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Koh Poda Island

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private beach

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You need to pay 400 thai bhat to drop down at this beach. Its another beach with nice clean water and white sand. Good for swimming . Nothing special . Just same as other beach in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 4, 2016
anupam b
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It has clear water and clean beach. We reached island at 8:30 in the morning and there was no one except forest rangers. You need to pay 400 baht national park fee to put a foot on island. You can see this island from Ao nang beach, just 15 minutes travel by long tail boat. Better to hire charter boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for Picnic, chill out and swimming. This is one of the few lesser tourist and have a clear blue water beach The beach is clean and have free toilet.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everywhere on the island are rubbish and plastics. It makes sad to see, what people are doing to this place which has been a paradise for sure. Rangers are not interested in that either in money. You should not visit this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

You need to pay 400 thai bhat to drop down at this beach. Its another beach with nice clean water and white sand. Good for swimming . Nothing special . Just same as other beach in krabi and phuket.

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nice place to visit and relax, but surely hyped. Nothing much to offer in terms of any activity other than enjoying in clear water and white sand beach, and probably some sun bath as well. More beach space is now getting crowded due to the lot boats parked there. This beach has some splendid view across the sea towards many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

very nice excursion "4 islands" included this one, water in sky blue and super warm. amazing swim and nice to make some pictures

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Went there by long-tail. 500 THB per person for return, inclusive of national park entry fee. The return journey is only at 3-4pm, so you'll be stuck for a long time on this island unless you're on private charter. Be warned. Completely overrun by people once you get dropped off at the main beach. We tried to make our way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

beautiful, if not a bit spoiled by all of the litter. If 1000 farangs must shell out 10 bucks per person, each day, why can't the national park rangers get of their you-know-whats and do some damn cleaning. What a perfect place, although the sea lice are quite bad in february.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

When you are in Ao Nang or Krabi you have to make a 4-Island trip. Two of the Islands you have to visit is Tub Kaek Island and Poda Island.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

Nice pristine waters are to be found here. Grab your snorkel and check out the sea life. Pack a picnic, as there is nothing much on the island. Worth seeing and a much better standard of beach than the main Ao Nang beach.

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