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  • If you are up for a holiday experience filled with moments of joy and excitement, then there is a long list of places to visit in Koh Tao. A piece of heaven lying in the enchanting realm of Thailand, Koh Tao is a real treat of a destination for beach lovers. With dozens of scenic locations dotting its geography and offering a wide selection of adventure sports and experiences, this island is a perfect place where one can enjoy the best of both worlds.

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    Koh Tao attractions covers a wide spectrum of places. From pristine beaches like Sai Nuan and Sai Daeng bathing in different shades of blue, golden, and green to hilltops serving as viewpoints for some breathtaking landscapes - there is a lot to explore and experience here.

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    Besides, there is no dearth of water sports in Koh Tao since Hin Wong Bay and Koh Nang Yuan are perfect spots for snorkeling, surfing and diving. All in all, the dreamy destination Koh Tao has something in store for all kinds of tourists.

    Here is the list of best places to visit in Koh Tao:

  • 01Koh Nang Yuan

    Nang Yuan Island or Koh Nang Yuan is easily among the most scenic places to visit in Koh Tao serving as a Hotspot for adventure sports. Aquamarine waters, white sands and greens of the dense vegetation make the island appear extremely vibrant. A short hike to top of a hillock is strongly recommended assuming you don't want to miss out on the panoramic views of this piece of heaven.

    You can comfortably make room for Koh Nang Yuan in your itinerary as it is located in proximity to Koh Tao and Koh Samui.

    Highlights: Scenery and adventure activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, zip lining.

    Location: This island is located 10-15 minutes away from Koh Tao.

    Timing: Till 5 pm if you're not staying at the resort.


  • 02John Suwan View Point

    A sheer visual treat in the realm of the pretty Koh Tao, John Suwan  Viewpoint is a spot you cannot afford to skip. Visiting this vantage point is a rewarding experience as you get to witness sweeping views of Chalok Baan Kao and Thian Og Bays. Owing to the exceptionally good photography opportunities offered by the spot, photographers from different nooks and corners of the world can be seen here.

    Capture the perfect frames covering shallow coral reefs and undulating hills shrouded in greenery, and immortalize the moments you spend here. One needs to indulge into a short hiking expedition to reach this viewpoint which also makes it a fairly popular name among adventurers.

    Highlights: Hiking and Photo Opportunities

    Location: Trail begins at Freedom Beach Resort

    Timings: 9 AM to 7 PM

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  • 04Sai Nuan Beach

    All beach lovers planning a trip to Koh Tao must spend at least a day lazing around at Sai Nuan Beach and soaking in its matchless exquisiteness. The beach is small and idyllic which make it a perfect place for honeymooners and for those who prefer solitude over everything else.

    Since there is not much in terms of thrilling adventures, Sai Nuan is more apt for some laid back time. Bask under the sun and when it starts to get too warm, take refuge in the shadow of palm trees or let the cool sea drench your body and soul.

    Highlights: Perfect tropical landscape and laid back atmosphere.

    Location: Southwest Koh Tao

    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • 05Ang Thong Marine Park

    Known for its limestone mountains, thick jungles, pristine beaches, sparkling waterfalls and beautiful lakes, Ang Thong Marine Park is one of the best places to visit in Koh Tao. It s known for its spectacular scenery and paints a perfect picture of a tropical paradise for the nature lovers.

    The place is replete with exotic wildlife and sea creatures and allows you to have an unforgettable adventure with your loved ones.

    Highlights: The place is a must visit to enjoy a number of activities like snorkelling, hiking, sea kayaking, diving and just rejuvenating in the beautiful surroundings.

    Location: 45/1-2 Moo 1, Thongsala Koh Phangan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • 06Scuba Diving

    For the adventure lovers, scuba diving in Koh Tao is one of the most exciting activities to do on their vacation. One can find many cheap courses with some excellent dive sites and take home one of the most memorable experiences.

    With dive sites ranging from coral reefs to giant shipwrecks, Koh Tao is an excellent destination to dive into the warm tropical waters and see the mesmerising underwater life.

    Highlights: Koh Tao is one of the cheapest places to go for scuba diving as there are plenty of schools and no lack of experienced and specialised trainers to guide you.

    Location: Chumphon Pinnacle, White Rock, Shark Island, South-West Pinnacle, HTMS Sattakut Wreck etc.

    Timings: Varies from place to place

    Price: Starts from INR 3250/THB 1500

  • 07Hin Wong Bay

    If you have never been to Koh Tao, chances are you have never heard of this pretty spot here. Whether you are a nature lover or an adventure junky, Hin Wong Bay is a perfect choice for you nonetheless. Boasting a rich marine life and extremely beautiful views encompassing turquoise waters and large boulders sitting idly therein, this is the epitome of nature's artistry.

    Besides, the availability of water sports like snorkeling and scuba diving makes it one of the best places to visit in Koh Tao for fun beach activities.

    Highlights: Rich marine life and water sports.

    Location: East Coast of Koh Tao

    Timings: Open 24 hours


  • 08Freedom Beach

    Leave all your worries behind and experience freedom in its purest form at Freedom Beach which is believed to be one of the most fun places to visit in Koh Tao. The beach, owing to its laid back ambiance and famous Freedom Festival, enjoys unprecedented fame among youngsters heading to Koh Tao for a lively holiday experience.

    The lush green cluster of Pemphis Acidula and sweeping vistas of the endless sea beyond the white sands create a sight that will rejuvenate you from the inside out. You can take a short hike to reach John Suwan Point from where you can see the entire beach and beyond.

    Highlights: Freedom Beach Resort and John Suwan Point Hike.

    Location: South Coast, Koh Tao

  • 09Yaai Mae and Taa Tao Spirit rocks

    If you do not mind adding some shades of divinity to your beach vacation in Koh Tao, you must check out Yaai Mae and Taa Toa Rocks. A place with a huge religious significance among the locals, Yaai Mae and Taa Toa Rocks also serve as an important tourist spot in Koh Tao.

    These are basically spirit rocks or boulder formations that are worshipped by the locals and they believe these rocks protect the community from all kinds of natural disasters.

    Highlights: A place of religious and cultural importance.

    Location: Chalok Baan Kao Bay

    Timings: Open 24 hours


  • 10Wat Koh Tao

    One of the most admired religious places to visit in Koh Tao, Wat Koh Tao is a Buddhist temple worth a visit. Though the temple complex is small, the impressive collection of Thai and Buddhist art it houses attracts tourists in great numbers to come to check this site.

    If you are an architecture buff, the intricate carvings and the design of the temple will leave an impression on your mind. Besides, the temple boasts of a scenic hilltop location, and sunset views from up here are widely admired.

    Highlights: Architecture and sunset views.

    Location: North of Mae Haad Town


  • 11Mango Viewpoint

    Another treat for photography lovers in Koh Tao, Mango Viewpoint offers one ample opportunity to click some exceptional natural views. Reaching this point requires hiking up a scenic trail, so this is also a great place for those who are seeking some adventure on their Koh Tao trip.

    However, if you are feeling lazy to undertake some action, you can rent a motorbike and reach here to become witness to one of the most enchanting Koh Tao attractions. Reaching the top takes approximately 1 hour but the reward that awaits you is worth the effort.

    Highlights: Photo Opportunities and Hiking.

    Location: Trail begins at Living Juices


  • 12Sairee Beach

    Treat yourself with the best of beach fun by spending your holiday at Sairee Beach, counted among the most sought after places to visit in Koh Tao. From beach bars to luxury resorts and plenty of places to enjoy seafood, Sairee Beach is an ultimate destination for fun-loving travelers.

    Furthermore, the beach is also quite popular as a snorkeling spot where you can come face to face with a wide range of marine species. Whether you are a backpacker or you are visiting Koh Tao with family, Sairee Beach is a spot you cannot ignore.

    Highlights: Beach resorts and diving centers.

    Location: Koh Tao

    Timing: Open 24 hours


  • 13Sai Daeng Beach

    If you are looking for some time away from people and your tiring routine, Sai Daeng Beach is one of the quietest tourist attractions in Koh Tao. The aquamarine shades of waters and silvery beaches featuring soft sand and tropical vegetation come together to create a mesmerizing atmosphere for travelers.

    During underwater exploration, you can come across blacktip reef sharks and sea turtles. Go swim in the crystal clear waters or just lie down on the beach and live the beautiful moments with your loved ones - you can choose your own favorites.

    Highlights: Quiet atmosphere and the underwater world.

    Location: Hin Ngam Bay, Koh Tao

    Timings: Open 24 hours

  • 14Island Muay Thai

    One of the offbeat tourist attractions in Koh Tao, Island Muay Thai, contrary to what its name may suggest, is a Thai training camp and a boxing gym. Established in 2002, the gym hosts night fights that are intriguing to watch. Become witness to a Thai training and fight session and feel your adrenaline levels shoot up within a couple of minutes.

    A visit to this place will enlighten you about Thai boxing with a live illustration in front of your eyes. In essence, Island Muay Thai is a fun place you can visit with your family.

    Highlights: Thai boxing and training.

    Location: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao

    Timings: 7 am to 10 pm

  • 15West Coast View Point

    A scenic trekking trail beginning at Sairee Beach Road that takes you through verdant tropical forests to a vantage point from where everything you see below is fascinating. The spot has two viewpoints – one of them offers sweeping views of the west and east coasts of Koh Tao and the other one lets you relish vistas of the entire west coast of Koh Tao.

    Thus, it is highly recommended for photographers, nature lovers, and trekking enthusiasts.

    Highlights: Trekking and photography opportunities

    Location: Two View Rock

  • 16Deisha View Point

    Another spot in Koh Tao letting you lay eyes on its awe-inspiring beauty, Deisha View Point is a hidden bar offering an exceptional view. With an observation deck from where you can witness the beauty of the bay and a live music venue, this spot in Koh Tao is a great choice for an unforgettable evening.

    The bar is nestled amidst lush jungles, and this natural setting makes the overall experience all the more refreshing to one's senses.

    Highlights: Observation deck and a bar.

    Location: Above Chalok Baan Kao Bay


  • 17Sunrise at Love Koh Tao

    Bask in the panoramic views of Tanote Bay from the Love Koh Tao Viewpoint and have one of the most romantic experiences of your life. This viewpoint is an excellent spot to watch the sun rise over the Gulf of Thailand. One of the most photogenic spots in Thailand, Love Koh Tao is a great visit if you are looking for a refreshing escape from the regular beach hopping on your vacation.

    Highlights: It offers an excellent view from the top of the hill. One can relax and rejuvenate by having a sip of fresh coconut water and take some amazing selfies in front of the Love Koh Tao sign here.

    Location: Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand

    Timings: 8 am to 12 am

    Price: INR 45/THB 20

  • 18Rent a Bike and Explore the Island

    One of the best ways to enjoy your discovery of Koh Tao Islands and all its hidden beauty is to rent a scooter and go hopping from one place to another. All you need is just shell out some bucks and go exploring the islands breathing the fresh air.

    However, one must take some precautions and save themselves from getting hurt and avoid falling for the scams that are run by the local people.

    Highlights: It is one of the best activities to do in Koh Tao as you can take your scooter anywhere and be your own explorer in Koh Tao. The travellers can choose from a variety of motorbikes available at different local shops in Koh Tao.

    Where to rent: KP travel & motorbike rental, Koh tao scooters, Oli's motorbike rentals etc.

    Price: You can bike a rent at INR 325/THB 150

  • 19Mae Haad Bay

    Thanks to the magical charm of Mae Haad Bay, every moment spent at this port town is a bliss. Both in terms of scenic beauty and range of experiences, this popular spot in Koh Tao is second to none. Furthermore, the bay boasts of a wide range of holiday resorts ensuring a rewarding staycation experience.

    From kayaking to hiking, there is a whole spectrum of activities available for adventure-loving travelers. However, if you just want to spend your vacation resting away, head straight to Maehaad Bay Resort.

    Highlights: Beach resorts and relaxing atmosphere.

    Location: Mae Haad, Koh Tao


  • 20King Rama V Statue

    King Rama V Statue is a sculpture boasting a deep historical value and exhibiting the love of Thai people for King Rama V. Counted among the most prominent landmarks in the region, the statue is more popularly known as The Equestrian Statue of King Rama V. History buffs, art lovers and general tourists - the statue fascinates them all with its fine artistry and historical significance.

    The statue was cast in Paris in the year 1907 and was later on shipped to Thailand to be erected adjacent to Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall where it is currently situated.

    Highlights: It is a historical monument

    Location: 
    Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani

  • 21Chalok Baan Kao Bay

    Unarguably one of the most picture perfect places to visit in Koh Tao, Chalok Baan Kao Bay is the third largest beach on the island. Since varied experiences are available for people with different interests and age, this beach is preferred by beach lovers, culture vultures, and families seeking some quality time in Thailand.

    Besides, it is also one of the best sites around to indulge in snorkeling and explore the treasure of marine life hidden away under the aquamarine waters. You can expect to find some good options for shopping and food by the beach.

    Highlights: Pretty scenery and quiet atmosphere.

    Location: Southern Koh Tao


  • 22Fishbowl Beach Bar

    If you are a party animal, Fishbowl Beach Bar is one of the places that you must not miss when you are in Koh Tao. The bar offers everything from local beer to some astonishing cocktails and allows you to have one thrilling night in Koh Tao. The ambience here is lit with musicians playing songs and the DJs playing tunes on which you cannot stop tapping your feet.

    Highlights: It is one of the most enthralling places to enjoy the nightlife in Koh Tao by partying all night by the beach, enjoying drinks and having fun with live music and other entertainment activities like fire shows and beer pong tournament.

    Location: 3/1 Moo 1 | Ban's Diving Resort, Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand

    Timings: 2:00 PM - 3:30 AM

  • 23Gluay Teun Bay

    To indulge in a holiday experience that feels like the replica of a vivid dream, an exploration of this picturesque bay in Koh Tao, also known as Lighthouse Bay, is all you need. One of those places to visit in Koh Tao that let you disconnect from chaos and boredom completely, Gluay Teun Bay is a nature retreat.

    While the youth-friendly atmosphere of the bay attracts youngsters in huge numbers, a lot of honeymooners also prefer the place for its lovely scenery. To add a sense of excitement to your vacation, climb up the lighthouse and relish the far-reaching views of the sea.

    Highlights: Aquatic Flora and Fauna

    Location: Northeastern tip of Koh Tao

  • 24Shark Island

    Get your dose of adrenaline rush in Koh Tao by visiting Shark Island which is believed to be the best spot for thrill seekers in the region. Contrary to its name, the island does not house any sharks to see. The island is named so due to its shape which appears like a shark's dorsal fin.

    Nestled in the middle of aquamarine waters, the island boasts of a rich collection of aquatic flora and fauna. You can dive and swim amidst these vibrant creatures as the destination offers great opportunities for diving and snorkeling. In the nutshell, this island promises an eventful beach vacation experience along with some moments of uninterrupted solace in its glorious atmosphere.

    Highlights: Diving experience and marine creatures.

    Location: Near Koh Tao's South Coast

  • 25June Juea Beach

    If you are looking for some place where you can spend some moments with your dear one basking in an air of silence and seclusion, this romantic spot in Koh Tao offers the perfect environment. Aesthetic examples of nature's artistry as far as your sight goes and an unlimited supply of joy, June Juea Beach is pure beauty.

    This tiny beach on the northern end is famous for the great sunset views one can enjoy from here. Far from commercialization and tourist hustle, June Juea has accommodation options in the form of two family-run resorts.

    Highlights: Secluded beach with sunset views.

    Location: North Coast, Koh Tao

  • 26Ao Tanot Bay

    Golden sands creating an alluring contrast against the sea waters reflecting different shades of blue; Ao Tanot Bay is one of the most aesthetically appealing Koh Tao attractions. Reaching Ao Tanot Bay is no challenge as it is well-connected through bus and taxi service from Koh Tao.

    Lie down on the beach and admire the beauty of nature or dive inside the sea to explore a whole new world of exotic marine creatures. Or take out your camera and freeze the beautiful moments in frames. If you are looking for a dine and wine experience by the sea, you will find numerous options to choose from.

    Highlights: Beautiful underwater world and snorkeling.

    Location: Koh Tao

    Timing: Open 24 hours



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Ko Phi Phi

Ko Phi Phi, a small archipelago of six islands is the most beautiful and widely popular tourist destination in Andaman. Beautiful bondage of two islands together by a narrow isthmus is something that makes this place this pretty. 

The postcard picture-perfect beaches, unending thickets and craggy cliffs of this island have been known for seducing people from all over the world. Often visitors find it a herculean task to detach themselves from the just flawless beauty that this place offers. Planning a holiday in Krabi? Add this in your list of places to visit in Krabi.

Highlights: 
While in Phi Phi Islands, you just cannot miss the viewpoint which is around 186m above sea level and allures you with the breathtaking views of the entire region. Relax and unwind yourself at Lane Beach, take a leisure walk in Yao Beach and enjoy some spectacular views at Hin Kho Beach.

Location:
 Phi Phi Islands, Krabi

Getting There: 
The best possible way to reach Ko Phi Phi islands is by a ferry from Phuket, Ao Nag, RaiLeh, Krabi Town, KoLAnta s per the nearest location. Tonsai Pier is the island’s main pier and supports good frequency of boats from all the mentioned places.

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Railay Beaches & Caves

It is yet another secluded beach in Thailand, situated in the city of Krabi. Railay beach is a beautiful seashore with tranquil white sand and clear seas. The beach is located in just one small peninsula with large limestone cliffs, lagoons, caves, and viewpoints.

This spectacular peninsula is just cut off from the main Krabi city because of it being covered with the limestone headlands and deep jungle valleys. 

Highlights
:  If you are in a search of a lazy and peaceful day or chilled-out evenings, heading on to Railay beach will be a good option.  All the lagoons, caves, and cliffs are within walking distance so that you can enjoy anywhere on the beach. 

Location:
 In between Krabi and Ao Nang 

Getting There
: With no roads, no buses, no cars, the only way to reach the Railay beach is via longtail boats because the beach is accessible only by sea.
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The Emerald Pool

Rejuvenate each and every segment of your body at the emerald pool, where the water comes from the hot springs and the entire zone is hot bedded. From all the four corners it is surrounded by the trails of greens and hails out to nature lovers.

Highlights: The key features of this emerald pool is its location, which is, it is seated right in the heart of lush green forests and is surrounded by a wooden track which adds up to the charm of the place.

Location: Khlong Thom Nuea, Khlong Thom District, Krabi 81120, Thailand

Getting There: Reaching out to the emerald pool is very easy, one can take a private cab to the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, from here you have to take a small walk of 10 minutes to reach to the exact point.

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Tiger Cave Temple

The kind of place that demands some efforts, and then rewards you with pretty sights in return, Tiger Cave Temple is a revered Buddhist temple in Krabi. The name of this temple is attributed to the prominent tiger paw prints inside the cave. In order to reach the summit, one must climb up a staircase having 1237 steps which makes a visit all the more exciting.

If you want to soak in a 360 degree panoramic view of Krabi, this summit offers you that – a visual treat indeed. All in all, Tiger Cave Temple is undoubtedly one of the best tourist places in Krabi.

Highlights: Apart from breathtaking views of Krabi and tiger paw impressions, the site also features a giant statue of Lord Buddha.

Location: Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi

Timings: 12 am to 12 pm (open all days)

Getting there: There are sharing and private taxis are available to reach the base from where the hiking starts.

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Klong Thom Hot Springs

Marking its place in one of the most serene places to visit in Krabi, Klong Thom Hot springs stretches all over and is an epitome tranquil settings. Here you can take a dip in the hot springs and refresh each and every vertical of the mind and soul.

Highlights: The most impressive feature of these hot springs is that here you can feel close to nature and this place extends ideal surroundings, which are a blend of greens and soothing environs.

Location:  Khlong Thom Nuea, Khlong Thom District, Krabi 81120, Thailand

Getting There:  Reaching out to the Klong Thom Hot springs is very easy, one can take a private cab to the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve, from here you have to take a small walk of 5 minutes to reach to the exact point.
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Koh Lanta Island

Stretching from Klong Dao on the northern side and Bamboo Bay on the southern, Koh Lanta is probably amongst the most favored beaches in Thailand. The sheer size of the coastline is what attracts most beach bums to this stunning getaway. 

For the adventurists, the popular places for diving are on the coasts of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, and Ko Haa. Lanta is the pride and joy of Krabi and can be easily reached thanks to its relatively flat and accessible geology. The island is located in the Krabi province.

Highlights: Visit the Ban Saladan Tourist Centre, Khao Mai Kaew Caves, Visit Ko Lanta Noi and the Lanta Old Town, a diverse and culturally rich village.

Location: Ko Lanta Yai is in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand

Getting there:
 There are no direct regular ferries from Phuket to Krabi although it is possible to charter a speedboat or similar transportation. Daily ferries operate between Phuket and Krabi via Phi Phi Island
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Tab Kak Hang Nak Nature Trail

There are several ways to enjoy an intimate experience with nature in Krabi, and trekking at Tab Kak Hang Nak is one of them. Hang Kak is a mountain park teeming with rich collection of tropical flora and offering spectacular views of the sweeping landscapes around. Due to its lavish verdure, the park is one of the most enticing places to see in Krabi.

Tab Kak Hang Nak is well-known for its hiking trail that leads one to a point where photography becomes a heavenly affair. There are several stretches with steep ascent on the trail but the path is paved in most parts and can be considered by novice hikers.

Highlights: The most fascinating thing about the nature trail is a vantage point presenting exceptional views of Krabi and the bay.

Location: 4024, Sao. Krabi 2007, Nong Thale, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 

Timings: 8 am - 3 pm

Getting there: You can either hire a cab or rent a motorbike from any part of Krabi to reach the base.

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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

Are you a wildlife lover? Then this is your place to be.! Ranging from all ages of Asian elephants, here you can pick from various packages. While some of them are inclusive of just the observation while in the others you can interact with the mighty elephants, and even play with them. Make sure you pre-book your visit and make the trip even more hassle-free.

Highlights: This place is a true haven for the elephants, and has a remarkable count of them.

Location: 83/13 Ao Luek Tai, Ao Luek District, Krabi 81110, Thailand

Getting There: Reaching out to the Krabi elephant sanctuary, is pretty easy, and one can opt for a private taxi or cab from Krabi town.

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Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

Add up a new chapter in your book of experiences, and visit this natural park which is one of the best places to visit in Krabi. This well-renowned attraction of this province posses a plush of scenic wonders and draws tourists from all over the map. Here you can also jump from one limestone cliff to another, which contrast with the green thickets of the bewildering jungles.

Highlights: At this place, you can enjoy the emerald pool, hot springs, and apart from this, it is all covered with dense jungles which are home to the wilds and birds.

Location: Khao Pra-Bang Khram, near Bang Teao Village

Getting There: The Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is easily accessible, as it is located at a drive of just one hour from Ao Nang, and can be visited by a cab or taxi.

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Kai Island or Chicken Island

Based on the southern part of Poda and Tup islands, Kai Island is also been popularly known as Poda Nuk Island or Hua Khawan Island. The rooster shaped rock on the island is a symbol of the beautiful Krabi Sea. The pleasant climate and the harmonious ambiance, fascinating coral reefs and white sandy beaches are key attractions of this island. The chicken island is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi. 

It is a perfect blend of dense vegetation on one side and turquoise blue waters and sandy beaches on the other. For all the adventure seekers it is a great location to enjoy swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling. With stunning beauty and mesmerizing views of the Krabi coastlines, this is one of the pictorial locations and a must visit the island for the tourist.

Highlights
: Sandbar that emerges from water during low tide connecting Koh Mor and Tup islands

Location
: 30 mins longtail boat ride from the west coast of Krabi.

Getting There: The only way to reach here is by boat.


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Phra Nang Beach

Phra Nang beach is part of a small peninsula located between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang beach. Phra Nang beach is also beside Railay beach which is accessible only by boat due to the high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access. Phra Nang Beach is one of the most popular places to visit in Krabi.

There is the famous "Princess Cave" or Tham Phra Nang Nok in Phra Nang beach. It is believed by local fishermen to be the home of a mythical sea princess.  Phra Nang beach is so spectacular that you can just lie there and soak in the sun. If you are adventurous it is possible to hike to the top of the headland to get spectacular views of the entire area. Swimming and snorkeling can also be enjoyed off this pristine, white sandy beach.

Highlights: There is a shrine built inside the limestone cave which is dedicated to an ancient fertility goddess. Inside the limestone cave is a collection of strange phallic symbols, offerings and objects believed to help with fertility. Local fishermen still leave offerings although it's now becoming a local tourist attraction.

Location:  Phra Nang Beach is located a short walk from Rayavadee Resort.

Getting There: To reach Phra Nang from Ao Nang, you'll need to take a Longtail boat from Ao Nang
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Phi Phi View Point

One of the most rewarding hiking trails you will find in Krabi, this adventure has its own special charm throughout. Although you can rent a bike or taxi to reach this popular viewpoint, it is not as fun as hiking up the steep slope because the vistas you get to witness from up here are worth all the hard work.

You will truly be mesmerized to see the tiny sandy stretch of Phi Phi with sweeping views of the vibrant bay. Due to the exceptional photo-op, Phi Phi View Point is also frequented by photography enthusiasts and tourists who love to get clicked.

Highlights:
The viewpoint feature three excellent vantage points that let you admire and capture the beauty of Phi Phi Island.

Location: Trail starts near Reggae Bar, Phi Phi Island

Getting there: Hiking up the paved path is the recommended way. But you can also hire a vehicle to reach here.

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The Mud Crabs Sculpture

The grandeur of Krabi Province goes beyond its pristine beaches and tropical forests, and The Mud Crabs Sculpture is the proof. Counted among the best places to see in Krabi, this sculpture is located on the bank of the Krabi River, and is an important landmark in Krabi.

It is not just a sculpture of crabs but an embodiment of a fable popular in the region called “Crab and Its Mother”. In essence, this product of fine craftsmanship is a visual representation of motherhood and respect.

Highlights: The only highlight is the sculpture, but you can also rest here as the river view from here is pleasing.

Location: Along Krabi River

Getting there: Since it is located in Krabi town, there are multiple options of transportation including local buses and shared taxis.

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Krabi Island

Laying in southern Thailand, the Province of Krabi Island is a beautiful landscape, covered with hills, mangrove swamps, limestone rocks, and forests of oil palms. With eight districts in its pocket, Krabi island is one of the major tourist destinations in Thailand.

Some of the major attractions here are its beaches, located at the west of Krabi town. Apart from this, there are various caves, viewpoints, and waterfalls worth visiting for all of its visitors. The other major tourist spot on the island is The Tiger Cave temple aka Wat Tham Sua which is very popular among the tourist list of places to visit in Krabi.

Highlights
: From the hilltops of Krabi Island, a huge golden Buddha overlooks the landscape giving you spectacular views of the town, Limestone Mountains, and the Andaman Sea.  The mountains of Krabi island are also famous amongst the climbers who constantly come here to test and challenge themselves. 

Location: Krabi

Getting There
: There are many daily flights from Bangkok. The flight duration is about 70 mins.
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Koh Poda

Koh Poda, part of a tiny extensive group of islands in Krabi province off the west coast of Thailand, ranks among the most picturesque of the many uninhabited and semi-inhabited islands that line the coast.

Long tail boats drop visitors off along a stretch of sugar soft, white sand beach, famous for its clear waters and stunning views off offshore limestone formations. Thanks to its west-facing beach, the area is particularly lovely around sunset.

Highlights
: Tropical fish are visible in the waters just off the beach. Just a little further out of the island is an excellent spot for snorkeling with corals reefs.

Location: Situated at a distance of 8kilometerss from Ao Nang

Getting There: The only way to reach Koh Poda is by boat. The visitors are required to pay a small fee to the operators who arrange their journey to the island.

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