Koh Phi Phi

Just 90-minute travels by ferry from Krabi or 2 hours from Phuket, Phi Phi islands are some of the best islands not only in Thailand, but also in Southeast Asia. With marvelous white-sand beaches, sapphirine blue water beyond a diverse marine life and impressive rock formations, Phi Phi is a perfect paradise for beach lovers. Swimming in the crystal clear water, escape from the hustle and bustle city life, that’s why Phi Phi attracts that great amount of visitors.

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Koh Phi Phi is formed by six small islands. Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh are two main islands. The larger and “busier” Phi Phi Don attracts thousands of visitors to lie on the shore and enjoy the sun. Phi Phi Leh is a little smaller. It has some beautiful blue and green lagoons and a fantastic coral garden, which make Phi Phi Leh a snokelling paradise. The island also has the world-famous Maya Bay and magnificent Loh Samah beach.
From Koh Phi pHi, you can take Longtail boat trip to many secluded beaches. You can dive and snorkel at Laem Thong and Hua Rah Ket. All-inclusive trips are offered here.

The climate in Koh Phi Phi
Phi Phi has a tropical climate, makes the islands warm all the year round. The northeast monsoon (lasts from November into January) is ideal, with gentle breezes, a clear blue sky and cool night. The weather becomes at its best from February to May. From November to May, Phi Phi is drown in sunlight for 26 days per month. The weather is “rainier” from late May to October, by the impact of the southwest, but the sunlight in Koh Phi Phi is still good at this time. The waves can be rough during this season and visitors are advised to be more careful while swimming.
The weather in Phi Phi Island becomes hot twice a year, the first between April and May when the temperature can reach to higher than 30ºC. From September and October, it is also quite hot, but the rainfall can cool the weather down.
The Peak Season is from November to April. However, during the time between December and January, accommodations can be hard to find and are pricey, especially in the time of Christmas and New Year, and the dive sites are very crowded, too.
 

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How to get there
There’re lots of ways to come visiting Koh Phi Phi, most common are start from Phuket or Krabi, then travel by boat or canoe to the island. It takes about 2-3 hours to get to the Islands.
Here are some tips for you:
- The flights to Phuket or Krabi often transit in Bangkok, so it’s a great chance to set a Bangkok-discovering plan before.
- From Bangkok to Phuket or Krabi, you can travel by bus, private car, motorcycle and by air for the fastest. Especially when the domestic flights from Bangkok have a reasonable price, not more expensive than other vehicles (just from 650 to 1200 Bahts).

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