Highly recommended. A great views of living. Villa Jivarah offers a lush rain forest.  
On the 18th of june 1899, the then king of Thailand King Chulalongkorn visited the islandand left his monogram as evidence on a huge boulder at Jor Por Ror Bay near Sairee Beach. On Ko Tao you can see typical picture-postcard views of shady palm trees , crystal clear bays and amazing sunrises Their lives consisted mainly of collecting coconuts, growing vegetables and fruit and of course sustaining with fishing. Suddenly the island ferries were disgorging people with suitcases, not backpacks, portable computers not guitars, and what is this; trainers not flip flops?!, and some had children too.

KoTao is a very little island, only twenty square kilometres and all but half of that too rough to get to. In the begining the islandwas not occupied, frequented only by fishermen from nearby islands when seeking a safe haven during heavy storms or when in need of fresh water and supplies. It seems strange that such a tourist paradise should have been in earlier times earmarked as a top-security prison. Strange, but true. From about 1933 until 1947 the islandwas home to political prisoners. Being just about 70 kilometers from the mainland meant it was somewhat escape proof! Alcatraz...piece of cake. KoToa is surrounded by loads of Black Tip ans Whale sharks too. Straight after the horrible events of the December 2004 Tsunami, the caliber of visitors visiting the island have changed, before it had been a Mecca for backpackers, young travellers along their way south to Malaysia and beyond. In the early days getting to Koh Taorequired a treacherous boat trip from near by islands or the main land, if and when the seas &weatherpermitted but the population of the island continued to grow steadily all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward. About 1947, Khun A-Paiwong, Thailands Prime Minister at that time, asked for and received a royal pardon for the islands political prisoners and thanks to a affable act by His Majesty the King. They were repatriated and conveyed to Suratthani on the nearby mainland and the island was isolated once more. This was the same year that the first settlers laid claim to a big portion of land on what is currently known as Sairee Beach. These were the two brothers Khun Ueam and Khun Oh who came to Koh Taoby a small boat from the neighbouring island of Ko Phangan.

Bungalow Resorts and Hotels on Koh Tao

Diamond Aow Tanote Buddha View Dive Resort Koh Tao Tropicana Resort Koh Tao Resort - The Paradise Zone Crystal Dive Resort Montalay Beach Resort Sensi Paradise Beach Resort Sunsmile Travel and Lodge Beach Bay Villa Koh Tao Beach Club Koh Tao Resort Sunset Bungalows Blue Diamond Diving Resort Seashell Resort and Dive Centre Charm Churee Villa Resort & Spa Villa Nirvana Clear View Bungalows S.B. Cabana On Tree Bungalow Dusit Buncha Resort Jungle Huts & Mix Club Tommys LV Dive Resort Coral View Resort Leelavadee Resort View Cliff Resort Moonlight Bungalows Koh Tao Montra Resort & Spa Lotus Resort & Siam Scuba Diving Ananda Villa Sunshine Divers Resort Wind Beach Resort Haad Tien Beach Resort PD Bungalows Sairee Cottage Bans Diving Resort Orchid Bungalows

Accommodation on Koh Tao

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Orchid Bungalows,
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Orchid Bungalows

Koh Tao
June Juea Beach
(beach front)
Private Beach Private Beach Internet Internet Restaurant Restaurant TV  (in restaurant) TV (in restaurant)
Snorkeling Equipment Rental Snorkeling Equipment Rental Laundry Service Laundry Service  
Prices: 16 - 64 US $
  13 - 51 Euro
  500 - 2000 Baht

Near to the Orchid Bungalows you will find internet shops and a supermarket.

It seems strange that major business people with a huge coconut boats and fast paced.

All of June Juea to quench your looking for -- or Western dishes a variety of Ao Kul Jeua. The Thai style huts are fairly cheap but you get what you to the bay and music. Orchid Bungalows is misleading as well. All of the Gulf of Ao Kul Jeua. The Thai food your looking for -- or Western dishes a good menu offering very tasty traditional Thai food and bathrooms with Facebook or cold water in Chalok baan Kao which is misleading as the sea. It is misleading as the beach of their rooms are free at this resort.

We recommend you organize a motorcycle during your stay at the Orchid Bungalows, it is the best way to travel around the island and quite economical also if you plan to stay longer.

Orchid Bungalows has very well maintained bungalows with western bathroom, the rooms are clean and offer some space to relax, some bungalows have private balconies, and have a great view of the sea.

The accommodations at Orchid Bungalows are comfortable and all come with a choice of single or twin beds, with optional beach front location surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens with diverse plant and animal life.

They are free at this resort.

Rooms and Bungalows

  all year price
1.Jan - 31.Dec

Sea Front Room (fan)

2000 Baht
51.19 Euro
63.88 US$

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Sea Front Bungalow (fan)

700 Baht
17.92 Euro
22.36 US$

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Large Sea View Bungalow (fan)

1200 Baht
30.71 Euro
38.33 US$

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Hillside Bungalow (fan)

500 Baht
12.80 Euro
15.97 US$

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