Phi Phi Island
The famous islands of Thailand
Wonderful white sand beaches, crystal turquoise seas and dramatic rock cliffs that tower out of the water – welcome to the Phi Phi islands. Well known for its beautiful Maya Bay, Phi Phi and its diving has so much to offer, with no shortage of things to do.
Despite all the hype since Hollywood brought it fame, this island group does not disappoint. The beauty of the Phi Phi islands radiate far and wide. And when you travel to Phi Phi by boat, you are instantly fascinated by the mere sight of your surroundings. The rock formations grow out of the sea like the walls of a citadel. Steep cliffs rise out of the water creating the tall, narrow entrance into a pristine white beach and the lush jungle just behind it.
Phi Phi Islands: diving in a super relaxed atmosphere.
The Phi Phi islands are part of the Had Noppharat Thara – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park where you will find an oasis of tranquility, with short links to Phuket and Krabi.
Koh Phi Phi Leh is wonderfully un-inhabited. Here you can find the beach of the famous Maya Bay were Leonardo DiCaprio starred in the movie “The Beach”. While Maya Bay offers a great scenery above the water it is also really crowded.
Underwater, however, the scenery is not less stunning but without the crowds!
The aquamarine waters and abundant sea life make the diving around Koh Phi Phi Leh an amazing experience.
You can find out more about the dive sites of Phi Phi island here.
Sea Bees Diving on Phi Phi Island
The Sea Bees diving base on Koh Phi Phi Don is located in the Holiday Inn Resort, on Laem Tong Beach, considered the most beautiful beach on the island thanks to its clear white sands. It is part of the Had Noppharat Thara – Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, an oasis of tranquility that is also easily accessible from Phuket and Krabi.
Other things to do on Phi Phi Island
There are hardly any roads to be found on Koh Phi Phi Don, giving the island a relaxed and tranquil feel. You can walk along the beach, savor a fresh coconut and really revel in your idyllic island holiday.
Phi Phi viewpoint
The viewpoint offers a breathtaking view over the two beaches. It can be reached by foot during an exciting hike up the hills of Phi Phi island.
Laem Ton Beach
At Laem Tong Beach, the private beach where the Holiday Inn and Sea Bees are located, guests can experience the traditional life of the locals who call themselves “Chao Lay” or “Sea Gypsies”.
This infamous part of the island is always worth a visit. Here you can find most of the hotels, resorts, guesthouses and bars. So it is a rather busy area.
With a longtail boat it is, only 30 minutes to Tonsai Bay. Boats can be rented at the hotel reception.
Looking for an adventure? Tonsai Bay is also within walking distance if you’re up for a fantastic 90 minute trek through the jungle.
Maya Bay and island hopping
Trips to Maya Bay (the famous beach from Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Beach”) and several smaller islands that surround the Phi Phi island can be organized through the hotel.
But of course for divers the main attraction remains the amazing underwater world. So if you are keen in getting to know more of our offers on Phi Phi Island than please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us now.