The main Phi Phi Phi Phi VillageIf you want to be near the #PPdiving boating, snorkeling and tour operations to see the rest of the islands, the main village by the pier has it all. (There are no cars on Koh Phi Phi so you can only reach 80% of the island by boats or trekking around thought the jungle. It also has a great selection of budget accommodation and a great variety of eateries and the market.)
|The main Phi Phi Village from viewpoint|
|The main village arriving on the ferry.|
Most people end up here in the main village, as although the party scene can dominate on the north beach (Loh Dalum), the place has everything, a great day time beach (Loh Dalum), a great variation of restaurants, easy access to the boats to Maya Bay, travel agencies to get things done, banks etc. The main, all tide swimming beach in the village is in front of PP Cabana Hotel. This is where, with deep water, the open water divers train for their PADI, SSSI etc
|Loh Dalum beach of the main Phi Phi Village|
|Lodam Beach at Phi Phi Village|
If you want to party and at the same time have access to Phi Phi Don Village, this is the place for you. Phi Phi Don Village is also called Tonsai on some websites. Some of the main hotels on Phi Phi Don Village are PP Cabana Hotel 4*, PP Hotel 3* , PP Princess 4*, PP Palmtree 3*.
The Quieter end of the villageIf you want quieter than the main village but easy access to it, you should stay 5-10 minutes walk along the beach on the south side of the Phi Phi Don island but to the east of Phi Phi Don Village near Phi Phi Andaman Legacy Resort 3*,- Phi Phi Villa 3*, PP Andaman Resort 3*, Arayaburi Resort 3*. This is the quietest area away from the beach party scene.
|PP Andaman Resort 3*|
Phi Phi Long BeachIf you want to be away from the village but be able to take a 10 minute boat ride in, stay on Phi Phi Long Beach. There is a Coral reef just off the beach here and you get great views of Phi Phi Ley and Tonsai Cliffs. Phi Phi The Beach 4*, Phi Phi Paradise Pearl 2-3 *, Phi Phi The Hill 2*. You can organize diving and boat trips here. The choice of eating is alot more confined than the main village but it is a simple 100THB + 10 minute longtail boat taxi ride away.
|Snorkeling at Long Beach|
|View from Long beach with Phi Phi Ley in the background|
Remote Ao Phak NamFor remote, try Phi Phi Relax 2* + on Ao Phak Nam Beach. here you can really get away from it with views of the Krabi shoreline in the distance. This resort has an amazing moon rise location.
Stylish Loh BagaoFor smart and luxury accommodation, try the quiet Phi Phi Village resort 4* which is popular with honey moon couples on Loh Bagao. This resort covers a wide area and the bungalows are nicely spaced to give a good deal of privacy.
Laem Tong BeachLaem Tong Beach has the 5 star Zeavola Villas which are all you would expect of a well run resort. The PP Holiday Inn 4* offers great accommodation for those who want to know what they are getting.
|Laem Tong Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don|
Most of the budget Accommodation is in the main Phi Phi village. I work for PP Coco's so obviously I think you should take a look at this 1 star guesthouse if you are interested in the old and traditional accommodation for travelers. Although Coco's has comfortable budget aircon rooms and a couple of superior rooms, the guesthouse tips it's hat to the basic fan rooms that were so dominant in the 80's and 90's.
|Traditional fan rooms at PP Coco's|
Coco's is under the mountains at the start of the Viewpoint walk close enough to the beach to make it a pleasant stroll but far enough away to not hear the beach bars.
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