Koh Tao – A Paradise on Earth!

About Koh Tao

Koh Tao. You may not have heard of the place but it exists

somewhere in the midst of the many islands in the gulf of Thailand. Tales of

its beauty have long since captured the hearts of tourists who want to visit

exotic places while they are journeying and they end up making a trip to Koh

Tao. In fact the island became sofavoured as a travel destination that in a few

years it has transformed itself from being a lonely island with only a few

inhabitants who used to live there permanently to one which now has more than

160 resorts spread across its area. The island is quaint and quite small in

size with the total area is just 21 square km. The population of this island

too is officially 1382 and hence thankfully it is quite uninhabited when

compared to the other resort islands.

How to Get to This Island Paradise:

The reason this island is scarcely populated is because it

is not as easily accessible as the others. To get to Koh Tao, a tourist has

only a single route and that is through KohSamui and then by ferry to Koh Tao.

He or she needs to catch a flight to KohSamui because Koh Tao has no airport.

Only Bangkok Air and Thai Air operate flights to KohSamui and from there they

need to board one of the many ferries that operate a multitude a trips to Koh

Tao. There are both cheap ferry services that get you across for a small price

and more expensive ways that take you through to the island in the most

comfortable settings imaginable. For a higher price, you get ferry companies

that offer air-conditioned ferries with facilities to enjoy movies on board

just like in a flight. Quicker travel is possible in the daytime rather than in

the night.

Things to Do in Koh Tao Once You Get There:

Koh Tao being the island paradise you always dreamed of will

not disappoint you when you get there. Not only is the island one of the most

scenic in the world, but also, you will get to do all the things you have

always wanted to like scuba diving, game fishing and many more. Now, there are

facilities that have come up that allow you to charter a sailing boat and go

sailing into the horizon. What more can a tourist ask for when it comes to

experiencing pure bliss in an island setting? On top of this Koh Tao has

numerous spas and resorts where you and your family can relax in when you are not

spending time on the beach. These resorts offer the best of both world’s since

the best resorts have been designed with the idea of catering to all the needs

of the discerning tourist. A good resort would offer every service under the

sun and also preserve the island atmosphere in everything they do since the

natural beauty of the island is central to the Koh Tao experience. The resorts

would offer ocean views right from the rooms so you can stay in the room with

your loved ones and take in the breathtaking views on offer. If you feel like

de-stressing, the resort should also have numerous options to help you relax. A

relaxing visit to the spa is very helpful to get into the holiday mood and

professional massagers who specialize in Thai body massage would relieve you of

any bodily tension you might have.

Once you have experienced the range of services the resort

has to offer, you can now get set to explore the rich natural locales this

paradise has to offer. You can spend some time sun-bathing in the clean Sairee

beach or go swimming in the pristine waters ideal for this purpose. Koh Tao is

heaven for those seeking to go diving and snorkeling and is internationally

renowned for the same. Once you have seen the awesome marine beauty that exists

in the waters around the island, you can now head back to your luxurious resort

room to grab the best local food or any other cuisine you might have in mind.

The sea food at Koh Tao as expected is a pure delight to try and there is a

mind boggling variety of dishes to taste. The best resorts have great service

and friendly staff who always want to make your stay at Koh Tao a most

memorable one. The business savvy amongst the visitors to resorts would no

doubt like uninterrupted access to the internet and other facilities and hence

the well equipped resorts do cater to those needs with free wifi and other

facilities so you don’t have to neglect your business while you are away from