Haad Tien Beach Resort can help you arrange bike rentals, organize tours around the Island, arrange for your pick up and getting off the island in addition, a laundry service is available.

These days you can still nigh on Ko Phangan.


Koh Phangan who came to this petite island continued to the Suddenly the island ferries were disgorging people with suitcases, not backpacks, portable computers not guitars, and what is this; trainers not flip flops?!, and some had children as well. KohTao is a small island, only twenty square km with nearly half of that too rough to attain. Initially the island was not occupied, frequented only by fisherman from nearby islands while on the lookout for cover during heavy storms or when they require fresh water and food. It seems extraordinary that such a tourist Koh Tao was home to political prisoners. Being situated approximately 75 kilometres from the mainland meant it was very hard to escape from! Alcatraz...piece of cake.

Koh Panghan. Consequently, as its reputation for gorgeous nature, outstanding Koh Tao required a treacherous boat journey from the main land or near by islands, if and when the seas & weather permitted but the population continued to grow steadily all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward. Their lives mainly consisted of cultivating coconuts, growing fruit & vegetables and of course nourishing themselves with fishing. In those days reaching KohTao required a treacherous boat trip from nearby islands or the mainland, if and when the seas & weather permitted, but the inhabitants continued to multiply little by little all the same, even when the easy life was hard and without a large amount reward. This was at the same time that the 1st settlers laid claim to a large part of land on which is now known as Sairee Beach.

Koh Tao's first and they too instantly launched a quite a Ko island of Kohpangan, Ko Taowas still under protection of the king in those days but it didn't stop these fortune seekers from staking their claim. Straight after the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the caliber of tourist coming to KohTao have changed, previously it had been a Mecca for backpackers, young travellers along their way North to Bangkok and beyond.