While visting Ko Tao tourists can see typical picture-postcard views of coconut palms , crystal clear bays and beautiful sunsets
KoTao is little; 20 square km and half of that too steep to access.
A culture shock to most people, but generally the island reacted with a passion to these new visitors, over the following months much change had taken place, new resorts, with more facilities, a new array of eating establishments offering cuisine from around the world.
You can book for a wide range of Bungalow Resorts on Ko Tao for differnt type of budget, availible to book online here.
KohTao island is positioned approximately 70 kilometres east of the coastline inbetween Suratthani and Chumporn in the Gulf of Thailand and is about 21 kilometer in size - so small but not too small.
On June the 18th 1899, His Majesty the King Chulalongkorn visited KohTaoand left his monogram as evidence on a huge boulder at Jor Por Ror Bay next to Sairee Beach.
Here they discovered something more then just a new islandto explore and soon the back packer network was buzzing about the fantastic newly found tropical islandparadise of Koh Tao.
Mesmerised by the beautiful beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, back packers soon arrived in droves. Kohtaoconsists of a tropical paradise infringed with shaddy palms and bright turquoise waters.
Starting withing the first bamboo and coconut huts right on the beach for 30 Baht a night, to quite simple thatched houses, the native island clans decided quickly to this incursion of visitors otherwise known as Farangs, by adapting .