home of the full moon party, this shop is no stranger to most party-goers on the island. Equipped for both bamboo and machine tattooing, you have the decision to make. If you would like to see previous artwork of theirs, check out their website here.
Appointment required: You can book appointments on their website system but they do accept walk in’s.
Where: 94/63 Moo.6 Baan Tai Haad Rin Koh Phangan Thailand 84820
Opening hours: 14:00 to 22:00, 7 days a week
Southern Ink Tattoo
Southern Ink Tattoo, lovingly known as Southern Ink by locals, is located in the heart of Thong Sala. The parlor has two in house tattoo artists who offer many different styles of the traditional methods of bamboo and also machine tattoos.
Prices are fixed at 3000 baht an hour, but for smaller designs that take less than 2 hours to complete, they will charge by the piece.
The studio is sleek and clean with a monochrome aesthetic that screams professionalism. You can view their artwork on their Instagram page: southern_ink_tattoo_kohphangan or on their facebook, twitter pages.
Appointment required: Appointments are required
Where: Ko Pha-ngan Sub-district, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280
Opening hours: 12:00 to 22:00 Sundays and 12:00 to 23:59 mon-sat
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