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Ko Panyi Subdistrict, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as part of a trip with BJ canoeing tours. Ate in the main restaurant and the food was lovely. Left us with around 30 minutes to explore which was plenty of time. It is strange to see the school based...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nataliepaiges173
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We have seen a couple other 'floating' fishing villages, so we probably could have skipped this one. It is much more tourist-oriented than the others we have visited, which were actually villages that relied on fishing. But Phuket in general is very tourist-oriented, so this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 12 November 2018

With lots of shops to browse it is easy to get confused and lost. The food buffet has a great selections of Thai food. tour of the self contained island is fascinating. You will also experience a number of aroma's.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cmbinco
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We visited this village as part of a tour to James Bond Island. We stopped here for lunch and it was definitely one of the more interesting parts of the tour. The food was very good. Let them know ahead of time if you're vegetarian/vegan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gina S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Breath taking view has you ride into this floating village, the people are nice and food was great. It was picture perfect

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ginaa55
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Ko Panyi is a fishing village in Phang Nga Province, Thailand, not in Krabi. This is a Muslim village, please wear appropriate clothing during your visit out of respect, absolutely no topless men/women and no swimwear. No alcohol allowed. We visited this village once during...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Peach K
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Koh Panyi is not actually in Krabi, but rather 95 k.m away in Pang Nga Province close to "James Bond Island". It's about 30 minutes off shore so must be reached by long tail boat. The seafood is so fresh from the nets and expertly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

In all honesty this was the most uncomfortable we felt all holiday, we did not feel at ease at all - the poverty was very apparent, the smell was quite unpleasant but at the same time it was also mesmerising seeing how the community had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank zoeliana
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I did it with James bond island tour it's small village of Muslim community having Mosque one playground (on water).Tourist guide take you from one end to other end by walking. Don't miss the queue. One time watch only

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BloomsT1
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I did enjoy visiting Koh Panyi and learning about their history and their way of life and they built the “floating island” or “village on the water” with the use of floatable plastic. They have also build mosques, a school, restaurants on water. During the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from BooberRN | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting Boonchu Pier for a private long tail boat to take you there. Very good service and very affordable way to avoid a big crowded boat. We did a full island tour with them, but I am sure they would be available to... More