With Koh Tao Ferry Enjoy Long White Sand Beach

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Ko Tao (also frequently Koh Tao) is an island in Thailand located near the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Tao covers an area of about 21 km². Governmentally it forms a tambon within the district (Amphoe) Ko Pha Ngan of Surat Thani Province.
At Bangkok's Hualamphong station you can purchase train tickets that include a bus from the Surat Thani train station (Phun Phin) to the Ban Don pier and then a Ferry Koh Samui to Koh Tao, Koh Tao Ferry. These usually cost around 30 to 50 Baht more than buying each tickets separately yourself.
The three main things you need on Koh Tao apart from a good quality diving school are somewhere to stay, somewhere to eat, and somewhere to party.
The first priority for anyone is getting a roof over your head, and you can if push comes to shove find accommodation at the pier when you arrive off one of the Ferry Koh Samui to Koh Tao, Koh Tao Ferry. You shouldn't do this at peak times, for the reason that you might end up on the beach, or paying a lot more than you wanted to.
In terms of costings, you will find the subsequent to be roughly correct as of early 2007.

400 Baht will get you a room right on the beach, for two people, per night, in addition to for this you'll get a fan, and a hole in the floor!!
If you want better, which means things like A/C and possibly a fridge, you could pay up to 1200 Baht.
You could stay at Sairee beach, which is where the nightlife and action is, but be prepared to be disturbed by noise if you go to bed much prior to dawn!! If you are a part animal, but like to sleep also, then you can stay near Mae Haad beach, which is only five minutes' walk away.
Chalok beach is quiet and very nice too, but it will cost you around 50 Baht for a taxi to get to where the action is, however don't hire a motor bike, because most of the injuries occur on bikes with drunken tourists in the dark, and negotiate your taxi fare before the journey.
In terms of food, then apparently there is a huge amount of Thai food available, it's not expensive at all, and the seafood is great, and in abundance.
Lots of the fish is barbecued, and you can pay from 25 Baht for a simple breakfast through to 400 Baht for a decent meal out.
Barbecue fish is one of the neighboring favorites.
Try the Thipimarn restaurant on the north of the island, it is a cut above some other restaurants, and it has the majority wonderful view of the sunset.
When you want an evening in the bars, then check out a dive shop, plus they will tell you where the action is that evening Please don't go swimming after drinking, it is one of the main causes of death along with visitors to Koh Tao.
As well remember that one of the diving safety tips you will read is avoiding dehydration, and that is exactly what over indulgence in alcohol causes.
Safety is a key issue on Koh Tao, so remember the advice on alcohol, and swimming after drinking, and lastly be careful of the taxi drivers; they can turn nasty, so agree a price before boarding, and finally don't hire, drive, or go as a passenger on a motorbike, especially in the dark.

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Ferry Samui provides Koh Tao Ferry, catamaran, as well as Speed Boat Services to departing from Donsak, Koh Samui, Koh Tao, & Koh Phangan. Ferry Samui also provides Ferry Koh Samui to Koh Tao.

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This article was published on 2012/03/11