Ko Phi Phi

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Ko Phi Phi (หมู่เกาะพีพี) is a small archipelago of six islands in Krabi Province, Southern Thailand. It is touted to be one of the most beautiful yet easily accessible island groups in the world. While the latter is certainly true, the former is quickly becoming less so. The entire region is technically part of a marine National Park, but the hordes of visitors have taken a toll on the beaches and reefs over the years.

The named islands are: Most of the development of Phi Phi Don is situated in or around Ton Sai village, which is on the low, sandy isthmus that joins the two hilly spurs that comprise the rest of the island. There are also other, quieter resorts on Long Beach, Laem Thong, and at other less accessible areas of the island. Ko Phi Phi was devastated by the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004, when nearly all of the island's infrastructure was wiped out. Redevelopment has, however, been swift, and services are back with building regulations in place to limit the height of new buildings to preserve the island's stunning views.

Country:
Thailand
Region:
Asia
Population:
3,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
16 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
http://truecorp.co.th
Cashless society:
Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
Best taxi app:
Power:
230V50Hz
Ambulance:
1669
Fire department:
199
Police:
191, 911

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