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Only had food buffet as part of tour and absolutely loved people where great and food was excellent and plentiful. Some of the reviews are total lies I was allowed to smoke in the smoking area and shopping was good value bought 3 sets of...More
Part of our wonderful long tail boat trip to James Bond Island. Food was okay. Interesting history and good to support the people on the island. But please tourists please DO NOT encourage the man with the poor gibbon dressed in human clothes. It’s cruel...More
A stop on this island was a part of our tour. We came here for lunch. The food was good. However, the only thing to do on this island was shop. I wanted to sightsee not shop.
Panyee Islam is a floating Muslim town. According...More
This was our lunch stop during a speed boat tour. Lunch was great, but walking around the village with our guide was very educational.
The floating soccer field and the story behind it was interesting.
The market has a few unique hand made things, but...More
Kon Panyi is better known as the Muslim Village in common parlance and is included by tour operators as part of the itinerary while visiting the touristier James Bond Island in Phuket. Essentially tourists are brought here for lunch. You can reach here by a...More
We went to the floating Muslim Village, as part of the James Bond Island tour.
The floating village was interesting to view. They provided a reasonable lunch, buffet style.
A little of opportunities to purchase gifts, souvenirs & foods. Tourism is clearly their main source...More
well this place was the part of the trip we had taken and this was a place for lunch > the lunch they served us had a lot of dishes but nothing so great and tasted blank . if you are vegetarian you would have...More
Koh Panyi has a cool climate. Within the island there are houses of villagers. Created from natural materials. There is a small football field for children in the village. There are plenty of fresh seafood and food.
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
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 just take and drop you off at Koh Panyi for a visit as long as you want to stay there. It is worth lunch and about an hour or two to walk around. Fantastic food with very generous portions and great service.
Yes, the full island hopping tour does go out to all the touristy places but I would still consider it, and the private long tail boat was great for a couple reasons:
1. It is just you and your friends/family
2. Overall it is cheaper than what I was seeing for the speedboat tours.
3. You can leave at whatever time you want, since you don't have to wait for other people. We left at 6 AM, and really avoided most of the crowds everywhere we went, including James Bond Island
Boonchu Pier's number is 093-795-6748. We booked our tour through Alex Taxi Phuket-they have a great website and are really good about emailing. You could send him an email and ask about arranging something specifically to your liking or choose the full day island hopping tour. Included hotel pick up and drop off through Alex.
Probably your hotel could contact the pier too if you want and inquire, might be easier that way.
Hope this helps. Good luck!