Engrossed by the striking coral reefs around KoTao, and the development in recreational scuba diving, some enterprises established a diving businesses on Koh Tao. These enterprises in turn built resortsfor their clientele, and over the years many of these resortshave become quite plush.
On Kho Tao visitors can see amazing picture-postcard views of coconut palm trees , bright blue lagoons and amazing mountain views
Immediately following the terrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the caliber of visitors visiting KohTao have changed, before it had been a Mecca for backpackers, year out students along their way south to Malaysia and beyond.
A huge variety of marine life and some beautiful coral reefs offer divers unrivalled adventures. Other day time activities now include kayaking and fishing tours.
The prisoners were all repatriated and transported to Suratthani on the mainland and the islandwas a desert islandyet again.
This was at the same time that the 1st settlers laid claim to a big part of land on which is now known as Sairee Beach.
A huge variety of marine life and some beautiful coral reefs offer diversunrivalled adventures. Other day time activities now include kayaking and fishing tours.
The island of Ko Tao is one of Thailand's real tropical gems. Blessed with white beaches and hidden bays, visitors from all over the world come back every year to soak up the unique Thai culture.