Arayaburi Resort - Phi Phi Island
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You won't beleive your eyes when you'll see the pictures on Phil's
OUr hotel is the last one on the bach, a boat came to pick us up at
the pier and we had to jump on the water to get off it.
The bview from our
room is just UNBELEIVABLE.
We did an hour of kayak on the crystal clear
water for a …
... we ate there.
We had another walk about trying to found tours which took you out to the "other PP". Koh Phi Phi Don is the main island where you can stay on. Koh Phi Phi Leh is an island of PP which is a national park that you can visit for the day. Its also famous for the film "The Beach".
We took a few leaflets back to the guesthouse to read. The owner seen us reading them and suggested he could book it for us no problem. So we did, we booked it for the ...
... br> That night we slept on the boat under the stars and it was incredibly damp. The incredible scenery surrounding us made up for it though. The next morning we were called up at 6:30 to go back on the beach one last time and take in its serenity before all the tourists arrived. Spencer snorkeled in and saw a couple of reef sharks. We got back to the pier on the main island around 10:00 and hopped on a ferry back to Krabi. ...
... some sun before we eventually made it to the island 90 minutes later. We got off the boat and had to pay an island tax (only 10 baht) then we hung around waiting to find out where we actually had to go to find our hotel! Seems you had to buy a map to navigate yourself round. We eventually made our own way despite a lot of vendors and "taxis" trying to sell their guesthouses. We managed to find a helpful Dive Centre who told us where our hostel was (turns out it was ...
Tips for budget travelers:
1. Don't skimp when it comes to ferry boats. Take the speed ferry which is less rocky, or be surrounded by vomiting people for a lot longer than it actually takes to get to the islands. The price difference was about five dollars. It's not worth it!
2. If you plan to go hiking in the daytime wear mosquito repellent to protect yourself from the day biting ...
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