Completely relax in Krabi

Located in Southern Thailand and about 814 kilometers from Bangkok, Krabi is an attractive destination for tourists. This place is famous for still retaining many mysterious and pristine beauty of the precious island with white sand and sapphirine beaches. It consists of more than 130 large and small islands including the world famous Phi Phi Islands. With natural advantages, Krabi is a perfect place for you and your family to have a relaxing holiday. If you are not interested in taking part in some sport activities on beach or adventures in the national park, you only wish to relax after a long trip, we would like to give you some useful information about Krabi.

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Best time for relaxing in Krabi

The weather is probably the biggest factor to choose Krabi for your holiday. Krabi has a tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature is around 32ºC in the daytime, year round. It’s never too cold here. There are two seasons in Krabi: dry season (November to April) and rainy season (from May to November).

The ideal to visit here is dry season, from November to March, when the it’s not so humid, and the cool breezes keep things comfortable. At that time, you can enjoy dry, sunny weather and good temperatures. However, if your trip to Krabi is for relaxing, you should arrive in late January to March to avoid the peak season in the New year holiday. You will be able to enjoy the best weather conditions without the crowds in late December and early January.

Relax in Krabi

Relax on the beach

Thailand is home to the best beaches in the world, in which the ones in Krabi are said to be the prettiest. The 1-hour-and-30-minute flight from Bangkok to Krabi will takes you to the stunning fancy beaches surrounded by towering limestone cliffs, coconut palms and turquoise waters. You can lounge about in the sand, swim in calm waters at famous Railay beach, walk at Phra Nang and get amazing views of massive rocks jutting out from the sea. Coming to Tonsai beach, where there are many mellow bars with the pretty laidback atmosphere, most tourists walk with a beer in hand. Or if you are looking for a quieter place to relax, Tub Kaek beach, Nopparat Thara beach will be ideal destinations. With picturesque beauty of these beaches, just lying down under a tree, gaze at the stunning offshore vistas or read a book and forget the world, you will feel very great.

Krabi Tonsai Beach
Tonsai beach

Relax in the hot springs

Thanks to its geographic location, Krabi is endowed by nature with beautiful, quiet and warm waters all the year round. Therefore, Krabi is not only famous for its sights, beaches, mountains but also their hot springs. These hot springs attract many visitors. Coming here you are able to swim, enjoy these heated pools. The hot springs are between 35 and 40ºC with many minerals and salts, which are very good for your health. The water is clean and clear, and the views are just perfect to relax or take some photos. Some popular hot springs in Krabi you can refer such as: Namtok Ron Khlong Thom waterfall, the Emerald Pool, the Than Bok Khorani National Park or Hot Spring at Nattha Waree Hot Springs Resort & Spa. Each hot spring differs in the amenities and the best time to visit because of their high and low tides. Do not forget to have this unique experience before you leave Krabi!

Krabi Emerald Pool
Emerald Pool is a must-see that you should visit when coming to Krabi

Relax with food and drink

If you have a chance to visit and relax in Krabi, one of must-do things is try Krabi foods because this is one of the famous cuisines in Thailand. Food in Krabi is different from the Northern and central Thailand with the unique tastes and rich flavors. The locals often use a variety of herbs and spices, creating aromatic tastes and smells. Seafood is what you certainly have to enjoy. In Krabi, seafood is very abundant and fresh, you can try prawns, squid and mussels, … They are simply yummy. A typical dish in Krabi is Tomyum, a type of hot and sour Thai soup, usually cooked with shrimp. Or some popular food you can try such as: Khao Man Kai, oiled rice chicken; Kaeng Tai Pla, a curry of the southern Thai cuisine; Yam Naem Khao Thot, a special salad. Beside a delicious meal, Krabi can certainly cheer you up with fresh drinks from a cup of coffee or tea to fruit juices or beers. All is available in Krabi.

Krabi specialties
Shrimp is somehow a typical ingredient of Krabi

Relax with Thai massage and spa in Krabi

Escape from Krabi’s bustle, you can spend your time to relax at Thai massage and spa. There are many massage centers and spas at hotels, city centers in Krabi, especially they are located right on the famous beach, which provides an interesting experience for you. Each center of shop offers full spa and massage treatments with prices varying from high end to affordable. You can be comfortable to choose a suitable treatment such face cleansing, body scrubs, wax treatment and more. 

Krabi spa
After an all-day-long excursion, receiving a massage is the best way to refresh your body

Please note that Thai massage is unlike a traditional massage, it really meant to compress, pull, and stretch your body muscles in a way you have never experienced before, so be prepared in advance. For those who haven’t tried any massage before, Thai massage or foot massage is one of the top recommendations. A massage and spa routine often takes from 1-2 hours but if you want and have enough time, there are many program lasting the whole day.

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