The Islands are really a must do if you're in Phuket and they are certainly no secret. Pick a good tour group. We paid a bit more and went with Laguna who were very good. A modern, spotlessly clean speed boat that could have seated 25 or so but was capped at 14 plus the crew. We saw plenty of similar sized boats with 30/40 people packed on. The islands are very pretty but as already covered in reviews are very commercialised and crowded. The boat parking is almost as spectacular as the rocky cliffs. It's still the same beach as the one in "The Beach" but there was only Leonardo De Caprio on it and not 2000 beach goers and 50 speedboats parked up that you'll see!
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