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John-Suwan Viewpoint, Koh Tao

(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Gain an extensive, sweeping vista at John-Suwan Viewpoint, one of the island's most photographed scenes. Named after two friends—John and Suwan—who discovered this viewpoint, the spot offers sights of Chalok Baan Kao Bay and Thian Og Bay, their two beaches curling into one another. It's a short hike (about 15 minutes) from Chalok Baan Kao Beach to the viewpoint on the mountain ridge. Arrange your visit to John-Suwan Viewpoint and discover more family-friendly attractions in Koh Tao using our Koh Tao vacation builder.
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  • I would definitely recommend this to anyone staying on Koh Tao, it's an absolutely beautiful viewpoint! Scoot/drive as far as you can, pay your 100 baht and then the remaining walk is about 15 mins up...  more »
  • This place has very nice viewpoint especially when the weather is perfect and for 1 person is 50 baht.  more »
  • On the island of Koh Tao, there are a few viewpoints but to ask locals which we recommended we all answered that John Suwan so one day we remove the sandals and not put trekking sneakers and started walking. We arrive soon, the island is small, and we were surprised that we had to pay... twice! I have no idea whether it is legal or not, but we had to pay two tickets to climb to the top of the mirador. The path of ascent is not dangerous but have to be careful, to be a place where you pay input should be better prepared. At the top the views are spectacular already you're in the extreme south of the island, but in its highest point so that you see the beaches both East and West. Highly recommended to break the routine of diving and beach.
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  • The views are breathtaking, it's a bit of a climb so you'll need moderate fitness, but they have good ropes along the way to hold on to. Sunset is amazing but expect to fight for the best viewing point so get their early
  • Best viewpoint of the island!!! The freedom beach below was the nicest we have seen in koh Tao.
  • Amazing view. You have to pay entrance fee 50 thb, but it definitely worth it.
  • Best view ever. Worth every penny.
  • Stunning 360 degree view