Fitness Guide to Koh Tao

7 Jul 2022
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Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is important for feeling well, and there is no better location to do so than the Gulf of Thailand, where the weather and outdoor lifestyle are ideal. When it comes to all areas of life, including fitness, Koh Tao offers something for everyone. As it is well-known for its diving, it is natural that an active lifestyle will suit Koh Tao. Divers are generally fit people but even if you’re not a diver you can find an activity to keep you in shape!

Why fitness?

It's hard to dispute that everyday fitness and physical exercise have a positive impact on one's health. Fitness benefits everyone, regardless of age, gender, or physical ability. Weight loss, increased energy and mental well-being, improved sleep, enhanced sex drive, and it's enjoyable and sociable are just a few of the advantages.
It's also helpful to sweat off some toxins from the night before, it'll make you feel a lot better, which means you'll be able to enjoy your time here even more!

 

Gyms

 

Gym and Fitness

Gym & Fitness is a great place to keep your muscles in condition for relaxing on Sairee Beach or to supplement other health and fitness activities on Koh Tao.
This popular two-story fitness studio, located between Sairee intersection and Hin Wong Bay, provides enthusiastic vacationers with a clean, well-equipped gym with high-quality, well-maintained equipment.
Gym & Fitness offers daily, weekly, and monthly subscriptions, making it a fantastic choice if you're visiting Koh Tao for a diving internship and need a gym membership for a limited period of time. The gym also offers 6-month and 12-month subscriptions, which are popular among locals and tourists who want to stay longer.

The Box Koh Tao

The courses are based on a strength and conditioning training program that goes back to the fundamentals. The program is built on a foundation of constantly changing functional exercises done at a high intensity. The same basis applies whether you want to exercise for lifetime health and fitness or pursue fitness as a competitive activity.
A CrossFit L1/L2 certified trainer leads the classes and is there to instruct and correct every aspect of the workout. They will look after you from the minute you step in the door, assisting you in moving better and improving day by day while keeping you healthy and motivated. 

Muay Thai Gyms and Classes

Muay Thai on Koh Tao is a wonderful alternative fitness exercise that can be scheduled any day of the week. A single session costs approximately 300 THB and is done in a group setting. At a little greater fee, private sessions may be arranged. Training takes place in the morning at 8 a.m. and in the afternoon at 4 p.m., with the afternoon session being the most intensive.

 

Island Muay Thai

Island Muay Thai training and fight arena, located in Sairee on Koh Tao, meets all of the requirements of tourists, residents, and local fighters on the island. It was founded in 2002 as the first Muay Thai training camp and the only one to provide weekly fight nights.
Island Muay Thai offers comprehensive one-on-one training and is the only Muay Thai club in the world with a full-sized sparring ring. The team will guarantee that your methods are proper and that you get a full training session, they have a combined experience of over 350 actual fights.

Monsoon Gym & Fight Club

Monsoon Gym provides Muay Thai, Western Boxing, BJJ, and Gladiator Fitness (high-intensity interval training) on a regular basis. They also offer a fully-equipped, air-conditioned weight training facility, a comfortable air-conditioned dorm room, and a fantastic restaurant that serves nutritious meals. The location is approximately 50 meters from the best section of Sairee Beach on the main road.

Pankom Muay Thai

The newest Muay Thai training centre on Koh Tao, only minutes from the beautiful Sairee Beach. Learn genuine Muay Thai with instructors who have over 20 years of expertise in the sport. They offer training plus train and stay programs.

Worth a mention...

 

Stand Up Paddleboard

SUP surfing is one of the world's fastest-growing and most popular water sports, and Koh Tao is one of the finest locations to try it out and take in the beautiful island landscape while paddling over coral-rich, crystal blue seas. It’s a nice passive way to stay healthy and fit whilst enjoying the scenery. Sup Tao provides the opportunity to paddleboard and explore the lovely tropical seas of Koh Tao, a small island in Thailand's Gulf of Thailand. They're simple to spot, find them at the finest daytime hangout, Maya Beach Club, on the southernmost length of Sairee Beach (the island's major beach).

Enjoy your workouts!