Here are the top 24 tourist attractions to see in Krabi:

1. Railay Beach

4.2 /5

11 km
from city center
1 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Accessible just by boat, this peninsula of limestone crags is a beautiful destination for a laid-back rest in the middle of your Thailand holiday. An absolute best for rock climbers, Railay is a one-of-a-kind spot for active diving, kayaking and rock climbing; as well as just relaxing at your resort.

2. Tiger Cave Temple

4.3 /5

5 km
from city center
2 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Tiger Cave is a splendid Buddhist temple in Krabi town which is located in a natural beautiful surrounding.

3. Phi Phi Islands

4.5 /5

41 km
from city center
3 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

The Phi Phi Islands are a group of six beautiful islands, and are a popular destination for honeymooners.

4. Krabi Town

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Although it doesn't have any beaches of its own, Krabi Town is a charming choice for people who want to experience a very local Thai culture. Most tourists use this town majorly as a pass through to go to the nearby island towns, but Krabi in itself is very beautiful, especially in terms of its markets and restaurants.

5. Hong Island

25 km
from city center
5 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

You can righteously say that Hong Island, a great tourist destination just off the Krabi coast in the Phang Nga Province, is an undiscovered and unordinary gem waiting to be explored. This island consists of a group of four exotic tropical islands that can be reached within 20 to 30 minutes from Ao Nang in a speedboat. Hong Island is a spot every adventure freak, as well as nature lover, would want to be at. Some even call the island the most mesmerising place in the Krabi province.

6. Ao Nang Beach

10 km
from city center
6 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Ao Nang or sometimes Ao Phra Nang is the most vibrant and westernised beach of Thailand located in the Mueang Krabi district of Southern Thailand. A former backpackers’ spot Ao Nang has now developed enough to be an absolute tourist's bliss. One can indulge in various activities like getting a relaxing spa, rock climbing, kayaking, scuba diving or go on a shopping spree.

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7. Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

3.8 /5

48 km
from city center
7 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Spend a day in the middle of nature at the quiet national park

8. Maya Bay

3.8 /5

48 km
from city center
8 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

stunningly beautiful bay

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9. Koh Kradan

94 km
from city center
9 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Koh Kradan located in Trang Province of Thailand is about 40 to 50 minutes away from the mainland. Amongst all the numerous island that Thailand comprises of, Koh Kradan has the most beautiful beaches. So, your sunrises and sunsets on this island will be extremely stunning and it might even appear to you as if the emerald sea and lilac sky are merging. You will have many things to look around and to explore when on the island. Its interiors consist of huge rubber and coconut plantations. Koh Kradan also holds many adventures for those of you who are looking for some adrenaline rush.

10. Tub Kaek Beach

17 km
from city center
10 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Tub Kaek Beach is a secluded place 28 km away from the town of Krabi and an ideal location to get away from the crowded beaches of the city. It is surrounded by exotic landscapes with deep lush forest. This undiscovered heaven of white sand and turquoise water of Andaman is ornamented with gorgeous irregular shaped island on all sides. The Tubkaek Beach is popular for being featured in the movie Hangover 2, for the beach wedding scenes.

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11. Night Market

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
11 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

The night market along the Krabi river is well known for selling almost everything from clothes to handicrafts to delicious food.

12. Khao Kanab Nam

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
12 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

These are the two iconic moutains of Krabi town that have beautiful caves.

13. Wat Kaew Korawaram

4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
13 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Situated in Krabi city of Thailand, Wat Kaew Korawaram is a Buddhist temple ideal for those looking for some peaceful and relaxing time amid the lively Krabi town. With stunning architecture sporting soothing blue and white colours and naga sculptures, this Buddhist temple provides a scenic view for its visitors.

14. Krabi Emerald Pool

44 km
from city center
14 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

The Krabi Emerald Pool, also known as Sa Morakot locally, is a picturesque natural pond fed by fresh water springs that descend down the surrounding hills. Situated within the Krabi province of South Thailand it is a beautiful place and a top excursion point for tourists eager to explore the natural beauty of the region. A leisurely walk along the natural jungle trail and by the pool brings one face to face with the bounty of nature under a thick cover of rain forest containing an enormous biodiversity including tropical trees and creatures of diverse species.

15. Ko Panyi

52 km
from city center
15 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Ko Panyi, also known as Koh Panyee or the Muslim Village, is a fishing village in Phang Nga province known for being built on stilts. It is called Pulau Panji in the local language. The village is self-sufficient with its own mosque, market, medical centre, and houses. It is a popular stop for travellers visiting James Bond Island or other parts of the province.

16. Tonsai Beach

12,357 km
from city center
16 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Tonsai or Ton Sai Beach is located near Krabi in Southern Thailand. Known to be a hidden gem, Tonsai Beach is located precisely between Ao Nang and Railey Beach. It is a refreshing getaway for tourists who visit the nearby areas in Krabi. A hub of adventure and activities, Tonsai Beach, is more rustic than its counterparts. The gentle ocean breeze, Reggae music, and haze of herbal smoke in the atmosphere set this destination apart from the others. The tranquillity of this place gets a bonus by every traveller who ever visited Tonsai Beach.

17. Phra Nang Beach

12 km
from city center
17 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

The Phra Nang Beach is situated between Krabi and Ao Nang beach as a part of a small peninsula. The coral reefs, caves and cliffs lapped around by crystal clear waters and home to two small islands – Koh Rang Nok and Nai, gives one the ingredients of a perfect beach destination. Celebrated for its white duvet-soft sand, clear water, caves and the gorgeous coral reef, Phra Nang is also well recognized for its “Princess Cave” or Tham Phra Nang Nok.

18. Phra Nang Cave

12 km
from city center
18 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Situated close to the Railay Beach in Krabi, the Phra Nang Cave is famous for the large number of wooden phallic symbols present here in varying sizes apart from the soothing white sand and magnificent views of Krabi. Considered as a symbol of fertility, people visit the Phra Nang shrine (nestled inside the cave) to offer wooden phallic symbols at the shrine, praying to cure their infertility problems.

19. Nopparat Thara Beach

12 km
from city center
19 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Located around 6 Km towards the west of Krabi town, the Noppharat Thara Beach is one of Krabi's most famous beached. The 3 km long strect of soft, white sand lined up with coconut and casuarina trees is made up of two beaches. A marvellous view of the offshore island of Ko Khao Sam Nuai together with the Noppharat Thara–Koh Phi Phi National Park is visually appealing.

20. Koh Ha

1 km
from city center
20 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Koh Ha meaning ‘five’ islands in Thai, is located in the Andaman Sea, which is under the supervision of Mu Koh Lanta National Marine Park. As the name suggests, Koh Ha consists of five beautiful limestone islands which are geographically on the west of Koh Lanta. This tropical paradise is a favourite spot for Snorkeling, scuba diving, and other water activities.

21. Klong Muang Beach

16 km
from city center
21 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

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.

22. Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

22 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Located approximately 40 km away from the town of Krabi, the Krabi Elephant Sanctuary is home to various rescued elephants and offers a heart-warming experience to all its visitors. A safe haven for retired elephants, the Krabi Elephant Sanctuary lets one learn about elephants, their behavior, play with them in mud, feed and even bathe them. This place is ideal for animal lovers who care about the welfare of elephants.

23. Backpacking in Krabi

23 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Blessed with karst mountains, dense mangrove forests, and beautiful beaches, Krabi is one of the picturesque destinations in Thailand. From going to adventurous outdoor activities to chilling out on a beach, enjoying fantastic seafood - Krabi has it all.

Krabi has the perfect balance of relaxation, adventure, and partying for the contemporary traveller of the 21st century. However, there are some points one must keep in mind before planning a backpacking trip to Krabi.

24. Snorkelling in Krabi

24 out of 24
places to visit in Krabi

Krabi province in the west coast of Southern Thailand is characterized by rocky, downright limestone cliffs. Dense mangrove forests cover its terrain and it has more than a hundred offshore islands. Krabi Snorkelling is the most famous thing here which is one of the best places for snorkelling activity in the world. Despite being a great destination for rock climbing and hiking, its enormous coral reefs are ideal for snorkelling. Snorkelling is the most favourite sport for tourists who visit the beaches in Krabi. There are also various top-rated snorkelling and diving tours available at any spot you choose in Krabi which are given by different guides and their agencies. Some of them also take you on famous sunset cruises after snorkelling if you wish to.

FAQs on Krabi

How can I commute within Krabi?

Songathews or mini-trucks are the most popular public transport in Krabi. Krabi also has many coastal areas and islands which can be reached only by boat. Ferry services are regular and cheap. You can also opt to walk if the weather is pleasant.
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How much does a package cost for Krabi?

The packages for Krabi start at INR 7533 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Krabi?

The top sightseeing places in Krabi are Railay Beach, Tiger Cave Temple, Phi Phi Islands, Krabi Town, Hong Island, Ao Nang Beach.

What are the top activities in Krabi?

The top activities in Krabi are Krabi 4 Islands Day Tour by Speedboat or Longtail Boat, [SALE] Krabi to Phi Phi Day Tour by Speedboat or Speed Catamaran (Operated by TTD), Private Krabi (KBV) or Phuket Airport Transfers (HKT) for Krabi, Phuket, and More by TTD, Krabi Mangrove Kayak Trip, Koh Hong Day Tour from Krabi by Speedboat or Longtail Boat, Private Krabi/Phuket Airport Transfers (KBV/HKT) for Krabi & More.

What are the top hotels in Krabi?

There are 255 Hotels in Krabi which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Krabi are Tiger Cave Home, The Sea Resort, Villa Smadhi 19 by Ben Studio Interior designer, Privacy Stunningly Panoramic View, M.P Resort, Villa Suranee, Private Pool Villa, Family, Mountain view. You can see all the hotels in Krabi here
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