Koh Tao, Thailand: The Top 12 Things To Do on the Island!

Koh Tao is a peaceful, quiet island located in the Gulf of Thailand. And while it’s neighboring islands, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui are popular on the backpacker party scene, Koh Tao is more laidback and popular with an older crowd.

Check out our list of the best 12 things to do on the island of Koh Tao if you get your fill of relaxing at your luxurious resort and start craving some adventure.

Check out the View from the John-Suwan Viewpoint

From the top you’ll have views of the two neighboring bays, as well as a view back over the island.

Take a Day Trip to Koh Nang Yuan

These 3 small islands are connected by two long sand bars and surrounded on all sides by turquoise water. You’ll certainly want to take a day trip to Koh Nang Yuan Island – it’s one of the top things to do in Koh Tao!

Enjoy a Coffee at Love Koh Tao

Love Koh Tao is a cute little coffee shop that sits high on a hill in the middle of Koh Tao Island. Taking the classic “Love Koh Tao” photo is one of the things that you must do during your trip to Koh Tao Island!

Snorkel at Hin Wong Bay

The water here is crystal clear, visibility is good, the coral is in excellent condition, and it’s a great place to spot marine life. If you’re lucky you may even spot a shark or two swimming around in the bay!