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Great for beginner snorkeling

Great for teaching the wife to snorkel, the bay has a sandy bottom unlike the rest around koh tao... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Best snorkeling site around Koh Tao

By far the most beautiful dive site at Koh Tao area, with colorful corals and lots of fishes. Don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chuanyow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for teaching the wife to snorkel, the bay has a sandy bottom unlike the rest around koh tao that are more mud... the only down sides is that you have to pay 100 baht per person to get in the the beach is covered...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the most beautiful dive site at Koh Tao area, with colorful corals and lots of fishes. Don't waste your time going to other sites such as Mango Bay, Shark Bay, Japanese Garden etc. And definitely don't go to the Nangyuan Dive Resort where...More

Thank Chuanyow
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The beach wasn’t busy when we were there. The snorkeling on both sides of the bay is great with a lot of fish and many types of coral. This was by far the best snorkeling during our stay on Koh Tao.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The manager at our villa told us this was the only beach with lounge chairs and umbrellas for rent so we thought we would try it out as our villa was on a mountainside with a view and did not have its own beach. We...More

Thank d2016h
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Beach is not bad if it wernt for the rubbish. The 100b entry fee surely would make them want to keep it clean? You do get a free soft drink or water and use of the loungers for the entry fee though... No padding on...More

1  Thank jasonwymer
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This fee is just ridiculous. They advocate this saying that they paved the road, put sun beds, clean the beach.... The beach is full of rubbish, sun beds are rubbish. So using a good road to end up in a pile of rubbish definitely not...More

7  Thank Andrei T
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

It used to be a really cool beach to hangout, however now you have to pay to get into it. Still worth a visit

Thank André F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Aow Leuk Bay is, in my opinion, the best bay south of the island for diving. With both natural reefs with an abundance of organisms, and the New Heaven Reef Conservation Program's artificial reef projects and structures around the area, there is an amazing variety...More

Thank Jessica E
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Beautiful beach where you can do a great snorkeling. Nice bar on the beach with amazing view. 100 Baht access fee per person.

Thank selelycky
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here a few times the couple of years, much associates to the good snorkeling. But now they lost it all, first of all you need to pay to enter the beach, and then it’s full of garbage. At least when you are paying...More

4  Thank Freddie A
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