Chumphon is the closest mainland town to Koh Tao, so the duration of the boat trip is short and quick compared to departing from Surat Thani.
There are two shipping companies : Lomprayah Catamaran and Songserm Ferries operate from Chumphon and Surat Thani. There are also overnight boats offering comfortable & spacious beds
The travel time with these boats is around 6 hours from Chumphon and 9 hours from Surat Thani. If you want to fly, there are flights with Nok Air in Chumphon, and with Air Asia, Nok Air and Thai Airways in Surat Thani.
If you are coming from northern Thailand, you can fly to Surat Thani from Chiang Mai (less than 2 hours) and then take a boat to Koh Tao. Then follow the instructions in "Travelling to Koh Tao from Chumphon or Surat Thani"
If you are coming from the south directly to Koh Tao, head to Surat Thani. Then follow the instructions in "Travelling to Koh Tao from Chumphon or Surat Thani"
Aow Leuk located in the east of the island, is a very beautiful white sand beach for snorkeling & "chill out"
You will cross very often small "black tip" sharks and a lot multicolored corals
Catering on site
Koh Nanguyan Beach is located near koh tao island. A small paradise island, Koh Nanguyan offers you its tranquility for a day, as well as its diving and snorkeling sites. Don't forget to climb the View Point
Forbidden to bring plastic bottle
This beach is an extension of Sairee Beach, white sand and palm trees are found throughout it.
To the south of this beach, you will find (at the Sensi Paradise resort), a charming little bay with pretty rocks. You will find a boat wreck in shallow water in this part of Mae Haad Beach.
Sairee Beach is the largest beach on Koh Tao, it stretches over 3 km of white sand.
This is where you will find the most people & especially in the evening and at night!
Many bars, restaurants, massage centers & various small shops line this beach… A perfect place to relax, have a drink and enjoy the sunset!
Shark Bay and its beautiful little white sand beach, easy to access, this place is calm & peaceful
The shaded corners offer us a few moments of respite from the blazing sun. Snorkelers are advised to go between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to cross black tip sharks & huge turtles.
Nearby, climb to the “Jon Suwan” view point and enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramas of Koh Tao.
Renowned for its famous rock, Tanote Bay is a very beautiful place to chill out and snorkel.
You will find small restaurants where you can drink delicious fruits shake.
You can climb to the top of the biggest rock using a rope and jump into the water !
A wonderful little bay to the west of the island of Koh Tao, you will find a white sand beach, small restaurants and a bar perched on stilts.
Ideal place to meet turtles while snorkeling but also to enjoy the sunset.
When the sun disappears over the horizon, Koh Tao offers a very rich nightlife
Many options are available to you, it depends on your desires. whether you prefer to relax in peace with a cocktail on the beach or in the middle of the jungle. But maybe you'd rather have a "beer pong" contest while watching an amazing "fire show".
You will also have the choice of joining a “Jungle Party” or a “Secret Party”…. And there are also music festivals. On Koh Tao, there is everything you need for marvelous holidays…. Ask us !!