Bamboo Island, Ko Phi Phi Don

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Take a trip to Bamboo Island, a secluded spot with a sandy beach and coral reefs. One of the six islands of the Phi Phi archipelago, the island is covered in bamboo trees, making for excellent photographs and a little gentle exploration inland. Relax on the beaches of its pristine perimeter, or head just a short distance out in the water to snorkel or dive in the superb coral reefs. Accommodations are available, although day trips remain the most popular way of seeing the island. To visit Bamboo Island and get the most from your holiday in Ko Phi Phi Don, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder website .
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  • This island a delight with amazing visuals of the sea and the rocks. Not to be missed at the end of late have less pessoad
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  • Absolutely fabulous and the most amazing beach we have been to. The water was Crystal clear, there were no corals, and the view was excellent. We loved our time here.  more »
  • I didn't see a beach like this throughout the trip. The water is completely transparent and the white sand. Much better than Maya Bay
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  • Amazingly beautiful beach, fine white sand and turquoise sea. Stunning! Of course, as you might expect, Bamboo is far from being a desert island. Speed boats take hundreds of tourists here. Most only stay for an hour or so (those who have booked a 4/6/9 islands tour), especially during lunch time the beach is extremely busy. Most people ramain at the broad part of the beach where the speed boats arrive. But it is recommendable to walk a bit to the left or right. Here, the beach is not as broad, the sand is not quite as fine as at the main beach and there are quite some rocks in the water and at the beach, but few people come here and snorkeling is quite good. At the main beach, there are toilets and a snack bar (pricey!). The centre of the island is a small jungle, so there is plenty of shade around the island.
  • Bigger beach than Maya Bay but the sand not as soft. More area to lay down. Water is warm but be careful of rocks. Bathroom is the same as other beaches (about going if possible). Recommend to visit. There are stalls for drinks n snack.
  • Beautiful place with good snorkeling sites and a wonderful beach to spend the day relaxing. Not too crowded (in April). Definitely worthy.
  • Gotta love this island! The water was crystal clear. You find fish coming really close to your face. It's really beautiful.
  • We have visited Bamboo Island 3 times in 5 years. Over the years it has become more and more popular, though not as heavily impacted as Maya Beach. This place is beautiful and the snorkeling is fantastic. There is a roped off swimming area to stop you from being hit by incoming boats, but if you can manage to find a safe rocky spot to snorkel at, do so. Bring your underwater camera, there is so much to film!
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