Krabi Province: A Paradise for Tourists
Located in the western coast in south Thailand, the Krabi Province along with its offshore islands is the heaven for tourists. Being surrounded by the Andaman sea, the Krabi Province as well as it tourist towns of Phi Phi, Ao Nang, Koh Lanta, and other islands attract climbers, yachtsmen, scuba divers, and nature lovers. Featuring a myriad of beaches, secluded jungles, mangroves, and huge limestone cliffs, Krabi is truly a mesmerizing place exhibiting extreme natural beauty.
The tours and activities in Krabi all centre on the highlights of the place. You can take a boat trip to the nearby islands. Since there are nearly 80 islands off the Ao Nang coast, plenty of boats are always available waiting to ferry the tourists to those islands, which are ideal for relaxing, sunbathing, and swimming. Some islands even have shallow reefs suitable for snorkeling. You can also spend few hours with your family on one of the deserted islands that are accessible by long tail boats.
The beautiful Railay Beach and the Phra Nang Beach are all worth seeing. Another famous place is the Princess Lagoon, which is mainly frequent by rock climbers from across the globe. Ride a slow boat to travel to Hong Island that lies north of the Ao Nang beach. The island, with a picturesque beach bounded by limestone cliffs, is a famous place for kayaking. Another famous spot for kayaking is Ao Thalane. Take a trip to the popular Koh Poda island to explore its vast stretches of white-sandy beaches and enjoy swimming in the clear blue water.
From Krabi you can take a day trip to the scenic Phi Phi islands, where you will find the stunningly beautiful Maya Bay, covered by three 100-meter cliffs on its sides. The bay features several beaches, including the 200-meter long beach with exotic fishes and underwater colorful corals. If you want to see rare species of birds, monkeys, and other wildlife, head to Khao Phanom Bencha National Park. The 50-sq-km park features the Huay To Falls, the Tham Pheung cave, and is home to diverse species of wildlife.
With a majestic natural setting, the quirky and compact town of Krabi will surely amaze you and your friends.