The Haad Tien Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Tao
After a long semi-overnight bus ride, having to sleep on a picnic table on the pier from 4:30-7am where our ferry picked us up and 2.5 hrs of bobbing along in the boat I awoke to my first views of Koh Tao aka paradise. This was my first thai island stop and not even 10 minutes off the pier I was pretty excited to not only slow down into the island life, but more so that I was about to check in to my dive resort. After getting my yoga certification getting PADI scuba certified ...
... to be said, as the beach was strewn with litter, and taxi boats lined the shore, spoiling our view. We stayed at Sairee for our first day, lapping up the sunshine, and enduring the incredible heat. However, soon after our arrival we started making plans to move to a better beach on the other side of the island. Yes, we were being massive beach snobs!
The next day, after breakfast, we took a short taxi ride over to the other side of ...
... fee. None of us had brought money so we slowly kayaked around the beach and did a little snorkelling. Next, we kayaked to Mango beach where there were a lot of divers. The snorkelling was not very good in these areas so we don't have too much to say about that.
The last day, February 12th, we hopped on a boat and headed to Koh Phangan. Rory was also planning to go to this island at the same time so he tagged along with us.
... the best saw stupid amounts of fish including a blue spotted ray which was the coolest thing ever! Shark beach was next and Danny saw black tips I didn't :( best place I've ever played bat and ball though, what a stunning beach. Lovely FaceTime with the rents and then nice Italian meal, all round top day :) worst cheese omelette ever for lunch as ...
... street side stall for pad thai and sandwiches. Got an impromptu cooking lesson too.
Xmas eve dinner at sensi resort on the water and witnessing a german tourist a and restaurant manager argument with manager saying "no problem, don't come here again If you are not satisfied. We have enough people that come here"
Xmas thai bbq dinner at Sairee beach town. Spent the evening walking to and from Sairee beach along the ocean Front ...
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