Ko Tao is an islandof exotic beauty and charm, a place, where you can have a holiday away from stress, kicked back and on the beach or active and fast paced.
The most visited of the beach, Sairee Beach always have a scattering of sun worshippers but there's also quieter, more hidden beaches and bays.
Consequently, as its reputation for fabulous nature, outstanding marine life and amazing landscapes grew, better access was available when better built were brought in to cope with the number of backpackers being attracted to the island.
During the last twelve years Koh Toa has transformed in many ways as it developed to become one of the foremost dive destinations in Southeast Asia, drawing all levels of water lovers and divers alike.
They were all repatriated and transported to Suratthani on the mainland and KoTao was deserted yet again.
Local fishermen and farmers realised that major business people from other places were developing 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 clienteles demands.
KohTao's reputation spread and quickly grew as it widely became known all over world through international travellers and adventurous visitors.
The early 80's brought to Koh Taosome of the very first backpackersfrom Koh Panghanwho were looking for something different away from the masses and crowds who were going crazy for the full moonparties on Kohpangan.