Famous Beaches of Krabi, Thailand

Thailand is world famous for its beaches that define tropical paradise. While some are crowded with tourists, others offer a haven of exclusivity to escape from the world. Whatever you preference, Thailand’s dotted sea of emerald islands and looming columns has something special to offer visitors around every corner.

The best way to explore this archipelago is by water. While most tourists opt for ferries, renting a yacht is by far the most comfortable way of getting the best experience out of this holiday. Let’s take a look at the beaches made famous in pop culture in Krabi, Thailand.

Koh Phi Phi Don

The famous Koh Phi Phi Island is known for its all-night parties and the main point for exploring some of the region’s best beaches. You’ll find holiday makers taking the day easy as they slowly recover from the previous night’s festivities. There is plenty of accommodation, restaurant options and many bars on the beach to enjoy. Be sure to hike up on the lookout point to view the marvellous coast formation between the mountains.

Maya Bay

Known for a the beach in the movie ‘The Beach” starring Leonardo di Caprio, Maya Bay’s natural harbour offers a sense of seclusion that cuts you off from the world. The looming mountains that form an enclave around the beach offer some breath-taking scenery. While this beach has become an icon on Thailand’s tourism promotions, it is still worth visiting.

James Bond Beach or Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay firmly put Thailand’s beaches on the map when it was used as the backdrop to the classic James Bond film in 1974. The beach became an instant sensation and has been visited by thousands of tourists over the decades.

Monkey Beach

The name says it all. This beach nearby Koh Phi Phi is home to a large colony of monkeys that can be found all around the beach, just don’t leave your belongings unattended and don’t feed them. They can be very mischievous. The beach itself also offers wonderful scenery with a lush green forest as a backdrop.

Phra Nang Beach

For those who can remember the iconic Mortal Kombat film, you will find that some of the fighting scenes took place on this picturesque beach. The beach is home to a famous fertility shrine, a cave and beautiful clear waters to go snorkelling and swimming in.

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