Koh Phi Phi islands are located south-east of Phuket island in the Andaman Sea. Had Nopparat
(Nopparat beach) lies on the land 18 km north-west of Krabi town. The park covers 390 square kilometres of
land and sea areas.
The coastal part comprises of steep limestone mountains with low shrubs thriving in cracks. Evergreen forest
covers more than 40% of the land area. Limestone mountains with exposed ground surfaces do not match the
nature of forest, and thus forest here are not fertile. Mangrove forest, coconut groves and bamboo are found
in the park.
Basically the weather is hot and humid. South-west monsoon comes in May to October. It brings storms and
heavy rains. The best time to visit is during January to April.
Accommodations and facilities There are planty of accommodation ranging from budget to first class, available on Pi Pi Don island.
How to get there
From Krabi town take Nai Muang - Nai Sa road for around 18 km to Had Nopparat beach.
There are ferry boats from Krabi town, Phra Nang bay and Phuket to Koh Phi Phi islands.
Due to heavy tourism operations the Phi Phi islands have seen (2000 - 2004) lot of environmental damages including
garbage problems. Public and government are trying to find ways to solve the problems.