Besides jungle trekking, swimming and visiting traditional and cultural buildings in Krabi, another exciting activity worth experiencing is island hopping. Island hopping is the hottest thing in Krabi and there are a lot of boat trips along the beaches of Ao Nang, and Railay serving tourists with varied rates. What are the best islands to visit? Of course, the limestone Koh Poda islands, which are composed of Tub Island, Poda Island, Moor Island and Chicken Island.
Krabi is beach territory in Thailand, one of the best spots for vacationing sun-and-surf-seekers in the country. Stocked with stunning blue-green waters, verdant forests and whitewashed resorts, this is an Elysian location for a tropical getaway, an adornment to the Andaman Sea with its fabulous sights.
Krabi’s popularity may be burgeoning now—a lot of construction projects for resort chains are actually taking place on it at the moment—but its primary temptations are still very much of the natural sort. Yes, you can get world-class accommodations in it now; yes, some of the foremost names in the hotel and restaurant industry internationally are setting up shop on its coasts; yet the first reason you go to Krabi shall always be the beaches and their unbelievable waters.
For those chasing virgin beaches there is the gorgeous Had Yao, staring out at the cliffs of Railay in the distance. Had Yao is one of the few untouched beaches in this popular getaway province, and it boasts one of the most relaxing atmospheres possible in this happening getaway area.
Then there is the ever-popular peninsula of Railay, with its majestic limestone cliffs made for crag-loving climbers and its isolated, bioluminescent beachwaters. This is inarguably one of the most important spots to see in Krabi if you ever pass by, for few places in the country can even begin to compare to the raw beauty of Railay. The sights of Railay are ones certain to be seared permanently into the mind’s eye.
But if something more developed is what you have in mind, Krabi’s coasts can offer that too. You can turn to the fantastic Ao Nang, with its well-developed accommodations and service industry near the coastline. Or for a quainter ambiance you can go to the quiet but still-urban Krabi Town just a bit up the river. Whatever you may be searching for in a tropical beach getaway, Krabi should be able to fulfill it... and maybe even do a little more.
The Krabi Contemporary Art Museum can be considered as housing one of the most diverse and distinct art in Southeast Asia. The transformation of traditional Thai painting into modernization is due to gradual exposure of the natives to western influence. There are many renowned modern Thai artists exhibiting their masterpieces in contemporary art museums in Thailand. To introduce the Thai work of art to the entire people of Thailand, many province put up museums and art exhibit buildings to encourage others to participate and apply modern art.
Currently, more and more Thai artists are embracing modern arts due to social awareness on the present issues occurring in the world: [Read more…]
Ecotourism is one topic that’s getting a strong footing among many tourists and this is for a good cause. Of course, the sole purpose of ecotourism is to be an eye-opener for environmental awareness, reduce negative human impact on the environment and promote respect for the natural resources. When it comes to ecotourism, the Krabi province has plenty to offer. Indeed, the province is the destination of choice for people who wanted to experience nature while having adventure. Krabi town provides different trekking routes and climbing is permitted on its high altitude lands to experience 360° views of the surrounding countryside. Eco tours in Krabi may range from cave exploration to trips through its vast national parks and marine protected areas.
The provincial capital, Krabi town has a number of eco-tourist attractions which are easily accessible. The iconic symbol of Krabi, Khao [Read more…]
The coastline in Krabi is popular for its pristine beaches and beautiful limestone islands, projecting out of the Andaman Sea. With this scenery, no wonder visitors come commending its natural beauty and richness. Besides snorkeling and diving, sailing in Krabi is another fun outdoor and recreational activity to explore the sea and witness the different scenery of the province and its adjacent cities. First discovered by cruising yachts and travelers some decades ago, the shoreline of Krabi has turned out to be one of the top holiday destinations. Evidenced by the rising hotels and fancy restaurants, there’s no doubt it’s the perfect place to stopover for people sailing from Phuket and from other parts of Thailand.
The coastline of Krabi is home to numerous beautiful islands, the majority of which are uninhabited. Using a chartered yacht or sailing [Read more…]
The province of Krabi is popular for its distinct nature, boasting the limestone islands of the Andaman Sea, the sacred temples and the white sand beaches along the coastline of Andaman. While these attractions remain the major scenery of Krabi, there are plenty of worth-experiencing sights that are easily accessible for daytrips and one is the Crystal Lagoon in Khlong Thom, Krabi.
Besides the recommended tours, which include the Tiger Temple and national parks, another great gift from nature that every tourist wants to experience when getting to Krabi is the Crystal Lagoon (Crystal Pool, Emerald Pool). Due to nearby volcanic activity, hot [Read more…]
Situated about 20 kilometers west from the provincial capital and near Laem Pho Village, Susaan Hoi is one of the most exceptional natural phenomena and archaeological finds you may ever see. During the Tertiary era or around 75 million years ago, the place was once a huge freshwater swamp, inhabited by particular diverse snail species. The swamp was entirely filled with snails and layer upon layer of snails built up the swamp floor. In the long run, due to the changes in weather and the surface of the Earth, seawater flooded the area and wiped out the swamp; the snail shells were enveloped with limestone elements from the sea and what’s left are layers of fossilized shells known as Shelley Limestone. It left about 40 centimeters thick of fossilized shell over 10 centimeters of lignite rock. Further geographic upheaval caused the spreading of these impressive broken layers around the shore of Laem Cape.
Literally meaning ‘shell cemetery’, Susaan Hoi is best observed during low tides to further appreciate the number of fossilized remains. [Read more…]