This popular tourist destination is also known as the Turtle Island and is located in the Central Gulf Coast of Thailand. Koh Tao used to be a place where prisoners were sent in the past. Nowadays many people go to Koh Tao to carry out diving activities and holiday purposes. There are many shops that offer rentals for diving equipment.
The most popular recreational activity in Koh Tao is scuba diving. If you dive into the waters of Koh Tao, you will be able to see a variety of sea creatures including turtles, sting rays and reef sharks. You can also look for the best and adventurous places for koh tao scuba diving and enjoy the warm, crystal clear water.
You will find many diving shops and resorts on the island. The food stalls at Koh Tao do not offer cheap food so be prepared to take enough money with you. It is a small island that spans about 21 kilometer square. Every year, more than 100,000 visitors visit this beautiful island. The peak period occurs from December to March.
Many people will also visit Koh Tao from July to August. You can reach the island by taking a plane to Samui and after travel by boat. You can dive into the sea throughout the year and is excellent in November. You can view marine animals up to the 40 meters in the clear water. There are a number of diving locations around the island.