A culture shock to most people, but generally the islandreacted with a passion to these new visitors, over the following months much change has taken place, new resorts, with more facilities, a new array of eating establishments offering cuisine from all over the globe.
The islandwas still under Royal Patronage in those days, but it didn't inhibit those fortune hunters from making their claim. The first generation of todays community started settling when they brought their families to KohTaoand began to farm and reap the rich earth and natural resources the island had to offer. In spite of it still being under Royal Patronage, acres of land were claimed, and vacated for plantations. You can still see lots of verification of the massive coconut plantations all over the island.Kho Tao is a small island south of thailand.
The most visited of the bay, Sairee Beach most of the time are filled up with sun worshippers but there's also less visited, more hidden bays and beaches.
No question, Kohtaohas some of most beautiful beaches anywhere in Thailand.
On Kho Tao tourists can find typical picture-postcard views of swaying palm trees , bright blue bays and amazing sunsets
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Kohtaohas naturally become in the recent a scuba diverstop destination in SE Asia.