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Koh Tao is a backpacker's paradise with some of best scuba diving in the Gulf of Thailand.
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Koh Tao or Turtle Island, named after its turtle-like shape, is a pretty and small island in the Gulf of Thailand. Its main settlement is Ban Mae Hat (Mae Haad Town), located on the southern edge of the almost 2km long Sairee Beach, a remote white beach with turquoise waters and excellent scuba and snorkeling conditions right from the beach. At Koh Tao you can find anything, from yoga classes to Thai kickboxing, from boulder rock climbing to sail charters and from wicked nightlife to Thai cooking courses. Although tourism is big, the island holds its charm as an old fishing village.
The largest town in the south is Chalok Baan Khao, bordered by Taa Toh Lagoon and Saan Jao Beach (Buddha Rock), and quickly becoming as popular as Ban Mae Hat. The relatively remote and empty northeast of Koh Tau offers secluded bays and pristine beaches. Other popular spots around the island are Nangyuang Island, Hin Wong Bay, a whale skeleton, the diamond caves and the spectacular views from the 313 meter high hill Two View.
Koh Tao is considered one of the best places to dive in the Gulf of Thailand. There are spectacular walls, steep pinnacles and an extremely diverse underwater world. There are plenty of breeding places for Hawksbill Turtles and Green Turtles, tens of snorkeling and diving sites. Some of the more popular are the amazing pinnacles Chumphon Pinnacle and South West Pinnacle. Another long time favorite is Sail Rock with its excellent chances to dive with whale sharks and manta rays. Wherever you go, the waters are clear, clean, warm and rich in marine life.
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- Just Dive It, 44 plaza, 36 Chakrapong road, Bangkok
Calypso Diving Koh Samui
Calypso Diving Koh Samui offers diving, snorkelling and island tours of its finest to Koh Tao, Angthong National Marine Park and Koh Pangan. Fast, safe and comfortabel boats. Small groups with customtailed service. All PADI courses.
Calypso Diving puts all effort into create all conditions to make every trip a perfect day.
|Scuba Diving Koh Samui, Thaila...|
+66 (0) 77 422 437
| ||27/5 Moo 3 TB Bophut|
- Searobin Dive enter, 24/3 M. 5 T. Bophut, Koh Samui
Just Dive It
Just Dive It links to selected dive schools in Thailand - Koh Tao, Koh Lanta, Similan and Surin liveaboards.
|Just Dive It|
| ||44 plaza, 36 Chakrapong road|
- Phangan Fun Factory Diving, Moo 1 79/22, Koh Phangan
Searobin Dive enter
Searobin offer a full range of PADI scuba diving courses providing personal attention and dive in small groups on a good selection of boats. The dive center is located at the white and sandy beach of Choeng Mon beach hotel & dive resort.You come to Samui to relax and have a good time and may be up to start a PADI diving course at Koh Samui or fun diving trip around Samui. We ensure that your experience with us in and out of the water will be just that, a good time. Searobin Samui PADI diving center's professionals are leaders in providing a relaxed, stress-free scuba diving experience, and our staff will make sure the only thing you will have to do is to have a great time.
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66 (0) 77-425-219
| ||24/3 M. 5 T. Bophut|
- Phangan Divers, Main Street, Haad Rin, Koh Phangan, Surat Thanni
Phangan Fun Factory Diving
We offer SSI and PADI dive courses as well as Fun Dives to all major dive spots in the Gulf of Thailand. Since opening 2004 we boast an exceptional safety record and highest quality equipment rental. We operate our own vessel, the "Sea Diamond", custom built after european CE standards. The boat is fitted with First Aid and Oxygen kits and all our Instructors are certified Oxygen Emergency Distributors. All Dive Trips include transfers, breakfast, lunch, Instructor or Dive Master, equipment, 2 air filled tanks, water and soft drinks as well as tons of fun. Visit us online or write us to profit from one of our various discounts!We offer SSI and PADI dive courses as well as Fun Dives to all major dive spots in the Gulf of Thailand. Since opening 2004 we boast an exceptional safety record and highest quality equipment rental. We operate our own vessel, the "Sea Diamond", custom built after european CE standards. The boat is fitted with First Aid and Oxygen kits and all our Instructors are certified Oxygen Emergency Distributors. All Dive Trips include transfers, breakfast, lunch, Instructor or Dive Master, equipment, 2 air filled tanks, water and soft drinks as well as tons of fun. Visit us online or write us to profit from one of our various discounts!
|SSI & PADI dive courses and Fu...|
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Thailand has much to offer the visiting diver and snorkeller. There is a vast range of exhilarating sites of many different kinds, providing something for everyone, regardless of their qualification levels or experience
Phangan Divers was established in the early 1990's - the first dive shop on Koh Phangan. We have since became the premier dive school for technical and pro dive courses on the island.Phangan Divers was established in the early 1990's as the first dive shop on Koh Phangan! Since then, Phangan Divers have experienced many exciting changes.
Our first shop in the lively town of Haad Rin was recognized for achievement and awarded PADI 5 Star status in 1993.
In May 1999 Phangan Divers was further recognized for dedication and professionalism and was upgraded to become the first Instructor Development Centre on Koh Phangan. Our Instructor Training Courses have been running frequently ever since with a 100% pass rate !
In the year 2000 we were one of the first dive schools in Thailand to introduce Nitrox and a little later we started Technical dive traning here on Koh Phangan . Since then we have continued to lead the field in innovation in the dive industry.
In 2004 we diversified to offer SSI and BSAC courses to compliment our PADI diver training to ensure that you are able to pick the course that is the right fit for you. Having an Instructor Certifier on the staff indicates a five star commitment to offering professional level training and continuing education opportunities to existing dive professionals.
+66 (0)77 375-117
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- Tours Koh Samui, 90/29 M2 Bophut Koh Samui, Koh Samui
Thailand and Asia hotels reservation
Thailand customised Travel Arrangement - www.accom365.comThailand's leading Tourism Website. Thailand hotels in Bangkok, Phuket, Ko Samui, Krabi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pattaya, Isan. Golf and Tour packages. Online reservation system. Thailand maps, Full Moon Party Thailand portal and Koh Phangan hotels accommodation. Your guide to Fullmoon Party in Thailand with package tours in Ko Phangan, Koh Samui, hotel, resorts, dates, travel, map, pictures and haad rin beach.
- Accommodation Guide Koh Phangan, www.PhanganResorts.com, 113/3 Moo 1...
Tours Koh Samui
Tours Koh Samui is a local operator and travel agency with offices on Chaweng and Choengmon Beach Ko Samui. They offer full range of daily excursions on Koh Samui and neighboring islands such as the Marine Park and Koh Tao.
|Tours Koh Samui your local ful...|
66 (0) 77-425-219
| ||90/29 M2 Bophut Koh Samui|
- Sunset Hill Resort, 81/15 moo 8, Haadchaophao, Koh Phangan
Accommodation Guide Koh Phangan, www.Pha...
Find and book over 35 quality resorts, bungalows and hotels online. Honest info, easy booking!Find and book over 35 quality resorts, bungalows and hotels online. Honest info, easy booking!
|Accommodation Guide Koh Phanga...|
| ||113/3 Moo 1|
Thong Sala Koh Phangan
- Samui Travel and Tourist Guide, ,
Sunset Hill Resort
The fantastic Sunset Hill Resort is located on the West Coast of Koh Phangan and offers beautiful apartments with panoramic seaviews and amazing Sunsets. Many great diving sites are near such as Sailrock and the Marine Park. Don't miss your chance to have a perfect holiday at Sunset Hill and have some great diving experiences!
|Sunset Hill Resort Koh Phangan|
| ||81/15 moo 8, Haadchaophao|
Samui Travel and Tourist Guide
Complete travel and activities guide to Krabi and Thailand, where to stay and party, sightseeing, transportation and diving information.
|Samui Travel and Tourist Guide|
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