Chalok Baan Kao bungalows, resorts and hotels

Ko Tao Resort is one of the island's best-known

Ko Tao Resort is one of the island's best-known

Chalok Baan Kao is Koh Tao’s second most popular beach and boasts numerous guesthouses, restaurants, dive shops, bars and tour operators, all of which run along the main road just behind the beach. Visitors to the island will find a wide range of accommodation available on the beach, with anything from high-end resorts in tranquil surroundings with their own private beach to beach huts on offer.

All the hotels offer excellent sea views and the amenities needed to enjoy relaxing holiday. Chalok Baan Kao is one of the island’s largest dive centres making it ideal for water sport enthusiasts.

For those looking for a relatively luxurious option on Chalok Baan Kao, Ko Tao Resort is a good and reliable choice as it is well established. The resort is on the beach and the bungalows have pool, sea or mountain views. The accommodation ranges from a two-bedroom luxury apartment to bungalows and apartments set on the hill or round the pool.

All have A/C and TV and the more expensive options have mini bars, Internet, DVDs and one even has its own Jacuzzi. There is a restaurant, bar, large infinity pool, tour desk and Internet facilities. Rates range from 1,900 baht to 9,500 baht.

Recommended Chalok Baan Kao bungalows and resorts

Ko Tao Resort (from US$62)
Each room comes with a balcony/terrace, air conditioning, television and complimentary bottled water. Guests are offered excellent facilities and services such as room service, a restaurant and tours. The hotel provides wonderful recreational facilities including a private beach, spa and garden. Guests will discover that this service-oriented hotel complete with superb amenities provides excellent value...more details and booking

Chintakiri Resort boasts a lovely hillside pool

Chintakiri Resort boasts a lovely hillside pool

Chintakiri Resort (from US$70)
The three star Chintakiri Resort sits in the hills just 200 metres from the beach and offers panoramic views of the ocean and mountains. The resort’s 19 tropical wood bungalows add to the beauty with traditionally designed furniture providing utmost comfort. The onsite restaurant serves Thai and Western dishes and the perfect location to watch the sunrise...more details and booking

Koh Tao Tropicana Resort (US$22)
Each Thai style bungalow comes with its own balcony providing beautiful views and a perfect place to relax. Indeed this relaxing resort offers traditional Thai massage and peaceful rides on its rented bicycles. For the more adventurous, elephant trekking, kayaking, rock climbing or rafting can be arranged through the resort...more details and booking

Haadtien Beach Resort (from US$140)
The resort is on a private 350 metre beach in a natural bay with cliffs to either side. The reception can arrange activities including diving, snorkelling and deep sea fishing, while those preferring to remain on land are offered cooking classes, massages and rock climbing. The resort’s villas offer sea views, and are seconds from the beach...more details and booking

Note: For more best rate hotels near Chaloklum Bay, we suggest you look online at Agoda.com. They seem to be the most competitively priced of the hotels sites.

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