Krabi has a lot to offer. You can take advantage of its beautiful coastline and lush hinterland. There are also plenty of leisure activities. Krabi feels like an adventure playground with many extreme sports. You don’t have to include the word “extreme” in your holiday plans, but there is always the beach.
Krabi has very few notable artificial attractions. Its natural landscapes, whether cliffs, caves, beaches or hot springs, matter.
1. Railay beaches, caves
Railay is a popular beach area in Thailand. Railay is located just south of Ao Nang and can only be reached by boat. It offers a serene, timeless world.
You’ll find 4 beautiful white-sand beaches and stunning limestone cliffs. There are also viewpoints, caves, caves, and even a lagoon within the cliffs. Railay is a popular spot in Krabi.
2. Koh Poda
Koh Poda, one of the most visited islands in the Krabi archipelago, is Koh Poda. It is just 6km from Ao Nang Beach, and it takes approximately 25 minutes to reach it by long-tail boat.
It is surrounded by palm trees and pine trees and almost surrounded by soft white-sand beaches. This tropical paradise is a stunning spot. You can find a variety of sea life on the coral reef, located about 20 meters from the beach.
3. Emerald Pool
The Thung Teao Forest National Park’s Emerald Pool is home to a vibrant natural pond called the Emerald Pool. It is a lowland forest rich in biodiversity and has a nature trail.
The Blue Pool is also stunningly beautiful and is well-known for its distinctive and vivid color. Both pools get their namesake colors from reflecting the sun and surrounding forest.
4. Koh Hong
You can escape to Koh Hong off the Krabi coast. You can relax on these islands and spend the day lounging on virgin sands.
This beautiful group of small islands has stunning scenery, a soft white-sand beach, coral reefs, and a beautiful lagoon. You can swim, kayak, snorkel, scuba dive, fish, sunbathe and hike here.
5. Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave)
Wat Tham Sua, also known as ‘Tiger Cave,’ is one of the most famous caves in the region. It’s located close to Krabi Town. It is part of a temple complex, where monks worship in a maze of natural caves surrounded by lush forests.
One cave has what appears to be tiger footprints embedded in the limestone. However, the main tourist attraction is the 1,272-step climb to a limestone tower for the ‘footprints of the Buddha.’
6. Phi Phi Islands
The Phi Phi Islands, one of Thailand’s most beautiful islands, is a must-see. You’ll find everything you need for a wonderful tropical vacation here, just 90 minutes away by ferryboat from Krabi Town.
You can do many things in the Phi Phi Islands, including rock climbing and snorkeling. You can also go scuba diving or hiking. Phi Phi Don is known for its lively atmosphere and excellent dining scene.
7. Koh Tup und Koh Mo
Koh Tup (Koh Tub or Koh Thap) and Koh Mor are islands in the Krabi archipelago. The sandbar connects them and leads to Koh Kai at low tide.
This is a unique place to walk, with great snorkeling opportunities. Other than that, you can relax in paradise. You can also hike up to Koh Tup’s summit for a great view of all the surrounding islands.
8. Klong Thom Hot Springs
Klong Thom Hot Springs is also known as the Khlong Thom Saline Hot Springs. They can be found in the jungle close to the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve. Ancient volcanic chambers created these thermal springs.
Hot springs have been known to relieve various skin conditions, including sciatica and rheumatism. You will enjoy relaxing in the warm springs, surrounded by lush greenery.
9. Krabi Town
Krabi Town, a charming and laid-back town in the province of Thailand, is very picturesque. Although tourism is now a reality, Krabi Town does not try to attract foreign tourists. It is the provincial’s leading commercial and transit hub, but it doesn’t have to.
Krabi Town’s unique character is a refreshing contrast to the beaches. Krabi Town is the place to be if you are looking for authentic Thai culture and hospitality.
10. Ao Luk Mangroves
Ao Luk caves and mangrove forests are great for exploring and soft-adventure adventures in Krabi Province. The hilly, lush landscape is dotted with tall limestone cliffs, similar to the ones found in Phang Nga Bay. The coast’s mangrove forests and limestone cliffs provide a tropical paradise for sea kayakers.
Ao Luk, a small village in southern Thailand, has been divided by the Krabi–Phang Nga highway. For those driving from Phuket to Krabi Town, it is a great place to stop for a few minutes. Ao Luk District is located approximately 40 km north of Krabi Town on the road toward Phang Nga Town.
11. Wat Tham Sua Aka Tiger Cave Temple – Ascend the 1256 Stairs
Do you like the idea of climbing the 1256 stairs? It would help if you kept this idea from being scared of you. You can save energy and reach the top of one of the most sacred places in Thailand. The popular Krabi attraction, Tiger Cave or Wat Tam Sua, is about 3km from Krabi.
The public bus is convenient and cost-effective, allowing you to see many beautiful sights. Wat Tham Sua is a famous meditation center. It offers a serene atmosphere with stunning views of the surrounding area and beautiful scenery. As you begin to list things to do in Krabi, it can be a half-day- or full-day trip.
These are just a few reasons why Krabi is so famous for tourism.