Koh Phi Phi, a small island a couple of hours by boat from Phuket, is an island lover's dream. Clear water, majestic cliffs and soft sand make Koh Phi Phi a picture-perfect paradise.

It's traditionally be a back-packer destination, although Koh Phi Phi is increasingly going upscale as there are more and more luxury resorts every year.

What to Do ??

The islands surrounding Koh Phi Phi (including Koh Phi Phi Ley) offer fantastic hiking, snorkeling and swimming opportunities. Visitors can take advantage of the numerous day trips that leave from Ton Sai every morning, or venture out in a chartered longtail boat on their own. There are also many scuba diving schools on the island.

Temple of Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

Wat Pho is the famous temple of the huge reclining Buddha statue. It is 20 acres large and the largest wat in Bangkok. It is the oldest statue as it was built around 200 years before Bangkok became Thailand's capital.The highly impressive gold plated reclining Buddha is 46 meters long and 15 meters high, and is designed to demonstrate the passing of the Buddha into nirvana. The feet and the eyes are carved with mother-of-pearl adornment, and the feet also show the 108 auspicious distinctiveness of the true Buddha.Outside the temple hall, there are 152 marble slabs depicting the second half of the epic Ramakian story.

Phi Phi Island, Maya Beach...Thai Paradise