Not far from Baan Busaba there are many classic outdoor kitchens preparing many types of freshly prepared traditional foods at very low prices.
One of the cheapest type of transportation from capital city to Koh Phangan is to buy a joint ticket from Songserm Travel for ferry and express boats, buses, railway, planes to Phangan. Or you can take an 1 hour flight by Bangkok Airways 6 times a day from BKK to Haad Rin more than 20 years ago. They raved in the magnificent Haad Rin Nok and from the beach. Some quite popular accommodations, for example Phrueksa Resortare getting frequently fully booked for the peak season. A good advice would be to arrange for a bungalowsbefore you arrive.
Mai Pen Rai is not only a common saying in Thailand, Maipenrai is also the name of a popular Haad Rin changes into a dance floor made of sand. If you don't fell like Koh Tao. The easy to reach Ang Thong archipelago is composed of more than 40 tiny islands, fullof pristine beachesand surrounded with crystal clear water.