One of the most beautiful islands in Trang, Ko Kradan is located
about 40 minutes by boat from the mainland. With an area of
600 rai (240 acres), most of the island belongs to Hat Chao
Mai National Park. The rest are privately owned rubber and
The island offers good restaurants and accommodations for
tourists. The most striking feature of Ko Kradan is its powdery,
white beach and crystal clear water that permits a great view
of the coral reef underneath. The reef stretches from the
beach’s northern end to the coast. A variety of colorful fish
inhabit the shallow water corals making the site perfect for
snorkeling. Ko Kradan is to the west of Ko Muk and Ko Libong.
From Pak Meng Pier, visitors can take a 1.5-hour boat trip
to Ko Kradan.
There is one
resort on Ko Kradan providing rooms and bungalows as well
as major resort facilities.