Krabi, Thailand, is a place full of resorts, forests, panoramic views, nightlife, white sandy beaches, waterfalls, pools, wildlife and around 80 islands near the coast with various activities to do like rock climbing, safari, boat rides, shopping, sightseeing, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba diving, spas and what not offering variety of food and drinks in extremely impressive hotels, restaurants and bars which makes it a top most “must visit” destination among tourists.
It is one the most stunning beaches with large cliffs on both sides thus approachable only by boat which makes it more fantasizing. You can opt from different bars to have a quality time or you can just roam around on the white sand having the most spectacular views around yourself. No traffic, no noise, you can feel the peace within or enjoy a loved one’s company. You can see lagoons, limestone cliffs, caves and forest all around.
A fascinating activity to indulge in! One can hire a boat with or without guide and explore around 200 islands around the coastline. Watch the breathtaking views, clear waters, rocky islands and relax.
This beautiful place not only has amazing plants and variety of animals but also has a lagoon which is called the Emerald Pool which actually shows the nature at its best. The Emerald Pool’s water is naturally warm and crystal clear thus calling tourists to be a part of itself. No doubts that one will always feel rejuvenated after taking a dip in it.
Named after a tiger which lived in the cave, this temple is surrounded by lush greens and interconnected caves. You can see monks worshipping and residing in the temple. You can also explore all the caves where you will get to see various historical antiques. The main attraction is the “footprint of Buddha” which is at the top giving a panoramic view of various islands and Andaman Sea.
Phi Phi islands are the most popular and scenic islands. Also famous for “The Beach” movie shooting, the Phi Phi Leh Island at Phi Phi has the most splendid beaches. The Phi Phi Don Island is famous among tourists thus always crowded, so you need to be the early one. Around 45 minutes from Krabi, it will give you eye popping views, a wonderful marine life, dynamic beaches and crystal clear waters.
To get the local feel you need to visit this town which has retained its old culture along with all the amenities to get you entertained. You can find fresh caught fishes from the river running through the town to be served at the local restaurants. You will definitely be compelled to stay here and know more and more about the local culture.
The night market in the Krabi town is one of the features which is not to be left seen. Very popular for around hundred of food stalls, this market is open in the evening from Friday to Sunday. Variety of sumptuous food, souvenirs sold by the locals, shows by school students are some of the flavor which you will get to see in the market.
A very famous place for its nightlife, it gives you the perfect environment to gorge on some delectable food while listening to music. There are a number of restaurants and bars offering you freshly prepared cuisines and a variety of cocktails. You can also book different tour packages as this place is full of operators.
Krabi is a place which also offers you various leisure activities. You can become a beginner climber and enjoy scaling the limestone rocks. Various climber schools are available to teach you the basics and take care of you with complete security while you enjoy the moment. You can also go for kayaking, river rafting, and scuba diving and relish the extremely remarkable marine life.
If in case you just want to explore the quietness within yourself you can also lay down lazy on a hammock at the beach sides and just chill sipping on your favorite drinks or get yourself tanned taking a sunbath. Don’t forget to enjoy the beauty of sunsets.
After enjoying all beaches, islands, caves and activities, just get indulged in a luxurious spa with natural ingredients which will help you in regaining energy to do more and more to make the most of your time. It will give you the epitome of relaxation and help you maintain a mental and physical balance throughout which you will remember for your lifetime and will always want to come back for.
This trip would be incomplete without your visit at one the most celebrated nightlife places, that is the Soi RCA. It is in a close proximity to the beach and surrounded by renowned restaurants on either sides. Any single guy entering the place is looked closely from head to toe by the bar girls standing outside. It has a very nice ambience in all its 12 bars: Lovely bar, Romantic bar, Black butterfly bar, Kitty bar, Amy’s 69, Climax bar, Kiss bar, Popcorn bar, Left side bar, Plamy bar, Ao Nang bar and Mushroom bar. Interesting names though!
There are bar games, entertaining music, vivacious atmosphere and drinks at reasonable prices. It opens at 5 pm till late.
As the name suggests, The Hilltop is situated at a top location with outdoor restaurant which gives you a heavenly feel looking at the awe-inspiring views whilst enjoying your exotic meals and drinks. You can always plan a romantic dinner date or a lunch. Fresh sea food, magnificent surroundings are all you can enjoy there. The menu includes local Thai and grilled dishes to serve your taste buds. Don’t forget to book a table prior as this place is always full. It’s open all days from 11am till midnight.
Would you not want to add this location to your bucket list?
# One can visit Krabi anytime in the year as you always get something to do but best time to visit is between November and April. The nearest airport, Krabi International airport, is 10km from the main city and 40 km from Ao Nang and is connected to Bangkok and various other main cities.
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