Fodor's Expert Review Chalok Baan Kao Beach
A peaceful strand on Koh Tao's southern shore, Chalok Baan Kao has a relaxed, friendly vibe. The beach itself lacks the crystal-blue water and golden sands of other beaches in the region, but it's reasonably good for swimming. Budget accommodations surround the beach. Amenities: food and drink. Best for: solitude; swimming.