USD

Nong Thale - Krabi

Muang Krabi Sub-District

Nong Thale is a sub-district of Krabi Province located between Nopparat Thara to the south and Ao Luk to the north. The hinterland of Nong Thale is rural and rather undeveloped, while its coastal area is famous on the tourism map for two beaches - Klong Muang and Tubkaak – and for the myriad of islands and islets lying off its shore.

Klong Muang and Tubkaak beaches house a great choice of first-rate hotels from Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra to the Phulay Bay (a Ritz-Carlton Reserve) which offer their guests the promise of a very relaxing vacation in a tranquil and well-preserved natural environment. The fact is that Nong Thale is far from the mass-tourism circuits of southern Thailand: the sub-district covers an area of approximately 60sqkm and is inhabited by only 8,647 people.

The main sources of revenue in Nong Thale are agriculture (palm oil, rubber, and fruits) and fishing. Due to the position of the sub-district at the mouth of Phang Nga Bay, an area which hosts large extents of mangrove forest, the waters bordering Nong Thale are very rich in all sorts of fish and crustacean. Seafood lovers can really enjoy themselves here.

Besides sunbathing on the beach, the main activities available in Nong Thale are island-hopping (the most famous island that belongs to the sub-district is Koh Hong), sea kayaking in the mangrove forests and, for those who like to challenge themselves, hiking in the rainforest to reach Khao Ngon Nak Viewpoint to enjoy the astonishing panorama over Krabi Province. Please note that it takes at least two and a half hours to reach the highest point.

Read More

Nong Thale

Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Tours You May Like

Related Pages

  • Nopparat Thara Restaurants

    Nopparat Restaurants A-Z

    The northern end of Nopparat Thara right next to the Klong Haeng River and pier is lined with seafood restaurants. This Read More»

  • 10 Hotels Travellers Love Most in Ao Nang

    This list of the 10 hotels travellers love most in Ao Nang provides you with the most democratic recommendations for Read More»

  • Getting to Railay

    The remoteness of Railay Peninsula, and of the four beaches it hosts, is certainly a big part of its appeal. Getting

    Ao Read More»

  • 10 Hotels Travellers Love Most in Klong Muang

    The 10 hotels travellers love most in Klong Muang offer you a fantastic stay in this relatively undiscovered part of Read More»

  • 5 Best Things to Do When It Rains in Krabi

    This list of the 5 best things to do when it rains in Krabi will be particularly helpful to all those who come to this Read More»

  • Top 10 Hotels in Railay

    Top 10 Hotels in Railay

    Our Top 10 Hotels in Ralay list sorts out the best from the rest, and features the most recommended establishments in Read More»

You May Also Like

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...

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...

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
Read More...

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...