A Traveller ‘s Guide to Krabi Thailand

October 8, 2019
The Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort

For those looking to dive into Thailand’s tropical paradise, Krabi has plenty of scenic attractions to offer. Nature-lovers may want to dip their toes in Krabi’s white, sandy beaches, pristine waters, colorful coral reefs, to picturesque caves and waterfalls. Meanwhile, those looking to let their inhibitions loose can indulge in seafront restaurants, water sports, and experience the island’s vibrant nightlife.

With so many places to visit and activities to do, it’s no surprise to find Krabi as one of the must-visit places in Southeast Asia. With over 200 islands, planning the perfect itinerary to Krabi can be overwhelming. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate traveler’s guide below.

 

Where to Stay

You’ll never run out of places to stay in Krabi as it features a diverse mix of attractions – from party islands in Koh Phi Phi to relaxed beaches in Koh Lanta. If you’re dropping by the mainland, Krabi Town will offer a glimpse of the kaleidoscopic city life where streets are brimming with authentic markets and diverse entertainment.

Nearby spots such as Ao Nang is ideal for those who want to hop between palm-infringed beaches and vibrant bars along the coast. Meanwhile, it’s neighbor Railay offers the most picture-perfect and serene beaches in the province.

There’s no shortage of accommodations in every town in Krabi, though one of the best options for quality living and entertainment are Pak Up in Krabi Town and Slumber Party in Ao Nang.

 

What to Eat

Krabi houses hundreds of tasty and colorful food markets, all of which are legendary eateries for locals. Be in the know-how and taste the different flavors of Thailand here, where you can satisfy your belly with their exotic and fiery dishes like curries.

Gaeng Tai Pla, for instance, is a local specialty that may look aesthetically unappetizing, but one bite can reel in even the pickiest of eaters with its incredible depth of flavor. Other dishes like Gaeng Som, Kua Kling, and Khao Mok Gai are different styles of curry that are worth burning your tongue over!

 

Where to Eat

There’s no need to empty your bank accounts for the whole wine-and-dine rendezvous to satisfy your craving for a night out in Krabi. Now, you can treat your taste buds to the full experience at the island’s bustling night markets such as Walking Street Market. Located at the heart of Krabi Town, the market in the center of the city comes alive at night as throngs of authentic Thai dishes, exotic staples, and local favorites line the streets from corner-to-corner.

 

What to Do

Krabi is the place to visit if you’re looking to dive into untouched beaches, explore scenic caves, and plunge into a thrilling tropical adventure. The main beach like Ao Nang or Noppharat Thara beach, for instance, features a fun mix of activities for every kind of vacationer. From diving into Krabi’s colorful marine life, snorkeling along the pristine ocean, or lounge by laid-back beaches at Koh Lanta.

If you want to take your trip a notch further and explore more thrilling activities, take a speedboat to Hin Daeng and Hin Muang for a glimpse of whale sharks and manta rays. Those who are happy to explore the wonders of the ground can take a speedboat to Krabi’s only natural park, Khao Phanom Pencha National Park. The lush scenery offers a stunning view of nature’s paradise, from untouched forests, waterfalls, streams, caves, and diverse wildlife.

Surrounded by a long stretch of white beaches and picturesque natural scenes, there’s much to do and dishes to eat at one of the hottest destination spots in this corner of the world.

 

If you’re looking to book a resort in Krabi, The Tubkaak Resort is your best option. Get in touch with us today to see how we can help.