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Quiet bay for snorkeling

Chalok Baan Kao Bay is extremely underrated for snorkelling. Don't expect to see much coral, as... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Jessica E
Melbourne, Australia
Huge quiet shallow bay

I enjoy Chalok bay. It has a very calm and quiet feel. The bay is very shallow and if you are... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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“quiet bay”(2 reviews)
“main pier”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We sendt a day at this quiet beach and enjoyed it very much. The snorkelling is nice and the location is excellent.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindafe
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this smal place, waiting for a hotel room to be ready. Although a small roadside restaurant, the menu featured a wide variety of Thai and Western items, all at reasonable prices. Service was excellent and fast. Highly recommended for anyone in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

What a dream place well preserved and not overdeveloped as yet! Well done to Thai's for looking after so much natural beauty

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sean W
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

After a few crazy days on other islands, this was the exact relaxing place that we needed. The water here is incredibly calm and shallow, great for a leisurely swim, snorkelling, or sitting with a cool drink.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank pilsco
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Chalok Baan Kao Bay is extremely underrated for snorkelling. Don't expect to see much coral, as most has been killed by bleaching events. Instead, expect to see various species of parrotfish, as well as watchman gobies and pistol shrimp. You essentially have the bay to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I enjoy Chalok bay. It has a very calm and quiet feel. The bay is very shallow and if you are there at the right time of day there is a little sand island that you can walk to out in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ay_tim
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My favorite place to stay when I'm living on koh tao. The beach and water are not great but it's laid back with a handful of good dive shops. If you are Japanese, it has Buddha View Dive Shop which is one of the couple...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ken R
Reviewed 25 December 2017

We started with Freedom beach and walked over to this Bay side. Both the Freedom beach and this one is really beautiful. Good for snorkeling or just to relax and enjoy the sea.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Chalok Baan was my favorite beach in Koh Tao! It was quiet, the water was shallow and had spectacular views. We also explored the area around Chalok and came to relax after our hike to John Suwan Viewpoint. They also have restaurants and bars where...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Adriana A
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Really nice place to chill in the day and to enjoy the night with some live music and good mango shake.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MarieBlue974
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