From the first coconut and bamboo bungalowsright on the beach for 20 Thai Baht a night, to quite simple thatched huts, the native Thai clans reacted swiftly to this arrival of strangers otherwise known as Farangs, by adapting to the business.
No question, Kho Tao has some of most postcard like beaches anywhere in SE Asia.
In 1947, then Khun A-Paiwong, Thailands Prime Minister at the time, requested and got a Royal Pardon for the islands prisoners and with thanks to a gracious act by His Majesty the King.
Kohtao is a place of real beauty and charm, an island, where you can have a holiday far anyway, lazy and relaxed or active and fast paced.
Ko Tao offers a lot of popular things to do one being scuba diving at most of Ko Tao beaches. Koh Taois surrounded by sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately.
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Kohtaois about to become in the grown into a scuba diversfavorite destination in Asia.
From the very first bamboo A-Frame bungalowson the beach for 15 Baht a night, to simple thatched bungalows, the local Thai families reacted quickly to this influx of strangers other wise known as Ferangs.