Attracted by the outstanding coral reefs around Koh Toa, and the escalation in recreational scuba diving, some companies started a diving shop on Koh Tao. These companies in turn constructed accommodationfor their clients, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite lavish.Koh Tao is a little islandnear of Koh Phangan.
Occasionally progress can be a wonderful thing, it's a good thing Koh Tao has kept its chilled atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach.
Kohtao is situated in a amazing paradise with many postcard like palms and crystal clear turquoise waters.
Attracted by the beautiful coral reefs surrounding the island, and the quick growth in recreational diving, quite a few companies have setup diving businesses on Koh Tao, these companies in turn developed exclusive resortsfor their customers, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite elegant.
It seems wierd that such a tourist paradise should have been first earmarked as a prison. Koh Taois surrounded by big sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately.
Starting withing the original A-Frame bamboo and coconut bungalowsnext to the beach for 20 Baht a day, to very simple thatched houses, the native islandfamilies decided fast to this influx of strangers otherwise called Farangs, by adapting .