Poda Island Travel Guide
This uninhabited island (also known as Poda Island), located about 5 km. from the Phra Nang Beach (Ao Phra nang). Koh Poda has a coastline of about 3 km. Poda Island is covered with rocks, but at the same time there is a beautiful beach with white sand and crystal-clear water, and in the immediate vicinity is a shallow coral reef, through which the travelers have a great opportunity to do scuba diving or just snorkeling and watch the spectacular underwater world.
Directly opposite the beach, just a hundred meters from the water rises a karst rock, Ma Tang Ming, which stands at 100 meters in height. Ko Poda heads a group of four islands referred to as the Poda Group or Poda Islands. This group includes Koh Poda (Poda Island), Koh Gai (Chicken Island), Koh Moore (Moore Island) and Koh Tub, sometimes wrote as Koh Tup (Tub Island / Tup Island).
Mu Koh Poda or Poda Group Islands is under the administration of Haad Noppharat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park. The Group Islands consist of Koh Poda, Koh Kai, Koh Mo and Koh Thap. They are currently popular destinations that can be reached by a rented boat from Ao Nang.
Abundant and colorful coral reefs and the wonderful marine world make these islands ideal for diving and snorkeling.Moreover, when the water level gets low, Koh Kai, Koh Mo and Koh Tap, the three isles in this Group Islands will reveal and amazing sight of a white, fine sand bar that links the three isles together. This is a very pupular attraction ones should not miss if visiting Krabi sea.
Apart from the beaches in the east and the north, in the middle of the cape backed by limestone mountains in the west is also small and very peaceful bay.In the middle of Koh Poda, there is a pathway to the back beach which will also passes the one and only resort of the island, Poda Island Resort.
The northern beach of Koh Poda extends further from the eastern beach. In the middle of the sea here is a small limestone-based island which is a unique feature of Koh Poda.
The eastern beach of Koh Poda is the longest one; it is nice for swimming and sungathing, as well as making a stroll to as far as the small bay in the wetern side of the island.