Phi Phi Island Attractions | Phi Phi Island attractions
Bamboo Island (Koh Pai) near Phi Phi Island is just one of the many tourist destinations on Phi Phi Island. While all the islands and attractions around the area have something special to offer, Bamboo Island has something that is extra special to share with tourists. The area is uninhabited, and therefore has the most pristine, unspoiled beaches known to man. This makes Bamboo Island Phi Phi Island is one of the most relaxing spots in Thailand.
Bamboo Island weather
Although the area is not too close to Phuket, Bamboo Island (Koh Pai) still follows the same weather patterns. The best season to travel is during the October-March months. This is when the weather is warm, but there is little rainfall. Generally, the climate is beautiful around these months.
April through May, however, Bamboo Island can become extremely hot and humid. Temperatures average over 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
Between the months of June and September, the temperature cools down to about 90 degrees Fahrenheit, but there is a large chance of rain each day. However, tourists can get great deals on hotel rooms when they travel during these months. Remember, just because there is an 80% chance of rain does not mean it will rain all day long.
Excursions and trips to take to Bamboo Island
You cannot possibly be bored on Bamboo Island. There are so many activities to fill your days. Diving and snorkeling make up two of the most popular Phi Phi Island adventures. Perhaps this is because the entire Bamboo island is surrounded by colorful coral gardens. In these gardens, the ocean life is breathtaking. You can see sea fans, staghorn coral, and even leopard sharks.
Divers also enjoy this area because of the sheltered bays that have weak currents and high visibility. In this area, the water temperatures are also extremely warm. They range from 27-30 degrees Celsius. This makes for great diving conditions. See here for more on Phi Phi Diving
If you are looking for a secluded getaway that includes breathtaking scenes of nature with heart pounding excitement, Bamboo Island Phi Phi Island is the place for you. you can get a longtail boat, or speedboat from Tonsai village.
Bamboo Island geography
Since Bamboo Island is uninhabited except for the lonely National Park warden house, most people question the geography of the area. Although there are no permanent residents, this Phi Phi Island area has the most beautiful beaches in Thailand. It consists of a 700 meter in diameter tropical circle. The entire Island is surrounded by a majestic coral reef. Although there are no inhabitants, it isn't due to a lack of beauty.
Last Updated: 21 Nov 2011