|Koh Taohas a lot of popular things to do one being scuba diving at most of bays.
It has so much to offer but hasn't lost what attracted back packers here in the first place, its still a small piece of paradise for all to share and enjoy.
Consequently, as its reputation for beautiful nature, unique marine life and amazing landscapes got bigger, better access was became available when better built were brought in to handle the number of back packers being attracted to the island.
The most visited of the beach, Sairee Beach especially in high season are crowded with sun worshippers but there's also quieter, more hidden beaches and bays.
In the begeining this petite islandhad no one living on it, visited only by fisherman from near by islands when seeking shelter during storms or when in need of fresh water and supplies. Koh Taohas a lot of popular things to do one being scuba diving at most of bays.
These were the twin brothers Khun Ueam & Khun Oh who got to Ko Tao by boat from the next islandof Ko Phangan, KoTao was still under protection of the king in those days but it did not stop these fortune seekers from claiming their stake of land.
This small island was still under Royal Patronage in those days, but it did not stop those fortune seekers from staking their claim. The very first generation of todays community started to settle when they brought their families to KoTao and began to cultivate and yield the rich soil and natural resources on offer. Despite it still being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for plantations. You can still see lots of verification of the large plantations everywhere on the island.