Ko Panyi
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Costas I
Nicosia, Cyprus3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Food at restaurant relatively acceptable..Then, they urge you to go inside the 'so called' village to shop..SIMPLY AND ABUNDANTLY DO NOT DO IT!!! A labyrinth of filthy alleyways, foul smell overwhelming, rotten fish everywhere..Got really sick in there, one of worst experiences of my life (btw, have travelled all over the world). Do not really know how Thai tourism authorities promote this despicable, disgusting and repetitive place!!!
Written 7 November 2023
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SarahFawcett
33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Fab experience of this little town. Call for prayer from the mosque and wondering the maze of shops just fabulous. Always haggle on price! Dinner was fab but not much choice for fussy kids.
Written 5 November 2023
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Josephine
Vienna, Austria17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Totally worth it. We went as family off season, as part of the James Bond island tour. It’s a very interesting place,from architecture to the super nice people. You can stroll through the alleys,look inside the school or daycare, get a glimpse into the daily life of living ashore. The lunch we got there and was included in the tour price was worth more than the whole trip! Fresh fish, octopus,chicken, soups,way too much for 4 people to handle. Then stroll some more through the alleys with handmade pearl jewelry, haggle a bit and get it for half the initial price and you get some good deals.
I think what touched me most was being in this Muslim community,where everyone knows everyone and meeting a queer person, with own shop there, as part of this community. Many closed communities of christians in Europe could learn a lot about hanging in together ,sharing and caring for everyone.
Written 28 July 2022
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dhs9909
Bern, Switzerland478 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Ko Panyi is a frequent stop in visits to Phang Nga national park. Although it is interesting to see that people live on those areas, the visit is not very rewarding. It is more to get tourists to the village so they can make money with their standard overpriced tourst products.
Written 6 April 2022
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Sumith D
Ernakulam, India1,072 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Family
Have heard so much about this place. Unique for having a floating football pitch. This is usually the pit stop for lunch during a day cruise. You walk through the island literally through people's homes. You can buy dried fish and other local fare. You get a first hand experience of how the islanders live.
Written 27 June 2020
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Alek C
Melbourne, Australia978 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
The island is fine to go to as part of a tour of Phang Nga Bay but otherwise not worth a special trip.

We went there as part of a tour and spent just over an hour there. 20 minutes too long.

Nice to see but also just a tourist trap with countless stalls selling similar things.
Written 30 January 2020
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Tas G
Athens, Greece1,421 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
As our tour guide told us this place has a unique history as it started from 3 families from Malaysia when they start to built their house over the water and after them more and more were coming through the years. This started 200 years ago and now there 360 families on the island with total 2000 people. They have their own primary school, doctor, mosque since it is a muslim community, market and even a floating stadium.
It is full of small paths to explore.
The place is used for stopover from the tours for lunch.
The only negative is that the village is slightly dirty and stinks the well known harbor smell.
Written 14 January 2020
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NickyDorset
Dorset UK122 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
We had a quick lunch stop here when visiting the Islands. Really well looked after, a chance to walk around and explore.
Written 3 January 2020
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Somjet Intagarn
Pathum Thani, Thailand209 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
The small piece of land is islamic tombs. All houses are constructed in the sea. There is a football field in the sea. It is the landmark.
Written 2 November 2019
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LEH748
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK59 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
We stopped over here for lunch as part of the James Bond excursion. I was unsure as to what to expect as I am coeliac and though they were advised, you can never be too careful. They catered for me, basic but certainly adequate. The rest of the group's food was plentiful and looked very appetising. You obviously don't see behind the restaurants, where everybody lives, but there is a beautiful mosque that can be seen and to be honest it is fine seeing only a little bit it gives you an idea of the village
Written 31 October 2019
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