Haad Tien Beach Resort can help you arrange rentals, organize trips, arrange for pick up and getting off the island in addition, a 24 hour laundry service is available.

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Koh Toa has maintained its still hasn't lost what is one Despite Ko full moon parties on Koh Tao means Turtle Island; most say that the name is due to the islands shape which is meant to appear to be an upside down turtle while others claim it is from the days when the water nearby the island was rich with turtles and the island was their breeding area.

Koh Toa's status expanded and beyond. Attracted by the wonderful coral reefs surrounding resorts have become quite plush. During the last 12 odd years the island has changed in many different ways as it developed to become one of the largest dive operation centres in Thailand, attracting all levels of divers and water lovers alike. The first settlers lives mainly consisted of collecting coconuts, growing fruit & vegetables and of course sustaining themselves by fishing.

Koh Toa and cleared for fabulous nature unique marine life and Here they found something more then just a new island to explore and soon the back packer network was buzzing about the wonderful newly found island paradise of KohTao. In ore by the beautiful beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, back packers soon arrived in droves. The Island offers a lot of popular things to do one being scuba divingat most of Ko Taobays. Ko Toa is a small island, only twenty sq km and nearly half of that too harsh to get to. To begin with the island was not populated, frequented only by fishermen from nearby islands while in search of cover during storms or when they require clean water and supplies. It seems odd that such a tourist paradiseshould have been in earlier times set up as a top-security prison. Bizarre, but true. From about 1933 until 1947 the island housed political prisoners. Being almost seventy kilometers from the nearby mainland meant it was moderately escape proof! Alcatraz...piece of cake. KohTao is surrounded by loads of Black Tip ans Whale sharks too.