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The best Phi Phi Swimming

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Close-up of parrot fish and snorkeler near Phi Phi Island

Forget the pools of the west with their 25 meters of chlorine water and warm showers, forget the foggy goggles the lapping up and down, Phi Phi Island gives you paradise. You can just walk off the beach at Tonsai Bay and enjoy one of the most spectacular views in the world. Lie on your back let the salt water lift you up and relax.

With its rich, sandy shores and stunningly clear waters, Phi Phi Island is prized as a place for some of the best swimming in Thailand. Phi Phi Island beaches will exceed your expectations. With so much to explore with the bays and cliffs, you will find Phi Phi Island to be more than you could have ever dreamed! Aquamarine pools of water and fantastically clean beaches await you here at this incredible destination. Along with swimming, Phi Phi Island offers diving, snorkeling and cliff jumping.

Phi Phi Island has placid waters as the cliffs and mountains of Phi Phi islands always hide from the prevailing Phi Phi wind. While enjoying Phi Phi Island swimming, feel the warmth of the sun on your arms and legs and get to know the reefs and coral gardens. You'll see a myriad of colorful fish and extraordinary shells, sea sponges, sea urchins, sea cucumbers when you plunge into the clean waters of Phi Phi Island. Underwater, you'll find a tropical landscape, of reefs, cliffs, caves and huge boulders as every corner of Phi Phi throws up a new vista.

Phi Phi Island tours are available and recommended for those who wish to see all the best beaches on the islands. Also for the do it your self types, Phi Phi Island has many gear shops where you can purchase or hire for the day. Strap on a mask and prepare to enter a whole new world. Snorkeling is a wonderful way to see things you wouldn't ordinarily have the pleasure of viewing.

Maya Bay Phi Phi Ley

There are certainly enough activities to keep you occupied in Phi Phi. Maya Bay on Phi Phi Ley, the site of the film The Beach, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, is the main famous landmark to explore. If the main beach has too many people there for your liking, there are the other 2 that are rarely visited and give you the sense of paradise found. Swimming at the National Park of Bamboo island is probably the best for the swimmer who doesn't want to snorkel as the sandy beach goes well out to the reef some 100 meters from the shore.

Diving on Phi Phi

Divers will find Phi Phi a diving paradise unmatched. All levels of divers - from novice to experienced - will revel in the beauty of Phi Phi Island. You can meet with a group and go on a private excursion where anything is possible, including swimming with sharks! Phi Phi Island dive instructors will arrange fun and exciting dives for you to enjoy that will make the best of the sea conditions and any recent exciting siting. By the end of your holiday, you won't be able to stop talking about Phi Phi Island swimming and Phi Phi Island!

Itis important to remember, however, that the delicate ecology and natural order of Phi Phi's waters remain untouched. When Phi Phi Island swimming, always remain respectful to your surroundings and do not leave waste.

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2010

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Snorkeling near Phi Phi Island in December
Snorkeling around the Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi Island snorkeling
Phi Phi Island snorkeling with Parrot Fish