Koh Phi Phi was devastated by the tsunami disaster of December 2004, and thousands of people lost their lives. From the viewpoint of Koh Phi Phi, you can look out over the islands. Despite the stunning views, you can still spot some of the terrible devastation the island was exposed to in 2004.
Climate in Koh Phi Phi
Koh Phi Phi has a tropical climate with a high level of humidity. The heaviest rainfall takes places during the summer monsoon between May and October.
Eating and drinking
Koh Phi Phi has a wide selection of restaurants. You can have dinner from a new continent every day if you like, but don't miss the opportunity to try out the delicious local Thai food.
You can get pretty much everything you need on Koh Phi Phi, but since everything have to be shipped from the mainland, most goods tend to be a little more expensive than elsewhere in Thailand. You'll also be able to find the typical locally produced goods and souvenirs.
Activities on Koh Phi Phi
If you are the more adventures kind you can also find great climbing and diving opportunities in this Island paradise. You'll also be able to join yoga classes, rent kayaks, take kite surfing classes and join sailing and cruising adventures around Koh Phi Phi.
Attractions on Koh Phi Phi
Koh Phi Phi has a viewpoint where you can get a view of the entire main island. The climb is pretty steep, but only takes about 20-25 minutes. If you want to pay your respect to the victims of the 2004 tsunami disaster you can visit the Tsunami Memorial Garden.
If you take a day trip to Koh Phi Phi Leh you can visit Phaya Naak Cave where you'll find prehistoric paintings. Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Leh is where "The Beach" was filmed and this is a fantastic beach and a favourite spot for snorkelers and beginner divers.