|Phi Phi Don
Phi Phi Don, the larger of
the two, is visited for its incredibly picturesque panorama with the idyllic tropical
beaches lining its southern and eastern shores. The soaring lime stone mountains embrace
the narrow crescent bays, offering the scenically beautiful panorama. To get the
remarkably magnificent view, you stroll along the path at the backside of Ton Sai Village
to reach the viewpoint which offers the excellent view of sunrise. On the eastern
and southern shore of Phi Phi Don, there lie along several beautiful beaches; Lo Bakao
Bay, Laem Tong Beach, Long Beach, and Lo Dalam Bay.
Lo Bakao is a wide bay offering a various kinds of water sport activities.
Laem Tong lying to the north
of the island is the former home of sea gypsies; the beach is remarkably splendid. Here,
visitors can hire a boat for snorkeling or diving.
Long Beach lies on the
southernmost tip of the Phi Phi Don; its sand is clean and the abundant bed of coral of
the Hin Pae Island offshore is excellent for diving. A 30-minute-walk or a 20 Baht-long-
tail-boat-ride from Ton Sai Beach is required to reach the beach.
Loh Dalam Bay
Lo Dalam Bay is very quiet
and scenically picturesque, located just five minutes from the pier and Ton Sai Village.
From here, visitors can hire a boat to appreciate the scenic panorama around the island at
the rate of 1,500 per day.
Additionally, there are other beaches among those whose beauty is guaranteed; Hin Khom
Beach, Lo Mudee Beach, Lanti Beach, and Pak Nam Beach.
Ton Sai Bay
1 km of white sand beach -
the main area where the boats dock. Lots of accommodation, restaurants and places to meet.
The beach area stretches back to Ao Lo Dalam, around the central area which forms the
focus of the island. Touristy but fun.
Phi Phi Leh (Phi Phi Ley)
Phi Phi Le is an
uninhabited island whose natural beauty is still unspoiled. The island is mostly composed
of towering limestone cliffs that spring up at right angles with the blue water surface.
The water is brightly turquoise with the abundant coral reefs and species of fish. There
are several magnificent beaches and scenic islands standing offshore.
There is no accommodation on
Phi Phi Lei, as most of the island is composed of sheer cliffs and small lagoons with
teeming fish. Trips leave every day for sightseeing and snorkelling, especially good for
beginners as the water is warm, absolutely clear, and shallow.
|Koh Yung (Mosquito Island)
North of Phi
Phi Don has 2 small beaches and some well preserved offshore coral gardens. Good for
snorkelling. The island gets it's name from the black clouds of mosquitoes at sunset at
certain times of the year. possesses a rocky beach located to the north of Phi Phi Don,
offering some well preserved offshore coral gardens. It is a great place for snorkeling.
The island gets its name from the black clouds of mosquitoes at sunset.
Koh Phai Nok Island (Bamboo Island) is a tiny island surrounded by coral reef, standing
next to Koh Yoong. The northern and eastern shores offer the beautiful beaches and a long
stretch of coral reef to the south of the island.
Koh Pida Nai
Koh Pida Nai
and Koh Pida Nok Islands are the small islands visited mainly by divers for their
underwater scenery. Ko Pida Nok is very good for both advanced and beginners with both
shallow and deep dive sites.
Koh Phai Island
A tiny island 700
metres surrounded by coral reef, next to Koh Yoong. Small beaches on the north and east
side and coral gardens off the south end.