Krabi - is an emerging destinatiion and a commendable alternative to the busier Phuket. Located on the inner Andaman Coast it has a new airport with direct air services from both Bangkok and Singapore and is a picturesque 3-hours drive from most Phuket hotels.
Krabi offers one of the most amazing seascapes and landscapes to be found anywhere in the world. Krabi town itself is the trading and commercial capital of the province and most people head for the beaches and national parks of Ao Nang about 20 minutes away.
The region prides itself on long stretches of uncrowded, pristine, soft white sand beaches on nearby islands and boasts a wide seection of activities including rock climbing, snorkelling, sea kayaking and fishing. Using the ferrry service from Krabi is also a great new way of getting to Phi Phi Island.