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Ao Tanot Bay Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not exactly the safest thing to do, but that's why you're here... Jump is about 30ft. Climb is tough, but rewarding.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mikefeier
Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

Free beach, which is not always the case in Koh Tao, and really great snorkling place with a nice rock in the middle.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank B2853ZAjand
Reviewed 24 July 2019

it's a long ride from Sairee beach we bite the bullet and paid 800 Baht to hire taxi for drop off and pick up from hotel (4 people). i'm sure you can prob bargain harder for better deal I could not go there just because...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank namabeer
Reviewed 19 May 2019

Tanote Bay was free to visit whereas some other bays charge 100 Baht. The water is clear and I saw a barrier reef shark among other colourful fish. There is plenty of coral to view although some has die and turned stony. Beautiful beach but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 15 May 2019 via mobile

From all the beaches we visited in Koh Tao, this one is in the top 3 since it is in a secluded place (there were 5 people in the beach when we visited), with clear water, perfect for snorkeling and with a stunning view. Perfect...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank fatimacmarques
Reviewed 14 May 2019

I enjoyed my visit there, although I was expecting the place to be even more beautiful. Worth a trip anyway.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

Tanote Bay is still one of the few bays of Koh Tao that do not charge entrance fees. The unique identity is A large stone is about 10 meters high in the middle of the bay. This point can climb up to take beautiful pictures....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ZzFang
Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

Beach was nice and there are idyllic views. Lot of diving groups in the area. Those big stones in the beach looks unreally. Sand is quite a coarse. There is very steep hills so be carefully if you arrive with motorbike.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hansuhei
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Harder to access, means less people. If you make the effort and drive to Tanot you will not be disappointed. Beautiful sandy beach, a shallow reef for snorkeling or shore diving, and rocks to jump from. The road is all concrete, so you don't have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ncgrla
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Steep road that is worth the hassle! Amazing beach, for isolated and the snorkeling there was amazing, highly recommended. We were in quite a few beaches in Koh Tao, this one is rated #1 (with Ao Leuk which is very close as #2 and then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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