Mango Viewpoint Koh Tao is rated as one of the best viewpoints on the island, especially at sunset! Located high in the hills on Koh Tao Island, Mango Viewpoint is a great spot to spend a couple of hours chilling in a hammock, reading a book, playing board games, or sipping on a freshly squeezed juice.
I have put together this complete guide to Mango Viewpoint Koh Tao including how to get there and what to expect when you arrive.
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WHERE IS MANGO VIEWPOINT?
Mango Viewpoint Koh Tao is located high in the hills in the north of the island. It’s a short 15-minute drive from Sairee Beach, the main tourist hub on the island.
HOW TO GET HERE
The best way to get around Koh Tao is to rent a scooter for 150 Baht per day to explore all four corners of the island. There are dozens of scooter rental stores in and around town and most accommodations offer scooter rentals too.
Mango Viewpoint has decent road access, but it is very steep and you may end up having to walk up the hill if your scooter doesn’t make it.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
When you arrive at Mango Viewpoint Koh Tao, there is an entrance fee of 100 Baht, which is a higher cost than other Koh Tao viewpoints but the view is definitely worth the money in my opinion!
Incredible panoramic views welcome you upon arrival, and a small restaurant and juice bar resides on the hillside.
My friends and I made ourselves comfortable on the large cushions while we took in the awe-inspiring views of Koh Tao’s western coastline and the beautiful Sairee Beach.
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Sunset at Mango View – Photo: Alex in Wanderland
Panoramic views of Koh Tao
BEST TOURS IN KOH TAO
Apart from enjoying the incredible views at Mango Viewpoint, there is a restaurant that serves up some pretty good pad thai and fresh fruit juices.
To pass the time while waiting for your food, choose one of the many board games available and challenge your friends to a match!
If board games aren’t your thing, why not mellow out in one of the hammocks and soak in the surrounding serenity.
Drone shot of Mango Bay Viewpoint
WHERE TO STAY IN KOH TAO
Koh Tao has hundreds of accommodations to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay to suit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Sai Daeng Resort Koh Tao
I personally stayed at Sai Daeng Resort and can’t recommend this place enough! This 4-star accommodation is located right on the beachfront and features an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, and restaurant on the beach, water sports activities, a shared lounge, free wifi, and shuttle service. The rooms are modern and spacious, fitted with air conditioning, flat-screen tv, a fridge and kettle, work desk, private bathroom, and balcony with ocean views. Buffet breakfast is also included for all guests. Perfect place to stay for couples, families, and friends.
Mid Range: Wind Beach Resort
Wind Beach Resort is the best value-pick accommodation located in the main tourist hub, Sairee Beach. Featuring a beachfront bar and restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, Thai massage services, and free wifi. The rooms are fitted with beautiful wooden furniture and decor, air conditioning, flat-screen tv, minibar, ensuite bathroom, and ocean views. Great place to stay in Koh Tao for couples, friends, and families.
Budget: Koh Tao Central Hostel
Koh Tao Central Hostel is rated one of the best budget accommodations for solo travelers, friends, and couples. Centrally located in Mae Hadd and within walking distance to the beach. There are dormitory-style rooms with air conditioning, free wifi, power sockets, lockers, and privacy curtains on all beds. Also at this hostel is a shared outdoor deck with cushions and a common area for guests to enjoy during their stay.
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Another option for accommodation is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals on the island.
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