Top 10 Things to Do in Krabi
Krabi Must-See Attractions
Krabi Province is fast becoming a very popular tourist destination and now has its own airport which handles international as well as national flights. With miles and miles of spectacular coastline, lush, verdant interiors and lots of water sports and rock climbing it's no wonder that the area is in the flush of growth.
Still, one of the main attractions of Krabi is that it still is relatively untouched and still manages to retain its charm. From simple beach bungalows to opulent five-star mega-resorts, accommodation choices are wide and flexible and the area's comparative compactness works for it in a positive way.
Now on every savvy traveller's list, Railay is nevertheless one of Thailand's most sought-after beach areas. Just south of Ao Nang Beach, around a rocky headland and accessible only by boat, Railay presents a tranquil world. In just one small peninsula you'll find gorgeous white sand beaches, soaring limestone cliffs, viewpoints, caves and a lagoon hidden inside the cliffs, shaped and fed by the changing tides. Read More...20
Koh Poda is one the most popular islands in Krabi archipelago. Located just six kilometres offshore from Ao Nang, it roughly takes 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 lies about 20 metres from the beach with a variety of sea life. Read More...0
Krabi is well-known for areas of outstanding natural beauty and one place that should make your must-see list is the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park, an unusual lowland forest rich in bio-diversity, complete with a nature trail, an emerald pool, and a blue pool. Read More...40
Get away from it all at Koh Hong, on the Krabi coastline. Spend your day doing nothing but lazing on virgin sands. This wonderful group of tiny islands offers breathtaking scenery, soft white-sand beaches, coral reefs and a beautiful lagoon. It’s where you can enjoy swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, sunbathing, hiking, and picnicking. Read More...0
Located near Krabi Town, Wat Tham Sua or 'Tiger Cave' is one of the most famous caves in the area. Part of a temple complex where monks live and worship within a maze of natural caves surrounded by lush jungle. Inside one of the caves are what appears to be tiger paw prints embedded in the stone. The main tourist attraction however, is the 1,272 step climb up a limestone tower to see the 'footprint of the Buddha'. Read More...0
The Phi Phi islands are some of the loveliest in Southeast Asia. Just a 45-minute speedboat jaunt and a 90-minute ferryboat ride from Phuket and equidistant from Krabi Town, these picture postcard islands offer the ultimate tropical getaway. It's paradise perfected and it's no wonder that the waters surrounding Phi Phi are world famous for amongst scuba enthusiasts. Read More...0
The popularity of Koh Tup and Koh Mor is due to their specific shape, as they are linked by a sandbar which also leads to Koh Kai, at low tide. Apart from this unique walk between the three islands, and from the excellent snorkelling opportunities, there’s not much to do at Koh Tup and Koh Mor apart from a short hike to Koh Tup's summit which offers a cool viewpoint to the other islands around. Read More...0
Klong Thom Hot Springs are located in the jungle near the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve. Ancient volcanic chambers are the origin of these thermal springs which are believed to ease a number of ailments such as rheumatism, sciatica and other skin problems, although these medical claims have no scientific ground. Read More...0
Krabi Town is charming, laid back, and very provincial. 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 unique personality is a welcome contrast to the surrounding beach areas. For those interested in a dose of genuine Thai culture and hospitality, sticking around Krabi Town for a bit is a rewarding experience. Read More...0
Ao Luk mangrove and caves is a suitable field for exploration and soft-adventure experiences in Krabi Province. Ao Luk District is located approximately 40km north of Krabi Town on the road to Phang Nga Town and enjoys an outstandingly preserved natural environment. Read More...