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Koh Tan: The Best Snorkeling Trip for Everyone

ou would perhaps wonder if there could be a better place for snorkelling in the world than Koh Tan. Their outstanding snorkel equipment such as snorkel, mask, fins and life jacket. Koh tan is also known for its delightful scenery.

Check in with Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa, a Hotel in Samui, and be ready for the adventure. The waters are a bit shallow, but is full of fish for a first time snorkeler.

It is waiting for you with blazing sun and clear waters to explore deep sea.

Koh Taen is noted mostly because of its unspoilt islands. Among many adventurous activities you have in there include snorkeling, fishing and kayaking. Koh Tan occupies the space of 7.5 sq km. It also contains a small village. This island is also known as coral island, due to its rich coral diversity. There are other islands too along with Koh Tan: Koh Mudsum, Koh Raab, Koh Wang Nok and Koh Wangnai. Tan is the largest of them all.

This is also a natural bay area. The rich coral diversity and the natural bay area status are more than enough to make the snorkelling experience a memorable one. Although global warming and sea temperatures have led to destruction of some amount of coral reefs, it will still be adventurous with plenty of fish to spot underwater.

Another memorable experience will be to snorkel during the sunset. The waters will take a different shape and colour as the sun slowly sets. You need to be at Koh Tan at least by 4 pm, to get ready: putting on your swimwear and snorkel gear.

If you wish to fish too, then you need to be at the island a little early like 9.30 in the morning. It is a half-an-hour sail to Koh Tan Reserve. Snorkelling and fishing programmes are designed according to guest’s familiarity with them. The novice snorkelers as well as pros will also get a golden opportunity.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.

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