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Ko Tao islandis situated about 65 km east of the coastline between Suratthani and Chumporn in the Gulf of Thailand and its approximatly 20 km in size - so small but not too small.
This was the same year that the very first settlers laid claim to a large part of land on which is now known as Sairee Beach.
It has so much to offer but hasn't lost what attracted travellers here in the first place, its still a petite piece of paradise for all to share and enjoy.
KoTao is surrounded by big sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately.
KoTao is a small island, only twenty two square kilometres with just about half of that too steep to access. To begin with the islandwas not colonized, frequented only by fisherman from nearby islands when looking for cover during thunderstorms or when in need of clean water and food. It seems out of the ordinary that such a tourist paradise should have been originally earmarked as a penal island. Bizarre, but true. From 1933 until 1947 the islandwas home to political prisoners. Being virtually 70 kilometers from the mainland meant it was reasonably escape proof! Alcatraz...piece of cake. Koh Taois surrounded by lots of Black Tip ans Whale sharks as well.
In the beginning of 1980's brought to KoTao some of the first people from KohPhanganwho were looking for something new away from the masses and crowds who were going crazy for the Full Moonparties on Ko Phangan. Here they located something more than just a new island to discover and soon the back-packer groups were energetic about the fantastic newly found island paradise. Mesmerised by the beautiful pure white beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, back-packers soon came in droves. Arrivals and departures were on the local coconut boats, and even then setbacks of several days were frequent. Back to the hammocks and a world of dreams; The boat comes another day . Therefore, as its name for beautiful nature, extraordinary marine life and mind-blowing landscapes grew, easier access was made available when improved and safer boats were brought in to cope with the number of back-packers, being engrossed to the island.
Without doubt, Ko Tao has some of the best beaches anywhere in Thailand.