The Phi Phi Islands are probably the best known and most visited small island group in Thailand. The two main islands, Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh, are located approximately 40km south east of Phuket. Their popularity derives from being the place where the movie “The Beach” was filmed.
The Phi Phi Islands are a picturesque archipelago located a day sail east of Phuket. Probably best known as the location for the movie The Beach, the six Phi Phi Islands has the same cliffs, caves, forests, mountains and an abundance of marine life that made this a place that people would want to spend months of their lives. The twin islands of Koh Lanta which located about 45 nautical miles from Phuket are 14 nm from north to south forming a protected bay on the east side during the SW monsoon and provide acceptable over night anchorage on the west side during NE monsoon.