Attracted by the wonderful coral reefs surrounding KohTao, and the growth in sport scuba diving, quite a few companies have setup divebusinesses on the island, these companies in turn developed exclusive resortsfor their customers, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite elegant.
KoTao's reputation spread and rapidly increased as it widely became known all over world through international travellers and adventurous visitors.
Ko Tao's reputation broadened and promptly amplified as it generally became known throughout the world through international travellers and adventurous visitors.
Around 1947, then Khun A-Paiwong, Thailands Prime Minister at the time, requested and got a royal pardon for KohTao's prisoners and thanks to a gracious act by The King of Thailand.
Kohtao's climateis during all seasons a perfect for a holiday. Clear days and a nice sea breeze are the norm. The best time for a visit, late December to the end of March is the perfect tropical islandexperience.
Suddenly the islandferries were disgorging people with suitcases, not backpacks, laptops not guitars, and what is this; trainers not flip flops?!, and some had children too.
The island of Ko Tao is one of Thailand's interesting tropical gems. Blessed with postcard like beaches and hidden bays, tourists from all over the world come again year after year to soak up the amazing feeling of the island.
Local farmers and fishermen realised that business people from other places were developing their island to accommodate to the needs of all these new customers and they also, immediately began to open their own businesses to fulfill all the customers demands.