Ko Phi Phi Islands, The islands feature beaches and clear water that have had their natural beauty protected by National Park status.
In the early 1990’s only the most adventurous travellers visited the island, staying in the most basic accommodation. Nowadays, however, the place has turned into one of the major destinations for visitors to Krabi. However, it is still significantly less developed than the nearby island of Phuket, or Koh Samui, on Thailand's opposite coast.
Clear water, majestic cliffs and soft sand make Koh Phi Phi a picture-perfect paradise.
Koh Phi Phi was hard hit during the 2004 Tsunami but has bounced back. The group of islands, comprising of Koh Phi Phi Don, Koh Phi Phi Ley and other small islands, is one of the most beautiful places in Thailand but can be very crowded. It is traditionally a back-packer destination, although Koh Phi Phi is developing into a more up-market destination as there are more and more luxury resorts appearing each year.
Considered to be one of the best beaches on Phi Phi Island, Loh Bagao Bay is wide and perfect for a variety of water sports. Laem Tong Beach, also quoted as "a best" beach on Phi Phi Island lies to the north. It is a beautiful beach that is ideal for snorkelling or diving. Another "best" rated beach on Phi Phi Island is Long Beach. Long Beach is located on the southern most tip of Phi Phi Island and is known for its abundant coral beds and is an excellent diving spot. Loh Dalum Bay is a true paradise. It is quiet and located 2 minutes away from Tonsai Bay.
All the beaches are fabulous and unique with soft, silky sand and sparkling clear water.
There are more remote and splendid beaches on Phi Phi Island including Hin Khom Beach, Loh Modee Beach, Runtee Beach and Phak Nam Beach.
King Rama II, the second king of the Rattanakosin period, was known as "Ek Akkharakhattiyasinlapin", or the Great Artist.
Hailed as a ruler who contributed much to his country through his outstanding work in culture, in 1968, King Rama II was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Person.
The King Rama II Memorial Fair is held in his honour.
The King Rama II Memorial Park is situated in Bangkok.