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Klong Muang Beach, Krabi , Krabi Overview

Located in the Krabi province, the Klong Muang Beach is a tropical beauty featuring white sand, tranquil blue water, and a quiet atmosphere, just 30-minute from Krabi town. The idyllic setting of the beach and the breathtaking views surrounding it makes it a perfect place for all kinds of travelers. Away from the crowds, the Klong Muang beach is an ideal place for unwinding, sunbathing, and enjoying the mesmerizing beauty of the Andaman sea. The northern part of the beach is ideal for swimming and other beach activities, while the southern section mainly features stunning rock formations.

The bucolic setting of the Klong Muang beach makes it a must-visit point of attraction for people traveling to Krabi. The beach is a delight for everyone from nature and underwater lovers to photography enthusiasts. Overlooking the electric blue water of the Andaman sea, the Klong Muang beach is surrounded by dense mangrove forests and is adorned with tall palm trees. This hidden paradise in Krabi province is a wanderlust’s delight and a perfect place to visit.

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Things to Do at Klong Muang Beach

1. Longtail Boat Ride
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Longtail Boat Ride at Klong Muang Beach (Source)

Enjoy the traditional Thai wooden longtail boat ride from Klong Muang beach. From enjoying the view of the surrounding limestone cliffs and jungle islands, fish feeding to relishing authentic Thai lunch in the middle of the sea, a longtail boat ride lets one experience the best of nature and culture. This boat is perfect for 4 or more people and can either be booked for a few hours or an entire day. 

2. Swimming

Swimming in the crystal clear water of the Andaman sea is hands down one of the most amazing things to do at Klong Muang beach. Enjoy swimming in the turquoise sea at high tide, as the water rises up over the shore. 

3. Snorkeling
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Panoramic View of Klong Muang Beach (Source)

Snorkeling in the spectacular Andaman sea is the ultimate experience to have in Klong Muangh. Enjoy the beauty of coral reefs and marine life. Either go for shore snorkeling or book a snorkel boat tour for exploring marine life.

4. Photography

The Klong Muang beach is the perfect destination for photography enthusiasts. The view of the turquoise sea, white sandy beach, and crystal clear water are worth capturing into a frame. The sunset from Klong Muang beach is one of the most beautiful sights to behold.

Klong Muang Beach Restaurants

Though relatively less developed than its southern neighbour Ao Nang, Klong Muang beach provides a range of quality dining options for people with diverse food likings. There are excellent restaurants serving everything from seafood to Thai and international cuisines. Check out the list of some top-rated restaurants near the beach.

1. Banana Leaf Thai and Indian Restaurant

Located right next to the Nakamanda resort, this place serves some tasty and mouth-watering Thai and Indian cuisines, including seafood. It is most-loved for the range of Indian delicacies served at fair prices. The restaurant is known for its excellent service and delivers food to your hotel room as well.

2. Sabai Ba Restaurant and Bar

Set right on the beachfront of Klong Muang, this place is famous amongst the tourists for its authentic and delicious Thai cuisine. This two-storey restaurant and bar complex also serves international cuisines and a long list of cocktails all priced reasonably.

3. Baanthai Seafood Restaurant

Located on Klong Muang beach road, right opposite to Nakamanda Resort this place is renowned for its specialised in seafood and also pizza. Boasting a long list of dishes, Baanthai also serves most of the classics of Thai and western cuisines, at fair rates.

4. Coffee Club

Love coffee? Then try the Coffee Club located between Klong Muang Plaza and the entrance of Dusit Thani Krabi Resort. Known for excellent Italian coffee (Segafredo Zanetti), it also serves a wide range of salads, sandwiches, and most of the favourites of Thai cuisine, all at pocket-friendly prices.

Apart from the places mentioned above, you will find a wide array of excellent restaurants near the beach area. To mention a few, Sandwich Me, Malati Indian Restaurant, Motherhouse Bar & Restaurant and Bai Tong Restaurant are also the top-picks amongst tourists. Give them a try!

Tips

  • Though there are restaurants at the beach, it is wise to carry some food and water while traveling to the Klong Muang beach as it is located away from the crowded places in Krabi.
  • Prepare a beach bag with items like a change of clothes, a beach chair, snorkels, a beach blanket, and other essentials as the shops are located quite far from the beach.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Klong Muang beach to enjoy outdoor activities is from November to March. During this time of the year, one will experience the moderate and dry climate and get to enjoy the clear water of Klong Muang beach, nearby rock formations, and islands without any hassles. It is best to avoid traveling to Klong Muang beach from April to October, as Krabi experiences low to heavy rainfall and high humidity at this time of the year.

How To Reach Klong Muang Beach

Klong Muang beach is 22 km away from Krabi town and the only way to access the beach is by road. One can either hire a private taxi or ride a rental scooter or motorbike to reach the beach from Krabi town. Alternatively, get on a tuk-tuk (open-sided van) or samlor (three-wheeled bike) to reach the beach from any part of the town. By road, it usually takes 35 minutes to reach Klong Muang Beach from Krabi town. Though there are ferry services available from Krabi town to various beaches, none of them ply to Klong Muang beach.

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