A huge range of fishes and some amazing coral reefs offer diversa unique experience. Other activities now include kite surfing and Boat tours.
Ko Tao consists of a amazing paradise full of coconut palms and green turquoise waters.
This was at the same time that the 1st settlers laid claim to a big part of land on what is now known as Sairee Beach.
Engrossed by the stunning coral reefs surrounding Ko Tao, and the escalation in recreational scuba diving, a quantity of enterprises established a diving businesses on Koh Tao. These enterprises in turn built resorts for their clientele, and after a while many of these places changed into a quite luxurious.
Around 1947, Khun A-Paiwong, Thailands Prime Minister at that time, requested & got a royal pardon for the islands inmates and thanks to a affable act by His Majesty the King. They were released and transported to Suratthani on the mainland and the islandwas uninhabited once again. This was in the same year that the initial settlers laid claim to a large segment of terrain on what is at this time recognized as Sai Ree Beach. These were the two brothers Khun Ueam and Khun Oh who came to KoToa by a small boat from the next islandof KohPhangan.
The Island has many popular things to do one being scuba diving at many of Kho Tao beaches.
Throughout the last 12 years KoTao has transformed in many ways as it strived to become one of the foremost diveislands in Thailand, drawing all levels of diversand water lovers alike.
Occasionally progress can be a wonderful thing, it's a good thing the island has maintained its chilled atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach.