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Everything You Need to Know About Krabi

Krabi is the perfect holiday destination for those looking for a relaxing area in southern Thailand. The province, located between Phang Nga and Trang, features stunning scenery both inland and at sea. With over 150 islands off its 150km-long coast line (many of them featuring fantastic white-sand beaches and turquoise waters), a jungle-covered interior, towering limestone cliffs, caves, waterfalls and exotic wildlife, Krabi a great selection of natural assets that offer its visitors a wide array of leisure activities for the whole family. Island-hopping, snorkelling, rock climbing, sea kayaking, jungle trekking and scuba diving, are among the most popular occupations that can be enjoyed while on holiday in Krabi.

From its most prominent destinations – Ao Nang, Railay, Phi Phi Islands and Koh Lanta – to its lesser known areas – Ao Luk, Ao Nam Mao, or Ao Thalane, to name just a few - the province of Krabi is less developed and crowded than Phuket, more laid back than Koh Samui, and just 80 minutes by air from Bangkok. With a range of accommodation from budget to deluxe, this idyllic province really is the ultimate destination. Browse your complete travel guide to Krabi, Thailand. Compiled by people who live here, it introduces hotels, tours, beaches, islands, activities, restaurants and all that you need to organise your next vacation in Krabi. Not convinced yet? See our 10 Must See and Do list.

 

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    First Time in Krabi? Pick the right beach for your hotel...

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  • Top 10 Krabi Hotels & Resorts

    10 Best Hotels in Krabi

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  • Top 10 Things to Do in Krabi

    10 Best Things to Do in Krabi

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Where to Stay in Krabi

Choosing the right hotel in the right location in Krabi is crucial, and can be one of the most important decisions you make for your upcoming holiday. Ao Nang has the largest choice of hotels for those who want to be near the action, Klong Muang is home to many luxury resorts and Railay is famous for its serene atmosphere in a pristine remote location.

  • Top 10 Krabi Hotels & Resorts

    10 Best Hotels in Krabi

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  • Top 10 Krabi Luxury Hotels

    Top 10 Krabi Luxury Hotels

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  • Top 10 Beach Resorts in Krabi

    Top 10 Beach Resorts in Krabi

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    Top 10 Hotels in Ao Nang

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    Top 10 Hotels in Railay

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    Top 10 Hotels in Nopparat Thara

    Our Top 10 Hotels in Nopparat Thara's list presents an eclectic choice of accommodation style: from budget bungalows to Read More»

What to See and Do

The list of Krabi attractions goes far beyond just beautiful beaches – although beaches are endearingly popular. Unique sights include islands, national parks, hot springs, and sites off the beaten path waiting to be discovered.

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    10 Best Things to Do in Krabi

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  • Thung Teao Forest Natural Park & Crystal lagoon

    Krabi Emerald Pool

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  • Krabi Tiger Cave (Wat Tham Sua )

    Krabi Tiger Cave

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Tours & Activities

From preserved coastal areas to pristine inland geological wonders, half- and full-day tours let you discover the many stunning sites on offer in Krabi Province. Check out the great tours available here – they come in a wide range of types so you can tailor your Krabi holiday to suit your tastes.

  • Top 10 Krabi Tours

    Top 10 Krabi Tours

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  • Krabi Tours

    Krabi Tours

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  • Krabi Cruises & Water Tours

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  • Ao Nang Beach (Ao Phra Nang)

    All About Ao Nang Beach

    Dominated by impressive cliffs overlooking a huge stretch of white sand. Krabi's most popular beach is also a jumping Read More»

  • Railay Beach

    All About Railay Beach

    The very essence of a tropical paradise; cut off from the rest of the mainland with no roads and no hassle. Railey's Read More»

  • Klong Muang Beach

    All About Klong Muang Beach

    Krabi's latest beach destination, Muang Klong is the preferred location of Krabi's five-star and boutique hotels like,. Read More»

  • Krabi Town

    Krabi Town

    Krabi Town, the provincial capital, is a charming little place which seems to be retaining its identity in the face of Read More»

  • Nopparat Thara Beach

    All About Nopparat Thara

    Quiet and shady, lined with swaying casuarina trees, Nopparat Thara is a popular weekend getaway with locals and Read More»

  • Tubkaak Beach

    Tubkaak Beach

    A little further north than Klong Muang, here you'll find total peace and quiet surrounded by jungle backdrops with Koh Read More»

Krabi Islands

It's estimated that there are around 150 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, with characteristic tiny white sand beaches, coral reefs, and intricate cave systems.

  • Poda Island, Krabi

    Koh Poda

    Located just 6 kilometres offshore, (around 25 minutes by boat) from Ao Nang, Koh Poda is a small island no more than a Read More»

  • Koh Hong

    Koh Hong

    Get away from it all at Koh Hong, on the Krabi coastline. Spend your day doing nothing but lazing on virgin sands. This
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  • Koh Tap and Koh Mor

    Koh Tap and Koh Mor are two tiny islands that belong to Mu Koh Poda group. Located approximately nine kilometres from Ao Read More»

  • Phi Phi Islands

    All About Phi Phi Islands

    No trip to Southern Thailand is complete without visiting the Phi Phi Islands which are surrounded by crystal clear seas Read More»

  • Koh Lanta

    Koh Lanta

    South of Krabi Town lies Koh Lanta which has around 25km of sandy beaches along its west coast. It's a quiet and Read More»

  • Koh Kradan

    Koh Kradan

    If you are in search for quality vacation time on a sunny beach look no further than the idyllic island of Koh Kradan. Read More»

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    10 Best Krabi Restaurants

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    Top 10 Ao Nang Restaurants

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    Ao Nang Walking Street

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    10 Best Krabi Shopping

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  • Krabi Markets

    Krabi Markets

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  • 10 best Krabi Nightlife

    Top 10 Krabi Nightlife

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    Krabi Nightlife

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  • Ao Nang Center Point

    Ao Nang Center Point

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  • Top 10 Krabi Activities

    10 Best Krabi Sports & Activities

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  • Diving in Krabi

    Diving in Krabi

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  • Sea Kayaking in Krabi

    Sea Kayaking in Krabi

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  • Getting to Krabi

    Getting to Krabi

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  • Krabi Weather & Climate

    Krabi Weather & Climate

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  • Krabi Maps

    Krabi Maps

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