Ko Phi Phi Travel guide

Ko phi phi

Ko Phi Phi is probably the most popular tourist island in Thailand.  Wrecked by the outrageous tsunami of 2004, the island has been reassembled and established to its former glory. Try to go during May – October to save Wonga. Numerous bars/restaurants will provide free booze if you spend a couple of hours working for their site for a couple of hours per day. Don’t forget to use these handy tips to have a smoother trip in Ko Phi Phi

Lets keep this simple (as always). Accommodation, food & activities.

What to do?

Pardayyyy all night – Nightlife here is outrageous. Fire shows and Thai boxing matches are a regular occasion at the copious beach bars.  There are enormous beach parties. For live music, get yourself to Rolling Stoned Bar. Partying is not cheap here and it’s a bit of a tourist trap compared to the rest of Thailand so be careful!

Snorkel in Maya Bay – The beach is spectacular, with 100 meter-high cliffs surrounding the beach. A former hang out for conservationist Leonardo DiCaprio in The Beach, Maya Bay is on Ko Phi Leh and is typically included with all the snorkeling trips you see. Spend a night on the island if you want photos without 1000’s of tourists crowding your photos.

Phi Phi Viewpoint – For your next scenic cover photo, head up at sunset. The fifteen-minute stroll up to the Viewpoint will be rewarded by an wonderful panoramic view of Phi Phi Le and Phi Phi Don. The hike will be tiring, with many, many steps. You can head straight from here over the hill to the eastern beaches.

Go bananas on Monkey Beach – The monkeys are arguably the best part however be aware they’re as good thieves as they are entertainers! Monkey Beach is one of the most striking beaches in Asia with Powder white sands and exceptional diving.

Sporting culture vulture – Thai boxing – The Reggae Bar offers Thai boxing every. Single. Night. The copious amounts of booze may put you in the mood to get in the ring yourself (free buckets for winners!) Thai boxers will also sometimes come from one of Thailand’s many famous camps to compete here in a better standard of fight. The bar conveniently also has large screen TVs that show a range of sports.

Shop until you drop at Phi Phi market – A good insight into local life in Phi Phi, you simply have to stop at the market. Located in Tonsai Village, you can anticipate to find a ton of local food at pretty sound prices. Come peckish and leave in a food coma!

Where to stay?

Budget

Tokho beach resort – Toh Ko Beach Resort is a resort located on a private beach. Ma these for your holiday. Bungalow suite. Provides both air-conditioned and fan rooms the resort has facilities for full service.

Phi Phi Natural Resort – located at Phi Phi Islands, one of the most popular destinations in the South of Thailand.

Mid-range

Phi Phi Paradise Pearl ResortThis brand-new beachfront resort in Phi Phi Island is situated on the pristine Long Beach and offers a peaceful sanctuary, in which to enjoy breathtaking ocean views and soothing breezes.

Luxury

Zeavolo resort – a sustainable Phi Phi Island luxury resort with an air of rustic romance, located on the tranquil white sand Laem Tong Beach. The barefoot luxury experience at our Phi Phi Island hotel allows you to unplug and reconnect with yourself amidst spectacular tropical beauty.

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort Spacious and secluded bungalows conform comfortably to the natural surroundings, welcoming stunning coastal vistas and cool sea breezes. Stylish furnishings, gracious hospitality and a private 800 metre stretch of pristine white sand beach lapped by the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea create an idyllic setting for your holiday.

Where to eat?

Budget

Oasis bar & restaurant Situated behind ‘Phi Phi Island Resort’. The place has a good vibe, Wi-Fi, and more fans than other places, which is essential in the humidity. They serve Thai and western food so if you’ve had enough of the curries, head here for a tasty burger or pizza.

Efe Mediterranean Cuisine Restaurant This Restaurant is run by a charming couple that makes you feel right at home. The service was decent and the food was delectable. Expect to pay around 700 thb for a few drinks and a main.

Mid range

Le Grand Bleu This is the best option on the island for a special occasion. Great place to eat both quality fish and meat. Le Grand Bleu also offers a range of pleasant, moderately priced South American, French and Australian wines.


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