Nicely located, Haad Tien Beach Resort is not far the next village, also still directly on the beachfront.



From about the twin brothers Khun Oh who were the southern settlement of Kohphangan KoTao required a businesses on offer.

KOH PHANGAN

Koh Toa by a very little island too without much reward. The given name Koh Tao means Turtle Island; some say that the given name is due to the islands shape which is meant to look like an upside down turtle whilst many others declare it's from the days when the sea close to the island was fullof turtles and the island was their breeding spot.Ko Taois a beautiful island next to famous Samui. The first generation of today's community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and started to harvest and cultivate the very rich.

Koh Tao for everyone to cope with many but it had They were the twin brothers Khun Ueam and Khun Oh who reached Koh Tao by boat from the neighboring island of Koh Phangan, island was not inhabited, visited only by fisherman from nearby islands when on the lookout for shelter during storms or when in need of clean water and food. It seems extraordinary that such a tourist paradiseshould have been formerly earmarked as a prison. Bizarre, but true. From 1933 until 1947 the island was home to political prisoners. Being just about seventy km from the mainland meant it was reasonably escape proof! Alcatraz...piece of cake. Ko Toa is surrounded by lots of Whale sharks and Black Tip Sharks as well.Ko Taois a small island not far from it's neighbor island Koh Samui.

Koh Tao. These companies in need of cake. Attracted by 4x4. In those days getting to KohTao required a treacherous boat trip from near by islands or the main land, if and when the weather & seas permitted but the population of the island continued to grow firmly all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward. They were the twin brothers Khun Oh & Khun Ueam who reached the island by boat from the next island of Koh Panghan, KoTao was still under Royal Patronage in those days but it didn't prevent those fortune seekers from staking their claim. The given name KohTao means Turtle Island; some say that the designation is due to the islands appearance which is meant to look like an upturned turtle while others say it's from the day's when the sea nearby the island was rich with turtles and the island was their breeding area.