Krabi is a great vacation 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 150-km-long coastline (many of them featuring fantastic white-sand beaches and turquoise waters), a jungle-covered interior, towering limestone cliffs, caves, waterfalls and exotic wildlife, Krabi offers a wide variety of leisure activities for the whole family. Island-hopping, snorkeling, rock climbing, sea kayaking, jungle trekking and scuba diving, are among the most popular.

    From its most prominent destinations – Ao Nang, Railay, Phi Phi Islands and Koh Lanta – to its lesser known neighborhoods – 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. If you're looking for a fun yet relaxed and budget-friendly getaway in Thailand, but with all the modern conveniences, Krabi might be the destination for you. Take a look at our guides below and judge for yourself.

    Where & what to eat in Krabi

    • 9 Great Restaurants in Krabi

      This list of great restaurants in Krabi shows why this part of Thailand is fast becoming recognized for its excellent dining options. It's not necessarily noted as a fine-dining location, so don't go expecting the sort of standout experiences you can find in Bangkok or Phuket. Even so, it is a vacation location with several good dining options and...

    Where to shop & what to buy in Krabi

    • 9 Best Places to Go Shopping in Krabi

      The best places to go shopping in Krabi range from fun walking streets to lively markets and large plazas. For those looking for a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes or a genuine Cartier watch, Krabi Province will seem a bit of a let-down. Still, the area has some pretty decent boutiques – most notably in Ao Nang – and there are...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Krabi

    • 9 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Krabi

      Our list of the best things to do after dinner in Krabi will please all those who like to fully enjoy their vacation even after sundown. While no match for Phuket's Patong or the hustle and bustle of Bangkok in terms of riotous partying, Krabi's after-dark scene does have a friendly, almost harmless feel to it that is tremendously...

    Useful information

    • Krabi Weather

      Understanding Krabi's weather and climate is key to planning a successful vacation in this beautiful province of southern Thailand. The point is that most travelers’ activities are done outdoors. Whether you’re planning an island-hopping trip, or willing to visit some of the hinterland attractions, the weather in Krabi will either make or break your day. Even so, note that...

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