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Just a short 45-minute journey from Phuket, will transport you to the tropical paradise and famous islands of Koh Phi Phi. With a Kodak moment with every view, it’s the ultimate tropical getaway in Thailand.


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Leopard Shark 1 Finger Reef Koh Bida Nok

recommendedBest diving on Phi Phi

The best diving on Phi Phi is on a day with strong sun, excellent visibility, good friends, good companions on the dive trip, a good dive boat and the luck to see something you haven't seen before. On top of that you can choose from one of Phi Phi Island's best dive sites and you can experi... read more.

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recommendedBest of Phi Phi Island

Tag: adventure
What's the good and the great on Phi Phi that make this island a real travellers jewel? Phi Phi Island is a great holiday destination for people with virtually any and all tastes. Whether you like "to do" or "just be", Phi Phi Island holidays have got it all.... read more.

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recommendedTop 10 things to do on Phi Phi Island

Tag: snorkeling
This list gives you an idea of the best of Phi Phi island for those who like and need to get out there and just go active...!!! You would need about 5-8 days to get though all these, a lot of energy and a fun loving heart.... read more.


Latest Overview Articles

National public holidays of Thailand in 2014

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

In Thailand, national holidays that fall on a weekend are generally taken as holidays on the following Monday. Chinese New Year (the new Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival) in February is not an official holiday.... read more.

Phi Phi Ley Island from the Sea Angel ferry

Koh Phi Phi dress code

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2012

Koh Phi Phi dress code is free and easy as all good get- away tropical island resorts should be. Simple beach wear in the day can be swim clothes and a hat with the evening requiring something smarter gives a no stress dress sense.... read more.

Viewpoint Photo Phi Phi Island

Ko Phi Phi Don

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012

Stunning Ko Phi Phi Don is the heart of the island whose natural beauty runs to mountain ranges, cliffs, idyllic beaches and coral reefs. As a tourist destination with resorts along the southern and eastern beachfronts and with the main village of Ko Phi Phi Don at the pier, it provides a w... read more.

Sea kayaks on a beach ion the Phi Phi islands

Living on Koh Phi Phi

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2012

Living on Koh Phi Phi will fulfil a dream to live on paradise. Even if it is just for a few months it has got to be a moment in time that will always be remembered. The iconic geography of the island, the mood of the main village makes this a unique experience.... read more.

Phi Phi Ley Tour

Koh Phi Phi map

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2012

A good Koh Phi Phi map is still hard to find (2012) as Google maps and Google earth have stubbornly stayed with the imagery of Phi Phi Don Village covered with a layer of cloud. This has ensured that a bit of the old fashion 'map by hand' still plays a part in the standard Phi Phi Map. ... read more.

Lanah Bay Phi Phi

Where is Phi Phi island

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

One of the first questions asked when friends see a picture of Maya Bay is 'Where is Phi Phi island?'. When people see the sheer verdant cliff of the sea walls, the aqua marine of the beaches around the dazzling sun kissed sand and glimpse the coral beneath the surface they are automaticall... read more.

Panorama view of Lanah Bay on Phi Phi

Phi Phi Island facebook

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

Phi Phi Island Facebook is one of the key ways to get the heads-up on what is going on Phi Phi Island right now. If Facebook enters your lifestyle you will know all to well that if a Facebook page adds to your understanding of 'what's-up' it is valuable, if nothing is added to by the owner... read more.

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Famous Images and Picture galleries of Phi Phi

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

Pictures of Phi Phi can be found on tourist web sites throughout Thailand as the vistas of the islands compare with any of the best tropical scenes in the world. Similarly brochures for hotels and tours in Phuket, Krabi and Koh Lanta, show scenes from Maya Bay, Phi Phi Ley as well as Phi Ph... read more.

Wang Long Phi Phi Island sunset snorkel

Koh Phi Phi discount

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

Many searching the web are looking for a Koh Phi Phi discount. Discounts on accommodation, tours and transfers are available but not at all times of the year. Sometimes a discount can't be found but it helps to know how to find the best prices.... read more.

Koh Phi Phi discount

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

Many searching the web are looking for a Koh Phi Phi discount. Discounts on accommodation, tours and transfers are available but not at all times of the year. Sometimes a discount can't be found but it helps to know how to find the best prices.... read more.

Snorkeling in Phi Phi National Park (Maya Bay)

Phi Phi Island in the Chinese language

Last Updated: 07 Sep 2012

Phi Phi Island in Chinese can be found on this page by hitting the SELECT LANGUAGE button on the top left navigation under the date box for the hotel search. Click here to display the the key navigation instructions in words in both Chinese Simplified or Chinese Traditional. It will also 'g... read more.

Bamboo island from Zeavola Photo Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi sea conditions

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2012

Phi Phi sea conditions vary greatly throughout the year and do have an effect on the diving, the tours and ferries between the islands. The sea is at an average and gorgeous 29 degrees C all year and is perfect for water sports but this is only part of story.... read more.

Phi Phi Island from the Phi Phi Viewpoint

Pi Pi Island

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2012

Pi Pi Island Thailand dazzles and mesmerizes all that visit her. Such is the dramatic nature of the scenery, the fun and laid back atmosphere of the places to stay, it lives long in people’s memories. If time is short, visiting for the day on a 'one day tour' also allows you to experience t... read more.

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What to do on Phi Phi

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2012

"What to do on Phi Phi?" is a common question for those first venturing out to the islands in Thailand. Why is Phi Phi so famous and what makes it such a magnet for so many visitors every year. The number of tour boats and ferries stating in Phuket Krabi and Koh Lanta every day testify to t... read more.

Best beach and beach bars of Phi Phi in Loh Dalum Bay

Phi Phi News

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2012

Phi Phi News is not as easy to find as you might think. The best updated commentaries on big issues are the 'RussellAbroad blog' the 'Phi Phi Island' Facebook page and the 'phiphiislands' twitter feed. These sources give you what is going on from people based on Phi Phi Island for the last ... read more.

Coming Around A Boulder; Black Tip Reef Shark In The Phi Phi Shark Watch Snorkel Tour

Koh Phi Phi sharks

Last Updated: 29 May 2012

Tag: snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi sharks are a big draw to anyone interested in diving, snorkeling or swimming the sea or coral reefs. They are also the stuff of fear and phobias so the whale shark, leopard shark and black tip reef shark stir the imagination of many who come to the islands.... read more.

Phi Phi Day Trips From Krabi

Koh Phi Phi Krabi

Last Updated: 29 May 2012

Koh Phi Phi Krabi remains in visitors thoughts long after they leave. The Islands of Koh Phi Phi Don, Koh Phi Phi Ley, Bamboo Island National Park , Mosquito Island and the diving outcrops of Bida Nai and Bida Nok inspire memories of cliffs, coral, jungle, beach and a lot more.... read more.

Experiencing Maya Bay and the set of The Beach

Phi Phi The Beach

Last Updated: 29 May 2012

Phi Phi the beach refers to two differing things on Koh Phi Phi. The Phi Phi The Beach movie was recorded in 2000 and is all about Maya Bay, the unspoilt beach hidden from the outside world in a backpacking dreamworld of perfection. The Phi Phi The Beach Resort is 3 star accommodation with ... read more.

Island in Phuket

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2012

An Island in Phuket can be Phi Phi Island, Koh Racha, Koh Maiton, Koh Yao Noi (where Koh means island) or all the islands in the Phang Nga Bay. The sheer number and variety of island in Phuket makes a Phuket island hopping adventure a must and one of the wonders of Thailand.... read more.

Black Tip Reef Shark at Phi Phi Long Beach

June 2003 on Phi Phi island

Last Updated: 01 Mar 2012

Still effected by the triple whammy of world uncertainty due to the Bali Bombing, the Second Gulf War, and SARS, Thai tourism is still in a bit of a mess. Bookings are way down and in many areas like Phuket, Samui and Koh Phangan and there have been significant layoffs in the hotels and tou... read more.

Ko Phiphi

Last Updated: 01 Mar 2012

Ko Phiphi amazes and dazzles all who visit. If you like adventure, stunning scenery, and watersports like diving, snorkeling and kayaking then this is the island for you. The main island of Phiphi Don has accommodation and the smaller but more dramtic island of Phiphi Ley is home to the beautiful Maya Bay.... read more.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and “The Beach” On Phi Phi

Last Updated: 01 Mar 2012

The production team for “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, landed on Phi Phi Le Island in Thailand late 1998. The producers of “The Beach,” Andrew Macdonald, choose the Phi Phi Islands because of the breath-taking cliffs surrounding the beach like a fortress. It appealed to Leonardo D... read more.

Phi Phi Island back street showing the back of PP Charlies

Visiting Phi Phi Island 7 and a half months after the Tsunami

Last Updated: 01 Mar 2012

As usual I take took the Songserm ferry from Rasada pier from Phuket to Koh Phi Phi. The afternoon boat was full of westerners coming from Phuket Airport and the beaches on the west coast. The day was over cast because of the smog from the Indonesia fires but apart from that the sea crossin... read more.

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Young children prams carry cots on Phi Phi Island

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

I think you can say that all young children are loved in Thailand in away not seen in the west. It is part of what makes Thai people the happy people they are. They are very tolerant towards children and go out of their way to play with them.... read more.

The Phi Phi Forum

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

Phi Phi Island information comes from a variety of sources but perhaps the most valuable source of Phi Phi Island information is from phi-phi.com's forum where visitors to the island post information to help other visitors and would-be visitors maximize their time on this amazing island.... read more.

Phi Phi view from Carpe Diem of Tonsai Bay

Review of phi phi dot com by the Bangkok Post

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

Tag: adventure
Newly devised phi-phi.com is the only on-line web site to offer a comprehensive package to customers wanting to experience Phi Phi island. This complete one-stop web site offers an in depth guide from the writers who have spent 12 years of living on Phi Phi island. It also features Phi Phi ... read more.

Researching Phi Phi Island Thailand

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

There are no wrong ways of spelling Phi Phi Island because the local language uses the Thai alphabet and westerners using the Roman alphabet can hear it and spell it differently. Spme have preffered 'Pee Pee' but the accepted form of 'Phi Phi' or 'PP' is definately the most popular now.... read more.

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Plan Your Phi Phi Island Holiday

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

If you are looking for Phi Phi information then phi-phi.com is your best source of information. The original website has been written by people with an uninterrupted relationship with the island since 1992. This ensures you get the best idea of what is happening real time. ... read more.

Phi Phi Tsunami Memorial Park

Phi Phi Tsunami Relief

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

The heartfelt outpouring of sorrow from the media attention and subsequent donations from all over the world for the victims of the Tsunami December 2004 was unprecedented in recent history. The world organizations and specific country resources was for the first time matched by individuals... read more.

Superb View of the Phi Phi Don Cliffs from Phi Phi Viewpoint

Phi Phi Island Travel Info

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

Finding information on Phi Phi Island is easy with a few taps on the keyboard on google, finding reliable Phi Phi Island tourist information can be difficult. Many websites get their information form other websites where as we at phi-phi.com have had a strong association with the islands si... read more.

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Phi Phi Island Family Fun

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

Phi Phi Island family fun never ends at this lively and intriguing small island holiday destination. Without cars everybody walks and so Phi Phi has a low key and safe feel about the destination. There is a great deal to do on Phi Phi, an island of non stop fun.... read more.

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Phi Phi Island Diary July 2003

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

Phi Phi Tourism and the hotels: the island is taking on it’s usual July feel as many younger travelers taking gap years and students from European Universities make the most of their summer. The hotel rooms rates are very low by high season standards, with a fan bungalow at the Phi Phi And... read more.

Best beach and beach bars of Phi Phi in Loh Dalum Bay

Maps of Phi Phi Island

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

All the present maps are taken form the original government charts created by the Thai government, primarily created by the Navy and Marine Police in the 50's and 70's. These detail the coastline the mountain contours the reefs and rock islands.... read more.

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Information on the Web

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2010

People can find a number of different websites that offer Phi Phi Island information and Phi Phi Island resources. Though some of these websites can be helpful, most of them provide little or no information. Imagine the traveler who relies on information on an old website that failed to men... read more.

Important web resources in Thailand

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2010

There are many good online guides for Thailand and her provinces on the Internet. Below are some of those and some useful reference sites to help you getting acquainted with Thailand. As with regards to Phi Phi island itself I must recommend a good look around the hundreds of Phi Phi Island articles on phi-phi.... read more.

Carpe Diem Phi Phi Island shortly after the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Hi Phi Phi Tsunami Charity

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2010

The Phi Phi Islands of Thailand's are truly like paradise with mammoth limestone cliffs that seem to reach into heaven, and mesmerizing coral reefs that sparkle beneath the crystal clear waters of the archipelago. The tsunami of 2004 changed all that and Hi Phi Phi stepped in to help the lo... read more.

Phi Phi Island Pier head two months after the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Life shortly after the Tsunami

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2010

Life for those who are from Phi Phi Island will never be the same after the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26th December 2004. All to many families lost loved ones and friends to one of the most extreme forces of nature. The destruction in some areas was absolute the lives and livelihoods destroye... read more.

Pichamon boat from Krabi to Phi Phi Island under Phi Phi Ley Photo

Phi Phi Tsunami Charities Updated July 2008

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2010

In many areas of Phi Phi life on the Islands has got back to normal thanks to the many Phi Phi Tsunami charities and individual donors that stepped forward to help assist the people of the area get back their lives. They have provided support and funding to bring restoration to a tiny place... read more.

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Fact Sheet for Phi Phi Island

Last Updated: 05 Mar 2010

The Koh Phi Phi is a legendary group of islands in Krabi Province on the south western sea board of Thailand. Phi Phi also boarders the Phang Nga Bay and is in the Andaman Sea on the Eastern Indian Ocean. Phi Phi Island sit about 42 km from Phuket and 38 km from Krabi Provinces. See the Phi... read more.

Phi Phi Island back street showing the back of PP Charlies

Tsunami of December 2004

Last Updated: 05 Mar 2010

Since the Tsunami of December 2004, the people of Thailand have worked hard to rebuild Phi Phi Island. Almost 4 years later, Phi Phi Island is home to the happy sounds of village laughter, a place for holidaymakers and travelers to visit, a honeymooner's paradise.... read more.

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Phi Phi Island as an International Tourism Destination

Last Updated: 04 Mar 2010

Phi Phi Island Holidays gear themselves to westerners sense of aiming for the paradise get away, on that tropical dream beach in happy, smiling Thailand . Visitors from Europe, America, Asia, Africa, South America, etc dominate the hotel bookings on Phi Phi Island.... read more.