Haad Salad

In the middle part on the west coast of Koh Phangan is this little bay. It was used long ago as a hideout for Malay pirates. Today pirates are gone and the bay is accessible for diving on the coral reef in the front. By boat or from the beach this site is easy to get to and good for beginners.

The hard coral formations attracts the regular reef dwellers, butterflyfish, small groupers, coralfish but also Cuttlefish or Common Lionfish.

Common species: Barred Parrotfish, Long-beak Banded Coralfish, Yellow-banded Fusilier

Depth: 0 – 14 meters

Features: Coral garden, shallow site

Current: None to little