Phuket and Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

 

Phi Phi Thailand
Phi Phi Island

Information

– One day trip to Phi Phi Island. It’s a must!

Must be booked through the hotel at least a day before. Take a speedboat tour (1500 baht) for fast and lots of attractions. Otherwise, choose a cruise tour (900 Baht) for  cheaper tour, but slow and visited only a little spot. This one-day trip includes a lunch at Phi Phi Don Island, snorkeling tools, life jackets, but not for the fin (100 baht for additonal fin).

Maya Bay

Maya Bay became famous after The Beach movie took place here. Maya Bay has a lagoon, calm crystal water, and flour-like white sands.

Phi Phi Don

This island is inhabited by moslem community. Phi Phi Don Island is the biggest island among Phi Phi Islands.

Viking Cave

So why this unique cave called Viking Cave? It is because of this cave formerly became the pirates hideout.

Monkey Beach

Well here there are beautiful beaches inhabited by monkeys. Yo can also go snorkeling here.

Khai Nak Island

This small island is very beautiful. There is also a snorkeling spot near to the beach.

– Phuket Beaches

Phuket also has many beautiful beaches: Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Beach, Kata Beach Moi, Kemala Beach. You can go there by renting a motorcycle.

– Bang La Road

Bang La Road is popular for the nightclubs, pubs, and bars. There are so many ladyboys around. Just try to distinguish which are girls and which are ladyboys. LoL

Location

Phuket is a city located in the southeast of Phuket Island, Thailand.

Phuket Map
Phuket Map

A. Phuket City/Phuket Island

Located at Andaman Sea, Phuket City can be reached from many cities around the world, such as Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and many more.

How To Get There

1. Phuket International Airport – Patong Beach/Bangla Road – Phi Phi Island

Phuket Map
A. Phuket International Airport, B. Patong Beach/Bang La Road, C. Ratsada Harbor

– From Phuket International Airport (A) to Patong Beach/Bangla Road (B) (45 Minutes)

To reach Patong/Bang La Road or your hotel from Phuket Airport, Use a taxi (such as “Taxi Meter” -> 500 Baht) or a van (100 Baht) outside the airpot.  If you book the hotel before, just ask the driver to carry you to your hotel. From the opposite direction, just ask the hostel/hotel to call the taxi/van for you.

– From Patong Beach (B) to Phi Phi Island via Ratsada Harbor (C). Almost of all tour agents to Phi Phi Islands will pick you up from your hostel/hotel to harbor and Phi Phi Island.

2. Phuket Beaches

Phuket beaches map
A. Kammala Beach, B. Patong Beach/Bangla Road, C. Karon Beach, D. Kata Beach, E. Kata Moi Beach

To reach all Phuket Beaches easily, rent a motorcycle for 250 baht/24 hours. You must fill up the motorcycle’s gasoline by your self for 30-40 Baht. Terms must pledge your passport for the motorcycle’s key.

Accomodation

There are many hostel/hotel in Phuket. Most of all backpackers are staying in hostel/hotel around Patong Beach/Bang La Road. Some of them stays at Phuket City.

Alternatively, you can stay at the resorts in Karon Beach or Kammala Beach or Kata Beach or Kata Moi Beach. This beaches are relatively quiet.

Gallery

– Phi Phi Don Island

Phi Phi Don, Phuket, Thailand
Phi Phi Don, Phuket

– Patong Beach

Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Patong Beach

 

– Karon Beach

 

Karon Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Karon Beach

– Kata Beach

 

Kata Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Kata Beach

– Kata Moi Beach

Kata Moi Beach, Thailand
Kata Moi Beach