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Ko Phi Phi Le

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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Type: Islands, Caverns/ Caves
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Kadimah, HaMerkaz, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful. Great snorkeling sites around the beach. Maya bay is very beautiful. We highly recommend taking a longboat at sunset. Plankton sightseeing tours should be taken at moonless nights.

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Ulsan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

OK, you just have to be smart about travelling to touristy places. Ko Phi Phi gets a bad rep because people say it's too crowded - I dislike crowded places, but I had a great experience, which I owe to my personal tour. If you would like to tour around Phi Phi and some islands - I went to Maya... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We visited Phi Phi island as part of a day tour. It wasn't too crowded in low season which was great. The beach is beautiful, but quite rocky, so not too good for kids. The view however makes it a worthwhile trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we arrived when there were plenty of tourists - so was not the same impression as expected.. no free space to take a picture at Maya Bay. Overcrowded lagoon as well.

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

No paradise. So disappointed with our experience. Not at all as I had imagined. The number of speedboats allowed to stop here at one time is ridiculous. Not a decent photo could be taken. The high number of tourists was uncomfortable. The trek to the bathroom facilities was even more unpleasant. The toilets were filthy and many tourists are just... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Koh Phi Phi Leh that was made famous by the 1998 movie The Beach with Leonardo DiCaprio. Maya Bay is truly beautiful (see photo) and well worth the visit even if it is crowded. Go early in the morning if you want to miss the crowds. We did it on a half-day boat trip for 500 Baht ($15)/person that also... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

the beach is undeniably picturesque. but tourism killed the paradise. i cant take pictures without wormingers at the background. it was horrific to see all the boats covering the shore. i will never go back there anymore.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nice cove just on the other side of Maya Bay. Lots of boat traffic, unfortunately. Lots of trash. We picked up a trash bagful within 5 minutes. There ought to be a campaign for each boat to return with a trash bag full.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We've almost all seen the famous Leo Di Caprio movie the beach from 2000. At this time, Thailand was this country far far away. South of Thailand really has a lot of magnificiant beaches, in the Krabi area as well as in the Gulf of Thailand. "The beach" is undoubtly one of them, with no hotel on it, but a... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Its a beautiful beach, one of the most serene I have been. Its quieter with crystal clear blue waters, small fishes swimming near the shore. Awesome!

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