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Ao Tanot Bay

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Address: Koh Tao, Thailand

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Great Beach for snorkelling, swimming or even jumping off the big rocks,

I loved this bay, i use to et up early and snorkel before anyone was on the beach, the water was so refreshing `I loved it, many cool places to stay on the beach as well for all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I loved this bay, i use to et up early and snorkel before anyone was on the beach, the water was so refreshing `I loved it, many cool places to stay on the beach as well for all budgets and very quiet beach but also a few places that are quiet lively in the evening so entertainment if you want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Perfect location for the snorkelling fan. Steep travelling down the roads! Excellent restaurant on the beach! Can be accessed by boat

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

what can I say - good place to snorkel on the island, no complaints. a little busy but that's to be expected anywhere

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Thank Sarahgalbraith
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Beautiful beach hard to access but that's why you are very quiet there and all is clean. Well worth the trip. Get your snorkeling pack and you could see turtles.

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Thank John r
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We were staying at one of the resorts at Tanote Bay. The beach is quiet and there are a few places you can rent snorkels mask and fins. 50 Baht each. We only snorkelled one day because it was stormy at night which made the water murky.

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brooklyn, ny
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were in Koh Tao during and following the 'historic' rain storms in January 2017 - so the beaches weren't at their best after 72 hours of intense flooding / rain / wind. That said - Tanote Beach was awesome - the water was clear and warm, the sand was on the finer side, and the vibe was very chill.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Tanote bay at the east coast of Koh Tao has quiet good spots for snorkeling. The big rocks outside the bay are shelters for several amazing fish. Would come back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We hired scooters and drove all around the island. We came across Ao Tanot Bay mid afternoon and enjoyed a great view out to sea and the mix of sandy beach and large rock boulders. Nice spot and wasn't busy as all.

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1 Thank JaMarcus K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited a few bays and beaches whilst on Kao Tao, Ao Tanot was one of the best good sized sandy beach with shade available under trees, Couple of bar restaurants and access by taxi or motor cycle. Sand rather course in parts mainly due to coral Which brings me to the snorkelling which is great, good reef off both headlands... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a favorite of mine if I am not working. I love Tanote Bay. It has a nice beach, good snorkeling and cliff jumping if you fancy that. The only thing missing is affordable food.

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