An overview of the different areas in Krabi, and advice on which one would be the best to base your holiday from beaches and islands to inland.
The lowdown on accommodation in Krabi: how to choose a hotel, how the seasons work, and our recommended places to book for every hotel category.
Public place markers on Krabi maps are hit and miss affairs: get up-to-date, accurate information here with our free custom Krabi Google maps
The main tourist centre, Ao Nang is a good all-rounder and rightly deserves its status as the most popular place to stay on the Krabi mainland.
Ao Nang’s up-and-coming neighbour offers a quieter and cheaper alternative to staying on the mainland, with much of the same conveniences.
This authentic market town lacks beaches but is exceptionally well-connected and has a wonderfully laidback vibe, bridging old and new Thailand.
An upmarket resort area offering a luxury escape from the crowds, a breathtaking viewpoint hike, and some of the best sunsets in the whole of Krabi.
Once a haven for hippy backpackers, Railay has kept some of its barefoot charm while moving steadily upmarket. Kick back and enjoy the island feeling.
A perennial favourite of backpackers and climbers, Ton Sai remains a free spirited hangout, despite attempts to commercialise the beach area.
One of Krabi’s most pristine spots, Koh Ngai lies to the far south of the province, and is most easily accessed from Trang’s Park Meng Pier.
One of the few remaining “get-away-from-it-all” destinations in Krabi, Koh Jum’s slow living and amazing sunsets make up for the so-so beaches.
Krabi is not only the most beautiful destination in Thailand, it is also Muslim-friendly! Find out where to stay, eat, and pray in our Halal guide to Krabi
Hotels for disabled travellers are not usually advertised on booking sites. Here, we round up the properties that may be suitable, depending on your level of mobility.
Whether you’re recently married or not, these handpicked romantic hotels offer something a little bit special: beautiful, tropical hideaways that will make you feel utterly […]
Surprisingly few hotels and resorts in mainland Krabi offer rooms with ocean views, and those that do usually only have a partial glimpse, rather than an inspiring panorama. Nonetheless, we have listed all of them here.
Space to spread out; a private pool; meals cooked to order: for many, a serviced holiday home is the ultimate in luxury, and an ever-growing number of villas and apartments exist in Krabi to cater for them.
The choice for families in Krabi is improving: the opening of perhaps the ultimate kid-friendly hotel, Holiday Inn, has upped the game, and others are now following its lead.
Krabi, and Ao Nang in particular, can be difficult for the budget-conscious traveller. Find out where to find mid-ranger, flashpacker, and even dorm style hostel accommodation in the area.