The most popular of the beach, Sairee Beach especially in high season have a scattering of sun worshippers but there's also less visited, more hidden beaches and bays. Koh Taohas unnumbered undeveloped remote beaches and mountains.
The island of Kho Tao is one of Thailand's real tropical gems. Blessed with golden beaches and hidden bays, visitors from all over the world come again year after year to soak up the unforgettable Thai culture.
Koh Tao has unnumbered undeveloped remote beaches and mountains.
A huge variety of marine life and some fantastic coral reefs offer diversunrivalled adventures. Other activities now include kayaking and fishing tours.
From the days of being a prison, through to its current development, Turtle islandhas retained it's sparkle, though it now caters for everybodys requirments and expeniture.
Immediately following the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the type of visitors visiting the islandhave changed, before it had been a Mecca for backpackers, year out students along their way Chiang Mai and beyond.
This small island was still under Royal Patronage in the early days, but it did not prevent those fortune seekers from making their claim. The first generation of todays community started settling when they brought their families to Koh Toa and began to cultivate and yield the rich earth and natural resources on offer. Despite it still being under Royal Patronage, acres of land were claimed, and vacated for plantations. You can still see lots of evidence of the huge plantations all over the island.