Ao Tanot Bay, Koh Tao

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While a bit hard to reach, the shoreline of Ao Tanot Bay rewards with a vibrant underwater scene just steps into the water. Get the most out of your visit by bringing snorkeling gear to get a close look at the coral reef near the beach. The crystal clear water makes viewing the large formations and tropical fish easy. When you get tired, rest in a nearby restaurant. Keep in mind the beach offers no shade, so consider taking an umbrella. Make Ao Tanot Bay a centerpiece of your Koh Tao vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Koh Tao day trip tool .
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  • Beautiful beach and where I saw more fish of all kinds by snorkel. Super recommended we went on boat in a private of the island tour.
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  • A colorful super Bay, stone, sand, vegetation and some houses on the hillside resort. A huge stone in the middle of the water surrounded by of a myriad of corals and all kinds of fish, dog fish, parrotfish, some riflemen and from there onwards. No dive, with look this mask underwater because you can see everything. The sand is not the best, it is quite thick, do not expect sand of the Caribbean, this is pure Thailand with its flora and fauna. Highly recommended!
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  • We went to this beach to hang out and cool off in the ocean. Didn’t even know how much there is to see here! We had snorkels and masks and we spent ages exploring the reefs. There’s tons of fish inclu...  more »
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