Phi Phi Island is one of the best known island locations in the Phuket region, famous from the Leonardo DiCaprio movie “The Beach”.
Some people mistakenly believe that Phi Phi Island is just one Island, when in fact Phi Phi Island is a group of 6 Islands. 5 Of The Islands are Virgin Islands, they do not have developments or buildings on them other than National Park buildings.
The one island in the Phi Phi Island group which does have developments, hotels, restaurants and bars is Phi Phi Don. This island also has some great snorkeling locations and authentic Thai Restaurants.
The best known “Beach” in the Phi Phi Island group is Maya Bay. Right now Maya Bay is closed, which means that tourists are not able to walk on the beach at Maya Bay. We can still visit Maya Bay, take an iconic photo and swim off to the side of Maya Bay, walking on the beach is forbidden as is passing a certain marked point.
While this may be disappointing to some, for those people that join us on Private Boat Tours you will discover that closing the bay was one of the best decisions the Thai Government could have made.
By selecting to go on a Private Boat Tour or Charter of Phi Phi Island you will ensure that you discover Phi Phi in the best conditions, with the least amount of tourists and also see parts of Phi Phi that no group tour will visit.