Koh Phi Phi (Islands) Thailand

The Phi Phi Islands are a group of islands in Krabi province of Thailand located between the Phuket island and the west Strait of Malacca coast of the mainland. The Ko Phi Phi islands are one of Thailand’s most famous destinations for scuba diving and snorkeling, kayaking and other marine recreational activities. The largest and most populated island of the group is Koh Phi Phi Don, although the beaches of the Koh Phi Phi Leh are visited by many people as well. It is the second largest island of the group. The other islands in the group which includes Bida Nok, Bida Noi, and Bamboo Island are not much large.
The islands has some beautiful beaches and clear water that have had their natural beauty protected by national park status. The Ko Phi Phi Leh was used as a location for the 2000 film The Beach. Many palm trees were planted by the producers to make it resemble description in the book. The number of tourists were dramatically increased on the islands after the release of the film. The masses of tourists visiting the island is so high that the coral reefs and marine fauna of the island have suffered major damage.

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Koh Phi Phi Location

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