PHI PHI INFORMATION- THAILAND
PHI PHI Accommodations
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Phi Phi Islands consist of 2 small islands, south of Phuket,
famous for their fine sandy beaches and limestone cliffs
which soar out the sea to form spectacular scenery. Add
crystal clear water, no traffic and a tropical laid back
lifestyle, and it's easy to see why Phi Phi is one of
southern Thailand's most popular destinations.
easy access from Phuket attracts hundreds of visitors daily,
by 3pm it's quiet and absolutely gorgeous.
At least an overnight stay is recommended to really enjoy
the islands, especially in the early morning and evening
when the magic of the place really comes alive. Snorkelling
around the many coral reefs or climbing to one of the karst
limestone lookouts is an brilliant experience.
Phi Don Island The larger of the two islands. Most
of the budget and standard accommodation is located around
the main ferry port of Tonsai - also the place for nightlife
with films and music at the local bars.
Other beaches on the island can be reached by local longtail
boat, and accommodation tends to be more upmarket with better
quality hotels in the more secluded areas.
at Laem Thong is excellent, and at Hua Rah Ket to the extreme
south. Local dive companies offer diving and snorkelling
trips with equipment for hire and breakfast with the sharks
is fast becoming a popular activity.
Phi Ley Island - Consists of 90 % limestone cliffs
dotted with caves and passages, surrounding shallow blue-green
lagoons full of multi-coloured fish and shallow coral gardens
- ideal for snorkelling.
Located south of Phi Phi Don and uninhabited, the island
also has 2 magnificent beaches, Loh Samah and Maya Bay -
used as a location for the Hollywood film "The Beach."
Although it is not possible to stay on Phi Phi Ley which
has no accommodation, day tours leave every day from Phi
Phi Don offering snorkelling, kayaking, or diving trips.
provided by T.A.T (Tourism Authority of Thailand)