Krabi is one of Thailand’s most popular destinations, blessed with over 150 islands off its 150 km-long coast line, a jungle-covered interior, towering limestone cliffs, caves, waterfalls and an exotic wildlife. Located between Phang Nga and Trang, Krabi features stunning scenery both inland and at sea. From blissful relaxation to cultural explorations and active outdoor adventures, Krabi has an abundance of terrific things to see and do: island-hopping, snorkeling, rock climbing, sea kayaking, jungle trekking and scuba diving are among the most appreciated activities enjoyed by the visitors.
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, to name just a few, the province of Krabi is less developed and crowded than Phuket, more laid back than Koh Samui, 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. Browse your complete travel guide to Krabi, Thailand. Compiled by people who live here, it introduces hotels, tours, beaches, islands, activities, restaurants and all that you need to plan your next vacation in Krabi.
While Krabi has no shortage of typical Thai favorites, like som tam, grilled meats, fried rice, and pad Thai, you’ll also find a great selection of Southern Thai delicacies. Many local dishes have been strongly influenced by the large Muslim population, and halal meats make this a great place for Muslim foodies. Besides, many local dishes have much in common with Malay cuisine.
You can also do other activities in Krabi like wandering among gorgeous islands, rock climbing, visiting sublime temples and interesting shrines, going sea kayaking and admiring the scenery, shopping, massage relaxing or simply enjoying a night out at Ao Nang.