Krabi is a province that is located in the southern part of Thailand. Krabi is about 185 km from Phuket. If you are planning to visit Krabi, then we recommend to visit it between November to March.
Quick Information on Thailand
- Currency: Thai Baht
- Language: Thai
- Population: Over 68 million
- Capital City: Bangkok
- Best time to visit Thailand: Visit Northern Thailand is between November to February with temperature rises up to 33 degrees. And southern Thailand is between November and March.
- How to get there: You can enter by land or Sea through Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. Or fly into Thailand as there are flights to most major cities in Thailand.
Things To Do in Krabi Thailand
What are the fun things to do in Krabi Thailand? Here are some things that you can try while in Krabi.
Enjoy Ao Nang Beach
This beach a popular spot to visit. Ao Nang Beach is 12 km from Krabi Town in the town of Ao Nang.
There are loads of hotels, restaurants and bars. Ao Nang is also an entrance and exit for trips to other islands like visiting Railey Beach.
Visit The Beautiful Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi is a collective name for small islands in Krabi Province which is only 45 minutes away by speedboat from Krabi and it is known as the jewel of the Andaman Sea.
You can enjoy the beauty beaches with its blue crystal clear water. You can also rent a speedboat to explore the surrounding area.
Moped Around Krabi
Renting a motorbike in Krabi is cheap enough and it is also one of the fun ways to explore Krabi especially if you can ride a moped.
You can go around the town of Krabi by moped and explore the suburbs where you can enjoy the beautiful karst cliffs stretching up to rubber plantations and oil palm grown in this province.
Explore Railay Beach
This beach is only accessible only by long boat due to the large cliffs on each side. Railay beach has stunning clear blue water with white sand and breath taking views.
To get to Railey beach there is longboat services depart from from Krabi Town and Ao Nang.
From Krabi Town boat service runs with boats leaving the riverside Chao Fah Pier at 9, 10 and 11am and returning at 11am, 2 and 5pm. These times can change.
Tickets from Ao Nang are got from ticket booths at either end of Ao Nang Beach and Nopparat Thara Beach. Boats leave as soon as they are full with around 8 people.
Go Kayaking and Canoeing
You can enjoy the beautiful ranks of karst cliffs looming and enjoy the thrill of kayaking or canoeing in the river to see the shade of mangrove trees that grow on both sides of the river.
See Huay Toh Waterfall
You may visit Khao Phanom Bencha National Park if you want to see the awesome scenery of the shady forest and Huay Toh waterfall as the largest waterfall in Krabi province.
This waterfall has five levels of water flow with a large pond below it. There are so many visitors who swim in the waterfall pond and play at the highest peak of the waterfall.
If you bring a change of clothes, then you can join them and get wet at Huay Toh waterfalls.
Enjoy Local Food At The Night Market
You can find a variety of delicious food and snacks that can be found in the night markets in Krabi town center.
There are also Moslem Market Krabi and some restaurants along the Ao Nang and Noppharat Thara beaches.
Where To Stay in Krabi Thailand
Krabi has a good variety of guest houses, hostels, and hotels. Here are a few places to checkout to give you an idea of what is available if you are planning to visit Krabi Thailand.
Remember to check the reviews and book a place that suits your interests while traveling.
Alisa Hotel Aonang
Rating 8.7, Prices start from $36 for Double room
Alisa Hotel Aonang is located along Ao Nang Beach and features a terrace and free WiFi. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom. At Alisa Hotel Aonang every room has air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.
Anyavee Ao Nang Bay Resort
Rating 7.7, Prices start from $35 for Double room
Anyavee Ao Nang Bay Resort is on the hillside overlooking the Nopparat Thara Beach and National Park. Rooms are spacious and include a TV, refrigerator, and digital safe. All rooms also have large balconies with views of the pool and bay.
Finally, there is a good range of things to do in Krabi with the added bonus of a good range of resorts, restaurants, and bars to keep you busy. Krabi is the place to go if you want to avoid the traffic and to unwind and do a little exploring.
And that’s it for now! I’d love to know if this epic guide on things to do in Krabi Thailand has helped you. Let me know if you have any questions and let me know if there is more to add.