One of the most famously beautiful locations in Thailand, Phi Phi Island has become a must-see destination for visitors since its captivating beaches, lagoons and cliffs were featured as a hidden paradise in the 2000 film The Beach. Your full-day island adventure begins with pickup at your Phuket hotel in the morning and an approximately 1.5-hour ride to the island. Departing early allows you to avoid the afternoon crowds for a more relaxed day of exploration.
On the island of Phi Phi Leh, visit the natural swimming pool of Pileh Lagoon during low tide for a refreshing dip. At Loh Samah Bay, crawl through a hole in the limestone rock wall to reach stunning Maya Beach, a lagoon surrounded on three sides by 328-foot (100-meter) cliffs. Swim or snorkel in the warm, clear waters with provided equipment and explore underwater coral formations and marine life. Peer into the entrance of Viking Cave, where you can spy a large colony of native swift birds, and get a close encounter with the wild residents of Monkey Beach.
Midday, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board before cruising to Bamboo Island, a flat evergreen escape where you can relax on the silky white sand or swim in the magnificent blue waters. Continue snorkeling then soak up the sun and sights on the return boat trip to Phuket, where the tour concludes with hotel drop-off in the afternoon.