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Looking for a Bungalow Resort, Guesthouse or Dive Course on Koh Tao?

We provide a Online Reservation and Booking Service for Koh Tao, a small island in southern part of Thailand, about 38 kilometers away from Koh Phangan, and about 64 kilometers from Chumphon.

Koh Tao offers fantastic diving, wonderful resorts, beautiful sunsets, views and variety of restaurants serving exellent cuisine. Koh Tao is the home of large sea turtles and occasional fishermen, has now developed over the past 10-15 years as one of Thailand's premier tourist destinations.

Our company has long time experience in managing online bookings and reservations with our site PhanganIsland.com, founded in 2002.
In 2005 we started PhanganBungalows.com with a modified version of our successful booking / reservation site, and now end of 2006 our youngest site ... KohTaoIsland.net



Koh Tao
Map of Koh Tao, click to see larger Map
Resorts and Guesthouses on the island,
that accept online bookings

There are many Online Reservation Websites about Koh Tao, why should you book with us?

* no extra fee or hidden expense
pay exactly the amount of money the resort or guesthouse charges you

* no minimum amount
no minimum amount for the advance payment, unlike many other reservation sites we don't have a minimum amount.

* pay the list price of a resort room
our prices are the official bungalow prices, you would also get if you book in person

* largest choice of accommodation
our website has the largest directory of resorts and guesthouses on Koh Tao, that accept online booking

* fast response time

usually we need around 4-12 hours to write you an response to your reservation.

* fast and uncomplicated payment
to our PayPal account you can pay for your reservation online with all major credit cards.

How does it work?

Choose a resort and room type from the Accommodation Directory of Koh Tao . Once you filled out the enquiry form, we will contact you by mail / phone. If the requested resort is available, we will send you an email, that includes a payment link to PayPal. Once we receive your advance payment, we can reconfirm your reservation.

In case the resort is not available, we will try to find you an alternative resort.

Unfortunately the amount of required advance payment is different from each resort or season, but most of them want at least 40% of the total price in advance for a confirmed booking. As soon as we receive a payment we forwarded it to the booked resort and send you a confirmation back.

Bungalows Resorts on Koh Tao not listed here can be booked as well, but we will charge a individual reservation fee. Please write to: elzannekohtaoisland@gmail.com

 

Information about Koh Tao

oh Tao is to the northeast of Surat Thani, about 38 kilometers from Koh Phangan, and about 64 kilometers away from Chumphon.

Since 2005 it is now really easy to get to Koh Tao. You can drive with one of the high speed catamaran boats. You can also arrive from one of the neighboring islands (Koh Phangan or Koh Samui).

Diving in and around Koh Tao's beautiful coral reefs is the islands main attraction. Resorts on Koh Tao offer a wide range of accommodation to fit most budgets.

Traveling around the island and visiting other beaches and bays pretty easy.. Just off the concrete main road you have to be careful when driving on dirty roads. Pick -ups and taxies can be found almost everywhere.

In the late 1990's Koh Taoīs first, and until recently, only road was constructed, it runs South to North from the far side of Sairee to the southern settlement of Chalok Baan Kao. A new road is under construction on the way to Tanote Bay, and when completed it will open up the far side of the island for greater development, it is accessable with care at the moment with 4x4. Koh Tao now has 24 hour electricity on the island too and finally they have had a water reservoir constructed to make sure that even in the dryest season there is enough water for all. Every now and again progress can be a wonderful thing, itīs a good thing KohTao has maintained its relaxed atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach.

Attracted by the wonderful coral reefs surrounding KoTao, and the quick growth in recreational scuba diving, quite a few companies have set up diving businesses on the island, these companies in turn developed resorts for their customers, and over the years several of these resorts have become quite plush. Now a days, you can find everything from basic simple bamboo bungalows with thatched roofs to elegant up-market villas with their own exclusive swimming pool.

Around 1947 the very first settlers laid claim to a large part of land on which is today known as Sairee Beach. They were the twin brothers Khun Oh and Khun Ueam who got to Koh Tao by boat from the neighboring island of Kohpangan, Ko Tao was still under Royal Patronage in those days but it didnīt stop these first settlers from claiming their stake of land. The 1st generation of today's community (began,started] settling when they brought their families and began to cultivate and harvest the on offer. Despite Koh Tao still being under Royal Patronage, plots of land were claimed, and cleared for coconut plantations. You will still see lots of evidence of the large coconut plantations all over the island. The first settlers lives consisted mainly of harvesting coconuts, growing friut and vegetables and of course providing for themselves through fishing.

Straight after the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the caliber of visitors visiting Ko Tao have changed, before it had been a Mecca for backpackers, year out students, and young travellers along their way south to Malaysia or North to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and beyond. Suddenly the island ferries were disgorging people with suitcases, not backpacks, laptops not guitars, and what is this; sneekers not flip-flops?!, and some had children as well. A culture shock to many, but generally the island reacted with a passion to these new visitors, over the following months much change had taken place, new resorts, with more facilities, a new array of restaurants offering cuisine from all over the world, and even activities for families to do during day time, when the beach becomes too much.

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Koh Tao Resort - The Paradise Zone

Chalok Baan Kao

Koh Tao Resort - The Paradise Zone

This newly established hill top resort offers outstanding panoramic views of Koh Tao, Chalok Baan Kao, the sunrise and the sunset. The Paradise Zone is the perfect choice for couples and families who expect the highest standards in comfort, cleanliness, and customer service, with some beautiful rooms and suite to match.


Montalay Beach Resort

Tanote Bay

Montalay Beach Resort

Montalay Beach Resort is a small to medium size hotel, located on a beautiful private beach called "Tanote Bay". Tanote bay has a pristine sandy beach, nestled between the rugged headlands of the east coast of KohTao. The bay offers spectacular views of nearby Shark Island and Koh Phangan, and vibrant coral reefs dot the clear blue shores. Ideal for families with children or couples to chill and relax.

 


Bans Diving Resort

Sairee Beach

Bans Diving Resort
Bans Diving Resort is nestled in beautiful tropical surroundings right in the centre of Sairee Beach, Koh Taos main beach and the place to be for sun lovers and beach goers. Centrally located, the resort is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping, viewpoints, night life and everything else that will make your stay on Koh Tao memorable.

Koh Tao Heights

Sairee Beach

Koh Tao Heights

Koh Tao Heights is a beautiful and luxurious apartment and penthouse building which is located in the hillside over looking Mae Haad, Sairee Beach, Koh Nang Yuan and best of all the outstanding sunsets we get her on Koh Tao. It is only about 500 meters from Sairee Beach and Mae Haad village, with all the shops, restaurants and beaches, it takes about 10 to 15 minute walk to the beach.



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Thong Lang Bay Bungalow

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