Visiting Phi Phi islands, made famous by the film 'The Beach', is on most people's Thailand Bucket list.
It also meant that 2) we were able to avoid the crowds - most tours set off in the morning by speedboat, and when they reach the islands, they have to fight for a space. When we got there, most of the crowd was gone!
Our first spot gave us three awesome things: clear waters, fish and wild monkeys!
Monkeys will try and steal anything they can, and we were grateful that the captain of our ship warned us about this beforehand, and recommended we left non essentials (like towels) on the boat.
Next, our ship docked in Maya Bay and we got on another longtail boat to get onto Maya Beach. With Moby's 'Porcelain' playing in our heads, we awwed at the natural beauty, and understood why it had been picked for 'The Beach'. It really is the most beautiful beach ever!
We then got back onto the longtail boat and back into our ship which was still docked in Maya Bay. Here we had some awesome snorkelling fun!
This was the highlight of our day, the scenery was awesome and there were lots of beautiful fish to see:
The boat also proved to be a great spot to dive from:
Of the 26 days we spent in Thailand, this day was one of our absolute favourites, the combination of luxury, breathtaking scenery and wildlife is an absolute winner, and ticking off one of our bucket list items (seeing the beach from 'The Beach') was an added bonus!
We're really glad we went with Krabi Spesialisten and highly recommend that you do too. They are the perfect company to visit Phi Phi with, because they are professional and luxurious.
You can find Krabi Spesialisten on their website: www.krabi-spesialisten.com or just pop into their headquarters when you're in Ao Nang (155/13-15 Moo 3, T. Ao Nang, Muang, Krabi - 81180). Be sure to also like their Facebook page and follow them on Twitter and Instagram.
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Disclaimer: Travelling Weasels were invited as guests of Krabi Spesialisten, but as always all opinions are our own. We would never recommend anything we haven't personally tried and loved, because that's not cool. Two days after our sunset tour, we went on another tour with Krabi Spesialisten (blog post coming soon), and you know we wouldn't do that if we hadn't loved the first tour!!!
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