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.
Whether you’re here to escape the festivities, or are looking forward to a roast dinner in the tropics, find out what you can expect when you spend Christmas in Krabi.
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
Do I really need to get travel insurance? Unfortunately, in Thailand, the answer is usually “yes”. But why is this, and what should you look for in an insurance policy when travelling to Krabi in particular?
An overview of the dining options in Krabi, from cheap street food, to special occasion restaurants, covering Thai and and international cuisines.
Where are the best restaurants in Krabi to try authentic Thai food? We steer you away from the tourist traps, to places where locals would go for a meal.
From seafood to steak: we bring you the best places to eat in Ao Nang. Our recommendations are from locals and based on wide comparison and regular custom, rather than one-off meals declared to be “the best [fill in the blank] in Thailand!”
Thai cuisine may not be very vegetarian friendly, but vegans and vegetarians will not go hungry: we round up the best options for meat-free meals in Krabi.
Dairy and wheat intolerance are fairly common these days; sufferers will be relieved to know that in Krabi, it will be relatively easy to avoid such foods.
More and more people are choosing to explore Krabi alone: we list the precautions to take, and also explore the positive side of solo travel
Our guide to expat life in Krabi will help you to familiarise yourself with the area, how things work, and – more importantly – the kinds of home comforts that are (and aren’t) available here.
Krabi – like most of Thailand – is a challenge for wheelchair users, but certainly not one that is insurmountable. Many disabled travellers visit the region each year and facilities are improving.
If you’ve been to Krabi before, you may be seeking new things to do beyond Phi Phi and the 4 Islands: we show you how to get off the tourist trail.
Muslim visitors to Krabi should rest assured that it is very easy to find Halal food here, as there is a large (up to 40%) local Muslim population.
Finding long-stay accommodation in Krabi in advance of arrival is usually pretty difficult – and not advised at all for the first time visitor.
Sustainable tourism is becoming a bigger trend worldwide but what does Krabi have to offer for the ethically minded visitor? Find out here.
Find out all your options for travelling between Krabi and Phuket, including ferry, speed boat and overland by road over the Sarasin Bridge.
With so many options to visit the beautiful Krabi islands, it can be confusing to know which is the best tour for your needs. We’ve broken it down here.
Krabi’s temples offer not just a break from the beach, but some beautiful architecture, valuable insights into the local culture – and great views.