A small cape on the west, sandwiched between two beaches, Cape Je Ta Kang, is a very secluded area with an original island feel to it with its quiet and laid-back atmosphere.The two resorts, such as Tao Thong Villa I, are small, family-run places with simple bungalows, restaurants and facilities. This is a great hideaway if you want somewhere peaceful and out of the way.
Cape Je Ta Kang is an excellent snorkeling point of Koh Tao, and a good tip is to swim around the cape from one beach to the other as you might see some interesting marine life such as harlequin sweetlips, orange spine unicorn fish, green turtles, hawksbill turtles and Polka dot nudibranch (Jorunna funebris) laying eggs. In the evenings, the cape is also a great place to see the sunset.
From here, you can visit a couple of other beautiful beaches within walking or swimming distance. Go north to Sai Nuan Beach or south to June Juea Bay. Both are quiet and pristine areas. Walk to June Juea using a small trail from Tao Thong 2 Villa to avoid traffic on the main concrete road.
The cape is a great hideaway if you want somewhere peaceful.