Krabi Islands (Koh Poda, Chicken Island)
Both islands can be easily reached from the nearby towns of Ao Nang, Phrang Nga and Railay via a short boat ride. Both islands offer fantastic beaches, stunning natural views and great snorkelling amongst tropical marine life. A popular day-trip option!
Phi Phi Islands
The Phi Phi islands should need no introduction. A long time backpacker haven, popularised by the movie “The Beach”, the Phi Phi islands combine stunning natural beauty, both in and out of the water with a laid-back island vibe. Definitely worth a visit, even just for a day!
Railay Beach ( Railay Peninsula)
Railay beach has quickly become one of the most sought after beaches in Southern Thailand. Be sure to bring a good pair of walking shoes! Access to Railay Beach is primarily on foot or via longtail taxi due to the lack of paved roads.
Susaan Hoi – Fossil Shell Beach – Seashell Graveyard
Susaan Hoi is made up of 3 main sites which consist of limestone slabs encrusted with the fossils of molluscs dating as far back as 40 million years ago. Located in Ban Laem Pho, Susaan Hoi is a great option for thise interested in archaeology and history. Open to the public, Susaan Hoi is also a popular stop on many sightseeing tours offered around Krabi.
Phra Nang Beach
Located just 20 minutes from Ao Nang, Phra Nang beach was recently voted as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Accessible via longtail boat, this beautiful beach is widely regarded as the most beautiful beach in Thailand.
Natural & Other Attractions
Klong Thom Hot Springs
Located about 70km from Krabi town, the Klong Thom hot springs consist of small pools carved into the soft rock. The pools are fed by deep rooted volcanic springs and the water is packed full of natural salts, offering a myriad of health benefits.
Thung Teao Forest Natural Park
Thung Teao Forest National Park is a prime example of the natural beauties that exist within Krabi province. The park itself is located in the Khao Pra-Bang Kram area of Krabi and offers a superb nature trek, great for spotting rare plants and animals!
Emerald Pool (Sra Morakot)
The emerald pool (also known as the Crystal Lagoon) is a freshwater pool fed by natural springs, located within Thung Teo Forest Natural Park. A refreshing change from Krabi’s beautiful beaches, the Emerald pool is not to be missed and a stop here is included in one of the many daytrips organized by the various tour offices around Krabi.
Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave)
Located just 3km from Krabi town, Wat Tham Sua has got to be one of the more interesting temples in Southern Thailand. The resident monks live and worship in a maze of natural caves and tunnels, but the main attraction is the steep hike up the cliffs to witness the famous “footprint of the Buddha” and the stunning views of the surrounding areas.
Krabi province’s main town, Krabi town was around long before tourists started flocking to this beautiful Southern Thailand province. It’s unique, charming “local” scene makes it a great place for those wishing to experience authentic Southern Thai culture and hospitality.