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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.

As KohTao´s reputation spread and rapidly got bigger as it widely became known all over world through international travellers and adventurous visitors. During the last 11 odd years the island has changed in many different ways as it developed to become one of the major dive destinations in Thailand, attracting all levels of divers and water lovers alike. 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, quickly began to open their own businesses to fulfill all the customers demands. From the original bamboo A-Frame huts on the beach for to simple thatched bungalows other wise known as Ferangs.

The name Ko Tao means in Thai 'Turtle Island', people say that the name is due to Koh Tao's shape which is simmilar like an inverted down turtle whilst other people claim its from the days when the water around Koh Tao was rich with turtles and Koh Tao was their main breeding ground.

In 1947 the first settlers laid claim to a big portion of land on what is today called as Sairee Beach. These were the twin brothers Khun Oh & Khun Ueam who reached the island by boat from the next island of Koh Panghan, Ko Tao was still under Royal Patronage in those days but it did not stop these fortune seekers from claiming their stake of land. The first generation of today's community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and began to cultivate and harvest the on offer. Despite KohTao still being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for coconut plantations. You can still see lots of evidence of the huge plantations all over the island. Their lives consisted mainly of harvesting coconuts, growing vegetables and fruit and of course providing for themselves through fishing.

The name Ko Tao means in Thai 'Turtle Island', people say that the name is due to Koh Tao's shape which is simmilar like an inverted down turtle whilst other people claim its from the days when the water around Koh Tao was rich with turtles and Koh Tao was their main breeding ground.

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Sunshine Divers Resort

Chalok Baan Kao

Sunshine Divers Resort

Sunshine Divers is based in the beautiful bay of Chalok Baan Kao in the south of the island, they are one of the longest established dive companies on Koh Tao, educating divers since 1993 and is also the sister company of Bans Diving one of the largest and most experienced dive resorts on Koh Tao.

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.


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.

Villa Nirvana

Sairee Beach

Villa Nirvana

The stunning Villa Nirvana is located at the northern part of Sairee Beach and is only about 200 meters away from the beach, and a 5 minute walk away from Sairee village which has all the great shops, bars and restaurants, including a couple of small supermarkets. The villa is surrounded by tropical jungle and coconut plantations, which all have great views overlooking the crystal blue water of the Gulf of Siam.

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