Ao Ton Sai, Ko Phi Phi Don

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Known for its natural beauty and abundant marine life, Ao Ton Sai is still redeveloping after the destruction of the 2004 tsunami. Nonetheless, you will find a new pier and promenade along the white sand and turquoise water as well as plenty of hotels, restaurants, and bars. With a reputation as a budget destination, the area draws visitors to its nightclubs, which blast music until the early morning. Arrange your visit to Ao Ton Sai and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ko Phi Phi Don using our Ko Phi Phi Don road trip tool .
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  • It’s where all the boats arrive to visit the islands so it feels a bit like a ferry terminal. The beach has lovely white sand but you really would not want to lay down and sunbathe here! There are muc...  more »
  • Tonsai was not only devastated by the 2004 tsunami, hordes of tourists took care of making the city very ugly. The long streets are dedicated to very low-end shops. Young people gather in music bars for drinking and wild parties in the evening. You don't feel at all in Thailand, but rather in a very small ibiza.
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  • Nothing to say, the place is sublime and well laid out but unfortunately spoiled by the world, it is a real parking for boats. It is possible to see monkeys at the back of the houses.
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