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Accommodation in Sairee

If you are looking for accommodation in Sairee, you have many different options to choose from. Sairee Village is the largest and most heavily populated of the three main town areas on Koh Tao. Don’t let this put you off, however, as ‘bustling’ and ‘busy’ on Koh Tao terms still means peaceful and idyllic compared to most other places in the world! 

Sairee Beach stretches down the west coast of the island for over a kilometre. A small brick road runs alongside the central to the southern part of the beachLocals affectionately call it the ‘Yellow Brick Road,’ primarily utilizing it as a pedestrian thoroughfare. Although it is wide enough for scooters and bicycles to use too. Driving on it is only permitted for delivery vehicles/ taxis

Along the Yellow Brick Road, you’ll find a multitude of beach lounges, cafés, dive centres, and accommodation providers. Beachfront accommodation in Sairee tends to be dominated by higher-end and boutique providers. But there are plenty of other options within a few minutes’ walk if you are looking for alternative types of accommodation. 

Central Sairee, just a short stroll from the beach, is largely dominated by restaurants. However, if you head either north or inland to the east, you’ll find further accommodation alternatives along with more excellent dining options. 

Restaurants in Sairee

Zest, Nui’s Bakery, Café Culture, Barracuda Rooftop, Barracuda at Darawan, Fizz, Whitening, Blue Water, La Pizzeria Da Claudio, Flaming Hog, Hippo, Sairee Sairee, Cantina de Koh Tao, Porto Bello, Smoking Dead, Blue Chair, Idjangs Kitchen, Duck 995, ChuChu Thai Food, Living Juices, Vegetabowl, Sandbar, Factory Cafe, High On Chai.

Bars in Sairee

Choppers, Maya Beach Club, Lotus, Fishbowl, Queens Cabaret Show, The Local.

Accommodation in Sairee

While the options for accommodation in Sairee are multiple, we’ve hand-picked some of our favourites to help with your research:


Blue Tao Beach Hotel

This recent addition to the Koh Tao boutique hotel scene sits in a beautiful location. It’s towards the southern end of Sairee Beach. Sea view and city view room options are available. Some of the beachfront rooms feature netted balconies and ladders that lead directly down onto the golden sands.

Aiya Resort

Located in a quiet residential area about a 10 minute walk from Sairee Beach, Aiya Resort is a light and airy mid-range hotel consisting of a 2 story block of tastefully decorated rooms built in an elongated u-shape with a large swimming pool as the central focal point.

Koh Tao Cabana

This unique beachside property occupies a quiet spot along the white sands of Sai Ree Beach. Its well-furnished cottages are situated amidst the tree tops, on the beachfront or are elevated with ocean views. Featuring a private wood deck and semi-open air bath area, each air-conditioned cottage opens out to scenic tropical views. They are provided with a cable TV, bamboo furnishings and a seating area.

The Plantation

The Plantation is a very special place, nestled in a former coconut plantation that gives it its name It overlooks the spectacular views of Koh Tao’s ocean and is only 300 metres from Sairee Beach. The plantation offers large 2 and 3-bedroom villas all with a private pool on the terrace and also spacious studio apartments without a pool . All our villas and apartments have amazing uninterrupted sea views

Tarna Align

This impressive resort boasts both a beautiful design and an excellent view looking down to Sairee and across the sea. Located about a 10-minute walk out of the main village, it’s a peacful and quiet vibe. The in-house restaurant and bar give guests the opportunity of lazy days by the pool. You don’t need to leave the resort, and some room types come with semi-private pool options.

The Place

Located in a breathtaking setting of greenery and tranquility, The Place Luxury Boutique Villas offers one-bedroom villas on Koh Tao. Guests have access to free WiFi in all areas. Private parking is available for those who drive. Featuring a dining area at its spacious terrace, each villa boasts a fully-equipped kitchen. The air-conditioned bedroom offers direct access to the outdoor infinity pool where guests can indulge while enjoying the mountain and beach views

Coral Grand Resort

Situated on Sairee Beach in Koh Tao, this resort features cottage-style rooms with gardens, pool, or sea views. Besides housing a beachfront restaurant, it features a dive school and an outdoor pool. Fitted with wooden floors, rooms at Koh Tao Coral Grand Resort feature bamboo ceilings and a private terrace. Equipped with air conditioning and a fan, they come with wood and stone bathrooms. Coffee/tea making facilities and a TV with satellite channels are included.