Top 10 Krabi Shopping
Most Popular Shopping in Krabi
For those looking for a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes or a genuine Cartier watch, Krabi Province will seem a bit of a let-down. Still, the area has some pretty decent boutiques – most notably in Ao Nang – and with the advent of superstores near Krabi Town the range of goods for sale has increased dramatically.
It’s really best to think of the shopping experience in this area as part of a well-rounded holiday. From the extremely popular Krabi Town Walking Street to the tiny yet innovative Namlily in Koh Phi Phi Don's Tonsai Village, Krabi has enough shopping options for vacationers who wants to find cool souvenirs back home. Check out our selection of best shopping opportunities in Krabi below...
1Krabi Town Walking Street Krabi Town
The Walking Street is certainly the most important shopping event in Krabi Town. It is held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17:00 to 22:00 in Soi Maharaj 8. With something like 50 stalls selling a wide range of products and street food, the Walking Street gathers every weekend an incredibly large crowd for such a small area. Read More...2Catalunya Walking Street Ao Nang
Opened in 2007, Catalunya Walking Street is a permanent bazaar-like compact shopping complex, in which you will also find an art gallery, a tailor, an optician, an ice-cream shop, four restaurants (Thai, Mexican, and international), two bars, a bank, and a guesthouse, all right next to Ao Nang Beach. Read More...3
Krabi Town has many assets but is not really famous for its shopping opportunities, at least according to present international standards. Nevertheless, as the capital of the Province of Krabi it hosts three large supermarkets, all of them located a few kilometres south from the city centre, on the highway that leads to Krabi Airport, Koh Lanta and Trang. Read More...4
Chock Dee Handmade Silver & Gold Jewelry is a long-established boutique located on Ao Nang's beachfront. It has a wide choice of bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more. The particularity of the jewels sold at Chok Dee Handmade is that they are all original creations made of precious, semi-precious and rare materials. Read More...5Maharaj Market Krabi Town
Maharaj Market (pronounced Maharat) is also known as the ‘Morning Market’ and as the name suggests it’s a lively and active place, even before sunrise. Maharaj Market literally never closes: it is not fully active at certain periods of time (12:00-16:00 and 21:00-04:00) but there is always something going on here. Read More...6Namlily Phi Phi Island
Namlily boutique may be tiny in size but it is certainly one of the most interesting and original shops in Phi Phi Island. Run by a young and charming French woman, this small boutique sells customised vintage dresses (vintage dresses transformed to new models); as a result, the articles found at Namlily are trendy and highly innovative. Read More...7Vogue Department Store Krabi Town
Vogue Department Store follows the well-trodden Thai path of cramming plenty of brand-name shops under one roof with a central supermarket, food court and fast food places. Located on Maharaj Road in the heart of Krabi Town, the three-storey department store sells all the items required (or not) for any citizen. Read More...8Ao Nang Tattoo Studios Ao Nang
The Ao Nang Tattoo scene comprises a dozen studios offering a great choice of neat and clean places to get inked in style. It is interesting to note that local tattoo studios and nightlife entertainment venues are often associated; for instance you’ll find a tattoo parlour inside Mr. Long Bar on Soi Bamboo, or the Cool Point Tattoo Club at Ao Nang Center Point Plaza. Read More...9Mr Rum Boutique Phi Phi Island
Fisherman pants, shirts, sarongs, beach gear, skirts and dresses are the fashion products for sale at Mr Rum Boutique; all of them are colourful and designed with Asian (mostly Indian and Indonesian) motifs. All sizes (even for children) are available, and prices are very reasonable. Read More...10Klong Muang Plaza Klong Muang
This square of antique and handicraft shops, massage and beauty parlours, cafes and boutiques is the antithesis of Bangkok shopping in that it’s clean, quiet and relaxed. Shoppers can take their time, snack or even go for a massage before checking their emails – everything’s here, all centralised and handy. Read More...