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Travellers will enjoy Koh Tao.

Travellers will enjoy spending time on the island of Koh Tao. Located on Thailand's eastern coast, Koh Tao has a permanent population of just over 1,000 people. The island is a secluded spot, and HomeAway has a variety of accommodation solutions. Whether travellers are searching to accommodate a large group in a villa in Koh Tao or a small apartment for a romantic getaway, HomeAway has the perfect accommodations available. The accommodation on Koh Tao also come with a variety of amenities, such as beachfront views and full kitchens.

For travellers that may be looking for something a bit different, HomeAway offers vacation rentals on nearby islands as well. Rentals on the island of Koh Samui, directly to the east, provide breathtaking beaches and more bustling towns. Phuket holiday homes are located on the other side of the Thai mainland, and on Thailand's largest island. Phuket plays an important role in Thailand's history and as such has many sights worth visiting.

Things to do

Ko Nang Yuan:

The small island of Ko Nang Yuan, just off the northwest coast of Koh Tao, is only a short taxi ride away. This picturesque inlet has three dramatic mountains, and is dotted with stunning beaches. This island is so beautiful that most of Koh Tao's postcards feature the beaches of Ko Nang Yuan.

Flying Trapeze Adventures:

For true adventure, travellers should try Flying Trapeze Adventures. Participants can experience the feeling of flying and try their hand at the circus arts. Courses are tailored to beginners, and taught by Gemma and her crew. Nightly demos begin at 7.30pm, and participants must be at least 6 years old.

Goodtime Adventures:

Hiking tours, climbing sessions, and cliff jumping are only some of the activities offered by Goodtime Adventures. Book with Goodtime Adventures through their office, which doubles as a café on Sairee Beach. While most of the island is based on maritime activities, Goodtime Adventures offers land-based activities for every type of traveller.

Ban's Diving School:

Travellers will enjoy exploring the underwater seascape around Koh Tao. Classroom sessions precede practical time in the water, and are geared toward both beginners and seasoned experts. Recently refurbished, Ban's Diving School certifies more scuba divers than any diving school worldwide.

Koh Tao Bowling and Mini-Golf:

Located halfway between Mae Hat and Chalok Ban Kao, Koh Tao Bowling & Mini Golf has several lanes. Employees reset the pins by hand rather than an automated system. The 18-hole mini-golf course is decorated with landmarks from all over the world. Ko Tao Bowling and Mini-Golf is the perfect activity for families with children.

Shambhala:

Located on the Blue Wind resort on Sairee Beach, the Shambhala yoga center is the only full-time yoga retreat on the island. Led by Kester, an experienced, energetic teacher, Shambhala offers classes for beginners and experts alike. Classes start at 300 Baht.

Weather in Koh Tao

Koh Tao lies on the eastern side of Thailand, and therefore experiences monsoon season from September to December. Vacations during this time are not recommended as the rain is nearly constant and flooding can become somewhat dangerous. During the dry and cool season – in the earliest part of the calendar year – temperatures in Thailand range from 19-31°C.

Travel to Koh Tao

The simplest way to arrive in Koh Tao is to fly into Samui Airport (USM) on the island of Koh Samui. From here, a series of ferries bring visitors to Koh Tao. On the island itself, motorbikes are available for rent, and water taxis will take travellers to beaches that are harder to reach.

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Recent Reviews

It's been a great experience and a lot of fun staying in this apartment. Great location, SUP ,Kayak

5 of 5
It's been a great experience and a lot of fun staying in this apartment. Great location, SUP ,Kayak and snorkeling gear was free for our use! House management and clean been done regularly and frequently in a great manner! Highly recommended!!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Amazing villa with breath taking view

5 of 5
Spent 2 weeks at this beautiful villa with our grown up children, celebrating Christmas and new year. Garry & Lynne the owners went out of there way to make our stay very memorable. From arranging scooter hire (even delivering and returning the scooters for us) to which laundry service to use, where to go for specific groceries etc. we were also provided with a simple mobile phone to call a taxi as well as ordering take away delivery. The house was regularly cleaned, and bed linen and towels changed. The kitchen equipment is basic but as eating out is very reasonable it's not worth bothering with trying to prepare much besides eggs, porridge & toast for breakfasts! We took advantage of the yoga mats provided with our daughter leading us in sessions every morning. We also played table tennis and on two evenings chose to watch a movie with great take away pizza fro Farango! We all (6 of us) thouroughly enjoyed the tranquility of the villa, as compared to the hustle and bustle of Sairee Beach just 15-20 minutes walk away. The house is easily accessible via a concrete road which is rather steep, but that's the charm of Koh Tao! I would thoroughly recomend Nang Yuan view villa. Thank you Garry & Lynne for all your assistance during our stay.
  • Review Submitted: Jan 04, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016