The rooms at Haad Tien Beach Resort are roomy, well maintained and clean and all have western style toilets.



Koh Phangan who reached Ko Tao to cope with sharks and safer boats were on it was still being engrossed to

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Koh Tao is enough water lovers and of all seasons beautiful. From the first bamboo A-Frame bungalowson the beachfor 15 Baht a night, to simple thatched bungalows, the local Thai families reacted quickly to this influx of back packers other wise known as farangs. The name KoTao means Turtle Island; some say that the name is from the islands shape which is meant to look like an inverted down turtle whilst other people say its from the days when the sea surrounding Ko Taowere rich with turtles and Koh Tao was their breeding site. It seems wierd that such a tourist tropical paradiseshould have been first setup as a prison.

Koh Tao still a nice friendly ones fortunately. The name KoTao means Turtle Island; some say that the name is from the islands shape which is meant to look like an upside down turtle whilst other people say its from the days when the water around Ko Taowas rich with turtles and the island was their breeding area. Attracted by the beautiful coral reefs surrounding the island, and the growth in recreational scuba diving, quite a few companies have set up dive businesses on the island, these companies in turn designed resorts for their customers, and over the years several of these resorts have become quite plush. On Kohtao you can see amazing picture-postcard views of shady palms , crystal clear water and beautiful mountain views

Koh Panghan. And yes, you can still snorkel with sharks, and perhaps the odd turtle too, just check out our web site for all the local dive centres available.Ko island not far from it's neighbor island Koh Samui. The early 1980's brought to Koh Tao some of the first visitors from KoPhangan who were seeking for something innovative away from the masses and crowds who were going mad for the island to discover and soon the backpackergroups were vivacious about the superb newly found island paradise. Mesmerised by the stunning powdery white beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the low-priced living, backpackers soon arrived in droves. Arrivals and departures were on the local fishing boats, and even then hold-ups of several days were common. Back to the hammock and a world of dreams; The boat comes another day . Consequently, as its name for stunning nature, unique marinelife and staggering landscapes grew, easier access was made available when enhanced and safer boats were brought in to cope with the number of visitors, being attracted to the island.