KohTaoIsland.net - Accommodation and Diving Guide for Koh Tao Koh Tao.
The island too steep to offer.

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.

From the days of begining it used to be a prison island, through to today's re-development, the island has keept it's sparkle, though it now caters for everybody´s tastes and expeniture.

Around 1947 the first settlers laid claim to a large part of land on what is today called as Sairee Beach. These were the twin brothers Khun Ueam and Khun Oh who reached KoTao by boat from the next island of Koh Panghan, Koh Tao was still under Royal Patronage in those days but it didn´t prevent those first settlers from claiming their stake of land. The very first generation of today's community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and began to harvest and cultivate the on offer. Despite Ko Tao still being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for coconut plantations. You will still see lots of evidence of the large plantations all over the island. The first settlers lives consisted of harvesting coconuts, growing vegetables & fruit and of course sustaining themselves through fishing.

On the 18th of june 1899, His Majesty the King Chulalongkorn (Rama 5 1868-1910) visited KoTao and left his monogram as evidence on a big rock at Jor Por Ror Bay (near,next to] Sairee Beach. This rock is honoured even today and get treated with the greatest of respect.

Ko Tao is little, 21 square km and 50% of that too steep to access. Koh Tao is surrounded by a lot sharks too, nice 'non-human-eating' ones fortunately. And yes, you can still snorkel with sharks, and perhaps the odd turtle as well, just check out our web site for all the local dive shops available.

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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.

 


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.


AC Resort

Sairee Beach

AC Resort
The AC Resort is situated in the middle of Sairee Beach, with large well maintained bungalows surrounded by beautiful gardens around a large swimming pool. The restaurant and reception is situated on the beach front with it spreading over two floors with a large bar and viewing area upstairs and both areas offering great views of Sairee Beach and also the sunset.

Montalay Beach Resort

Tanote Bay

Montalay Beach Resort

Montalay Beach Resort is a small to medium size hotel, located on a beautiful private beach called "Tanote Bay". Tanote bay has a pristine sandy beach, nestled between the rugged headlands of the east coast of KohTao. The bay offers spectacular views of nearby Shark Island and Koh Phangan, and vibrant coral reefs dot the clear blue shores. Ideal for families with children or couples to chill and relax.

 



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Going to Koh Phangan?
... have a look at these places:

 

Sandy Bay

Koh Phangan, Haad Yao

Sandy Bay

the resorts restaurant features Thai and Western cuisine. Internet, international phone calls and Fax are available.

 

 

Salad Beach Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Salad

Salad Beach Resort

Salad Beach Resort is located on idyllic Haad Salad, a pure white sand beach in a pictureperfect bay with all the trappings of tropical island life. The beach is fringed with coconut palms and as Haad Salad is relatively undeveloped for Koh Phangan, it is usually deserted and so peaceful that you feel the beach is all yours.

Smile Beach Resort

Koh Phangan, Haad Salad

Smile Beach Resort

Smile Beach Resort has a total of 8 bungalows. A distinguishing feature is its traditional Lanna, Northern Thai architecture style to harmonize with their natural surroundings, where you can relax with your favorite books.



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