Ko Tao has many popular activities one being snorkeling at most of Kohtaobays.Kho Tao is a beautiful islandnear of Koh Phangan.
It has loads to offer but it hasn't lost what attracted travellers here in the 1st place, its still a petite piece of paradise for everybody to share and enjoy.
The prisoners were all pardoned and transported to Suratthani on the mainland and the island was deserted yet again.
Straight after the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the caliber of visitors coming to KoTao have changed, previously it had been a Mecca for backpackers, year out students along their way North to Bangkok and beyond.
In the beginning of 1980's brought to Koh Taosome of the first people from Ko Phanganwho were looking for something new away from the crowds and masses who were going barmy for the Full Moonparties on KohPhangan. Here they discovered something more than just a new islandto explore and soon the back-packer groups were energetic about the fantastic newly found islandparadise. Mesmerised by the beautiful powdery white beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, backpackerssoon came in droves. Arrivals and departures were on the local fishing boats, and even then hold-ups of several days were common. Back to the hammocks and a world of dreams; The boat comes another day . Subsequently, as its status for striking nature, outstanding marine life and amazing landscapes grew, easier access was obtainable when enhanced and safer boats were brought in to cope with the number of visitors, being attracted to the island.
The island of Kohtaois one of Thailand's interesting tropical paradise. Blessed with sunny beaches and hidden bays, people from all over the world come back year after year to soak up the unique Thai culture.
Local fishermen and farmers realised that major business people from other places were creating their 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.