7 Must See Attractions in Krabi
Looking for something to do in Krabi? You have plenty to choose from! Krabi is an increasingly popular province for tourists, but it still has beautiful, simple beach huts and a laid-back style. Whatever your interests, you can probably find an attraction in Krabi that’s right for you.
Here are the top 7 activities and must-see places in Krabi:
1. Railay Beaches
Almost everybody who goes to Krabi will go to one or more of Railay’s beaches. With great cliffs, lush vegetation, beautiful soft sand, and hidden lagoons and caves, Railay’s natural beauty is accompanied by relaxed bungalows, casual restaurants, and other businesses.
2. Crystal Lagoon
The Crystal Lagoon is a hard-to-get-to lagoon that is beautiful at high-tide. Located in Thung Teao Forest Natural Park, the lagoon is surrounded by great jungle featuring a nature trail. Here some birds and admire the beautiful plants on your way.
3. Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave)
The Tiger Cave – properly Wat Tham Sua – is a great cave and temple complex where you can learn about Buddhism and appreciate Krabi’s natural beauty. The temple is located amidst impressive caves and you can climb the tall limestone tower for spectacular views of the area. Within one of the caves are interesting marks in the stone that appear to be the prints of a tiger.
4. Susaan Hoi (Shell Cemetery)
The Shell Cemetery is not far from Ao Nang and is one of the only such sites in the world. Millions of years old, these shells are preserved, along with rocks, in layers of the petrified remains of the swamp that once covered this area.
5. Phi Phi Islands
These islands require you to take a boat trip of around an hour, but it’s more than worth it and you get to enjoy the journey across the waters. The Phi Phi Islands are some of the most popular in Thailand, and they offer a perfect tropical paradise to their visitors. Many people come to scuba dive here, but they are great for just walking and enjoying the sun, too.
6. Krabi Town
Krabi Town remains a small and relaxed town in spite of the increase in visitors. With many useful stores and good shops, restaurants, and food stands, Krabi is the place to go when you need a slight break from trekking in the jungle or diving the waters. Here you will find some Thai food, meet some locals and travelers, and just enjoy a little of Krabi life.
7. Hot Springs at Klong Thom
These hot springs are located in the jungles, created by geothermal activity beneath the earth’s surface. Like many hot springs around the world, the waters here are reputed to be able to heal many aches, pains, and diseases. Whether you need some relief or no, these beautiful springs are worth a visit.