There is so much to do in Krabi, it’s difficult to know where to start. If you have limited time, these are our top ten “must-do-and-sees”.
The definitive guide to the group tour experience in Krabi: find out what to expect on the day and whether it is for you.
Rent a longtail boat or speed boat and discover a more flexible and relaxing way to visit the islands. We show you how to do it and the costs involved.
The Crab Company is one of the few restaurants in Ao Nang that has dared to do something different from the usual fare, and it is well worth a visit.
Krabi is not party central in comparison with other Thai tourist towns, but it still offers plenty of options to get a proper holiday hangover.
Treat yourself to a fish feast at one of Krabi’s many seafood restaurants, but beware – many source their “catch of the day” from the local supermarket!
The “4 Islands” in Krabi (not to be confused with the “4 Islands” in Koh Lanta or Trang!) are one of the most popular day trips available, offering white sand beaches, snorkelling and a relatively short travel time.
Despite the crowds, the Phi Phi Islands remain a “must-see” on any visit to Krabi. The colours are unlike anywhere on Earth and the shifting landscape is spectacular.
This chef-owned bistro attracts many critics for its “expensive” dining, among the cheap and cheerful beachfront pizzerias, but we discover it is worth every penny.
Discover the four gems in the Hong Island group: Koh Hong, Lao Lading, Koh Pakbia and Koh Rai. Each offers white sand beaches and clear water, less than an hour from the mainland coast.
An in-depth guide to shopping in Krabi. From jewellery to clothing, electronics and handicrafts, we show you what to buy in Krabi and where to buy it.
From lowland swamp to mangroves, waterfalls, tropical rainforest and highland cloud forest, Krabi offers a wealth of greenery to explore on foot or by kayak.
Kayaking is slow travel at its best: explore the dramatic Krabi coastline at your own pace, in a way that does not impact the fragile environment.
Find out about life underwater in Krabi, and get an overview of the different options to try scuba diving or snorkelling during your stay.
Where and what to eat in Krabi if you’re travelling with kids. Check out which Krabi restaurants have kids’ menus, and explore kid-friendly local food beyond pizza and fries.
Starting from June 2015, all islands in Krabi Province will be more expensive to visit, thanks to a rise in the National Park entry fees. Find out how much you can expect to pay.
Though the movie is more than 40 years old, The Man With the Golden Gun is still bringing big business to a little rock in Phang Nga. Find out why – and how – you should visit.
There are both positive and negative aspects of visiting the Krabi islands during the monsoon. Find out what to expect with our handy guide.
The Ao Nang – Klong Haeng Road is fast becoming Ao Nang’s very own “Gourmet Street”, lined with restaurants that are a cut above the general herd down at the beachfront.
What to expect on the standard “Krabi Rainforest Tour” with optional elephant trekking – read our detailed trip report with real photos.
Learn about the three different types of market in Krabi, including the “Walking Street”, and where to find the best street food in the area
We took the speed boat island-hopping trip to Koh Hong in Krabi unannounced: read our in-depth, independent report with real pictures from the day.
It is easy to see why The Hilltop is popular – it is not just somewhere to eat, it is a destination in itself.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, we round up our top five dining spots in Krabi to get you in the mood for love.