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Koh Tao Montra Resort and Spa

Hotel category

4 Star

Rooms

60

Wellness/Spa

NO

Internet

FREE

5 star dive center

Offsite (Free pickup)

House reef

YES

Resort Highlights

  • A beachfront hotel, within walking distance from Mae Haad Pier and Sairee Beach
  • Modern, elegant rooms and villas surrounding a serene pool and tropical foliage
  • Experience grand luxury with super-sized beds, ambient lighting and high ceilings 
  • Dine on the beach under lantern light to the backdrop of the Gulf of Thailand
  • Taste flavours from all over Asia and beyond at Taste of the Orient Restaurant
  • Relax in the calm turquoise infinity swimming pool, complete with a swim up bar
  • Expect an abundance of dive sites, a beautiful island and easy lifestyle
  • Learn to create Thai classics at a local cooking class - perfect for your next dinner party

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 21 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

NOV 1 – DEC 20 / JAN 11, - OCT 31:

  • Cancellation should be made within 7 days before arrival date.otherwise, one night room charge equivalent to contract rates will be charged to all rooms reserved

DEC 21 - JAN 10 (Peak Season):

  • Cancellation should be made within 10 days before arrival date, otherwise, 50% of total room cost equivalent to contract rates will be charged to all rooms reserved.

Check-out prior to booked date:

  • This should be made at least 24hrs before departure date and one night cancellation fee equivalent to contract rates will be charged for all rooms reserved.

No- show:

  • No show without notification, resort has the right to resell the room without prior notice. Arrival time later than 17.00 without prior notification will be considered “No Show”. Full charge to contract rates will be applied for all rooms reserved

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Resort Description

Koh Tao Montra is a beachfront resort in a quiet part of downtown, a short walk from both Mae Haad Pier and Sairee Beach in the central-western area of Koh Tao.

The elegant décor combines Thai design with modern architecture; the property is set in a tropical beach surroundings and offers 60 rooms and 2 villas all with balcony, seating areas and modern amenities. 

Facilities include a large infinity outdoor swimming pool, which includes two lap sections, a shallow kids' pool, a swim-up bar, lounge chairs laid, beachfront restaurant, a spa & gym and and affiliated dive center.

The island’s main port, Mae Haad Pier, is a five-minute walk away and offers a decent selection of restaurants, local bars, and shops; the hotel is ideally located within walking distance from Koh Tao’s main downtown hubs, Mae Haad Pier and Siaree Beach, but is removed from the noise of the buzzing city streets and nightlife spots.

Explore diving around the Koh Tao Montra Resort and Spa

Best dive sites in Koh Tao

Chumphon Pinnacle – This is one of Koh Tao’s most famous dive sites and is located within reach of Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui. This well-known dive site features a series of stunning granite and coral encrusted pinnacles which are home to batfish, giant grouper, travelly and giant schools of barracuda and snapper. The occasional whale shark and manta ray also visit. Look for plateaus rich in anemones of all different colours, branching corals, sea whips and barrel sponges. HTMS Sattakut Wreck – One of Thailand’s premier wrecks, the 48 metre/158 foot HTMS Sattakut, which started out as the USS LCI -739, was sunk on 18 June 2011 in about 30 metres/100 feet of water near Koh Tao. The Landing Craft, Infantry (or LCI) was one of several amphibious assault ships deployed during WWII. The artificial reef is home to dense schools of fusiliers and yellowtail barracuda as well as groupers, trevally, moray eels and blennies. This is one dive site which continues to thrive year after year. South-West Pinnacle – Explore a series of rock formations ranging from 4 metres / 13 feet to 30 metres / 100 feet and discover breathtaking carpet anemones in brilliant greens, pinks and blues, with their cavalcade of pink anemone fish. The crevices and ledges among the pinnacles are hot spots for snappers, emperor and harlequin sweetlips. Leopard sharks and whale sharks are occasional visitors to the site, which is home to large schools of snapper, yellowtail barracuda and fusiliers. If you are interested in critters then scorpionfish, stonefish and other bottom dwellers can be found here too. White Rock – This site features two rock pinnacles separated by a narrow sandy channel fringed with a series of ledges and steps. On the current exposed sides of the pinnacles, the fan corals are a definite highlight. Look closely in the recesses and holes in the pinnacles which are often home to moray eels, cleaner shrimps and other reef fish seeking shelter. Other reef life which divers can expect to see here include sea snakes, porcupinefish, passing turtles, Moorish idols and a range of butterfly fish and angelfish species. Shark Island – This dive site is best known for its incredible variety of marine life. It features a wall, pinnacles and a coral garden abundant in colourful soft corals. On the deeper edges of the site it is possible to see passing pelagics such as whale sharks, reef sharks and leopard sharks. The coral garden guarantees a range of marine life including moray eels, angelfish, scorpionfish, pipefish, nudibranch, crustaceans and great macro critters.

What to see

Whale sharks do cruise into the deeper pinnacles of Chumphon and Southwest. While you can be lucky at any time of the year, there are more sightings in April and May. The reefs inhabitants include many colourful reef fish, some interesting macro critters and nudibranch, morays and bluespotted ribbontailed rays. Turtles are seen on Koh Taos reefs but not in the numbers its name might suggest. Koh Tao triggerfish are legendary for their antics, so keep your eyes open and your wits about you. Over the years, the barracuda have learnt to hunt using divers’ torch beams as assistance so night dives can be very exciting.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Award-winning PADI 5* IDC Dive Resort in Koh Tao, the Gulf of Thailand
  • Leading dive destination - beautiful corals, colorful fish and great visibility
  • Environmentally-minded dive center (100% AWARE)
  • Chance to see whale sharks, wrecks, pinnacles and sharks
  • Traditional, spacious dive boat with a large shaded deck and relaxation roof terrace 
  • Refreshments and snacks available on board with lunch on full diving days
  • Full range of PADI recreational training courses and project AWARE specialities

Description

Coral Grand Divers is a PADI 5* Dive Resort on the world-famous diving island of Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. 

This award-winning dive center is located in one of the world's leading dive destinations. From Koh Tao, you have access to many, many dive sites around the island itself, as well as Samui and Chumphon. Here, you'll have the chance to dive with whale sharks, colorful reef fish, hawksbill turtles, seahorses, batfish and more. The Gulf of Thailand offers good visibility throughout the year and a varied underwater environment. Think pinnacles, wrecks and coral reefs.

This dive center is a great option for eco-minded divers. Coral Grand Divers is 100% AWARE, meaning they have illustrated their active commitment to preserving the environment and supporting their local community. The center offers a range of Project AWARE specialities, as well as standard PADI recreational training - Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water Diver, Advanced and Rescue Diver.

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Open Water (Referral)
  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Boat Diver

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • Japanese
  • Thai

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Lunch Provided On Full Diving Days
  • Toilet

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cooking Classes

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Kids Pool

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Conservation/Environment

  • Marine Conservation Program

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival:

  • The closest airport is Ko Samui Airport  (USM).
  • From Ko Samui you can take a public ferry to Koh Tao pier.
  • If you arrive from Bangkok you can take direct ferry from Chumporn Province.
  • The resort staff will arrange to pick you up from the pier, and take you to the resort (advance notice required).
  • Check in time is 2 pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is at 12 pm. 
  • Having checked out at the reception a transfer to the pier will be organized for you. 

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