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Beat the heat: ways to cool down in Krabi (Feb – Apr)

Beat the heat: ways to cool down in Krabi (Feb – Apr)

How to find cool and shade when the temperature soars Feeling hot? March and April are the hottest and driest months of the year here in Krabi, with temperatures soaring up to 37C in the shade, and a “feels like” temperature in the low 40s. In fact, all year round, the heat and humidity can…

Destination Guide: Ao Nang Beach, Krabi

Destination Guide: Ao Nang Beach, Krabi

The main tourist centre

Destination Guide: Klong Muang and Tubkaek

Destination Guide: Klong Muang and Tubkaek

Upmarket escape from the crowds

Destination Guide: Ko Ngai (a.k.a. Ko Hai)

Destination Guide: Ko Ngai (a.k.a. Ko Hai)

One of Krabi’s most pristine spots

Destination Guide: Koh Jum, Krabi

Destination Guide: Koh Jum, Krabi

The last get-away-from-it-all

Destination Guide: Krabi Town

Destination Guide: Krabi Town

Authentic Thai market town

Destination Guide: Noppharat Thara Beach

Destination Guide: Noppharat Thara Beach

Ao Nang’s up-and-coming neighbour

Destination Guide: Railay Beach, Krabi

Destination Guide: Railay Beach, Krabi

Hippy-chic, with an island feel

Destination Guide: Ton Sai Beach, Krabi

Destination Guide: Ton Sai Beach, Krabi

Backpackers’ and climbers’ hangout

Krabi Area Guides – Where To Stay

Krabi Area Guides – Where To Stay

Krabi is a coastal province located in the south west of Thailand, some 800km by road from the capital, Bangkok. It is bounded by Phang Nga province to the north, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani to the east, and Trang to the south. To the west lies the Andaman Sea. Contrary to popular belief,…

Krabi tide times

Krabi tide times

In Krabi, the tide affects almost all water-based activities – even those in the backwaters. From kayaking to island hopping, your day will be determined by the time of the high and low water. In most cases, you needn’t worry about this. It’s the tour operator’s job to organise the day around the tides and…

Low / green / rainy season in Krabi (May – Oct)

Low / green / rainy season in Krabi (May – Oct)

If a tan is not your top priority, this could be the perfect time to come to Krabi. May – October in Krabi sees the monsoon winds change direction, bringing the cooler temperatures and showers associated with the rainy season. The droves of tourists and package holiday-makers disappear, leaving an altogether more relaxed atmosphere –…

Maps of Krabi

Maps of Krabi

Here you can find links to all our custom Google Maps of Krabi. Unlike many of the public place markers, ours are actually accurate! Please click or tap on the links to view them in the large Google interface (will open in new window). Map of Krabi Province This map shows all the major tourist…

Top ten rainy day activities

Top ten rainy day activities

So many of Krabi’s attractions are outdoors, it can make doing things a little difficult when the weather is bad. Below is a list of our top ten rainy day activities: most are short trips that can be done during a break in the weather, or things that will not be spoiled by the odd…

Weather and climate in Krabi

Weather and climate in Krabi

Krabi is in a tropical climate zone, only 8 degrees above the equator. There are two seasons here: hot and dry; and ‘cool’ and wet – although the temperature rarely drops below 27C year round. These weather seasons roughly correspond with the tourist high season (from November to April) and low season (from May to…

When to visit Krabi

When to visit Krabi

Krabi enjoys a tropical climate with the temperature rarely dropping below 27C in the daytime, year round (the average is around 32C). There are two seasons, dry and rainy, defined by the reversal of the monsoon winds. The northeasterly winds bring the dry weather from around December to May, with the temperature getting progressively hotter…

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Getting around Krabi

Getting around Krabi

Local public transport and private rental options Local buses, or songthaew, run throughout the day and are an excellent way of making a day trip into or out of Krabi Town. There are regular stops, but you can hop on or off almost anywhere. Similarly, if you’re not close to a bus stop, you can…

What’s the best way to get from Krabi to Phuket? (and vice versa)

What’s the best way to get from Krabi to Phuket? (and vice versa)

With the majority of Thai holidays now becoming multi-destination, we thought we’d address a few common questions about how to get to Krabi from some of the more popular tourist spots around Thailand, and vice versa. First up, the beautiful island of Phuket. Although an island, it is actually possible to travel overland to and…

Krabi – Lanta – Phi Phi – Phuket ferry schedules

Krabi – Lanta – Phi Phi – Phuket ferry schedules

It’s essential to consult the ferry schedules if you are planning a holiday with overnight stays on any of Krabi’s islands. Getting around is easy but the timings can have a big impact on your itinerary, both in terms of getting there from, and going back to, the airport (will you be able to catch…

Krabi Airport

Krabi Airport

Information about getting to and from Krabi Airport Krabi Airport is located on the main highway Route 4, approximately 9km from Krabi Town centre; 27km from Ao Nang Beach and 70km from Koh Lanta. There are fast and easy transport connections from the airport to anywhere in the province. Krabi Airport GPS coordinates: N 8.097003,…

How to get to Krabi

How to get to Krabi

Krabi is located on the south-west coast of Thailand, around 800km from Bangkok and 170km from Phuket. It is easily accessible by road, air and sea. Click on the links below to expand the relevant information. How to get to Krabi by plane Krabi Airport (KBV) is small and conveniently situated for just about everywhere…