Travel Guide Koh Po Krabi Thailand

Travel Guide Koh Po Krabi Thailand


Down in the south of Haad Tha Kang is a pier of Koh Po. From this pier, tourists could go further to Koh Lanta Yai and other is lands surrounded.

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Location: Moo 4, Tambon Koh Lanta, Amphoe Koh Lanta, between Koh Bu Bu and Koh Lanta
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Althought there are not many tourist activities on Koh Po, it is an alternative island you could easily visit since it is located close to Koh Bu Bu and Koh Lanta.
If travelling from Koh Lanta to Koh Bu Bu, you will see Koh Po on your right or toward the south. Tourists could visit this island to xplore the beaches and see the seaman villages.
Koh Po has altogether 4 beaches: Haad Tha Kang, Ao Lolawa or Ao Po, Ao Hin Sam Kon, and Ao Nai Ban.
On the island, there is a small concrete road linking Ao Nai Ban and Haad Tha Kang together. The road is around 800m long, with a side road to Ao Lolawa or Ao Po.
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The scenery of Ban Lo Yai on Koh Lanta Noi watched from Haad Tha Kang on Koh Po

Located in the east of Koh Po, Ao Nai Ban is a major residential area of the island, thus it is a very nice place to observe the islanders lifestyle.
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The fisherman and his freshly netted prawns, the fruit of the sea

Conch (Strombus spp.), one of the marine products that people on Koh Po usually catch and sell to restaurants both on Koh Lanta Yai and in Krabi mainland

Most of the area in the east of Koh Po is covered with fishermen houses, and the only beach in the east is a small one called Haad Nai Ban.
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ARROUND KOH PO
Haad Tha Kang: Located in the west of the island, Haad Tha Kang is the longest beach of Koh Po and is also the main port to the island. There are hardly any other constructions along the beahc except for the dock, so the nature is very pristine and nice for a stroll. From the beach, the scenery of Koh Lanta Yai could be seen very well.

Ao Nai Ban: Ao Nai Ban is a stony beach located in the east of Koh Po. Being the densest residential area of the island, it is a ruperb spot to observe the local peoples lifestyle, who is mostly fisherman and rubber farmers. From this bay, you can see the scenery of Koh Bu Bu which is only around 2km away, as well as many other islands like Koh Talabeng, Koh Lanta Noi, Koh Ngai, Koh Waen, Koh Muk, and even Khao Pak Meng of Trang province.

Ao Lolawa (Ao Po): Ao Lolawa, or Ao Po as called by the locals, is a small sandy bay in the southwest of the island. It is not suitable for a swim, so not many tourists visit the bay.

Ao Hin Sam Kom: Located further from Ao Lolawa in the southwest of the island, Ao Hin Sam Kon is not very popular among tourists too. Since it is only a small beach and is not suitable for swimming.
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THE NEARBY ISLANDS OF KOH PO
Similar to Koh Talabeng, interesting islands near Koh Po are Koh Bu Bu and Koh Lanta. If you are looking for somewhere quiet, make a visit to Koh Bu Bu. It is the place you can enjoy activities like swimming, strolling laong the beach, or sunbathing. But if you want some place with more variety of attractions and fun, choose Koh Lanta. At the island you will find both entertainment comples and cultural attractions like the old islander villages, the seaman museum, the local music center, as well as plenty of delightful beaches, bays, and capes in the west.
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ACCOMMODATIONS
There are no accommodations on the island, so most visitors choose to stay at Koh Lanta and visit Koh Po while making their way to Koh Bu Bu.
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GETTING THERE
From Krabi town to Koh Lanta: get a van of Thanatour Company which usually parks opposite City Hotel. The van will cross the sea by raft for vehicles from the mainland to Koh Lanta Noi. The journey takes around 2 hours. Or you can board a boat at Khlong Ji Lard Pier which is located around only 2km from Krabi town.

From Koh Lanta to Koh Po: In order to get to and travel around Koh Po, tourists could charter a boat at Srisaya Market on Koh Lanta. The journey takes only around 15 minutes and the boat fare is 500 baht.
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