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, 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. Islandhopping, snorkeling, 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, 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.
Krabi also shined with many winners under various categories at the last Thailand Tourism Awards given to Thai travel industry’s best and brightest for their excellence in delivering remarkable service and experience to local and international tourists which was held on world
Location Hotel sub segment
Kinnari Award: Deevana Plaza Krabi Aonang; Krabihttps
Luxury Hotel sub segment
Kinnari Gold Award: The Shell Sea, Krabihttps
Kinnari Gold Award: Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort, Krabihttps
Kinnari Award: Rayavadee, Krabihttps
Learning and Doing sub-segment
Kinnari Award: Krabi Koh Klang Thai Culture (Anda Krabi Sea Tour Company Limited),
Local and Community sub-segment
Kinnari Gold Award: Laem Sak Tourism Community, Krabihttps
Health and Wellness category
Kinnari Award: Wareerak Hot Spring Retreat, Krabi.
Hidden Gems in & around Krabi:
Natural attractions of Krabi include Noppharat Thara Beach National Park, Koh Phi Phi, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Koh Lanta, Khao Khanap Nam (the Twin Mountains), Railay Beach, Koh Poda, Ao Nang, Koh Ngai, Ao Maya, Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam, Emerald Pool, and Khlong Thom Hot Spring Waterfall.
Krabi: Did you know?
Railay Beach is deemed the “most attractive beach in Thailand”, and is only accessible by boat, with vast limestone cliffs.
In 2018, Krabi received ‘Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot’ honours at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities award ceremony, UNESCAP.
Title song in popular Bollywood movie Kaho Na Pyaar Hai was shot in Krabi Island.
10 Must Do’s in Krabi for Millennial travellers:From beautiful beaches to adventure packed activities, luxury beach resorts to enriching local experiences, Krabi is the ideal destination for millennial travellers. It is a great choice for honeymooners, solo travellers, bachelor/bachelorette holidays, reunion trips etc which makes it the perfect Millennial Way of travelling with holding the mindset of “living life to the fullest” and “living in the moment.”
1. Go on a Four Island Tour for an unforgettable experience
2. See the beautiful sunrise at Nong Thale Lake
3. Take a Krabi Sunset Cruise to experience a magical sunset- there are number of sunset cruises service in Krabi such as Luxury Yacht Catamaran for romantic dinner or Golden Teak Wood Junk for drink and buffet dinner with friends
4. Try out Kayaking, an ecotourism activity through mangrove forest
5. Scuba Diving in Ao Nang Island or Swim in the Beautiful Emerald Pool
6. Relax and Rejuvenate at Wareerak Hot Spring & Wellness
7. Walking along sand dunes in the middle of the sea or “Talay Waek”
8. Hike at Drangon Crest mountain train, Rock climb on the Phra Nang peninsula or visit the Tiger Cave Temple.
9. Explore Krabi town and Aonang Night market
10. Go Local: Meet Local & Taste Local
A day trip to Ban Koh Klang and Laem Sak Community will give you a great opportunity to understand the culture and local way of life of people in Southern Thailand. One can taste local southern Thai Cuisine and fresh Seafood as well as learn some D.I.Y
techniques for Thai handicrafts and Batik cloth making or explore the region by cruising on a local boat through the mangrove forest.