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Address: Koh Tao, Thailand

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Snorkeling and Cliff jumping

Nice beach, very good snorkeling points with a lot of different types of fish and a big rock to climb on to jump of from.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
skullring
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Muenster, Germany

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Muenster, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice beach, very good snorkeling points with a lot of different types of fish and a big rock to climb on to jump of from.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice secluded bay perfect for snorkeling. It is on the quieter part of the island so you wont be surrounded by people.

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Thank Caz C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved snorkelling there and even saw baby sharks! However be prepared that there might be quite a lot of trash lying around the beach, especially after stormy weather.

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Thank Madeleine F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice bay to visit - now there is a concrete road all the way there it is possible to go on a motorbike - hills are steep of course but much better than before - very nice beach bar at one end with good shakes - clean beach - sea was lovely.

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Thank KazzaMac72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing time and very relax atmosphere. Water hot and good for sun bath. Will defo visit again when on Koh Tao

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Thank Dorotka R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach was great, clean sand lots of space to lay. The whole bay was full of coral and colourful fish and my favorite a large boulder to jump from. The rock is about 12 meters high on the big side and the water is very deep on this side perfect for getting some air time. I would not recommend... More 

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Thank Dustin C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little cove but sea can be choppy precluding safe snorkelling. The approach is a steep road with some areas of unpaved dirt. Worth the trip - do get a proper bike/ scooter with excellent brakes. I would suggest Oli's. You may not get to this place by taxi boat depending on the weather. No fee on the beach, superb... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Beautiful and not crowded early and late in the day. Snorkel boats come mid-afternoon which makes is somewhat crowded but other times, it is great! Great snorkeling and removed which is good if you don't like crowds. Limited choices on eating/drinking but fine with me!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Depth is good for both snorkeling and diving. Much to see in shallow places and it is good in deeper places also if you swim out to the dive site and toward Leam Thian.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a a beautiful bay, with excellent swimming and snorkelling. The beach is clean with some cafes and bars, but we found this to be the quietest beach on Koh Tao. Go to the far end and you can use the loungers of the resort as long as you buy a couple of drinks or snacks from their restaurant,... More 

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