Spend the Night at Ao Nang Centre Point
One of the best Things to Do in Krabi at Night is to visit the Ao Nang Centre Point and spend some time at this vibrant party scene. Home to numerous food joints, pubs and other shops, the Ao Nang Centre Point is the heart of the nightlife scene in Krabi. Located on the Ao Nang Beach Road, this place is a three-storeyed building where you can shop small knick-knacks, souvenirs, local handicrafts as well as apparels and food.
If you are lucky, you can also catch the Blue Dragon Cabaret shows here, where performers in vibrant outfits parade on the beach road to attract customers. The place also has numerous small restaurants and shisha bars, where you can tuck in Turkish, Thai, western and English cuisines.
Location: Central Beach Road, Near Burger King
Timing: 06:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.
Drink the Night Away at Soi RCA
Soi RCA is amongst the two main spots to enjoy the colourful nightlife of Krabi. On your visit to the town, you can spend the night by drinking and enjoying food at this party hub. Soi RCA is a small street lined with numerous pubs and bars in Krabi, all of which offer a wide range of cocktails and alcoholic beverages, in addition to party music and food.
In addition to drinking here, you can also visit some pubs and enjoy interacting with locals as you play pool and other board games to spend time in this 100-meter-long street in Krabi. Some of the bars here include Lovely Bar, Amy’s 69 Bar, Popcorn Bar, Ao Nang Bar and Black Butterfly Bar, among others.
Location: 249/2 4203, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
Timing: 12:30 p.m. to 03:30 a.m.
Go for a Romantic Sunset Dinner Cruise
Another one of the top Things to Do in Krabi at Night is to go for a romantic sunset dinner cruise. Avail a dinner cruise from the Krabi Marina Point and sail across the serene turquoise waters here, while you soak in views of the vibrant setting sun, and see the islands of Poda, Chicken, Si and Ta Ming on your journey. You can also see the beaches of Ao Nang and Pranang during the cruise.
Witness the beautiful sunset as you tuck in a delicious authentic Thai dinner, along with a drink of your choice. You can complete your sunset dinner cruise with a snorkelling, cliff diving and swimming experience.
Location: Krabi Marina Point, Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
Timing: Open 24 hours
Take a Sunset Kayaking Trip Through the Mangroves
Head out for a sunset kayaking trip through the mangroves around Ao Thalane and Ban Bor Tor if you are looking for unique Things to Do in Krabi at Night. Boasting of a dense network of mangroves, Krabi is known for its twisting waterways that divide these mangrove forests, both of which you can explore on a kayak.
As you kayak your way across the forests, you can also witness beautiful caves, which are surrounded by limestone cliffs, islands and verdant natural beauty. During your exploration of Ban Bor Thor’s mangroves, you can also visit the small coastal village of Bor Thor and witness its blend of rivers, inlets and limestone caves.
Location: Ao Thalane Canyons, Krabi
Timing: Open 24 hours
Shop at the Walking Street Market
Another one of the top Things to Do in Krabi at Night is to shop to your heart’s desire at the Walking Street Market. Located in Soi Maharaj 8, the Walking Street Market is a great place to buy anything you want, from clothes and jewellery, to local produce, souvenirs, handicrafts and even artwork. The market is also home to many food stalls selling authentic Thai delicacies, including the famed coconut ice cream.
During the evenings, you can also enjoy street musicians and performers playing live music, magic shows and dancing around the area. The Walking Street Market is undoubtedly one of the best attractions in Krabi during the weekends.
Location: Pak Nam, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand
Timing: 05:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Dine in a Cave Under a Limestone Cliff
Want to indulge in a delicious and memorable dinner experience? Head to Grotto at the Phranang Beach and dine in a cave under a limestone cliff. Boasting of a luxurious dining experience, this restaurant is one of the most famous dining spots in Krabi, and is nestled within a cave. In addition to a breath-taking ambience, serene views of the beach and sea, the restaurant also offers a wide range of delicious Thai, seafood and central Asian dishes.
You can also enjoy sipping on internationally acclaimed alcoholic drinks, or unique mocktails while watching the sunset from this cave restaurant. Some of the notable dishes on Grotto’s menu includes lemon garlic marinated prawns, watermelon and feta salad, lamb ragu fettuccine, slow-braised lamb shoulder and locally made ice-cream.
Location: 214 Moo 2, Tambon Ao-Nang Amphur Muang, Rayavadee Resort, Krabi Town 81000 Thailand
Timing: 12:00 p.m. to 08:00 p.m.
Witness a Cultural Show at Paka Park
If you are looking for unique Things to Do in Krabi at Night, then you must enjoy a cultural show at Paka Park. Also known as the Illumanorah show, this cultural show in Paka Park consists of a traditional Thai dancing performance, along with a stunning light show. The cultural show uses traditional music and dance to tell the old folk tales of the land to visitors.
During the cultural show, the performers are all decked up in traditional costumes, and use stunning light techniques and sound effects to offer guests an amazing visual spectacle. The show can also be clubbed with a traditional Thai dinner at the park, for a wholesome experience.
Location: 196/1 Sritrang Road, Sub-district Krabi Yai, District Mueng, Krabi Town, Thailand
Timing: 05:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Watch Ladyboys Dance at the Blue Dragon Cabaret
Said to be the only cabaret show in Krabi, in addition to being the original cabaret show in all of Thailand, the Blue Dragon Cabaret is a unique show, where you can enjoy spectacular performances by the ladyboys. Dressed in opulent, jazzy costumes, these ladyboys perform dances, sing as well as do some comedy.
Their performances, while being quite vibrant, also offer great insights into the culture and traditions of Thailand, and are sure to leave you with a good and memorable time. Some of their famous performances include their versions of Gangnam Style and Barbie Girl. Other notable performances include that of the Vegas Cabaret, which is a water-themed performance, and the Ari-dung, which has taken inspiration from the Korean traditional dance.
Location: 423/31 Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81180, Thailand
Timing: 08:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Camping in Phi Phi Island
One of the best Things to Do in Krabi at Night is to go camping on Phi Phi Island. Great to soak in the serene nature, with the waves of the sea gushing to the beach, twinkling stars in the sky and sounds of the insects, a camping experience here is nothing short of ordinary. All you have to do is head to the island with the basic camping necessities.
Upon nightfall, you can also enjoy a bonfire with your friends and family, or a delicious barbeque dinner. You can also enjoy some night swimming or rock-climbing activities during your camping experience here, or explore the surrounding vicinities on a bicycle. Camping in Phi Phi Island is a great way to relax, rejuvenate and simply spend some time away from the busy streets of Krabi.
Location: Phi Phi Island, Maya Bay, Thailand
Timing: Open 24 hours
Have a Drink at Boogie Bar
Amongst the top Things to Do in Krabi at Night, having a drink at Boogie Bar is probably the most famous. Known all over Krabi for its amazing live music performances, the bar plays host to talented local as well as international bands on a regular basis. Boogie Bar is also famous for its wide range of drinks, from soft drinks and mocktails, to hard beverages like alcohol and mixed cocktails.
The bar is quite classy, and exudes a nice ambience, with great interiors, ample seating space and good quality drinks. The live music also adds to the experience. On certain occasions, you can also catch fire shows here, whilst sipping on vintage wine by the beach.
Location: Ao Nang Walking Street, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi, Thailand
Timing: 03:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.