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Krabi Town is great for families, solo travelers, couples, and backpackers alike. There are a great variety of activities available to travelers no matter what interests you. As a 20-something, I really enjoyed my time in Krabi Town, and it's easy to settle in and get the most out of your time there in three days.

Good for
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Beach Goer
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

14 Places

3 City Tips

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14 Places

Day 1

Relax Coffee and Restaurant

Restaurants

Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

Sacred & Religious Sites

Saline Hot Spring Khlong Thom

Hot Springs & Geysers

Koh Rok Island

Islands

May & Mark Restaurant

Restaurants

Day 2

The Irish Rover

Restaurants

Phi Phi Islands

Islands

Hong Islands

Islands, Caverns & Caves

Ao Nang

Destinations

Ban Lay

Restaurants

Day 3

Maharat Bakery and Restaurant

Restaurants

Railay Beach

Beaches, Hiking Trails

PhraNang Cave Beach

Beaches

Krabi Weekend Night Market

Flea & Street Markets

Megan S's City Tips

  • The colored pick-up trucks with tops, also known as "songthaews," run specific routes and only stop when flagged down.
  • Most restaurants will include a "VAT%" which is a tip. However, in the western-style areas, it is customary to leave an additional couple baht as an additional tip.
  • It's very easy to get from the bus station or airport to Krabi Town. There is a shuttle that drops you right on Chao Fah Road, where most guesthouses are located.
    Day 1
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    Relax Coffee and Restaurant
    Restaurants (Cafe, Thai, Asian)
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    Megan S Says:

    Relax Coffee and Restaurant serves phenomenal breakfast, with tons of American or English breakfast options. You can even construct your own plate with the individual items on offer.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Try the mango lassies — the best I've ever tasted!
    • There is free WiFi for guests that works well.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #121 of 436 restaurants in Krabi Town
    • New name: Easy Coffee 29/03/2017
    • Thai Highlands coffee with a breeze 14/01/2017
    • Relax Coffee and Restaurant
    Address:
    7/4 Chaofa Rd
    Krabi Town
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 75 611 570
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    Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Megan S Says:

    This attraction isn't for the faint of heart. It is a temple at the top of a large hill/small mountain, and it's about 1,200 steps up to the top of the temple. Once there, the views are spectacular.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Please be respectful of Thai culture: It is customary to cover shoulders and knees at Thai temples. Some areas also ask you to remove your shoes.
    • You can easily get to the temple base by taking a songthaew — ask your hotel or guesthouse owner for which color truck takes you there. Taxis are also an option.
    • Located close to the hot springs — make sure to head there after to rest your muscles.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 99 things to do in Krabi Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Your efforts will be rewarded, I promise! 23/05/2017
    • Great View of Krabi 22/05/2017
    • Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
    Phone:
    +66 87 889 5600
    Other:
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    Saline Hot Spring Khlong Thom
    Hot Springs & Geysers
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    Megan S Says:

    These hot springs are a great place to rest your muscles after climbing to the top of temple. The water is clear and salty, great for rejuvenating your skin and offering a truly relaxing experience.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Bring a bathing suit!
    • Located close to the Tiger Cave Temple.
    • This is a bit off the beaten path and a little more difficult to get to.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #40 of 99 things to do in Krabi Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Busy place, but worth the dip 23/05/2017
    • It was very hot, that I'll give ya. 22/05/2017
    • Saline Hot Spring Khlong Thom
    Address:
    Huai Nam Khao
    Krabi Town
    Thailand
    Other:
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    Koh Rok Island
    Islands
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    Megan S Says:

    Take one of the boat trips to this island, with gorgeous beaches, snorkeling, and lunch included.

    Good for
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Prices for island trips vary.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 44 things to do in Ko Lanta
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful 21/05/2017
    • Makes a nice day trip. 14/05/2017
    • Koh Rok Island
    Address:
    Koh Lanta
    Ko Lanta
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 75 684 435
    Other:
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    May & Mark Restaurant
    Restaurants (Cafe, Asian, Thai, European)
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    Megan S Says:

    One of my favorite restaurants in all of Thailand. The owners are two adorable Thais, and May speaks great English and is always full of smiles! She loves chit chatting with customers, and she bakes her own breads, so this is also a great spot for breakfast. The curries are absolutely delectable and the menu is fit for vegetarians!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • May is very accommodating. If there is anything you're craving that isn't on the menu she will more than likely be happy to whip you up something special!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 436 restaurants in Krabi Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Tasty and pleasant interior 18/05/2017
    • Very Nice 10/05/2017
    • May & Mark Restaurant
    Address:
    Maharat Soi 2
    Krabi Town 81000
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 87 384 4099
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:00 - 21:00
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    The Irish Rover
    Restaurants (Bar, European, British, Pub, Irish, Thai)
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    Megan S Says:

    Grab a delicious English style breakfast here in Ao Nang before setting off for the day.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • They offer cider, so come back later for a drink!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 restaurants in
    • Not the irish rover anymore 02/05/2016
    • Great place for a beer and pool 30/01/2016
    • The Irish Rover
    Address:
    247/8 moo 2
    Ao Nang
    Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 75 637 607
    Price range:
    US$1 - US$15
    Other:
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    Phi Phi Islands
    Islands
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    Megan S Says:

    Among the most beautiful sets of islands in all of Thailand, Phi Phi is great for snorkeling and diving takes place just off the coast. It is becoming more and more of a party island, which doesn't suit all types of travelers, but so far, this hasn't taken away from the stunning views.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If you like a party scene book an overnight here!
    • Get a day tour to these islands from the Chao Fah Pier or from Ao Nang — just ask!
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 99 things to do in Krabi Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Mesmerising place 23/05/2017
    • Beautiful cluster of Islands 22/05/2017
    • Phi Phi Islands
    Address:
    Nopparat Thara National Park
    Krabi Town 81000
    Thailand
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    Hong Islands
    Islands, Caverns & Caves
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    Megan S Says:

    This is a great set of islands for snorkeling and swimming. 'Hong' means 'room' in Thai, and the major beach to visit here is almost like a little beach-ocean room, with limestone cliffs that almost completely cut the cove off from the rest of the ocean. You can book a tour to these islands from the tour shops in Ao Nang.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Most tours include lunch!
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 159 things to do in Krabi Province
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent speed boat tour 23/05/2017
    • Our tour to the islands 14/05/2017
    • Hong Islands
    Address:
    Krabi province
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 84 993 9643
    Other:
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    Ao Nang
    Destinations
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    Megan S Says:

    Great place to pick up some souvenirs or relax with a massage at one of the massage huts to the left on the beach. I personally recommend Hut 5 or 6, offering cheap prices and a clean facilities! There is also a cool bar to visit called 'The Last Bar.' When you're shopping, make sure to haggle with shop owners when buying multiple souvenirs, but be realistic. For dinner, there are many excellent seafood or Indian food options.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Remember that you're sometimes haggling over $1; be respectful.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    • Ao Nang
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    Ban Lay
    Restaurants (Seafood)
    Megan S Says:

    Ban Lay is a delicious seafood option. A bit on the pricier side but well worth it for the quality of the food and the great view of the sunset!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • I recommend this restaurant, but you'll find many other excellent seafood picks in Ao Nang.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #365 of 436 restaurants in Krabi Town
    • Good food, great sunset 19/12/2013
    • Good food, good view! 13/08/2013
  • Day 3
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    Maharat Bakery and Restaurant
    Restaurants (Cafe, European)
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    Megan S Says:

    Great place to grab a quick breakfast. Homemade baked goods and snacks for eating on the go.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Easily accessible, in the downtown area of Krabi town.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 436 restaurants in Krabi Town
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice people nice food 28/03/2017
    • Bakery nothing special- service semi rude and in different 26/03/2017
    • Maharat Bakery and Restaurant
    Address:
    233 Maharat Rd
    Soi 11
    Krabi Town 81000
    Thailand
    Phone:
    +66 75 631 225
    Price range:
    US$2 - US$6
    Hours:
    Tue - Sat
    07:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Railay Beach
    Beaches, Hiking Trails
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    Megan S Says:

    Continuously voted one of the best beaches in Thailand, Railay Beach is accessible from the Chao Fah Pier in Krabi Town. There are long tail boats that take you there, and you'll find the men who operate them yelling 'Railay' at every corner of the pier.

    Good for
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If the clouds start rolling in, head back to the boats, as the waters can get really rough!
    • A ride is typically under 100 baht and takes under an hour. Don't let them sweet talk you into paying more.
    • When you get dropped off at the beach, make sure to find out when the last boat will be leaving and where it's leaving from.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 18 things to do in Railay Beach
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A pleasant day on the beach 23/05/2017
    • I didn't want to leave ! 22/05/2017
    • Railay Beach
    Address:
    194/5 Moo 5
    Tambol Saithai
    Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000
    Thailand
    Other:
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    PhraNang Cave Beach
    Beaches
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    Megan S Says:

    This beautiful beach is accessible from Railay beach via a footpath. The beach has long tail boats that park at the shore and cook up Thai snacks sell smoothies.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Watch out for the monkeys on the path to the beach — they will steal sunglasses or loose things!
    • Take a boat to Railay and follow the signs to Phra Nang.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 52 things to do in Ao Nang
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • There is more hidden than just this beach (Read Now !!!) 23/05/2017
    • Beautiful Cave with Great activities . 22/05/2017
    • PhraNang Cave Beach
    Phone:
    +66 82 960 8610
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    Krabi Weekend Night Market
    Flea & Street Markets
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    Megan S Says:

    There are actually three markets in Krabi: two night markets that operate every night and one weekend-only night market. The two everyday markets are great places to grab mango and sticky rice for a delicious dessert. Meanwhile the weekend night market, is an event in itself! You'll find great souvenirs and handcrafted items as well as yummy food options, and there is usually a variety show with singers, dancers, and even a fire juggling performance! You can easily spend hours at the market.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Make sure to try the papaya salad, the sausages, and the coconut water!
    • The weekend night market starts around 5pm. The variety show starts around 7pm or 8pm.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 99 things to do in Krabi Town
    • Great food! 21/05/2017
    • Lively atmosphere 20/05/2017
    • Krabi Weekend Night Market
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