Snorkeling at Chalok Baan Kao Bay

Chalok Baan Kao Bay is a Dive Site in Koh in a peaceful tropical paradise with a long stretch of white sand and many holiday resorts, home to some of the bluest waters in the south coast, and near many snorkeling and scuba diving resorts and shops in Koh Tao – including the Buddha View PADI Dive Resort.

IDC Koh TaoThe bay itself doesn’t offer much coral reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving, but there are some good spots within walking distance such as Freedom Beach, Cape June Juea, and Buddha Rock.

You can also walk across to Shark Bay through a few resorts that connect both bays. Chalok Baan Kao Bay is very shallow with white sand and is probably the safest beach for children to snorkel. Chalok Baan Kao Bay is a very popular, and third largest beach on Koh Tao.

Chalok Baan is home to the Buddha View Dive Resort, a prominent PADI IDC Dive Sites Instructor’s School, and with many snorkelling and dive shops, family resorts, restaurants, bars, travel agencies, pharmacies, and a 7-Eleven. On a clear day in Koh Tao, Chalok Baan Kao Bay looks out to Koh Phangan – home to the best Full Moon Parties in Thailand.

Chalok Baan Kao Bay; 3R8G+R2 Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand