Phi Phi Island, Thailand
BOOK A HOTEL IN PHI PHI


Tips for choosing accommodation in Phi Phi.


TRAVEL TIPS

Phi Phi Travel tips

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LONG TAIL IN PHI PHI

Long Tail in Phi Phi


PHI PHI BEST RESTAURANTS

Phi Phi best restaurants


PHI PHI BEST BARS

Phi Phi best bars



PRACTICAL INFORMATION




HOSPITAL



The small hospital in Phi Phi Don is located west of Ton Sai Bay, at the end of the beach (near the Beach Club, 5 minutes walk from the pier). It is rather a clinic than a real hospital, in case of major problems, you should go to Phuket hospital.



POLICE



The police station is located at the end of Ton Sai village, on the way to Long Beach.



THAI MASSAGE

Rates are 200 Baht for 30 minutes, 300 Baht for 1 hour. Treat yourself with back massage or facial massage, but also pedicure, manicure, reflexology and aromatherapy.

Spirit house in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Photo: Spirit house in Tonsai Bay, Phi Phi Islands.



TELEPHONE, MAIL, NEWSPAPERS



GSM reception throughout the island of Phi Phi Don. There are also phone booths almost everywhere.

The post office is located in the center of Ton Sai village.

Major international newspapers, books and magazines on sale in Ton Sai village. Phi Phi publishes its own monthly "Phi Phi News". It is distributed free of charge on the island.






INTERNET ACCESS



There are Internet cafes everywhere on the island, sometimes where you do not expect them, for example in a massage parlor. It costs between 1 and 2 Baht per minute (DSL Internet). At certain peak hours, Internet cafes attract customers with special happy hour offers, mainly during morning and evening.

Some restaurants and guesthouses offer free WiFi to their customers.

DS Books, Phi Phi

Photo: D's Books coffee-bookstore offers its customers free WiFi



LAUNDRY



Laundries are ubiquitous on the island. Good thing because long-term travelers are numerous here. Almost every family, every business offer laundry service, all have the same rate: 50 Baht / kg.

Laundry in Phi Phi

Photo: Laundry service in Koh Phi Phi.



SHOPPING

In Thailand, the rule is to haggle. But there are so many tourists on Phi Phi that many businesses do not want to haggle anymore. Prices are displayed, therefore it is difficult to lower them.

There are many clothing shops, jewelry, decorative ornaments ... a bit the same tourist traps found in Phuket, Krabi or Bangkok. But be careful, as everything is imported, you'll pay a bit more.

Keep in mind that the shells often come from the natural reserve of Phi Phi and it is forbidden to take.



CIGARETTES

Cigarettes are much cheaper here than in the United States or Europe. Prices vary from store to store but expect to pay 70-80 baht per pack. Some special promotions (two for one) are interesting in stores like 7-Eleven.



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