Koh Tao's weatheris almost always a perfect for a holiday. Clear days and a steady ocean breeze nearly everyday. For the purists, end of December to the end of March is the best vacation islandexperience.
Around 1947, then Khun A-Paiwong, Thailand's then Prime Minister, asked for and got a royal pardon for KoTao's prisoners and with thanks to a gracious act by His Majesty the King.
KohTao now has 24 hour electricity on the island too and finally they have had a water reservoir made to make sure that even in the dry season there is enough water for all.
They were all repatriated and transported by boat to Suratthani on the mainland and Koh Tao was deserted yet again.
Kohtaoconsists of a natural paradise with many swaying palms and crystal clear turquoise waters.
Arrivals and departures were on the local coconut boats, and even then delays of several days were common practice, so back to the hammock and a world of dreams, the boat will come another day. KohTaonow has 24 hour electricity on the islandtoo and finally they have had a water reservoir made to make sure that even in the dry season there is enough water for all.
Not like a few years ago, guests can get now everything from low-cost simple wooden bungalowswith thatched roofs to stylish exclusive places with private facilities and swimming pool.