Ko Phi Phi Don Travel Guide

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Ko Phi Phi Don Things to Do

  • Phi Phi Le Island: Maya Bay Swimming

    This will by My Maya Bay Swimming Pictures as we did swim at maya bay using our water proof olympus tough and panasonic lumix cameras for pictures and videos but did not snorkel since only those at long tail boats and big express boats can stop at the snorkeling areas of Maya bay. When Swimming at Maya Bay, be careful of the strong undercurrent...

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  • Phi Phi Le Island: Monkey Cove

    This will be My Phi Phi Le Island Monkey Cove Tips with picturesPhi Phi Islands have two monkey areas, the monkey beach in Phi Phi Don which is for swimming and snorkeling during the peak season of November to April via Big Group Speed Boat Tour and the Monkey Cove with small hidden beach at Phi Phi le Island (during the lean season of may to...

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  • Phi Phi Le Island: Maya Bay

    This will be my Phi Phi Le Maya Bay TipsMaya Bay was a popular destination then even before the shooting of Leonardo Di Caprio's 2000 film, the Beach. Maya Bay has one of the three areas for Snorkeling in Phi Phi Le Island and the other ones are in Lo Samah Bay and at the Southern End near Bida Yai Island. Maya Bay is made beautiful by the...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Hotels

Ko Phi Phi Don Restaurants

  • Nothinng special!!!

    service is very slow! It took them ages just to take our order and to bring the foodI wasn't impressed by that restaurant at all...

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  • Buffet Restaurants in Tonsai Bay

    If you are in A Phi phi islands day tour whether on a speed boat or on a big boat, The Buffet Lunch is at Phi Phi don at Tonsai Bay and at one of the restaurants facing the Bay, of which the Biggest will be the Ichi Ban Restaurant, which is a japanese restaurant, but the buffet lunch will be international with pork, chicken, beef, seafood and...

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  • Mamma Mia!

    One of my favorites on Phi Phi Don. Open air concept, nice waiters and waitresses, simple fare.....but beware! The mussels and/or oysters!What can I say? The food at this place is wonderful, the presentation is great, the service is impeccable.....but!The mussels or oysters (I'm unsure which) made me sicker than a dog. I awoke at around 2:00 a.m....

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Ko Phi Phi Don Nightlife

  • Phi Phi Islands most popular beach bar

    fire dance show, black light body paint and DJ Once or twice is more than enough other than that you will get bored of the same music on repeat.Honestly, I found the other bars more fun

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  • NIGHTTIME FUN ON THE BEACH

    On this trip while walking along the beach we noticed this bar during the day, which was good, but at night is when this bar came alive. During the day the bar didn't seem too busy, but we did notice the staff preparing for the fire shows that evening. After setting everything up they promised us a great show, so that night we decided to come back...

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  • Night beach Bars

    It was a great place on a beach on Phi-Phi island - there was some bar in the midlle of the beach 9not far from the Bay View resort) with music from 60-s or 70-s, on sand there were quite a few mats - where you have a candle while you are lying, listening to music, consume tasty drinks and watching the stars....a milliard, billiard of stars....in...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Transportation

  • Speed Boats for Island Hopping

    Being a main tourist area and a bustling beach town, phuket has many options for the tourists and one of the options in island hopping around Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga Provinces is via a speed boat but hiring a private speed boat for a day of island hopping around phi phi islands, krabi islands, james bond island, similan islands, khai islands, koh...

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  • Tonsai Bay Pier

    Phi Phi Don Island is the only island in the phi phi island group that have it's own pier and the pier is located at Tonsai bay part of Phi Phi Don. The pier handles the big boats that do the phi phi island tours and also the scheduled ferry services to and from Krabi province mainland and Phuket Island to and from Phi Phi Don. The pier is located...

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  • Chalong Pier Phuket

    Most of the Tourists Going to Phuket on a holiday not only go to the assorted Phuket Beaches like Patong, Kata or Karon but also do the various Island Hopping tours around the many Islands in the Andaman Sea and there are many island hopping options available but they all start and stop at the Chalong Pier in Chalong Bay at 8 kilometers south of...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Shopping

  • 24 Hour Convenience Store in Phi Phi Don

    thailand's number one convenience store, 7-11 is even present at Phi Phi Don! you can buy many things you need at cheaper prices than even the stores outside (if you don't haggle on the stores outside) at 7-11, but a caveat, the prices of 7-11 stuffs is slightly higher here than in phuket as they have to ship the items you find here and shipping...

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  • Shops at Tonsai Village

    This will be my Tonsai Village Shopping TipsTonsai Bay is the center of Activity in the Phi Phi Island Group and it the center of the touristy trade and commerce of the area and Tonsai Village is the shopping and dining and accomodation center of Phi Phi Don. there are lots of shops, stalls, hole in the wall in the main street of Tonsai Bay where...

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  • Local craft, souvenier and swimwear...

    I was surprised how big this place was and just how many shops there are here.Mostly they are local craft, gifts, souvenir and clothing type shops here, as well as many tour operators that are running various types of cruises and tours.The streets here are clean and new since so much of this island had to be re-built after the Tsunami.All the...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Local Customs

  • Phi Phi and Krabi Fridge Magnets

    Again, as everyone would know by now, not only do I collect fridge Magnets but also shot glasses and here in tourist friendly thailand, there are literally tons and tons of assorted souvenir items to choose from and among these are my favorite shot glasses and they are available anywhere in Tonsai Village in Phi Phi Don as the other phi phi Islands...

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  • Phi Phi and Krabi Shot Glasses

    I'm an avid collector of fridge or refrigerator magnets of my travels and here on a revisit in Thailand and here at Phi Phi Islands at krabi province is no different and being a tourism oriented country, it has a wide selection of assorted souvenir items and tons and tons of assorted fridge magnets of all designs and shapes and are made from...

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  • More local Crafts and Souvenirs

    More pictures of the assorted wares that you can buy at Tonsai villageTonsai Village in Ko Phi Phi Don has a vibrant local souvenir and local craft market and there are lots of shops and stalls at the village selling various items for the tourists to buy and they even sell fresh fruits and shakes. off course, most of these items are not...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Warnings and Dangers

  • Hard to Fine a Private Spot in Maya Bay

    Thanks to leonardo di caprio and the movie the "beach", maya bay in Phi Phi Le became the star attraction of the islands in the Phang Nga Bay and such that it is packed full of people everyday, even in the lean rainy season months of may to october as more then 30 speed boats and long tail boats converge to the small 400 meter main beach of maya...

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  • Designated Smoking Area in Maya Bay

    there is a single designated smoking area at Maya Bay in the beach just beside the park ranger hut where the tour guides pay the entrance fees to the Phi Phi Islands National Park and a single trash bin with cigarette tray on top. you are only allowed to smoke there and throw your cigarette butts at the trash can and if you violate this and smoke...

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  • Urgent update: Poisonous Jellyfish

    This is an urgent update! Unfortunately many of the beaches in South-Thailand have incidents of Jellyfish with burning tentacles. It may look like the spreading is increasing.Phi Phi Island and the eastern side of Phuket is one of the places where the most poisonous jellyfish, the socalled Box Jellyfish, have been observed.Not far from Phi-Phi...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Tourist Traps

  • Scam at Phuket ferry terminal

    When arriving at Phuket ferry terminal, you are welcomed by agents offering single tickets for 600 Baht and return tickets for 1,000 Baht. They give you a voucher in return and take you to the official ticket office/table. Officialy the one way cost of the ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi Don is 580 Baht, plus an additional 20 Baht tax at the Phi Phi...

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  • Island Hopping - A big disappointment

    Signed up with a group of friends for an island hopping tour via speedboat from phuket island . Tour included Maya Bay (best known for The Beach flick starring ol' Leo) with stops at Khai island, and several Phi Phi islands stops : Monkey bay, Viking cave, Pileh Cove, and Loh Samah bay. This was the worse idea we had in phuket. Firstly,we spent...

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  • Maya Bay - The Beach

    Yes you have got to go but its not all that good really. When we went it was quite quiet but there was a lot of rubbish on the beach and in the sea - this place obviously gets very busy. Don't stay too long! There are other places nearby that are fantastic for snorkeling and are beautiful and unspoiled.

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Ko Phi Phi Don What to Pack

  • Bring two cameras with extra batteries

    I still don't like to bring Digital SLR Camera in my travels as these cameras as to bulky and cumbersome to operate and you must change the lens often and since I'm not a professional Photographer, prefer to bring a pocket ultrazoom camera that you can combine taking pictures and videos at the same time like an Olympus SZ MR-31 and a water proof...

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  • Bring Sun Block

    This is a must if you are Going to a Phi Phi Island Day tour more so if you plan to be in the center of the many beach activities that are available in the beaches in around the Phi Phi and Khai Islands and will go on daylong beach bumming or swimming. if you have a fair complexion and is afraid of getting sun burned or having an accidental tan...

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  • u can find almost everything in koh phi...

    everything will be provided if u go for snorkelling trip got one 7-eleven in phi phi. i was surprised to see a small gym centre there.

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Ko Phi Phi Don Off The Beaten Path

  • Pharmacies in Tonsai Bay

    Being a touristy town, phi phi don has a huge variety of commercial establishments and one of the important ones for tourist who get injured or have scrathes or abrasions while swimming or snorkeling in the areas around the islands is the local pharmacy. they have a few pharmacies at tonsai village where you can buy first aid stuffs like water...

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  • Top View Point

    After View Point, if you can further your hike to TOP VIEW GARDEN GUESTHOUSE. It is about 20 minutes hike from View Point. Follow the signs tha say TOP VIEW. The view the awesome. From here, you can see Krabi, Phuket and Koh Lanta! It's worth the effort! Directions: from View Point, follow the sign that says TOP VIEW. First, you decent from View...

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  • Phi Phi View Point

    If this your 1st time to Phi Phi or you have not done this before, do take a walk to the View Point. The trip will take about 45minite to the 1st view piont, the 2nd view point will take another 30minite and the 3th view point, which is the highest will take another 40minite. The 2nd view point is the best.

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Ko Phi Phi Don Sports & Outdoors

  • Snorkeling

    Land transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Boat Lagoon Marina. Free coffee, tea and soft drinks. At 09:00hrs departure to Khai Nok Island for snorkeling & swimming. Have lunch on beach. Arrive at Phi Phi Don Island’s Monkey Beach for sightseeing, or swimming relaxing on the white sand beach for forty minutes. Continue to Phi Phi Ley Island and...

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  • Snorkelling Phi Phi

    Snorkeling equipment will be provided by the tour guide, or you can take your own.Flippers are a must, as well as your camera. Under-water camera will be a bonus. Sunscreen, hat/cap, sunglasses

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  • Best dive shop Phi Phi [& different]

    There are many dive centers in Phi Phi [about 12 or so], and they all offer pretty much the same thing at the same prices. They all offer local dives trips, wreck trips and Hin Daeng trips. Some centers offer only Padi courses, some offer both Padi and SSI courses. Luckily we found one dive shop that is slightly different from all the others and we...

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Ko Phi Phi Don Favorites

  • Free Bottled Water and Softdrinks

    If you booked on a big boat or a big group speed boat tour of the phi phi islands then don't despair if you are thirsty of feeling dehydrated due to the humidity in the beaches or plain tired of the swimming and snorkeling as the price you pay for the tour includes free bottled water and softdrinks that are found in the big coleman ice coolers...

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  • Entrance to Phi Phi Island National Park

    If you booked the big boat or the speed boat phi phi islands tour, chances are that the Phi Phi National Parks Entrance fee of 400 baht per adult and 200 baht per child fee is included in the package you pay at the tour agency, however, if you booked a long tail boat or a personal speed boat tour, then the admission fee is not included, so you have...

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  • ATM Booths at Phi Phi Don

    Short on Cash and don't want to use the credit card to buy stuffs at phi phi don due to the high 6% surcharge on credit cards? don't despair! if you bought your International ATM Card while on a Phi Phi Island Tour, then you can get instant money in thai baht on the assorted ATM Machine Booths lining Tonsai Village to fuel your shopping and dining...

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