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Things to do in Krabi, Thailand

A verdant jungle that's inlaid with over 200 islands and sun bleached white sand beaches are just a few of the allures Krabi is loved for. Listed below are the most interesting activities.

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Chill Out and Relax at Railay Beach

One of the most secluded beaches in Krabi, Railay Beach can only be reached via boat. It is strategically placed amidst two huge cliffs that access can only be gained from the sea. As such there are no cars or huge buildings on this beach only a few bars and long tail boats dot the landscape; it is totally cut off from the mainland and is marvellous tranquil nest in which to relax. Railay Beach is also tipped to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Krabi resplendent with lime stone columns and some interesting caves, so get ready for loads of relaxation in paradise.

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Enjoy an Island Hopping Tour

Enjoy an Island Hopping Tour

Just off the coast of Krabi are over 200 islands. Many of these are small and uninhabited with the larger ones being populated by locals leading normal lives. These islands are beautiful sanctuaries of tropical splendour and you have the option of exploring them. If you are a good sailor you could rent out a long tail boat and conduct a private exploration of the island. Or you could hire a boat complete with a guide and simply relax, enjoy the gorgeous sunshine and look forward to discovering the next island. Boats are available from the Krabi Town centre or Ao Nang.

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Discover the Splendours of Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

Discover the Splendours of Thung Teao Forest Natural Park

The Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is a beautiful sanctuary; home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. The place is of immense beauty and well worth a visit if you are a nature lover. The main attraction there is the 'Crystal Pool' also called the Emerald Pool due to the emerald green colour of the water. Extremely clear and slightly warm the pool is ideal for swimming or simply relaxing in. There is also a waterfall there making it an ideal day out location for loads of fun and recreation amidst natures best.

When it comes to the best of nature Krabi has no shortfall an aspect that is represented at the best Krabi resort hotel. These luxurious sanctuaries boast typical Thai hospitality and beautiful surrounding coupled with the ultimate in elegance and comfort. If you are looking for the ideal destination in Krabi consider beautiful Changlang Beach home to the Anantara Si Kao Resort, water sports facilities and loads of other touristy attractions.

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Visit a Fascinating Cave Temple

Visit a Fascinating Cave Temple

Wat Tham Sua is one of Thailand's natural beauties. It is a series of caves that are temples housing monks that pray and live within the caves. The name is derived from the legend that a tiger once resided within the caves. It is well worth a visit for a taste of culture and tradition for the place is home to a range of relics. An attraction well worth checking out is the imprint of Lord Buddha's foot which can be viewed at the summit of the mountain after climbing a 1,237 flight of stairs. You will also be well rewarded with a bird's eye view of the Andaman Sea and surroundings.

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Enjoy the Phi Phi Islands

Enjoy the Phi Phi Islands

The Phi Phi Islands were made famous after the movie 'The Beach'; since then the islands welcome thousands of visitors annually. The islands consist of Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh of which the former is populated and also the most famous amongst tourists. There you will find emerald green bays for swimming, snorkelling and diving as well as gorgeous white sand beaches.