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One of the best beaches on the Island

Stayed here for a couple of days. It's definitely one of the most picturesque places on Koh Tao and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Warsaw, Poland
Very idyllic

This is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches on Koh Tao! The beach is covered with these... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stayed here for a couple of days. It's definitely one of the most picturesque places on Koh Tao and there's not so much tourist here. If you are not staying in the Haadtien Beach or Club resorts be ready to face staff trying to get...More

Thank marconci
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches on Koh Tao! The beach is covered with these extraordinary trees with hunderets of butteflies (very beautiful!). It is perfect for snorkeling...we even saw a few reef sharks. You rented a motorbike?-> You have got to...More

Thank LenzBen
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Ao Thian Ok, or Sharks Bay is a beautiful stretch of soft bright-white sandy beach, with stunning contrasting turquoise waters. It is flanked by the Haadtien Beach Resort, which is probably one of the most contemporary and luxury resorts on the island. We visited the...More

4  Thank Claire U
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The bottom near the shore is filled with dead corals and rocks. Coupled with strong waves, it didn't make for a good experience. My feet was badly cut and bleeding from trying to swim out, and I didn't dare to go too far in case...More

Thank jael112
Reviewed 3 March 2016

thian og bay... also named shark bay... is a beautiful place to spend a relaxed and chilled day on the beach. there are enough shadowzones and the fine sandy beach falls gently to the sea. so thian og is nice for families with small children....More

Thank chocdikrab
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This is a beautiful beach and if you swim out far there is many great things to see. We spotted a turtle and two reef sharks. Apparently it is only really good during high tide though, but we were there at that point, so stunning...More

Thank Claudio S
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The bay is shallow so you really have to snorkel out for the water to be really clear - but then it is very nice and I saw one green back turtle and one black tip reef shark and some angry trigger fish :-) what...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The title says it all. Lukewarm water, not refreshing but surely stunning to look at. Not sure what has caused the muddy and not sandy bottom, but it can't be good.

Thank Jaqueline V
Reviewed 18 December 2015

you can easily get a taxi for going but coming back can be a problem and you will have to pay a lot more ,so its a rip off . The beach is very good but snorkelling not good compared to Mango Bay, Tanote, Hin...More

Thank vipi0017
Reviewed 30 October 2015

It's private so you either can get to it through a private resort (literally right through - bit tricky) or go down a path through the resort and then walk through the water or swim to the beach. The resort staff didn't want us to...More

Thank leo_h23
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