Unique marine features and specially designed activities bring families together with the perfect low-season getaway
Koh Phi Phi, Thailand: Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort is the ultimate beachfront escape for Thai residents and expat families seeking a relaxing and child-friendly low-season retreat from the city heat and to breathe in refreshing coastal air. Aside from the wellness benefits, the resort is designed with special activity programmes and plenty of pursuits the whole family can come together to enjoy; making Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort a one-of-a-kind lifestyle stay.
Thai and expat families appreciate a beach vacation where they can get involved in interesting, bonding activities that create new experiences and unforgettable adventures. With a gorgeous infinity pool right by 800-metres of soft sand, the 4.5-star bungalow resort is a tranquil retreat for grown-ups whilst offering youngsters and the young-at-heart plenty to do in a family-friendly environment, with no road between the resort and the beach.
Resort General Manager, Chao Treenawong, highlights the attraction of a stay for Thai and expat families. “Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort is the ultimate escape from the low-season heat of the city. Thai and expat families can take advantage of living so close to the Andaman Sea with little travel time and be transported into a natural setting, by the sea, where they feel energised with new activities and experiences.”
A unique resort feature is The Marine Discovery Centre, launched in 2018 to protect Thailand’s endangered marine species, with an interactive showcase of local marine life and a nursery for bamboo sharks and clownfish release programme. Families learn about sustainability and feel more connected to the island’s marine life and environmental wellbeing. Meanwhile, the Phi Phi Family Playground which runs activities to keep youngsters of all ages engaged and entertained. The Little Islanders Programme is designed for 3-10 year-olds with a Young Explorers Programme offering arts, crafts, adventure, classes, sports and workshops for guests aged 10-16.
Phi Phi Island Beach Resort boasts an Activity and Diving Centre, exploring the Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park marine sanctuary with spectacular diving, snorkeling and island-hopping adventures to explore with guided speedboat and long-tail boat tours. Families can also make the most of their time with resort-organised activities such as sea kayaking and elephant trekking, big game fishing and eco-marine adventures. They can also take part in cooking classes, yoga classes, tennis and work out at the fitness centre.