Surrounded by pure clear waters, Kho Tao changed in the recent a scuba diversfavorite destination in South Thailand. Koh Taois petite; 21 square km and fifty percent of that too steep to access.
In those days getting to Ko Tao required a treacherous boat journey from the main land or near by islands, if and when the weather and seas permitted but the population of the island continued to grow steadily all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward.
In the begeining this tiny island was not inhabited, frequented only by local fishermen from near by islands when looking for shelter during storms or when in need of fresh water and supplies.
KoTao's standing expanded and promptly improved as it broadly became known throughout the world through adventurous visitors and international travellers. Koh Taois an islandof exotic beauty and charm, an island, where visitors can have a holiday away from stress, lazy and on the beach or active and fast paced.
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KoTao islandis situated approximately 70 kilometres east of the coastline inbetween Suratthani and Chumporn in the Gulf of Thailand and is about 21 kilometer in size - so small but not too small.
The given name KoToa means Turtle Island; many say that the designation is due to the islands shape which is meant to appear to be an inverted turtle while others declare it's from the day's when the sea nearby the island was full of turtles and the island was their breeding grounds.