Gateway to some of Thailand's most breathtaking islands

Situated on the west coast of southern Thailand facing the Andaman Sea, Krabi Province has grown hugely popular as a beach destination in recent years. Its white-sand beaches and spectacular limestone karsts create the postcard-perfect scenery.

The town of Krabi is more low-key than Phuket or Koh Samui and serves as a gateway to idyllic locations such as Phi Phi Island, known as the setting for the movie ‘The Beach’, and Railay Beach for its spectacular rock climbing.

WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT

  • Home to a wide range of of outdoor adventure activities such as kayaking, sailing, scuba diving, and rock climbing
  • An idyllic beach getaway with over 80 small islands to choose from
  • There are numerous national parks in the province which offer bird-watching and trekking activities for nature enthusiasts
Within Easy Reach Of...
Krabi International Airport is 9km/5.5mi from city centre. Though small it has a domestic and international terminal.
Bangkok 1hr 25min flight
Phuket 3hr 35min flight
Koh Samui 3hr 35min flight
Travel Tips
  • The green season is from May to November with the highest precipitation from August-October
  • Visit the Tiger Cave Temple and climb 1,290 steps to the mountain-top shrine for spectacular views
  • Island hop between the islands closest to Krabi for a fun day out on the water

Hotels We Recommend

Rayavadee Krabi

Krabi, Thailand

Suitable for:
Couples, Families, Groups, Romance

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