Krabi is a beautiful province of Thailand, famous for its karst formations, its many paradisiacal islands and its fine sand beaches.
The province is located on the southwest coast of Thailand, about 820 km from the capital, Bangkok, two hours drive from Phuket and on the Andaman Sea.
The province has over 150 islands, including Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta (koh means island in Thai).
It is a coastal province that abounds with countless natural attractions that never fail to impress visitors on a trip to Thailand.
These attractions include white sandy beaches with crystal clear water, fascinating coral reefs, caves and waterfalls, as well as numerous islands.
The vegetation is lush, with a wealth of wildlife to discover in its national parks, mangroves and waterfalls.
The city of Krabi
Krabi is a small and quiet city with a population of about 360 000 people.
Located just up the coast, it has no beaches and most visitors just pass through on their way to the surrounding islands or beaches like Ao Nang and Railay.
Nevertheless, Krabi town is a quiet and pleasant place and it is worth spending a night or two there.