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The Phi Phi Islands truly are one of the most beautiful collection of island's to be found anywhere in South East Asia, and have been described as one of the World's most unique tropical locations in several magazines and books. And judging by the amount of tourists returning year after year there must be something special that keeps them coming back.
The Island's limestone cliffs rise dramatically from the Andaman Sea and are located only a short ferry journey (approx 1 1/2 hour) from Phuket or Krabi on the Thai mainland. The Phi Phi National Park comprises of 6 beautiful islands each one uniquely different. The islands are made up of a combination of white sandy beaches, lush green jungle, huge limestone cliffs and stunning underwater coral gardens and fringing reefs. Most of the islands are covered with coconut palm trees stretching from the beachfront up to the jungle, creating an amazing blend of natural beauty. Phi Phi Islands are truly something different!
Koh Phi Phi Don
The main Island of Koh Phi Phi Don is made up of a narrow strip of land sandwiched between jungle and cliffs on both sides and containing two large bays, Ao Tonsai and Ao Loh Dalum (Ao meaning bay in Thai), both containing large white sandy beaches.
Tonsai is the arrival and departure point for all the arriving boats and is where the islands main pier can be found.
The more peaceful and scenic Loh Dalum is where most of the beach lovers head for during the day for sunbathing and swimming, the bay is nice and shallow and offers safe swimming conditions all the year round in warm (Average 29?C) crystal clear water's. This is also where the islands vast range of accommodation, shops, bars and restaurants can be found.
Phi Phi Resorts Hotels and Guesthouses
The island has something to offer for all budgets and the visitors to Phi Phi are made up of tourist's both young and old, backpackers, travellers, families and honeymoon couples all seeking and finding something different; most recommendable are the Andaman Beach Resort and the Arayaburi Resort (sister resort to the Bay View Resort).