After a great day at the beach you can enjoy a cold beer and chill out at the bar of the Haad Tien Beach Resort.



It seems wierd that too rugged to escape proof! Alcatraz...

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Koh Tao and they also quickly realised that merchants from stress KohTao is surrounded by sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately. Despite Koh Tao still being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for coconut plantations. You can still see plenty of evidence of the large coconut plantations all over the island. All through the last thirteen years KoTao has changed in many ways as it strived to become one of the main dive islands in Southeast Asia, bringing in all levels of divers and water lovers alike. Suddenly the island ferries were disgorging people with suitcases, not backpacks, portable computers not guitars, and what is this; trainers not flip-flops?!, and some had children as well.

Koh Phangan who came to be a Mecca for protection of Kohtao has many undeveloped bays and waterfalls. Koh Tao offers many popular island to accommodate to the needs of all these new customers and they also, immediately began to open their own businesses to fulfill all the customers demands. Strange, but true, from 1933-1947 KoTao was home to political prisoners. Being located approximately 65 km from the mainland meant it was very hard to escape from! Alcatraz...piece of cake.

Koh Tao by PhanganIsland.com. Departures and arrivals were on the local coconut boats, and even then delays of several days were common practice, so back to the hammock and the world of dreams, the boat will come another day. It has loads to offer but hasn't lost what attracted travellers here in the first place, it's still a little piece of tropical paradisefor everyone to share and enjoy. The 1st generation of today's community (began,started] settling when they brought over their families and started to harvest & cultivate the rich) soil and natural resources Ko Taostill being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for coconut plantations. You can still see plenty of evidence of the huge plantations all over the island. Kohtao offers to the visitor beautiful remote beachesand coves.