The name KohTaomeans Turtle Island; some say that the name is from the islands shape which is meant to look like an inverted down turtle whilst others claim its from the days when the sea surrounding Koh Taowas swimming with turtles and Koh Taowas their breeding site.
Attracted by the outstanding coral reefs surrounding the island, and the growth in recreational diving, a number of companies have setup diving businesses on Koh Tao, these companies in turn designed resortsfor their customers, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite plush.
Attracted by the outstanding coral reefs surrounding KoToa, and the expansion in recreational scuba diving, a quantity of companies set up a scuba diving businesses on Koh Tao. These enterprises in turn constructed accommodation for their customers, and over the years a lot of these resorts changed into a quite luxurious.
A culture shock to most people, but generally the island reacted with a passion to these new visitors, over the following months much change has taken place, new resorts, with more facilities, a new array of eating establishments offering different food from around the globe.
Koh Taois an islandof real beauty and charm, an island, where visitors can have a holiday far anyway, lazy and on the beach or active and fast paced.Ko Tao is a nice islandnortheast of Surat Thani in Thailand.
Ko Tao has unnumbered natural remote beaches and jungle.
The island now has 24 hour electricity on the island too and finally they have had a water reservoir constructed to make sure that even in the dryest season there is enough water for all.