5 Reasons Why Krabi Should Be in Your Thailand Travel Itinerary

August 14, 2020

For those looking for a relaxing vacation by pristine beaches, Thailand would usually be among the first destinations that come to mind. The country offers plenty of choices for tourists from all over the world, thanks to its 2,000 miles of coastline and 8,000 islands. It is also home to luxurious white sand beaches, exciting activities, and mouthwatering cuisine. 

If you have set your heart on a Thai vacation, but are yet to finalize your travel plans, then you should consider coming down to visit Krabi! Located on southern Thailand’s west coast, this province is known for its multitude of offshore islands, mangrove forests, and limestone cliffs. 

From relaxing by the beautiful beaches to enjoying outdoor activities, here are just some of the many reasons why this beautiful province is worth visiting. 

1. Its Wild Beach Parties

Krabi province is home to Koh Phi Phi, which is a famous island in the country because of its wild beach parties. You can choose to party it out through the night, or you can also choose to have a hang out with your partner or friends at the numerous bars and restaurants, surrounded by awe-inspiring natural features. 

Aside from this, you can also enjoy nature treks and exciting diving adventures here! 

2. Its Peaceful Beaches

If the wild nightlife isn’t for you, there’s still a place for you in this province. Another popular island in the region is Koh Lanta, which can be considered as the complete opposite of Koh Phi Phi. 

In this big island, you get to unwind with your friends at its peaceful beaches with the nearby verdant jungle. This is perfect for nature lovers who want a more serene and restful experience. 

3. Its Night Markets 

Taking trips abroad will not be complete without trips to night markets. Fortunately, you can visit plenty of markets here in Krabi, most notably the Walking Street Market. It runs from 5 – 10 pm on weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). 

You’ll never run out of interesting things to find here, from delicious, freshly-cooked food, to locally-made crafts and accessories—and even live performances every night!

4. Its Food 

If you’re a huge lover of curry and other spicy food, you’ll love it here in Krabi! The southern region is known for having the spiciest and tastiest cuisine in the country. 

Additionally, Krabi is considered a culinary hotspot, and a trip to this province means you get to try red-hot curries like Gaeng Som, as well as well-seasoned Khao Mok Gai, and more! What’s even better is that you can buy these dishes and more interesting finds at local markets for only around 50 baht per portion. 

5. Its Activities 

Aside from its various serene beaches, Krabi is also rich in other natural landforms that accommodate exciting activities, such as rock climbing and trekking. 

This province is home to Railay, which is considered as one of the best rock climbing destinations in Thailand. Its sheer limestone cliffs host both beginner and advanced routes, so whether you’re an enthusiast or just someone who wants to try it out, you’ll be able to enjoy this place. 

There are also trekking routes in this province, such as the Khao Ngon Nak trail and the route to Tiger Cave Temple. However, expect that the climb up will be challenging, but the view that waits for you at the top will surely be rewarding. 


Krabi is rapidly growing to be an excellent tourist destination like Phuket. Despite this, the province has managed to preserve its authenticity, which allows tourists to enjoy its laid-back and nostalgic atmosphere while touring around its excellent tourist spots. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, make sure to visit this province to experience its charm and magic! 

Complete your trip to Krabi by booking your stay here at Venice Krabi Villa Resort! This unique eco-resort is a village of overwater lagoon villas in Krabi that give you an authentic back-to-nature experience without compromising on luxury. Get in touch with us today to learn more. 

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