Krabi Town is a Thai market town that was around some time before global vacationers began to visit the region. It's charming, laid back, and as much as the word is overused, it's very local. Tourism has arrived, but Krabi Town doesn't jump through hoops to bring in foreigners; as the main commercial and transit point for the province, it doesn't need to. Its special character is a welcome differentiation to the encompassing beach regions and exciting tours.
Krabi is a great place for nature lovers and tourists who just want a holiday away from the crowds and in a peaceful place with pleasant weather and a calm environment. The natural environment along with the picturesque scenery, green forests, clear water, fresh air, pleasant weather and a natural paradise is all that contribute towards the beauty of this region and make it a tourism hotspot. Full of stunning places and beautiful islands, it has slowly but steadily emerged as a popular place to visit in Thailand. An overwhelming list of best places to visit in Krabi, makes it quite a loved holiday destination.
1. Ko Phi Phi
Mu Ko Phi Phi is an archipelago that used to be listed as one of the world’s top ten most beautiful Islands. It comprises two large islands: Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Phi Le. Ko Phi Phi Don is a big island consisting of ports, Accommodation, and restaurants as well as numerous stunning Beaches, particularly, Ao Thon Sai and Ao Lo Dalam. Ko Phi Phi Le located to the south of Phi Phi Don, is surrounded by limestone mountains and sheer cliffs standing vertically to the sea. It embodies beautiful curvy bays; such as, Ao Pi Le, Ao Maya, and Ao Lo Sama. To get there: the trip takes about 2 hours via a ferry service operating daily from the Khlong Chilat Pier and Noppharat Thara Pier, or tourists can buy a tour package from a travel agency.
2. Thale Waek
It is a renowned natural attraction of Krabi and named one of the “Unseen Thailand” resulting from the natural wonder when the tide recedes; it reveals sand dunes that connect to 3 Islands; namely, Ko Kai, Ko Thap, and Ko Mo.
3. Hat Rai Le
It is a stunning and peaceful Beach comprising 3 coastlines featuring on the west side Hat Rai Le, the east side Hat Rai Le and Tham Phra Nang. Abseiling is the favourite sport among tourists and internationally recognised among rock climbers. It is suitable for tourists who enjoy relaxing by the sea, and it takes about 20 minutes from Hat Ao Nang.
4. Ko Hong
It is also known as Ko Lao Bi Le. Situated in the Than Bok Khorani national park, the islet has a world-class breathtaking landscape, which is categorised as one of the world’s top ten attractions with amazing clean Beaches. It is surrounded by indigo sea with soft powder-like sandy beach. What makes this Island so unique is its front beach of the nearly half-circled shape. Ko Hong is recommendable for visitors who enjoy nature, swimming and Snorkelling.
5. Ko Rok
It is situated in Mu Ko Lanta national park, consists of Ko Rok Nok and Ko Rok Nai. The Island is another attraction enriched with beautiful sea and sandy Beaches that can be acclaimed as a gem of the Andaman Sea. Between Ko Rok Nok and Ko Rok Nai is a good spot for scuba diving and Snorkelling to see corals.
6. Sa Morakot
Also called Emerald Pool, located at Khao Pra-Bang Khra Wildlife Sanctuary, features a large circular emerald-like pool with a small cascade flowing and is swimmable. When visitors walk to the headwater that is located not too far, they will reach Bo Nam Phut, a wonderful ultramarine coloured pool. If we clap our hands or make a movement by the pool, there will be water surging from under the ground. This is a mystery that should not be missed.
7. Namtok Ron,
It is situated in the middle of a shady forest, comprises a lot of small and big ponds with hot water seeping out from the ground with hot steam floating above the water like natural mineral ponds on a slope; the hot waterway running down to Khlong Thom below in descending Order looks like tiers of a small waterfall.
8. Namphu Ron Khem Khlong Thom
It is the only salted hot spring in Thailand. There are 14 natural hot springs emerging from under the ground widespread in the area that is rich with many minerals, which benefits the blood circulation system of the body. It is ideal for people who love mineral bathing.
9. Ban Ko Klang Community, is a charming community situated on a tiny Island that preserves the simple lifestyle and its own identity. It is surrounded with abundant mangrove forest of more than 1,000 rai at the estuary. Most of the villagers are Muslims. There are many interesting community-based attractions; such as, the Organic Farming Group, Khao Sang Yot Farmer Group, Ruea Hua Thong Models Group, Pateh Cloth Group, etc.
10. Laem Sak Community
It is a three-cultural community that consists of Thai-Buddhists, Thai-Muslims and Thai-Chinese. The highlights of this community include the baba-Nyonya costumes, Cruising on the Ruea Hua Thong Boat to see unusual shaped limestone mountains of the inland sea and traces of ancient rock paintings as well as raising Green Caviar seaweed, planting local orchids, and admiring the 360-degree viewpoint of sea all year-round.
11. Railay Beaches And Caves: For Beach Lovers
Glittering white sand, stunning landscapes, shining sun, transparent water and tropical climate of Railay Beach are quite pleasing. However, all these things don’t set it apart; what indeed set it apart is its limestone caves ceded in high and mighty cliffs. Even though it is accessible only by boats (due to sharp cliffs on both sides), Railay Beach has been able to gain popularity as one of the best places to visit in Krabi. Apart from its few long-tailed boats and scanty bars, the island is secluded.
12. Thung Teao Forest Natural Park
Fabled beauty and ethereal landscapes are two apt phrases used to describe Thung Teo Forest Natural Park. High trees in the darkest of greens, deep emerald-colored water at its purest, wildlife at its maximum ease, and beauty at its unusual prime – the stunning waterfall in the middle of the Natural Park gives off the surrealistic charm.
13. Wat Tham Sua: For Seeking Blessings
Sitting within the thick and high jungles, these caves house many temples and pilgrims inside their premises. Several monks set their station inside these caves to take a step towards divinity. Some of these monks have been there since their birth. Legends state that once a tiger used to live in these caves who was precious to Lord Buddha, and hence the name. As you explore the caves, you will come across many relics and icons depicting the lives and beliefs of the religion.
14. Krabi Shell Cemetery
Krabi Shell Cemetery is one of the oldest places to visit on Krabi Island, dating back to more than 40 million years. The 200 m stretch of fossilized shells came into being when limestone deposits covered the beings, trapping them in the process. It is one of the only three such cemeteries found in the world. The place is a haven for geology buffs and sea-relic lovers. There are mangrove forests and several small Chinese temples to explore around the cemetery.
15. Klong Thom Hot Springs
Free flowing warm water, decorated by shiny rocks that have been smoothed by the ferocious water flow – that’s the scene at Klong Thom hot springs. These deep-rooted thermal springs are located inside the volcanic chambers of Klong Thom. The warm water is believed to possess certain healing properties that help aid the skin diseases. Stretches of vegetation come as a welcome gift, away from the hustles-bustles of the city.
16. Khao Khanab Nam
Khao Khanab Nam is the most recognizable landmarks in Krabi. These are actually a set of mountains on either side of the bay. Their sparse vegetation and dusky brown color set the color of blue ocean bright. On top of these two mountains sits a labyrinth of caves. Made of stalagmites and stalactites, these caves are said to date to pre-historic era. Alas, the beauty comes with a beast. There have been numerous findings of human skeletons in these caves.
17. Phra Nang Beach
While you might have to take a boat from Ao Nang to reach this little haven, it will be worth your while. The ride might cost you around 100 baht or so and will take only 10 minutes. According to a local legend, the beach is named after an Indian princess-goddess who died in a shipwreck. To represent the Hindu god Shiva, the cave is covered with many phallic-shaped statues or lingas. The soft, white sand of the sprawling beach will have you enchanted for sure.
18. Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is a new home for those elephants that have become overtired after working in logging and tourism industries for years. The sanctuary tries to get these elephants back into their natural habitat where they can form herds and live the rest of their lives without the risk of being overworked. You can feed and walk with the elephants and watch them while they enjoy a splash in the natural lagoon nearby.
Krabi is a wonderland. Over the years it has grown in popularity, attracting visitors due to its unspoilt natural landscape that has the advantage of beautiful attractions both on land and offshore. Tours around the area generally take in some of the truly beautiful islands and usually feature a combination of destinations. Let’s view few of the famous full day tours.
1. Phi Phi Islands by Speedboat
Only 45 minutes away from Krabi, Phi Phi and its fabulous surrounding islands are well worth a full-day tour to get to know what all the fuss is about. You’ll be hopping from one island to the next in the group, and will enjoy top-notch snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea before to stop off for a picnic lunch at the splendid Dalum Bay on the main Phi Phi Island.
2. James Bond Island Day Trip
Phang Nga Bay - Tour Duration: 8h
Discover the most iconic landmarks in Phang Nga Bay during this exciting day trip by speedboat. You'll visit James Bond Island - the site where The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed in 1974 - and Panyee Village, a unique fishing village entirely built on stilts. Phang Nga Bay is one of the most impressive places in southern Thailand and a day trip by speedboat is the best way to explore it from Krabi, located one-hour away
3. Sunset Cruise in Catamaran over Andaman Sea
Krabi River and Coast - Tour Duration: 7h
Departing from Krabi Marina, this sunset cruise aboard a catamaran will take you first along the Krabi River, where you’ll slowly sail in the mangrove forest and see Krabi Town’s landmark, Khao Khanab Nam. You’ll then sail along the Krabi coast and enjoy a stunning sunset on the Andaman Sea with, in the distance, the silhouettes of some of the many islands that lie off-shore while feasting on delicious barbecue items such as prawns, beef, and chicken satay
4.Rainforest Discovery Tour
Krabi Inland - Tour Duration: 7h
The Rainforest Discovery Tour permits you to discover some of the most beautiful sites in Krabi Province. In the morning, you’ll head to Klong Thom National Park, which hosts natural wonders such as the Emerald Pool and the Blue Lagoon hidden in the thick jungle. After a hearty Thai lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll go and visit Tiger Cave. Get ready to climb the 1,272 steps that lead to the summit of a karst mountain which hosts a temple and Buddha statues.
5.Ban Bor Thor Kayaking Tour
Ao Luk - Tour Duration: 8h
Ban Bor Thor kayaking tour takes you through the mangrove forest of Ao Luk district in the northern part of Krabi Province. This area features some of the earliest human settlements in Thailand and you’ll certainly be thrilled by the wonders of nature it hosts. After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll visit the cave of Tham Phi Hua Tho (Big-Headed Ghost Cave) which, viewed from the canal, looks like a huge limestone face.
6. 4-Island Tour by Traditional Big Longtail Boat from Krabi
Set out across the Andaman Sea for a day-long tour of Krabi’s "4 Islands," and watch the tide uncover the slender spits that join the jungle isles. Explore the coastline by traditional longtail boat, and leave the day’s first footprints on fine, powdery beaches. Snorkel in a sheltered lagoon, linger in the swaying shade of coconut palms, and enjoy a picnic lunch on a pristine beach. Stroll between Tup Islets and Chicken Island, then cast off again toward fantastical rock formations that soar above the tropical sea.
7. Jungle Tour to Emerald Pool, Krabi Hot Spring and Tiger Cave Temple
This full day tour will take you to Krabi's signature attractions nestled deep in the jungle: Wat Tahm Suea (the Tiger Cave Temple), Sra Morakot (the Emerald Pool) and Hot Spring Waterfall. This exotic and yet relaxing adventure kicks off with a refreshing swim in the Emerald Pool, a freshwater pool inside the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve. There, you will get to soak yourself in a 120-square-meter pond sporting a mysterious green hue thanks to the abundance of minerals from the surrounding limestone hills. You will then head off to the Tiger Cave Temple, aptly named for the rock formation nearby resembling a tiger's claw. Enjoy walking in the jungle among the fantastic old trees and abundant rainforest. Relax in the natural bathtub with mineral hot water at Hot Spring Waterfall, known as it’s good for your health. Enjoy swimming at the natural swimming pool at the Emerald Pool. Enjoy a various lunch at a local restaurant.
8. Full-Day Tour to Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park from Krabi
Soak in the beauty of Cheow Lan Lake from a longtail boat during this full-day tour from Krabi. Travel by minivan to Khao Sok National Park, then transfer to the longtail boat for a cruise around jungle-covered limestone islands and a hike to Coral Cave. Have plenty of time for swimming and kayaking, and enjoy a Thai lunch at a lakeside restaurant.
9. Krabi 7 Islands Snorkeling Sunset and Bioluminescence Tour by Big Longtail Boat
Visit and discover five of the most famous and popular Islands of Krabi : Poda Island, Chicken Island, Tub & Moh Island,Ma Taming Island, Yaowasam Island, Railay Beach and Phranang Cave. Admire and explore one of Thailand’s unseen highlight and wonderful sandbank gradually separated sea at Tub Island. Enjoy snorkeling with an abundance of marine life in the coral reefs at Chicken Island, funny rock shape looks like Chicken’s head. Discover and explore a well known beach for rock climbing at Railay and amazing the ancient spirit house located at Pranang Cave. Enjoy snorkeling at Yawasam Island with a great visibility and variety of hard corals. Enjoy a delightful sunset and explore what's like to swim among bioluminescence the wonderful natural that reveals at night.
10. Krabi 5 Islands and Talu Cave Snorkeling Tour by Longtail Boat
Snorkeling is one of Krabi’s most popular outdoor activities on this full-day tour that fits in five different islands and beaches. Glide across the Andaman Sea on a traditional longtail boat, stopping at top snorkeling spots and unspoiled beaches. The route is full of unusual natural features, like a disappearing sandbank, a chicken-head rock formation, and underwater tunnels that you can swim through. Explore Krabi’s spectacular geography Travel like locals do on a wooden longtail boat Swim through the sea tunnels at Talu Cave Enjoy a Thai buffet lunch on the beach.
This is a fun and memorable arrangement with uncrowded beaches, pure white sands and great snorkeling. Plus, Krabi is not a large area to cover so you can take in many sights in a short time. Keeping your feet on firm ground, land tours feature jungle trekking as well as visiting unusual and striking Buddhist temples or wats. Come and lets visit the famous half day tours.
1. Krabi 4-Island Tour by Speedboat
Off Krabi Coast - Tour Duration: 5h
This half-day tour is packed with awesome activities and vistas: Koh Tup is a splendid islet linked by tidal sandbanks to Koh Mor and Koh Khai. You’ll have time to explore it before heading to the small pristine bay of Khai Island to snorkel. You’ll then zoom to Koh Poda for lunch before to stop-off at Phranang Beach in Railay Peninsula to check out the Princess Cave and its original and photogenic shrine
2. Hong Island by Speedboat
Hong Island - Tour Duration: 6h
Hong Island is a fascinating place to visit. The half-circular shape of the island means that inside is a ‘secret’ lagoon with emerald-green waters surrounded by striking limestone cliffs towering out of the water. You can be sure of fine, white-sand beaches, tropical fish, memorable sights and a jolly good time on this tour. A picnic lunch will be served on one of the most beautiful pristine beaches of the island
3. Ao Thalane Kayaking Adventure
Ao Thalane - Tour Duration: 4h
Discover Ao Thalane, a small fishing village in the heart of Krabi, which became the Mecca of sea kayaking in the province. This leisurely half-day tour in a kayak is suitable for all ages and skill levels. Explore the beauty hidden within the local mangrove ecosystem and pass through gorgeous bays, canyons, and caves on this thrilling soft adventure. A picnic lunch will be served near the pier on the way back
4. Illumanorah Show at Paka Park
Krabi Town - Tour Duration: 1h
Illumanorah Show is Krabi’s version of Phuket Fantasea Show. Played in a modern arena, located to the south of Krabi Town, this cultural show features traditional Thai dances and splendid costumes in a maelstrom of lights and sounds. Perfectly suited for all ages, Illumanorah Show gives a modern rendering of ancestral Thai culture. Different options – with or without dinner and transfer – are available
5. Ya's Thai Cookery School Class in Krabi
Learn to cook like a local, from a local, on this Thai culinary experience at Ya’s Cookery School in Krabi. Browse a food market for ingredients, and get hands-on guidance on creating authentic Thai dishes from professional chef, Ya. Learn the secrets behind classics like massaman curry, pad Thai, and more, and then savor your creations. Ingredients, choice of class times
6. Half day Koh Klang culture cycling
The real countryside hidden in the midst of civilization town.Just take 5 minutes cross Krabi river by local long-tail boat and then you back to the real countryside. In the village provide small concrete road for small vehicle, bicycle and motorcycle only. They are fisherman village and farmer work for living.
7. Romantic Sunset Cruise from Ao Nang with BBQ Seafood Dinner
The white sand beaches, tropical islands, and natural wonders of Thailand's Andaman Sea coast offer an idyllic backdrop for a cruise and this 5-hour cruise from Ao Nang takes in all the highlights. Along the way, visit Pranang Cave, Chicken Island, and Pirate Beach; dive in to swim and snorkel; and enjoy a BBQ seafood dinner as you watch the sunset from deck. 5-hour sunset dinner cruise from Phuket Ao Nang Dive in to swim and snorkel at Poda Island and Pirate Beach Admire natural wonders such as Chicken Island, Pranang Cave and Rock Climbing Place Watch the sunset over Thailand’s Andaman Sea coast Tuck into a delicious BBQ Seafood dinner on-board
8. Half-Day Sea Cave Kayaking Adventure at Bor Thor in Krabi
Paddle through caves, lagoons, and rock tunnels on a 5-hour sea kayaking tour from Krabi. Skip the cost of taxis and relax in complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off. Once inside your kayak, follow your guide past local local fishermen, into the stalactite cave of Pee Hua Toh, and beyond. After free time to explore the island on dry land, round out your adventure with a seafood lunch in Tham Khao Wong. Eat a seafood lunch at a local restaurant Share your Kayak with a friend or guide
9. Krabi's Coastline Luxury Sunset Cruise with Power Catamaran
Luxury sunset trip in Krabi with the power catamaran and enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Relish the panoramic view of Krabi's coastline and admire the beauty of the mangrove forests, the Krabi River, the Black Crab Monument, Kanab Nam Mountain, and Panorama view. Sightseeing the scenery of Poda Island, Chicken Island, Tub Island, Moh Island and making the most memorial photo and share it to the people you love. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling with an abundance of marine life in the coral reef. Enjoy a delightful sunset and tuck into a delicious Cocktail Seafood Dinner, drink & dance at the bar table have the most enjoyable time on our cruise.
10. Half-Day Jungle Tour Including Crystal Pool and Krabi Hot Springs
The lush jungle and natural pools of the Khlong Thom National Park lie just south of Krabi—less than an hour’s drive. On this tour, explore areas not reachable by public transport, relax in the Krabi hot springs, and cool off with a swim in the beautiful Crystal Pool and Emerald Pool, known for their mineral-rich waters. Magnificent views of the Khlong Thom National Park Enjoy a relaxing soak in the Krabi hot springs
Krabi is a small vibrant town having calm beaches, bustling markets, lively bars, and nightclubs that light up Krabi nightlife. A cocktail of unorthodoxy, romance, and sheer excitement makes nightlife in Krabi simply awesome. It is a mix of flashy Go-Go bars, candid massage parlors, pubs, and dim-lit clubs with pulsating music.
1. Chilling Bar & Restaurant, Paknam
Location: 12/3 Chaofa Road, Paknam
Amazing food, some nice chilled beer and live sports event playing on the big screen are key highlights of the Chilling Bar & Restaurant. Get a real taste of nightlife in Krabi town at this very popular sports bar that boasts of energetic staff, great hospitality, and awesome crowd.
What’s special: Food, and big screens playing major live sports events
Timings: 05:00 pm to 02:00 am (every day)
2. Ao Nang Center Point – The perfect late night hangout
Location: Centerpoint Ao Nang, Ao Nang beach road, Ao Nang Moo 2
This 3-story modern entertainment complex that went through a significant renovation in 2010 is not just about bars as most imagine it to be! It is a well-lit complex where you can go for late night dining, shopping at Krabi night markets and other entertainment options.
With all such facilities and nightlife hotspots, Ao Nang Center Point is undoubtedly the heart of Krabi nightlife.
What’s special: Vibrant atmosphere with shopping and dining options nearby
3. Amy’s Bar, (Soi RCA) Ao Nang – For an awesome party night
Location: 249/2 4203, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District
Whether it’s the music, drinks, snacks, staff or the crowd- Amy’s Bar is just astonishingly good. Located in the Soi RCA Entertainment, this is perhaps the best place to relish the nightlife in Krabi. Huge screens playing live sports and the super-friendly hosts make sure that you stop by here every time you plan a late night drink or party in Krabi.
What’s special: Crowd, ambiance, and services
Timings: 11:00 am to 02:00 am
4. Boogie Bar, Ao Nang Beach
Location: Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District
A classy bar with nicely decorated interiors, quality drinks, and the sweeping live music is among the best nightlife in Krabi, Thailand. The crowd is great, the location is awesome and the ambiance inside is absolutely amazing.
One of the many glitzy nightclubs in Krabi, the Boogie’s Bar offers many engaging things to do in Krabi at night such as witnessing live band & solo music performances, fire shows and having vintage wine at the beach.
What’s special: Live band performances and drinks
Timings: 03:00 pm to 02:00 am (Mon-Sun)
5. Carlito’s Bar, Phi Phi Island
Location: Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District
Carlitos Beach Bar in Phi Phi Island is one of the most happening beach bars to enjoy Krabi nightlife. Kick back and unwind while enjoying the gorgeous views and free wi-fi during the day. Things change upon dusk as amazing fire shows, reasonably priced drinks, and dancing crowd in open-air discos bring alive Krabi island nightlife. The music is mind blowing too – expect peppy tunes by the best of Thai and international DJs.
What’s special: Best fire show, and open-air discotheque
Timings: 12:00 noon to 02:00 am (Mon-Sun))
6. Freedom Bar, Sala Dan
Location: Sala Dan, Ko Lanta District
Super-friendly staff, chilled-out environment, groovy music, eye-catching beach view and an overall impressive design makes Freedom Bar one of the most popular tourist hotspots to enjoy nightlife in Krabi. DJ in the evening and the crowd dancing to the music, set the tone for one of those perfect party nights in Krabi.
What’s special: Customized food, reasonably priced drinks, and beach view
Timings: 04:00 pm to 01:00 am
7. Bamboo Bar, Railay Beach
Location: Walking Street, Railay Beach, Krabi Town
This reggae-style bar beach bar boasts of amazing food, great cocktails, lively atmosphere and daring fire dance performances offering best of Krabi nightlife experiences. A small but a vibrant spot located in the heart of the Walking Street near Railay Beach in Krabi, it is to be judged by its range of exotic wines and cocktails; not by how spacious it is!
What’s special: Beach side location and the availability of wide variety of drinks
Timings: 12:00 noon to 01:00 am (Mon-Sun)
8. Why Not Bar, Koh Lanta – A romantic beach bar
Location: 9 M.5 T.Koh Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta District
If live band performances, fire shows, great cocktails and a buzzing crowd at a beach is your idea of nightlife, then why not ‘Why Not Bar’! It’s a beach bar where enjoying the picturesque view of the sunset over the Indian Ocean is one of many exciting things to do in Krabi at night.
Lovely ambiance, entertaining music and shows, variety of drinks on offer, and toothsome food together make this beach bar one of the best places to visit in Krabi to enjoy nightlife. It is also perfect to party with your special someone if you are on your honeymoon in Krabi.
What’s special: Ever ready staff, cocktails, and seating arrangement
Timings: 11:00 am to 03:00 am
9. The Rooftop Bar, KR Mansion Hotel at Chaofah Road
Location: On the Roof of Hello KR Mansion, 52/1 Chaofa Road
You won’t mind having a drink or two while taking a look down at the zipping cars on the buzzing roads of Krabi and enjoying the breeze against your face from atop K.R Mansion Hotel. A popular hub of Krabi nightlife, the Rooftop Bar offers a 360-degree view of the city with some excellent music, fire dance performances and exotic cocktails promising you the best of nightlife in Krabi, Thailand.
What’s special: An unprecedented view of Krabi city
Timings: 4:00 pm to 01:00 am (Mon-Sun)
10. Sunset Bar, Muang
Location: 117 Moo 3, Klong Muang Beach, Nong Thale
Owing to its uniquely awesome location at Klong Muang beach, Sunset Bar is an amazing spot for an exciting experience of nightlife in Krabi. The drinks, the snacks, the appetizers, the music, the crowd and picture-perfect views of the sun going down over the vast ocean adds to the charm.
What’s special: The gorgeous sunset views
Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm (Mon-Sun)
It's estimated that there are around 200 islands and islets around the Krabi coastline, many are small rocky outcrops that rise precipitously out of the sea and have no landing access. Others are larger and uninhabited, with characteristic tiny white sand beaches, coral reefs, and intricate cave systems.
The river is a hub of activity with fishing boats and river taxis ferrying both locals and visitors to spots near and far and the pier to the west of town is the place to catch a ride to the surrounding beaches and islands. Many visitors hurry to the big name destinations - Railay, Ao Nang, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi - getting in and out of town as quickly as possible. But for those interested in a dose of genuine Thai culture and hospitality, sticking around Krabi Town and enjoying the tour is a rewarding experience.
Krabi Thailand is safe in terms of low crime rate; however, like in all other famous destinations one should be vigilant in Krabi, too, from pickpockets. One can always avoid this problem by acting sensibly and exercising caution. The province has nearly 80 islands.
Krabi is slightly more expensive than other areas in Thailand; however prices in general are much, much lower than in the West
You can stay there for a long time if you can. But many opt to take a day trip from Krabi and that's also great. You need to book a tour package from a local travel agent for Phi Phi islands and Maya Bay. You will have to start early morning to land at Phi Phi islands by late morning.
While meal prices in Krabi can vary, the average cost of food in Krabi is ?367 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Krabi should cost around ?147 per person.
Krabi is famous for its scenic view and breathtaking Beaches and Islands. Its coral reef vistas are also one of the world's most beautiful, which makes the city a great spot for coral diving and many other tours.
Best area to stay in Krabi
Krabi is the most relaxing part to be in all of Thailand, it is a province that has the most stunning scenery imaginable, beautiful white beaches that stretch on for miles, a jungle and over 200 islands just of the coast.
Krabi nightlife offers vacationers a good choice of entertainment opportunities after dark. Krabi, while not being in the same league as Patong or Bangkok, has its own distinctive nightlife
Krabi Province is a destination made in heaven for families. There is so much to do and see that you'll never have a dull moment as the province has at least 154 islands to explore, jungle elephant paths to trek along, exotic waterfalls and emerald-green ponds.
Where to stay in Krabi? A guide to the different areas in Krabi