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“Koh Talu snorkelling and diving day tour”
Review of Koh Talu Island

Koh Talu Island
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Full Day Snorkeling at Talu Island from Hua Hin Including Lunch
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Sydney, Australia
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“Koh Talu snorkelling and diving day tour”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

We took a one day trip from Hua Hin to Koh Talu, booked through oriental escape. The bus ride was quite long (3 hours each way).

It was wet season when we were there but the sun did come out while snorkelling and it is was great.

Lunch at the resort was included, it was on the cold side by the time we got to eat. The Island resort is very nice with a good beach and would recommend maybe staying for a couple of nights to make the most of such a stunning area.

If you expect world class snorkelling, this is not the place to go.

Down side is the travel to and from the Island for literally and hour and a half of snorkelling. A long way to go, however there is no where in Hua Hin to snorkel!

Visited September 2013
7 Thank asha276
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“Untouched gem in Thai gulf”
Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Koh Talu is a small paradise island that is a truly beautiful place to visit. Snorkeling or scuba diving off the main beach front (western most side) or a tour boat near the Talu reef is highly recommended. Beautiful clear water with lots of coral and tropical fish to be seen during a high tide.

Visited September 2013
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“beautiful scenary”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

This island should be one of the most beautiful island everything is so beautiful . Eye catching scenary also clean and relaxing placew to go for a break.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank chilliokala
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“Day trip from Hua Hin”
Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Did this snorkelling trip through oriental escapes a couple of weeks ago and had a fantastic day!
Bang saphan noi is around 2 hours 45 mins drive south of hua hin so its quite a long day but its quite a scenic journey and definitely worth the trek once you get there.
The journey across to the island by speed boat is great fun with plenty of photo opportunities along the way and the snorkelling is much better than we expected...ok, so maybe its not the red sea or great barrier reef but the water is clear and.we saw a variety of colourful fish and coral. All equipment is provided and we stopped at two different snorkelling sites.
After tiring ourselves out in the water, we went onto the island itself for a buffet lunch served in the restaurant...this was pretty decent with plenty of choice for meat eaters and vegetarians alike.
We were then given a couple of hours to explore the beautiful island ourselves which was the highlight of the day for us! We found a pretty little 'lookout' cove with small shingle beach and my partner decided to swim around to pearl bat whilst i trekked through the forest.
Pearl bay was deserted and so peaceful with soft golden sand lined with coconut trees.
We then headed back to the restaurant area and saw a little shack offering massages and a few temples before walking round to big bay.
Big bay is definitely the best part of the island with white sand and turquoise water...it felt like we were on a tropical island! We.saw canoes and a small catamaran boat but didn't use them as we were content just to relax in the baking sunshine for a bit.
There were quite a few chalets lining big bay and i wished we had booked an overnight stay as we had to leave much too soon.
If your short on time though, the day trip is definitely worth doing if staying in the hua hin/cha am areas...the beach and sea here are in a different league!

7 Thank Selina_J_W
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