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Thailand’s The Sanctuary: How a hippie hideaway transformed into a top beach retreat

Koh Phangan, Thailand (CNN) — Michael Doyle started making regular trips to Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand in the mid-1980s, enjoying laid-back life in rustic beach bungalows around the island between stints as a psychiatric nurse in Australia. Eventually, he took up residence in Hat Rin, a sunset-facing beach at the southern tip […]