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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
From 1933 until 1947 KoTao was inhabitated mostly by political prisoners. Being situated about 71 kilometres from the mainland meant it was hard to escape from! Alcatraz ... was nothing in comparison with this island.
KohTao island is situated approximately 70 kilometres east of the coastline between Chumporn and Surat Thani in the Gulf of Thailand and it is about 20 kmē in size - so small ... but big enough.
The years after 1980 brought to Koh Tao some of the first backpackers from Kohpangan who were looking for some thing new away from the masses and crowds going crazy for the Fullmoon parties on Koh Panghan. Here they discovered something more then just another party place and soon the back packer community had a new topic to talk about about the wonderful recently discovered island paradise of Koh Tao. Attracted by the serenity, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, back packers soon arrived in droves.
In 1947 the 1st settlers laid claim to a big part of land on what is now known as Sairee Beach. They were the twin brothers Khun Ueam and Khun Oh who got to Koh Tao by boat from the next island of Kohpangan, Koh Tao was still under Royal Patronage in those days but it did not prevent those fortune seekers from staking their claim. The first generation of todays community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and began to cultivate and harvest the very rich. Despite KohTao 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. Their lives mainly consisted of harvesting coconuts, growing fruit & vegetables and of course sustaining themselves through fishing.
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