“The Beach” needs more time to recover from heavy tourist traffic, say the Department of National Parks.
If you’re interested in visiting Krabi but don’t know where to start, this page will attempt to answer some commonly asked questions about the area.
What are the best ways of travelling to Krabi? Find out the various options for flights, bus and road routes, as well as getting here by train or boat.
Find out the best ways to get around the wider Krabi area once you are here, including public transport, taxis and private rental options for both land and sea.
Find out everything you need to know about Krabi Airport: the best ways to get there and away (taxis, bus and private transfers) and what services are provided inside.
How much spending money should you bring to Krabi? We list prices for common items, activities and meals in the Krabi area to help you plan your budget.
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 […]
When, where and how to book your sightseeing in Krabi: we explain how to get the best deals and best quality on the various tours and excursions in the area.
What to bring to Krabi – and what to leave at home. We offer advice to help you pack light for your Krabi vacation, at any time of the year.
Here we share some of the best itinerary plans for a 3 night stay, and for everyone from active adventurers to sun and sea junkies. We’ve even included a plan for a “free” holiday! (no entry fees).
Find out which countries can travel to Thailand without a visa, and how to get a visa on arrival in Krabi if you are from India or China.
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.
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
Find out all your options for travelling between Krabi and Phuket, including ferry, speed boat and overland by road over the Sarasin Bridge.
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.
There are both positive and negative aspects of visiting the Krabi islands during the monsoon. Find out what to expect with our handy guide.
Even written in Thai language, an address will not help your driver. Find out why addresses are completely meaningless outside of Krabi Town, and discover the best way to actually find out where things are located.
In Krabi, the tide affects almost all water-based activities – even those in the backwaters. Knowing when it is high and low tides can help you to plan your trip better.
A perfect tropical island all to yourself is a fantasy that is out of reach to most in Krabi except those with access to a private boat.
Though most people who are planning incentive travel or company trips to Thailand will think of Bangkok or Phuket, Krabi is becoming increasingly popular as a destination for all kinds of group travel.
What is dengue fever and should it concern you if you are travelling to Krabi? Read the answer – no, with normal precautions – and explanation here.
Not all dive schools are created equal and it is worth doing some research before you book: check things like safety records, but also go in and talk to them. A face to face impression will often give you a better insight.
If you’re arriving in Krabi in the afternoon, you’ll soon find that you are not able to join most of the excursions on offer, as they all depart early morning. Here, we round up some ideas of what to do instead on your first day.