Thailand Travel – The Phi Phi Islands

Visiting a new place or country can be fun and exciting. One very beautiful country to visit is Thailand. There are so many places to see and so many things to do, it will be hard for your to decide which part of Thailand to visit first! The Phi Phi Islands should definitely be on your “to visit” list.

The Phi Phi Islands are a great tourist destination. They’re between the large island of Phuket and the western Andaman sea coast of the mainland. If you go snorkeling you can see the most amazing fish and beautiful coral, it’s absolutely breathtaking! Activities include shark watching, cliff jumping, shopping, and exploring. You will never have a dull moment. If you are the type who enjoys a tour, there are many available at super cheap prices.

The Phi Phi Islands was the location used for the 2000 movie The Beach. Thanks to this film the touristy in the area really picked up. Although the area was badly destroyed in the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, almost everything has been completely rebuilt.

The area boasts only two seasons; the hot season that lasts January to April, and the rainy season lasting from May to December. The temperatures during the year average 77°F to 89.6°F, not bad for visiting! The rainfall in the area comes down quite heavily over short periods, with a yearly rainfall average of 2568.5mm.

The beauty of the Phi Phi Islands is what draws in tourists and keeps them coming back. The affordability of the area is what allows so many people to travel to this area. Hotel costs are a lot lower than what most people expect.

If you like the nightlife there are many bars and pubs to enjoy. They are easy to find, centrally located, and not what you would expect. While bands in the bars may stop playing at 2am, bars tends to serve drinks as long as they have customers. Unlike other areas around the world, you feel safer in the bars and everyone wants to have a good time.

No matter if you want to see fish, watch sharks, or party the night away, the Phi Phi Islands in Thailand could be the destination you are seeking. Prices are super affordable and the area is beautiful. What more could you ask for!

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