Koh tan is a small island covering an area of 7.5 square kilometers.It has the shape of triangle which is indented at the center.The highest point of Koh Tan is Khao Khiam which is around 218 meters above sea level.Dry overgreen forest are aboudent here.
Two hundred years ago,islanders from Koh Samui moved to Ko Tan.Their major careers were coconut gardeners,fisherman and merchants (selling timber to Koh Samui).However,today most of them do business concerning tourism.
There are many wonderful beaches on Koh Tan,For example,Ao Oke,a white sandy beach with largest,soft coral reefs,Haad Tai Chine,the most beautiful beach of the island,and Ao Tok,a beach located in the west with abundant mangrove forests.
Moreover,from Ao Oke,you can also walk to the nearby island called Koh Fan,where you can enjoy diving very well.
If you would like to explore Koh Tan,it is also very convenient to buy a one day touring pakage at a port or a tour counter everyday.
Location: Toward the south of Koh Samui,Surat Thani province of Thailand
How to get there: Board the passenger boat or hire thr motorboat from Ao Thong Krud Port to Koh Tan.The journey takes around 30 minutes.
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