Ko Phi Phi, Thailand
The Phi Phi Islands are located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman Sea coast of the mainland. Ko Phi Phi comprises 6 islands, 2 of them are the main island – Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Le.. The main accomodation area is at Ton Sai Bay.
Ko Phi Phi is a popular place for diving and snorkeling, kayaking and other marine recreational activities. There are some beautiful beaches with fantastic views and coral reefs for snorkeling and diving. On Phi Phi Le, Maya Bay is also worth a visit. It was the site for the filming of the movie ‘The Beach’, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Things to See & Do
* Ton Sai Bay
* Diving and snorkeling
* Viewpoint – 186 meters above sea level to get an amazing view of the island
* Yao and Lanti beaches
* Phi Phi Le
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Baht (THB)
Language – Thai
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +66
Port Location - There is a large modern deep water Government Pier on Tonsai Bay, Phi Phi Don Village.
Travel Links – Traveling to Ko Phi Phi by boat is the most frequent method used. Ferries leave from Phuket and Krabi daily (from Krabi two ferries a day 9:00 am and 14:30PM and from Phuket at 9:00 am, 11:00, and 14:30pm several times a day.
Destination Air Shuttle - direct seaplane transfers from/to Phuket International Airport and other popular Andaman coast destinations. They often run a low season promotion for transfer from Phi Phi to Phuket Airport and land at Laem Thong near the northern tip of the island - transport to Tonsai, if required, is about 30 minutes by longtail boat.