This community more than 200 inhabitants of ngobe indians. They live in houses of wood and roofs of palm leaves.
They came originally from a variety of other places - Bahia Azul, Shark Hole, Cricamola, San Lorenzo, Cayo Agua, Popa 1, Isla Tigre and Santa Catalina
The roads in the community are not paved, although there is a small cement path from the dock and the school.
The main occupation is diving for lobster, the fishing and the subsidence agriculture. They also have a chicken farm for meat and eggs.
A restaurant and a cabin for lodging is run by a local women's organization. Tourists can buy handicrafts and visits the forest and the mangrove with a native guide.
The "Trail of Sandubidi" runs from the community through the rain forest for about 2 kilometers. Along the way you can birdwatch,spot small mammals and find medicinal plants.
The "Demonstrative trail of the mangroves" is a short wooden elevated walkway some 600 feet long, with information about the mangroves and the fauna.
Popa Island Information