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where, what and how ?

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where, what and how ?

Hi

We are a couple age 50/60's wanting to stop in a quiet spot not too many steps, good diving and snorkeling, dont mind short walk to one or two eating places other than resort, mid range price, first who do we book with and how do we get there from the UK, we stayed in Khao Lak earlier this year that was pretty straight forward Heathrow to Bangkok then Bangkok to Phuket and taxi to Khao Lak, Ko Tao seems much more complicated any help would be much appreciated

susie

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1. Re: where, what and how ?

You would be best off with Chalok Ban Kow, on the south of the island. It's a nice bay with a good range of places to stay depending on your budget, also a good range of dive schools. Plenty of snorkelling all around that area. Some nice restaurants, but not too mad and busy, very chilled atmosphere. The Buddha View bar-b-q in the evenings must not be missed.

Fly from Bangkok to Samui, there are plenty of boats a day going to Koh Tao - Lomprayah or Seatran best - your hotel can organise. If you book accomodation for KT in advance they will pick you up at the pier in Koh Tao.

You can check out www.amazingkohtao.com for info and links of who to book with or book direct.

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2. Re: where, what and how ?

Accommodation

definitely not Charm Churee Villa (although I love it and although great snorkeling), due to its many steps.

who you book...

You can try asiarooms or agoda

How to get there.

Agree with the option fly BKK-Samui and ferry to Ko Tao. I took Lomprayah lomprayah.com) and love it.

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