Great for families
Ao Nang is one of the most popular regions of Krabi with its perfect white sands backed by mangrove forests, vast choice of luxurious hotels and friendly atmosphere. Families and sports enthusiasts flock to one of the best beaches that Thailand has to offer, and that's some title to claim with so many to choose from.
Fishing, diving, kayaking and climbing are all available here and whilst it is tempting to just find a lounger and relax, it would be a shame not to join in with some of the great activities. Restaurants suit every palette and there are just enough bars and clubs for it to be lively without going over the top.
Things to do on Krabi holidays
Thung Teao Forest Natural Park
It's hard to pin point one part of Krabi to be more beautiful than the next however the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park has to come pretty high on the list. Rich in bio-diversity the park boasts a tropical rain forest, nature trial and dazzling Crystal Lagoon. Discover rare animals, exotic birds and flora and fauna than can not be found anywhere else in Thailand.
Tiger Cave Temple
Located close to Krabi Town the temple is a myriad of natural caves formed within the jungle and is home to monks who live and worship in this spiritual environment. Enjoy the interesting relics of the temple cave before ascending to the real attraction of the 'footprint of the Buddha' found 1,272 steps above you in a limestone tower. Not only are you treated to panoramic views of the surrounding area and dramatic coastline, but also, despite the hard work getting there, a real sense of calm and inner peace. It isn't advisable to try the climb in the midday sun, plus a sunrise or sunset trek also provides even further beauty.
Phi Phi Islands
Phi Phi Leh and Phi Phi Don are two of the most picturesque islands off the coast of Thailand, and there's a lot to choose from. Phi Phi Don has no roads and Phi Phi Leh doesn't even have people so you can imagine how laid back life is out here. Sheer cliff faces rise from the sea interspersed by stark white sands and backed by the brightest of green jungle foliage. When visiting the Phi Phi Islands, all your cares will slip away, infact you'll be so chilled out, you'll probably leave them behind when you depart.
Krabi Hot Springs
There are only so many time you can use the word beautiful to describe this part of the world, but to describe the Krabi Hot Springs as anything else would be doing it an injustice. This is your chance to embrace the true natural beauty of Thailand by relaxing in the natural hot spring Jacuzzis and literally feeling the cares of the world float away, as the water cascades through the tubs into the trickling spring below.