Krabi is to host the first Thailand Biennale of contemporary art, which kicks off on 2 November 2018
“The Beach” needs more time to recover from heavy tourist traffic, say the Department of National Parks.
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).
Sustainable tourism is becoming a bigger trend worldwide but what does Krabi have to offer for the ethically minded visitor? Find out here.
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.
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”.
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 “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.
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.
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.
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.
When life gives you trees and rocks, make ziplines! Throw in a quad bike or two and you have a day filled with adventure, a great escape from the beach, and a perfect way to entertain / tire out the kids. What are you waiting for?
Get the lowdown on Krabi’s “7 Islands Sunset” trip: is it worth the extra price, and is it really any different from the normal 4 Islands tour?
If you have a large group, then you can rent the regular ferry to take you on a mini-cruise of the islands. Find out what to expect here.