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Koh Bida Nok & Koh Bida Nai

Ideal for diving and snorkling

Koh Bida Nok & Koh Bida Nai are the two southernmost islets of the Phi Phi group of islands. Simple limestone rocks rising from the Andaman Sea some 1.5km south of Koh Phi Phi Leh, the Bida islands’ only claim to fame is the splendid diving opportunities they offer, as they do not have any landing access. Koh Bida Nok is the largest of the two, and is open to all level of diver. Divers usually enter the water on its eastern side and steadily move south around the rock. It is home to a large variety of marine life and is especially renowned for its zebra sharks and stingrays lying on the sand. The northern side of Koh Bida…

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Bamboo Island in Phi Phi Archipelago

Ideal for snorkling and sunbathing

Bamboo Island, known as Koh Pai in Thai, is the most north-easterly island of Phi Phi Archipelago in the southern Thai province of Krabi. Lying approximately five kilometres off the northern tip of Koh Phi Phi Don, Bamboo Island is a stunning tropical hotspot that offers the perfect getaway from the crowds as, despite the fact a few tours from Phuket make a stop here after lunch, the island is most of the time never too crowded. Measuring roughly 600m wide by 700m long, the island is almost shaped like a heart and is entirely surrounded by a strip of white sand. Its central part is covered with lush vegetation including Casuarinas trees and the Bamboo trees that gave its…

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Phi Phi Islands

Ideal for partying and snorkling

Phi Phi Island is Thailand's island-superstar. It's been in the movies. It's the topic of conversation for travelers all over Thailand. For some, it's the only reason to touchdown in Phuket. Even with all the hype, it doesn't disappoint. Phi Phi's beauty is a large chunk of the allure. The islands, when approached by boat, rise from the sea like a fortress. Sheer cliffs tower overhead, then give way to beach-fronted jungle. It's love at first sight. The second part of the why-we-love-this-place story is attitude: few places on the planet are this laid-back. Of the two islands located near Phuket and Krabi, one is completely free of human inhabitants (Phi Phi Leh), and the other is without roads (Phi…

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