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2020'S BEST 10 ISLANDS TO VISIT AROUND KRABI

Krabi is one of the most visited provinces in the Western Coast of Thailand. The most popular tourist attractions in Krabi are the island that surrounds the coastline. The coastline of Krabi is home to close to 200 islands. However, not all these islands are subject to exploration as they are small and have no access points. 

 

The several islands that are open for exploration are known for their unique features, the likes of hidden caves and white sandy beaches. Here are the top 10 islands to visit near Krabi:

 

 

1. Koh Phi Phi - Krabi

 

How to get there: The Island is three hours away from the Krabi town and can only be reached using a ferry.

What to expect: The Island features emerald green lagoons and some impeccable corals that add to its exceptional beauty. It is also home to several bars, which makes it very loud during night time hence not suitable for visitors that prefer a quiet lifestyle.

What to do there: At Koh Phi Phi you can enjoy activities like kayaking, sunbathing, and explore the different bars offering custom drinks.

Ideal duration of stay: Several days

 

2. Koh Hong - Krabi

 

How to get there: You can access the Koh Hong island by hiring a boat for a one day trip

What to expect: The island is surrounded by tall cliffs of limestone and beautiful white sandy beaches on the biggest island.

What to do there: The island features the best location for Kayaking and other adventurous activities

Ideal duration: One Day Trip

 

3. Koh Mook - Trang

 

How to get there: The Island can be reached by a two and a half-hour ferry ride from Klong Jilad Pier, Krabi.

What to expect: The island is trendy for its unique emerald caves, water-filled caves in which you can swim, and its luxurious jungles.

What to do there: It is the perfect location for swimming activities, hiking, kayaking and relaxing.

Best duration of stay: Two days

 

 

4. Koh Ngai - Krabi

 

How to get there: It is hard to reach because you have to take a two and a half hour vehicle ride from Krabi to the Hat Yao pier. From the pear, you will also need to take a ride on a ferry to arrive at the island.

What to expect: It is known for its tropical fishes, emerald caves, snorkelling, beautiful white sandy beaches, and calm night-life.

What to do there: It is the perfect location for marine watching, sunbathing, relaxing, swimming and kayaking. It is, however, very costly.

Best duration of stay: Two days

 

5. Koh Lanta - Krabi

 

How to get there: The Island can be arrived at using a combination of both vehicle and ferry trips.

What to expect: It is one of the largest islands near Krabi and is known for its crystal clear waters. It is also known for its colourful corals, vibrant marine life, and thriving nightlife.

What to do there: The island is home to several bars, dining facilities, and shopping centres. You can enjoy shopping, dining, swimming, boat riding and marine watching on this island.

Best duration of stay: Three days

 

6. Koh Poda - Krabi

 

How to get there: Koh Poda island is located 8 kilometres from Ao Nang hence can be reached in twenty-five minutes by boat.

What to expect: Unlike the other islands near Krabi, Koh Poda is among the smallest. This fact, however, does not take away from its beauty. The island is packed with a beautiful white sandy beach and a coral reef.

What to do there: You can enjoy sunbathing, swimming, and exploration on this island.

Best duration of stay: Owing to its size and limited accommodation, a day trip to the island would suffice.

 

 

7. Koh Jum - Krabi

 

How to get there: Koh Jum island is located between Krabi and Koh Lanta. It takes about an hour from Krabi on a speed boat.

What to expect: It is one of the cost-efficient islands in Krabi. It is known for its trees packed with coconut trees, beaches laid with coral sand, and colourful hamlets.

What to do there: You can enjoy swimming, kayaking, hiking and other adventurous activities.

Best duration of stay: As it is not very big of an island, a two-day visit is recommended.

 

8. Koh Yao Noi - Phang Nga

 

How to get there: Koh Yao Noi can be reached from Krabi using a speed boat or a regular boat in twenty minutes or an hour, respectively.

What to expect: It is one of the most beautiful islands with diverse landscapes like mangrove filled coastlines.

What to do there: It is the perfect honeymoon location

Duration of stay: Several days

 

9. Koh Yao Yai - Phang Nga

 

How to get there: Koh Yao Yai is easy to reach using a speed boat for less than twenty minutes of an hour using a longtail boat

What to expect: It is one of the most attractive and most cost-effective islands around Krabi. Beautiful mangroves and surround the island.

What to do there: It is the best location for kayaking and biking

Best duration of stay: Several days

 

10. Koh Tup & Koh Mor - Krabi

How to get there: These 2 islands belong to the Mu Koh Poda group. You can reach the islands on a long-tail boat from Ao Nang in about 30 minutes. 

What to expect: The islands are packed with narrow sandbars located in between each of them, clear turquoise waters and beautiful beaches.

What to do there: You can enjoy marine watching, swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling on the island.

Best duration of stay: One day


 

Krabi is an excellent place to visit for your vacation. There are many things to do, many places to see. One of the best area to stay is “Ao Nang”. It’s known for luxury resorts for family, couple and solo travelers and it’s a center for long-tail boat tours to many gorgeous islands around Krabi. So if you want to plan the most convenient island hopping trip in Krabi, make sure you consider staying at Ao Nang Beach!

 

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