Krabi: Beaches & areas
Krabi has something for everyone. Adventure seekers can island hop, snorkel, kayak, scuba dive, rock climb, jungle trek, zip line and more. If you like to relax there are dozens of white sandy beaches to choose from. Splash about in the sea, kick back in a natural hot spring, learn how to cook Thai food or treat yourself to a Thai massage.
Krabi, the provincial capital, is a small market town located near the Andaman coast. Nestled among iconic limestone rock formations, thick mangroves and jungle, this small town’s vibrant culture and authentic charm are worth a few days exploration. Krabi is also the gateway to the famous beaches and islands that make up the province. Local and international tourists flock to Krabi to use as a base for their travels.
Rock-climbers and sun-worshippers alike seek out this near perfect beach for its famous limestone cliffs and world-class hotels. Climbing not your thing? There's volleyball, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling, swimming and diving. The long sandy beach offers perfect sunbathing spots for those who want to do as little as possible. Comfortable and shady hammocks adorn the beachside bars.
Phra Nang Beach - Princess Bay
There is no surprise Phra Nang is consistently voted as one of the world’s top ten beaches. It is simply gorgeous. Accessible only by foot from Railay East, the white sandy beach features only one hotel. The limestone rock formations are some of the best in the peninsular for climbers. Phra Nang is also famous for its curious and sacred cave featuring phallic symbols.