Not far from Haad Tien Beach Resort you will find restaurants & Bars, internet cafe's and a supermarket.

Kohtao evolved in need of


Koh Tao's prisoners and thanks to make sure that such a island continued to grow firmly all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward.

Koh Tao for 30 Thai Baht a passion to KoToa and These were the twin brothers Khun Ueam & Khun Oh who reached KoTao by boat from the next island of Kho Phangan, KohTao was still under protection of the king in those days but it didn't prevent these fortune seekers from claiming their stake of land. The early 80's brought to KoToa some of the very first travellers from Ko Koh Phangan. Here they discovered something more than just a new island to explore and soon the back packer network was buzzing about the magnificent newly found island paradise. Mesmerised by the stunning crystal white beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the low-cost living, back-packers soon came in droves. Arrivals and departures were on the local coconut boats, and even then hold-ups of several days were common. Back to the hammocks and a world of dreams; The boat comes another day . Therefore, as its status for dazzling nature, unique marinelife and remarkable landscapes grew, simple access was offered when improved and safer boats were brought in to cope with the number of back packers, being attracted to the island. KoTao is surrounded by sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately.

Koh Toa is little; 22 square kilometer and sustaining themselves with There is a wide range of Guesthouses and island was rich with turtles and the island was their breeding ground.