Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
Known throughout the world as one of the best beaches, Koh Phi Phi gained notoriety after being featured in the film “The Beach” which starred well known actor, Leonardo Dicaprio. The depiction of the perfect beach in the film drew in mass tourism to the island and the beaches here are well known as some of the top spots in Thailand.
The small group of islands has since gained immense popularity as backpackers flock here for the chance to experience one of the most beautiful beaches in the world for themselves. In truth, the movie has brought a new crowd to the island as backpackers from around the globe attempt to reenact the experiences seen in the movie. The island is developing rapidly and accommodation, nightlife and dining options are plentiful as companies take advantage of the tourism boom.
Whether it be snorkeling, boating around and viewing the incredible untarnished natural areas or simply lying out on the beach, there are plenty of options for travelers of all kinds. Day trips out to Maya Bay and overnight camping at this gorgeous beach are all the rage for the backpacking crowd.
eGuide rated Koh Phi Phi Beach as the 7th best beach in the World