KohTaoIsland.net - Accommodation and Diving Guide for Koh Tao Koh Toa was reasonably escape from! Alcatraz...
The most visited Ko Tao and finally they have become one of Kohphangan KohTao means Turtle Island; some beautiful coral reefs offer a scuba divers unrivalled adventures.

Looking for a Bungalow Resort, Guesthouse or Dive Course on Koh Tao?

We provide a Online Reservation and Booking Service for Koh Tao, a small island in southern part of Thailand, about 38 kilometers away from Koh Phangan, and about 64 kilometers from Chumphon.

Koh Tao offers fantastic diving, wonderful resorts, beautiful sunsets, views and variety of restaurants serving exellent cuisine. Koh Tao is the home of large sea turtles and occasional fishermen, has now developed over the past 10-15 years as one of Thailand's premier tourist destinations.

Our company has long time experience in managing online bookings and reservations with our site PhanganIsland.com, founded in 2002.
In 2005 we started PhanganBungalows.com with a modified version of our successful booking / reservation site, and now end of 2006 our youngest site ... KohTaoIsland.net



Koh Tao
Map of Koh Tao, click to see larger Map
Resorts and Guesthouses on the island,
that accept online bookings

There are many Online Reservation Websites about Koh Tao, why should you book with us?

* no extra fee or hidden expense
pay exactly the amount of money the resort or guesthouse charges you

* no minimum amount
no minimum amount for the advance payment, unlike many other reservation sites we don't have a minimum amount.

* pay the list price of a resort room
our prices are the official bungalow prices, you would also get if you book in person

* largest choice of accommodation
our website has the largest directory of resorts and guesthouses on Koh Tao, that accept online booking

* fast response time

usually we need around 4-12 hours to write you an response to your reservation.

* fast and uncomplicated payment
to our PayPal account you can pay for your reservation online with all major credit cards.

How does it work?

Choose a resort and room type from the Accommodation Directory of Koh Tao . Once you filled out the enquiry form, we will contact you by mail / phone. If the requested resort is available, we will send you an email, that includes a payment link to PayPal. Once we receive your advance payment, we can reconfirm your reservation.

In case the resort is not available, we will try to find you an alternative resort.

Unfortunately the amount of required advance payment is different from each resort or season, but most of them want at least 40% of the total price in advance for a confirmed booking. As soon as we receive a payment we forwarded it to the booked resort and send you a confirmation back.

Bungalows Resorts on Koh Tao not listed here can be booked as well, but we will charge a individual reservation fee. Please write to: elzannekohtaoisland@gmail.com

 

Information about Koh Tao

oh Tao is to the northeast of Surat Thani, about 38 kilometers from Koh Phangan, and about 64 kilometers away from Chumphon.

Since 2005 it is now really easy to get to Koh Tao. You can drive with one of the high speed catamaran boats. You can also arrive from one of the neighboring islands (Koh Phangan or Koh Samui).

Diving in and around Koh Tao's beautiful coral reefs is the islands main attraction. Resorts on Koh Tao offer a wide range of accommodation to fit most budgets.

Traveling around the island and visiting other beaches and bays pretty easy.. Just off the concrete main road you have to be careful when driving on dirty roads. Pick -ups and taxies can be found almost everywhere.

Attracted by the beautiful coral reefs surrounding KohTao, and the quick growth in recreational scuba diving, a number of companies have set up diving businesses on the island, these companies in turn developed resorts for their clientele, and over the years several of these resorts have become quite elegant. These days, you can get everything from cheap simple wooden huts with palm leaf roofs to elegant high class villas with their very own exclusive swimming pool.

In the late 1990's KohTao´s first, and until recently, only road was constructed, it runs North to South from the far side of Sairee to the southern settlement of Chalok Baan Kao. A new road is under construction on the way to Tanote Bay, and once completed it will open up the other side of the island for better development, it is accessable with care at the moment with 4x4. Ko Tao now has 24 hour electricity on the island too and finally they have had a water reservoir made to make sure that even in the dry periods there is enough water for all. Occasionally progress can be a wonderful thing, fortunately KoTao has kept its relaxed atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach.

From the days of begining it used to be a prison, through to today's re-development, Koh Tao has keept it's charm, though it now caters for everyones tastes and expeniture.

Immediately following the terrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the type of visitors visiting KoTao have changed, previously it had been a Mecca for backpackers, year out students, and young travellers along their way south to Malaysia or North to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and beyond. 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. A culture shock to most people, but generally the island reacted 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 restaurants offering different food from all over the world, and even activities for families to do during day time, in case you get bored with laying on the beach.

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Koh Tao Heights

Sairee Beach

Koh Tao Heights

Koh Tao Heights is a beautiful and luxurious apartment and penthouse building which is located in the hillside over looking Mae Haad, Sairee Beach, Koh Nang Yuan and best of all the outstanding sunsets we get her on Koh Tao. It is only about 500 meters from Sairee Beach and Mae Haad village, with all the shops, restaurants and beaches, it takes about 10 to 15 minute walk to the beach.


Haad Tien Beach Resort

Thian Og Bay (Shark Bay)

Haad Tien Beach Resort

The Haad Tien Resort is situated on the beautiful Haad Tien Beach also known as Shark Bay, this beach is over 600 meters long and the resort is lucky enough to have the whole beach to its self. This is one of the most outstanding beaches on Koh Tao with brilliant white powdery sand and crystal clear, warm waters to swim and snorkel in.


Koh Tao Resort - The Paradise Zone

Chalok Baan Kao

Koh Tao Resort - The Paradise Zone

This newly established hill top resort offers outstanding panoramic views of Koh Tao, Chalok Baan Kao, the sunrise and the sunset. The Paradise Zone is the perfect choice for couples and families who expect the highest standards in comfort, cleanliness, and customer service, with some beautiful rooms and suite to match.


La Cigale Villa Suites

Sairee Beach

La Cigale Villa Suites

Newly opened in 2010 La Cigale sports just four cool cribs, cradled amongst large granite rocks in a tropical acreage with excellent views over nearby Sairee beach.

 



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