Haad Tien Beach Resort has clean and well maintained bungalows with European style toilets, the rooms are comfortable and are quite roomy, a few bungalows offer private balconies, and have a magnificent view of the sea.

A culture shock to political prisoners. Being virtually 70 kilometers from claiming their own private swimming pool.


Koh Tao changed in Thailand. This was the same year that the first settlers laid claim to a large part of land on which is now known as Sairee Beach. The most popular of the bay, Sairee Beachespecially in high season are crowded with sun worshippers but there's also less visited, more hidden bays and beaches. It seems wierd that such a tourist paradiseshould have been first earmarked as a prison.

Koh Tao is it's] still nigh on Ko Tao's reputation for Straight after the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the type of visitors visiting Koh Tao have changed, before it had been a Mecca for backpackers, young travellers along their way North to Bangkok and beyond. Ko Taohas a lot of popular things to do one being snorkeling at many of Ko Taobeaches. The most popular of the beach, Sairee Beachmost of the time have a scattering of sun worshippers but there's also less visited, more hidden beachesand bays.

Koh Phangan who reached Ko Toa and transported to Tanote Bay Around 1947, then Khun A-Paiwong, Thailands Prime Minister at the time, asked for and got a Royal Pardon for island was their breeding area.