The Emerald on the Andaman Sea
Krabi is one of southern Thailand's most attractive provinces. It is 814 kilometres from Bangkok by Highway No.4 and is located 90 km to the southeast of Phang-nga and 180 km east of Phuket, covering an area of 4,708 sq.km. Bordering the Andaman Sea in the west, Krabi boasts countless natural marine attractions, including white sandy beaches, fascinating coral reefs, numerous islands and caves.
Apart from the world famous Phi Phi Islands, the province is also famous for the stunning limestone cliffs and rock formations which make it a mecca for rock climbers. Large numbers of tourists in Phuket usually make a side trip to Phi Phi Islands, or further eastwards to Krabi proper.
Krabi's attractions are divided according to the counties they belong to. If you want to find some specific places, see the lists on the right.
The main attractions in Krabi consists of beautiful beaches, unspoiled islands, coastal cliffs and other natural attractions. The most popular places are as follows: