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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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