It has much to offer but it still hasn't lost what attracted travellers here in the 1st place, it is still a petite piece of tropical paradise for all to share and enjoy.
Starting withing the first A-Frame coconut and bamboo bungalows on the beach for thrity Baht for a day, to quite simple thatched huts, the native Thai clans reacted rapidly to this incursion of strangers otherwise called Farangs, by adapting .
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Kho Tao is about to become in the recent a divers favorite destination in SE Asia.
Local fishermen and farmers realised that business people from other places were creating their islandto accommodate to the needs of all these new customers and they too, quickly began to open their own businesses to fulfill all the customers demands.
KoToa's status spread and rapidly improved as it generally became known throughout the world through international travellers and adventurous visitors.
Unlike before 2000, visitors can find today everything from economical straightforward wooden huts with thatched roofs to elegant expensive villas with private swimming pool and facilities.
Their lives mainly consisted of collecting coconuts, growing friut and vegetables and of course sustaining themselves with fishing.