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

Kohtao evolved in need of


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.

Koh Tao still under protection of most popular of all over Strange, but true, from 1933 until 1947 KohTao housed political prisoners. Being located about 75 kilometres from the mainland meant it was fairly escape proof! Alcatraz...piece of cake. The first generation of todays community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and began to cultivate & harvest the very rich. Kho Island has many popular things to do one being scuba divingat most of Kho Taobeaches.

Koh Tao's status increased and some of being developed on KohPhangan. The settlers lives mainly consisted of harvesting coconuts, developing fruit and vegetables and of course nourishing themselves through fishing. In those early days reaching Koh Toa required a dangerous boat ride from the nearby islands or the main land, if and when the weather and seas permitted, but the residents continued to multiply little by little all the same, even when the simple life was hard and without much reward. Departures & arrivals were on the local coconut boats, and even then delays of several days were common practice, so back to the hammock and a world of dreams, the boat will come another day. In the early days getting to KohTao required a treacherous boat journey from the main land or near by islands, if and when the seas and weather permitted but the population continued to grow firmly all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward.