Krabi is a resort town near the Andaman cost, surrounded by limestone karsts and mangrove forests. Krabi forms a tremendous gateway to the Andaman Islands, an archipelago of 300 islands with sublime beaches, however the Nicobars Isles are strictly off limits to tourists, as are the tribal areas.
Meanwhile, back in Krabi Town, you can find yourself in the center of a compact, yet lively center with luxury hotels, traditional Thai restaurants, an abundance of cultural sights and aplenty of activities to embark on
Phra Nang Beach has been awarded with the Trip Advisor’s Choice Award, and there are plenty of reasons why, surrounded by majestic limestone cliffs, emerald green waters and boasting of a sandy shore, this beach is a true sun worshippers paradise. Why not hire a long tail boat and explore the neighbouring islands such as the famed Phi Phi and Tup Islands.
Krabi’s lively nightlife scene wouldn’t be the same without reputable night market, pick up some handmade souvenirs, unusual eats, local delicacies and interesting finds. End a fantastic evening in Krabi by exploring the electric nightlife on offer, from reggae bars, beach clubs and cocktail bars.
Seeking a cultural experience? There are plenty of cultural sights in Krabi from the Tiger Cave Temple, Railay Beach Viewpoint, Pranang Cave, Wat Kaeo Korawaram to the floating Koh Panyi, which is a floating Muslim Village, or kayak through the majestic floating formations in Tha Lane Bay!
Most visitors choose to holiday in Krabi for its impressive nature trails and parks. Phi Phi Island is among the most toured islands from Krabi. Sprawled with pristine beaches, lively shopping areas and an equally lively restaurant scene. Climb past the local attractions and head to the hills, Phi Phi viewpoint is situated between Dalum Bay and Tonsai Bay, just a 20-40 minute trek on the paved path. Diving is one of the most beloved things to do on Phi Phi Island, with a PADI diving center, explore the clear blue waters in search of colourful reefs, the King Cruiser Wreck and Shark Point.
What is the currency in Krabi?
The currency in Krabi is the Thai baht (BHT). There are plenty of ATM’s throughout the province.
How long does it take to fly to Krabi?
It can take around 14 hours and 50 minutes to fly from London to Krabi.
When is the best time to visit Krabi?
What language is spoken in Krabi?
Thai is the official language spoken in Krabi.
Do I need a visa to travel to Krabi?
Visitors to Thailand do not need a visa if staying for less than 30 days, but must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining from the departure date. Visit the FCO website for up to date travel info.