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Top Choice Viewpoint in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Phi-Phi Viewpoint

The strenuous Phi-Phi viewpoint climb is a steep, rewarding 20- to 30-minute hike up hundreds of steps and narrow twisting paths. Follow the signs on the road heading northeast from Ton Sai Village; most people will…
Top Choice International in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Unni’s

Swing by this local expat fave for homemade breakfast bagels topped with everything from smoked salmon to meatballs or specials like avocado-and-feta toast. Other excellent global treats include massive Greek salads…
Top Choice Bar in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Sunflower Bar

Poetically ramshackle, this driftwood gem is still Phi-Phi's most chilled-out bar. Destroyed in the 2004 tsunami, it was rebuilt with reclaimed wood. The long-tail booths are named for the four loved ones the owner …
Thai in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Le Grand Bleu

Thai–French fusion in a charming wooden house with a trickling fountain, wall art and a colourful concrete bar, just off the main pier. Here you can get duck oven-roasted with honey, shrimp as ravioli, king prawns c…
Club in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Ibiza

Another of Dalam's beach dens of inebriation and iniquity (but, you know, in a good way). Relax on beachside cushions and marvel at expert fire twirlers and drunken daredevils as they jump through fiery hoops and li…
Bar in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Carlito's

For a (slightly) toned-down take on Dalam's fire-twirling madness, pull up a plastic chair on the sand at this fairy-light-lit beachside bar, which puts on fun fire shows and attracts beer- and cocktail-seeking fa·r…
Market in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Local Food Market

Phi-Phi's cheapest, most authentic eats are at the market (which was being renovated at research time), on the narrowest sliver of the isthmus. A handful of enthusiastic local stalls serve up scrumptious pàt tai, fr…
Thai in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Papaya Restaurant

Cheap, tasty and spicy. Here’s some real-deal Thai food served in heaping portions. It has your basil and chilli, all the curries, sôm·đam and đôm yam, too. There's a second branch, Papaya 2, a block away.
Club in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Slinky

Forever the beach dancefloor of the moment. One of several Dalam nightspots with standard over-the-top fire shows, buckets of candy-juice cocktails and throngs of Thais, expats and tourists mingling, flirting and fl…
Thai in Ko Phi-Phi Don

Papaya 2

Cheap, tasty and spicy. Here’s some real-deal Thai food served in heaping portions. It has your basil and chilli, all the curries, sôm·đam and đôm yam, too. There's a second cafe a block away.