Krabi Thailand is a popular beach destination located in Southern Thailand. Less popular than its more well known cousin Phuket though far from “off the beaten path”, Krabi gets nearly two million tourist visits each year. If you are looking for a taste of Thailand’s famous beaches and beautiful scenery, a holiday in Krabi is a great place to base your Thailand escape!
Tourists make their way down to this sunny, beach-laden stretch of Andaman sea coastline to enjoy the warm weather, the unique rock formations and other unique features of nature’s beauty, including waterfalls, caves and cerulean blue oceans. These beautiful natural features are sure to be a highlight of your holidays in Krabi.
The province consists of many different towns and islands, each with their own vibe and distinctive attractions that you can choose from depending on personal preference for planning your holidays to Krabi. Though Krabi Province is busy with the many tourists coming to enjoy the area, there are still plenty of places to get away if you enjoy a little solitude with your scenery.Natural Wonders to See in Krabi: Krabi Province consists of hundreds of small islands, and the best way to get around is often by boat.
Island hopping by boat is a popular activity, and a great way to get out to see some of the stunning limestone formations that make the coastline one of the most photographed areas in Thailand. Ban Ao Luek has a number of caves surrounding it that are worth exploring. You can easily arrange a tour here from Krabi town or take a bus directly to Ban Ao Luek and take a tour from here.
Some of the caves are reachable by walking, and some are only accessible by boat.Ao Thalane is a mangrove forest located along the coast in Krabi province. Kayaking in Ao Thalane is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in this area’s abundant wildlife and unique ecosystem.The area is surrounded by a number of national parks showcasing the region's beautiful scenery. During a visit to the Phanom Bencha National Park, you can enjoy the Huay Toh Waterfall, a multi-tiered cascade where you can swim in beautiful pools at each level.
For those looking for more adventure, rock climbing on the limestone formations can be an exhilarating activity. The area is a well known rock climbing destination and it offers climbing opportunities for a wide range of skill levels.
Krabi is also a well known destination for diving and snorkeling. Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta are good places to start your diving adventure, as there are dive shops in these cities that can outfit and facilitate your diving adventure.
Kayaking is a popular activity in the area. It is a great way to explore the many caves and beaches that are only accessible from the sea and get a unique perspective (and some great photo opportunities) on Krabi’s unique limestone formations and other natural features.
If you are looking to relax after a long day of rock climbing or diving, head for the Krabi Hot Springs. These natural hot springs pools are surrounded by jungle canopy and are sure to be a relaxing part of your memories of your holiday to Krabi.
If outdoor adventure isn’t your thing, Krabi is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand, and they tend to be less touristy and busy that the beaches in popular and nearby Phuket.
Railay Beach is one of the areas most popular beaches. Surrounded by towering cliffs and accesible only by boat, this perfect stretch of white sand has gotten a well earned reputation for being one of the most picturesque beaches in the world.
Koh Hong Krabi Beach is located on an island with a natural hole in the middle. The beach is surrounded by lush forest and rock, and is flanked by a beautiful, swimming pool-like lagoon where you can feed schools of tropical fish.
Ao Nang Beach is also well known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand. It is one of teh most popular and most developed beaches in Krabi. This beach has great sand and beautiful water, but is most noted for the eye popping scenery all around it, like a tropical postcard come to life.
This is just a small sampling of the beaches that you will have the opportunity to visit during your holiday to Krabi.
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