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Looking for a definitive guide that will give you the most comprehensive, entertaining and up-to-date information on the vibrant Thai province and popular holiday resort of Krabi? Well you’ve come to the right place! Discover the real Krabi by browsing our exhaustive site containing a wealth of practical information, news, features, reviews, recommendations and photos on just about every topic related to Krabi imaginable. It has been developed with a wide audience in mind, from Brits considering their very first holiday in Krabi, to those planning a permanent move to this beautiful corner of the world. We share common sense, in-depth advice on how to get there, when to go, where to stay and highlight popular sporting activities, premier attractions and top visitor sites. What’s more, if you are thinking of leaving the UK for good or contemplating investing in a holiday home, you can find informative articles about working, retiring, buying land, investing in property and life as an expat in Krabi.
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Krabi is not just a pretty face – this beautiful Thai province with 8 distinct districts, is also one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Located in south west Thailand on the stunning Andaman coast and in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Krabi is home to a colourful population of some 350,000 people too. Buddhists, Muslims, Thai-Chinese, Sea Gypsies and the motley crew of foreigners that form the friendly ex-pat community, all live happily side by side in Krabi’s charming towns and fishing villages. They have gained a collective reputation for lavishing a warm reception on each and every one of Krabi’s visitors - visitors that are flocking to Krabi in ever increasing numbers, either to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime or to investigate putting down roots of their own.
And who can blame them? Krabi is a veritable tropical paradise that boasts a bewitching landscape of towering limestone cliffs, virgin beaches, hidden mangrove forests, seductive islands and an impressive bounty of national parks. Its thriving marine habitat is a showcase of unbelievably translucent waters and delicate coral reefs that house a kaleidoscope of fascinating fish and sea life.
Holiday makers are drawn to the superb choice of holiday accommodation, from budget hostels to select, 5 star resorts, family hotels and inspirational spa and yoga retreats. Plus, a holiday in Krabi can be as laid-back or as full-on as you want it to be – from unwinding on the beach cocktail in hand, or cramming in some of the best diving and rock climbing sites on the planet, to exploring the seemingly endless selection of nature reserves and exciting visitor attractions.
Expats and tourists alike apparently cannot get enough of Krabi's appealing climate, outdoor lifestyle, exceptional range of shopping facilities and tempting local cuisine. Then there is the Krabi nightlife - a decidedly chilled affair with a surprising collection of hip bars and a wide variety of restaurants catering to every taste and budget.
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A visit to Krabi will leave you well placed to explore some other delightful Thai provinces, each with a unique character all of their own. Krabi is bordered by Phang Nga to the north west, Surat Thani to the north east, Nakhon Si Thammarat to the east and Trang to the south and, although it shares no land boundary, Phuket is just two hours west.
If you’ve somehow managed to exhaust the infinite number of Krabi sporting activities, stunning National Parks, beautiful islands and picturesque beaches, or perhaps want to entertain the kids with something a little different, then there are a number of exciting Krabi visitor attractions, well worth a visit.