Fancy some snorkeling and scuba diving in Thailand's premier dive destination? We have the best accommodation deals which includes the coolest Koh Tao bungalows on the beach, 2 bedroom cottages for families, cheap huts, luxury accommodation in private beachfront villas and the ultimate dive resorts which will see you save a pretty penny. You will notice that when you search hotel prices with us you not only find the lowest up to date rates, but we also clearly indicate where you will find discounted deals and the latest special offers.
Koh Tao is located in the Gulf of Thailand, approximately one hour from big sister island Koh Samui and 90 minutes from Koh Phangan. Even if you do not stay over, embarking on a day trip here is a must. Right next to it is tiny Koh Nangyuan which though not feature resort accommodation is an iconic landmark in this part of Thailand where you can climb to the look-out point and snorkel amid teeming marine life.
Diving aside, a few nights in this sought-after destination will see you relax amid amazing surroundings in a chilled-out atmosphere. There is a moderate nightlife, nice restaurants, shops and seaside BBQ's. If you fancy these conveniences nearby we suggest resorts near Sairee Beach, the most vibrant part of the island. Romantic beachfront bungalows for couples are found in small hidden coves in the south west like Jamson Bay which is quiet and idyllic yet still near town, Tian Og Bay and Haad Tien in the south-east where you can relish blissful seclusion.
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Charm Churee is a value for money resort on a private beach in Jamson Bay. Yet, while guests can enjoy peaceful seclusion the town centre is within easy walking distance. It features bungalows hidden in the jungle, rustic one bedroom and 2 bedroom family accommodation in cottages on the rocks with enchanting views.
This luxury retreat is located on the south-east coast elevated just above the waterline. It features a hillside infinity pool with views extending across the bay and offers private trips for you and your friends in a traditional boat to snorkeling hot spots. It has a lavish spa and a beach club serving local and international cuisine.
Featuring a dive centre this boutique resort is located along its very own bay in secluded Haad Tien. Divided in 7 categories amid natural forest its accommodation include private pool villas with sea views, some with 2 bedrooms for families, some situated toward the rear among lush foliage, and some villas are on the beach.
Jamahkiri is a luxury 5 star resort in Thian Og Bay in the south east. It is a hillside oasis with pool sunk in the rocks and rooms with gleaming wooden floors, spa baths in the bathroom and sea view terraces. It features its own dive club, a secluded patch of sand reached by wooden walk-way and restaurant with a wine cellar.
With a Padi dive centre offering first rate scuba courses Koh Tao Coral Grand is a budget resort in Sairee Beach. Spread through-out landscaped gardens its charming cottages feature natural materials such as wooden flooring, wooden terraces and bamboo ceilings. It has a seaside pool and restaurant and a cooking school.
Featuring a 3-t tier pool with a swim-up bar and scuba education at sister property Coral Grand this mid-range boutique retreat in Mae Haad is near the pier. Its designer beach villas have their own separate shared pool, the luxurious family suite has 2 bedrooms while superior and deluxe rooms are romantic and affordable.
Situated in Mae Haad Sensi Paradise is caught between silky white sand and a lush jungle hillside. It features boat trips around the island stopping to snorkel among teeming tropical fish, dinner is served on a wooden deck hovering over the rocks and its wooden cottages with sea views blend seamlessly into the tropical backdrop.