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Coliving in Ko Tao

This little island is truly a hidden gem and the smallest of the islands in the Gulf of Thailand, but this shouldn’t be skipped as the perfect coliving destination for digital nomads. This is paradise – pure and simple. The island itself sits about 1.5 hours north of Koh Samui by ferry and is a scuba-diving mecca with people flocking here year-round to get their certification. But there is so much more to experience than just scuba diving here. If you’re looking to start remote working as a digital nomad but have a love for exploration, then Koh Tao might be the place to choose.

Although there are over 100 dive schools on Koh Tao and diving is definitely something you should consider if you want to call this your new hub, there is still much more that this island has to offer, such as great nightlife and fire shows and jungle adventures. If rock climbing is more your thing, there are schools offering this as well. Once you arrive as a digital nomad, it becomes hard to want to say goodbye to this little rock as friends become family.

Koh Tao is more expensive from the mainland and for a good reason. Everything is based on tourism and the only way to get imports is by ship as there is no airport. The closest airports are on the neighboring island Koh Samui or Chumphon airport on the mainland, both of which are at least 1.5 hours away by boat. The only cars on the island are a few taxis and cars owned by the local dive schools. Everyone else is cruising around on their motorbikes. If you don’t know how to drive, then don’t worry - you can walk to all the bars and restaurants within 15 minutes in any direction. If you're looking for a bit more of an adventure then consider picking up a motorbike for your time here. If you’re looking for the ideal coliving space then look no further, because you might have found the perfect experience right here.

Fun facts about Koh Tao:
- The English to Thai translation of Koh Tao is “Turtle Island”. It was originally named by local fishermen
- From 1933 the island was used as a political prison, and before that, the island was uninhabited apart from the occasional fishermen looking for shelter
- Koh Nang Yuan is the only place in the world where three different islands are connected by one beach

Finding affordable communal living in Ko Tao

Finding affordable housing in Ko Tao can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Ko Tao. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on Coliving.com. We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Ko Tao for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Ko Tao is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Ko Tao

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Ko Tao? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Ko Tao is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

How it works

3 simple steps


Discover your perfect community.
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Reserve your room.
Move in and enjoy


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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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