Big Buddha Phuket

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What to Do at Phuket Big Buddha? The Phuket Big Buddha is a 45-metre-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. This impressive landmark is probably at the top of everyone’s ‘Must-Do in Phuket‘, and it is indeed a jaw-dropping site, and the panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a … Read more

The Sundeck Phuket

The Sundeck Phuket – A trendy lounge bar in Kata Noi

Sunsets and panoramic dinner in Kata Noi The Sundeck Phuket is a new lounge bar and restaurant in a fantastic location, high above the beautiful Kata Noi Beach. The situation between Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach is such that almost everyone drives in front of this stunning viewpoint at least once. The Sundeck Phuket Video   The Sundeck Phuket … Read more

Nakkerd Seaview Cafe at Big Buddha Phuket

Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe near Phuket Big Buddha

A restaurant with a view near Big Buddha Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe (previously called Star Mountain Sunset Restaurant) is a small restaurant with a superb panoramic view of Karon Beach. The place is simple, partly made of thatched roofs and bamboo tables, which adds a lot of charm to a simple lunch or dinner after your visit to the Big Buddha … Read more

Phuket Best Sunset Bars

12 Best places to watch sunset in Phuket

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Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

How to get to Samet Nangshe? Samet Nangshe is a superb panoramic viewpoint in Phang Nga Bay. It’s a little far outside Phuket island, but if you have a car or a big bike, it is worth the drive. From up there, you can admire the fantastic limestone formations of Phang Nga Bay, but it requires a good deal of effort. … Read more

Monkey Hill Phuket

Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? – Monkey Hill Phuket Town

Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? Update: Monkeys are unpredictable and can be dangerous! Never feed them by hand. Accidents are not unusual and they are not worth risking your holiday or even your life! Phuket Monkey Hill is the best-known monkey playground on the island, a hill covered with immense red and white antennas in the back of Phuket … Read more

Phuket Viewpoints

Windmill Viewpoint in Ya Nui Beach (Wind Turbine Viewpoint)

What is Phuket Windmill Viewpoint? The windmill viewpoint, also occasionally called wind turbine, is a panoramic hill in the very south of Phuket Island. From up there, you can enjoy a birdview of the very popular Ya Nui Beach on one side, and the bay of Nai Harn on the other. This spot is now one of the most photographers … Read more

After Beach Bar Kata Noi Beach

After Beach Bar and Restaurant in Phuket 🍴

A sunset bar in Kata Noi beach After Beach Bar is a very popular Thai restaurant on a cliffside just passed Kata Noi Beach, on the way to Nai Harn Beach. Seen from the road, it looks rather modest with low thatched roofs and old fashioned reggae atmosphere, but it offers some of the most beautiful panoramas on the island … Read more

Doi Thepnimit Patong Phuket

Wat Doi Thepnimit Phuket near Patong Beach

Doi Thepnimit Phuket Doi Thepnimit Phuket is a monastic residence with a fantastic panoramic view over Patong beach. You can see its iconic white pagoda from the beach, if you know in which direction to look, of course, it’s pretty tiny. Doi Thepnimit is a small but so beautifully decorated Thai temple, and with such a view, it’s worth stopping … Read more

Patong Sunset View restaurant

Patong Sunset View Restaurant

Patong Sunset View Restaurant Patong Sunset View Restaurant is a great spot to end the day with a nice dinner or even just a drink while enjoying one of Phuket famous sunsets. The restaurant is relatively small, but the terrace can welcome quite a few guests, and everything is very affordable. To make the best of your dinner, you should … Read more

Khao Rang Hill

Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang)

Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang) Rang Hill (Khao Rang) located in the middle of Phuket is famous for its scenic restaurants, temple, monkeys, and a new viewpoint bridge. Khao Rang is not very high but its location makes it fun for lunch or dinner with a good bird view of Phuket Town. Rang Hill used to be a … Read more

Phi Phi Viewpoint

Phi Phi Viewpoint – What To Do In Phi Phi Island

How to Get to Phi Phi Viewpoint?

Phi Phi viewpoint is probably one of the main things you will visit during your stay on Phi Phi island. You can easily reach Phi Phi viewpoint by foot, and this is where visitors take the iconic ‘2 bays view’ photo of Phi Phi. On the left is Tonsai Bay, Loh Dalum beach is on the right, and those majestic limestone cliffs serve as background.

Phi Phi Viewpoint Number 2


The way to Phi Phi Viewpoint

The stairs up to Phi Phi Viewpoint
The stairs up to Phi Phi Viewpoint

Getting to the viewpoint is easy, and the way is very well indicated. Walk to the back of the Tonsai village and you will find it. You will easily find the stairs, so start climbing, it’s not too challenging. It can get hot, and mosquitoes are waiting for that break you probably will take under the shade of trees, so taking a repellent might be a good idea.


Viewpoint Number 1

Phi Phi Viewpoint Number 1
Phi Phi Viewpoint Number 1

You will first reach Phi Phi Viewpoint 1 and a small entry fee is requested. There is no other way to continue; just get your ticket and move on. This is just the first level, so don’t stop here too long. It’s designed to take a rest and some silly selfies with ‘I Love Phi Phi’ decorations, including some bizarre white concrete chickens. Some people do take selfies, but it’s a little cheesy, and the view is not the one you came for. Best is to keep walking. We feel sorry for those who don’t.


Phi Phi Viewpoint Number 2

Phi Phi Viewpoint

There is another 10 to 15 minutes climb to reach the top. Again, it’s not too challenging if you are decently fit. Once you arrive you will find 4 things:

  1. Some large boulders to climb on and take your photos (and your selfie)
  2. A small shop selling drinks and ice creams
  3. The beautiful panoramic view of Phi Phi you sweated for
  4. A crowd

Yes, the place can be crowded so best is to come a little early. Eventually, you will get your space on a boulder for a couple of minutes to take your photo while someone is waiting for you to be done with it and do the same. Have fun!

Map of Phi Phi Viewpoints


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Wassa Homemade Bar Phuket ▷ Patong Viewpoint

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Promthep Cape Sunset Viewpoint in south Phuket

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Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

Heaven Rooftop Restaurant

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