Sairee Beach – The Ultimate Guide To Koh Tao’s Best Beach

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Sairee Beach is the biggest, busiest, and most popular beach on Koh Tao Island. Sairee is the main tourist hub on the island and it seriously has it all, from beachside bars and restaurants to dive shops and night markets.

Oh, and I forgot to mention, it’s one of the best locations on the island to watch the sunset!

I have got you covered with this ultimate guide to Sairee Beach Koh Tao including how to get there, and all of the best things to do when you arrive.

 

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WHERE IS SAIREE BEACH KOH TAO?

Sairee Beach Koh Tao is located a short 5-minute drive from the Mae Haad Pier.

Click here to see the location on Google maps.

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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.

Sairee Beach has easy road access and when I visited there were no parking or entrance fees.

When you arrive, simply park on the side of the road and it’s a stone’s throw from the main road to the beach.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

As I mentioned earlier, Sairee Beach is the biggest beach on Koh Tao, stretching 1.8km along the western coastline of the island! So it’s up to you where you want to park along the road and stroll down to the beach because once you are down on the sand it’s very easy to explore the entire beach.

During the day, there are a few fun things to do including tree swings, beach volleyball, sunbathing, and snorkeling out on the reef.

Another great thing about this beautiful beach is that you don’t have to go far to get some lunch or drinks as there are restaurants and bars all the way along the beach, each with stunning views of the bay and neighboring islands.

 

The nightlife is always buzzing and it’s the best place to be on the island for all things happening!

Night markets, streetside food vendors, and beach bars line the streets and I guarantee you will be far from bored during a night out.

For the diving enthusiasts, all the dive shops on Koh Tao can be found here at Sairee. Just pop your head in, say hello, and organize your dives in advance.

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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.

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Mid Range: Wind Beach Resort

Wind Beach Resort is the best value-pick accommodation located in the main tourist hub. 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.

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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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AIRBNB KOH TAO

Another option for accommodation is to stay at an Airbnb, which generally has some great deals on the island.

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FINAL THOUGHTS

If you have any questions at all about this epic beach on Koh Tao, please drop me a line below this post and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Happy adventuring!

 

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