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10 Most Photographed Spots in Krabi

Best Krabi Photo Opportunities and Where to Find Them!

This list of the 10 most photographed spots in Krabi gives you the opportunity to make the most of your holiday in this stunningly beautiful province of southern Thailand, which is blessed with outstanding scenery both inland and at sea. Whether you are an experienced or amateur photographer, everyone wants to bring back some great memories of a holiday abroad. You’re sure to find them in the following places.

The 10 best Krabi photo opportunities offer you the opportunity to travel around the province to get to each of these splendid sights, and to enjoy capturing them with your camera. Most of these places are so beautiful that you do not even need professional equipment to take good pictures. Browse through the 10 most photographed spots in Krabi before to get there then, once shot, share your photos with all of us on our Krabi Fans Facebook page!

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Maya Bay

Situated on Koh Phi Phi Leh, Maya Bay is a stunningly beautiful bay that's sheltered by 100-metre high cliffs on three sides. It has become the main tourist attraction of Phi Phi since the movie The Beach was filmed here in 2000. There are several beaches inside the bay, most of which are small and some only exist at low tide. The main one is around 200 metres long, with silky soft white sand and exceptionally clear water, containing colourful corals and exotic fish. As Maya Bay attracts large crowds between 10:00 and 16:00, it’s best to come and visit it before or after this busiest time to take good photos. Read More...

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Phra Nang Beach

Phra Nang Beach is the southern strip of sand on Railay Peninsula. With duvet-soft sand, clear shallow water for safe swimming, two small islands (Koh Rang Nok and Nai), a coral reef and caves, Ao Phra Nang has all the ingredients of a perfect beach. All this, set against a backdrop of picturesque limestone cliffs that provide natural shade from the hot afternoon sun and feature caves to visit, including the famous Princess Cave, which offers funny photo opportunities. Read More...

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Koh Poda

Koh Poda is one the most popular islands in the Krabi archipelago. Located just 6 km off Ao Nang, it takes roughly 25 minutes to get there by long-tail boat. Covered with palm and pine trees and almost entirely encircled by a soft white sand beach, it is every inch the stunning tropical getaway. A coral reef, with a variety of sea life, lies about 20 metres from the beach and the tall limestone rock jutting out from the turquoise waters a short distance from the beach offers a perfect backdrop for stunning photos. Read More...

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Krabi Emerald Pool is a unique attraction in southern Thailand. Krabi is well-known for areas of outstanding natural beauty and one place that should make your must-photograph list is the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park, with its famous Emerald Pool and Blue Pool. Located an hour’s drive south of Krabi Town, Thung Teao Forest National Park is a virgin rainforest, home to spectacular flora and fauna unseen elsewhere in Thailand. A 2.7-km nature trail provides a superb vantage point, plus there’s a waterfall to explore. Do not forget your swimsuit though, as bathing in the pure mineral water of the pond is very refreshing. Read More...

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Tiger Cave

Tiger Cave Temple or Wat Tham Sua offers a genuine spiritual experience in stunning natural surroundings. Located close to Krabi Town, this is one of Thailand’s finest natural wonders and definitely worth a visit. The temple here is a warren of natural caves formed within a lush jungle and home to monks who worship and live in this beautiful environment. The climax of Tiger Cave Temple is the hike to the top of the nearby limestone tower. This is really challenging as there are 1,237 steps to climb, but the 360 panorama view from the top is simply breathtaking. Read More...

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Koh Hong

Located some 8 km from the mainland, between the Krabi coast and Koh Yao Noi, Koh Hong is one of the most popular islands for day trippers. Featuring four soft white-sand beaches, coral reefs and a beautiful lagoon, Koh Hong offers a great spot for stunning photos. The large lagoon is best visited early morning (before 10:00), when you can have it for yourself, and the beaches bordered by turquoise and emerald waters give you the chance to take more superb photos. Read More...

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Krabi Riverside is a very pleasant area to hang around with your camera in hand. From Khao Khanab Nam to Chao Fah Pier to Thara Park, strolling along the large riverside footpath permits you to spot and photograph some of the most notable Krabi Town landmarks, as well as the tranquil daily life of the inhabitants of the capital town of Krabi Province. Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to do so, if you do not want to get literally cooked under the sun. The area around Chao Fah Pier also hosts a good choice of restaurants and bars in old houses, giving great vintage-style photo ops. Read More...

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Koh Tup & Koh Mor

Koh Tup and Koh Mor are two tiny islands that belong to the Mu Koh Poda group. Located approximately 9 km from Ao Nang, it takes about 30 minutes to reach them by long-tail boat. The main peculiarity of these two islets is that they are linked by a sandbar which, at low tide, also enables you to walk to Koh Kai, some 500m away. This gives you stunning photo opportunities, showing people that seem to walk on the turquoise waters in between two islands. Read More...

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Koh Rok

Koh Rok is actually made up of twin islands by the name Koh Rok Nai and Koh Rok Nok, with a distance of about a couple of hundred metres between them. Located some 30 km south of Koh Lanta, the crystal-clear waters that surround them offer some great snorkelling and diving. Belonging to Mu Koh Lanta Marine National Park, these islands are totally unspoiled, and give photographers an outstanding backdrop for beach and seascape photography. Read More...

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Phi Phi Viewpoint

Located on a hillside and overlooking two bays (Tonsai and Loh Dalum) and the whole of Tonsai Village, Phi Phi Viewpoint is worth a visit and offers stunning photo opportunities. The viewpoint is elevated at 186m, which isn't really that high. If you're feeling energetic, it's a brisk 20-minute walk, or a leisurely 30-minute stroll to the top if you’re not. When you get there, you'll be pleased to find cold drinks, ice creams and other snacks on sale. The best time to come, from a photography point of view, is before 10:00 as the sun will be behind you, which brings out the colour of the sea. Read More...

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