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About Koh phi phi
The so-called Phi Phi islands consist of Phi Phi Lee and Phi Phi Don. Phi Phi Lee is approx. 6 square kilometres in area. Steep, lightly vegetated cliffs rising from the seabed, hidden bays concealing beaches and calm clear waters. Two kilometres north, the larger ( 28 square kilometres ) Phi Phi Don has a cuving white and palm-fringed beach extending between mountain masses sheltering calm waters. This, and other minor beaches, offers beachside bungalow and chalet accommodation. The area immediately adjacent to a Muslim fishing village contains bars offering living music ; restaurants specialising in popular European cusines and Thai food ; cabarets ; souvenir shops ; dive shops and charter boat operations offering game fishing excursions and day trips, including several opportunities for snorkelling, around the major islands, including Ko Paid ( Bamboo island ), half an hour from Phi Phi Don and touted by locals as one of the most beautiful and unspoiled, uninhabited islands in the area.
Currently Koh Phi Phi is under reconstruction as a result of the 2004 Tsunami. Due to its remoteness, it is taking longer than most to get back on its feet.
At this moment Koh Phi Phi is really doing a lot better than suggested above, there is still a lot to be don but there are more than 1500 rooms spread around the island from simple guesthouses to luxurious bungalows and hotels. A lot of facilities like bars and restaurants are rebuild and there is plenty to do around and on the island.
Koh Phi Phi is totally back in business!