Without question, Kho Tao has some of most beautiful beaches anywhere in SE Asia.
Local farmers and fishermen realised that business people from other places were developing their island to accommodate to the needs of all these new customers and they also, quickly started to open their own businesses to fulfill all the customers demands.
There is a wide range of Guesthouses and Bungalows on Koh Tao for every kind of budget, availible to book in advance here.
Koh Tao island is located about 65 kilometres east of the coastline between Suratthani and Chumporn in the Gulf of Thailand and is about 22 kilometer in size - so small but not too small.
A culture shock to many, but generally the islandreacted with a passion to these new visitors, over the following months much change has taken place, new resorts, with more facilities, a new array of eating establishments offering cuisine from around the world.
Attracted by the beautiful coral reefs surrounding KohTao, and the growth in recreational diving, a number of companies have established divebusinesses on the island, these companies in turn developed exclusive resortsfor their customers, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite elegant.
While visting Kohtaoyou can see typical picture-postcard views of shady palm trees , crystal clear water and amazing sunrises
Every now and again progress can be a wonderful thing, fortunately Ko Tao has kept its relaxed atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach.