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Ko Phi Phi

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  • Boat trip to Phi Phi Leh
    4.5 stars

    Phi Phi Leh is the southern of the two main islands and has an even more spectacular sheer cliff scenery. It's a rugged, jagged rock a 30-minute boat ride to the south of Ko Phi Phi Don. It also has an especially pretty beach, Maya Bay. It was on Maya Bay that scenes from The Beach were ... read more

  • Trekking
    4 stars

    The most popular walk is up to the viewpoint. There's actually three viewpoints (imaginatively named viewpoint 1, viewpoint 2 and viewpoint 3), with each offering an increasingly spectacular view of the sand isthmus of Ko Phi Phi. The walk is moderately strenuous and you should be sure to wear a ... read more

  • Boat trips on Ko Phi Phi
    4 stars

    The highlights are Monkey Beach (the real one, not the sliver of sand south of Ton Sai) and Lo Moo Dee. These are somewhat inconveniently located at opposite ends of the island, but that just gives you a better excuse to go all the way around the island. While it's easy enough to get a packed ... read more

  • Diving on Ko Phi Phi
    4 stars

    While all of the dive shops are based on Ko Phi Phi Don, the bulk of the actual diving is done in the waters surrounding Ko Phi Phi Leh to the south. There are outlying sites to the north, including the King Cruiser Wreck and Anemone Reef to the northwest and Ko Bida Nai and Nok to the south along ... read more

  • Kayaking
    4 stars

    The most popular beach to paddle to is the lovely Monkey Beach which lies about a 45-minute splash away to the northwest of Lo Dalam. You can't actually see the beach from Lo Dalam, but it is beautiful and totally undeveloped. Oh, and it's called Monkey Beach for a reason: the trees are ... read more

  • Rock Climbing on Ko Phi Phi
    4 stars

    Courses range from half-day introductions to three-day advanced ones. Experienced climbers with their own equipment can just stop in and ask where the best routes are. One note of caution: the equipment here denigrates quickly due to the salty air and it isn't totally unheard of for climbing ... read more

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