Taa Toh Bay is a magnificent cove hidden under a palm-fringed forest on the south coast of Koh Tao Island. Taatoh Bay is the ultimate spot to relax on the beach for some peace and quiet away from the more popular Koh Tao attractions.
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WHERE IS TAA TOH BAY?
Taa Toh Bay Koh Tao is 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.
Taa Toh Bay has decent road access and when I visited there were no parking or entrance fees. Taatoh Bay Koh Tao is a short 2-minute walk to the beach from the car park.
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Taa Toh Beach
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Taa Toh Bay was the last stop of the day on my beach hopping adventures around the south coast of Koh Tao. I made it to this beach at around 5 pm to do some exploring and then caught an unforgettable sunset.
I could have easily spent an entire day here as there is so much to do including beach bumming, snorkeling, kayaking, beach volleyball, hiking, and hammock chills!
When I visited, there were only four other people on the beach, which surprised me as it was peak season on Koh Tao. So if you’re looking for one of the best beaches on the island to have all to yourself, then look no further!
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Drone shot of Taatoh Bay
OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
When you have spent some enjoyable time at Taa Toh Beach, be sure to check out the nearby John Suwan Viewpoint and of course Freedom Beach, which are two more epic spots worth checking out on Koh Tao!
To get to Freedom Beach and John Suwan Viewpoint, follow the beach boardwalk for 2-minutes around the boulders, and both of these locations are located right next to each other.
Taatoh Bay Koh Tao
Sunset at Taa Toh Beach
John Suwan 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. 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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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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