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The most beautiful beach with a fantastic opportunity to enjoy coral reef. I recommend this place... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Katrin B
Beautiful bay good snorkeling

This is the same place as Shark bay. Trip advisor should merge the reviews. I was too harsh when... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Nice and quite peaceful beach, quite much colorful fishes also. But bigest minus was corals. Over 90% of corals were dead. Once it has been really nice but nowadays dead corals makes me mostly sad

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 649jussik
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The most beautiful beach with a fantastic opportunity to enjoy coral reef. I recommend this place and Koh Tao for sure.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Katrin B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is the same place as Shark bay. Trip advisor should merge the reviews. I was too harsh when I rated this bay with only 3 stars last time. I was on a snorkel trip and our boat stopped way out in the water and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Ay_tim
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend a day relaxing. Came in low season so It wasn’t too busy. White sand, turquoise sea! Can’t ask for much more!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Kyle V
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stayed here for a couple of days. It's definitely one of the most picturesque places on Koh Tao and there's not so much tourist here. If you are not staying in the Haadtien Beach or Club resorts be ready to face staff trying to get...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank marconci
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches on Koh Tao! The beach is covered with these extraordinary trees with hunderets of butteflies (very beautiful!). It is perfect for snorkeling...we even saw a few reef sharks. You rented a motorbike?-> You have got to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank LenzBen
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Ao Thian Ok, or Sharks Bay is a beautiful stretch of soft bright-white sandy beach, with stunning contrasting turquoise waters. It is flanked by the Haadtien Beach Resort, which is probably one of the most contemporary and luxury resorts on the island. We visited the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Claireu_RA
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The bottom near the shore is filled with dead corals and rocks. Coupled with strong waves, it didn't make for a good experience. My feet was badly cut and bleeding from trying to swim out, and I didn't dare to go too far in case...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank jael112
Reviewed 4 March 2016

thian og bay... also named shark bay... is a beautiful place to spend a relaxed and chilled day on the beach. there are enough shadowzones and the fine sandy beach falls gently to the sea. so thian og is nice for families with small children....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank chocdikrab
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is a beautiful beach and if you swim out far there is many great things to see. We spotted a turtle and two reef sharks. Apparently it is only really good during high tide though, but we were there at that point, so stunning...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Claudio S
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