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What is there to do at night in Krabi, Thailand?

Part 1: Ao Nang

For all those who are not too exhausted from the day’s beach activities, there is plenty to do at night in Krabi, Thailand. It might not be as glittery as it is in Bangkok or Patong, but Krabi has its own distinctive nightlife. This series of articles will highlight several areas in Krabi province where you can relax, sing, dance, or drink the night away. Continue reading What is there to do at night in Krabi, Thailand?

Shop Until You Drop in Krabi!

We strongly recommend leaving plenty of room inside your suitcase when travelling to Krabi. Otherwise, you risk having to purchase a new one, just to cram in all the goodies that you will more than likely want to bring home.

From souvenirs to highly discounted branded clothing, the Krabi shops and bustling markets have got it all, making shopping a potential full time activity. And if you ever needed an excuse to part with your hard earned cash, then you certainly have one in Krabi – aside from the fact that Krabi products represent excellent value for money, spend in excess of THB 5,000 (approx £100) and you will receive a refund on the VAT when you leave. So, in Krabi it actually pays to shop until you drop!

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Dining Out in Krabi

It is safe to assume that if you love food, you’ll adore Krabi! And if you favour authentic southern Thai cuisine or fresh seafood then you’ll be in seventh heaven! But even if your taste buds lean towards more western style cuisine or you simply crave a taste from home, rest assured – there are plenty of quality restaurants to explore.

The provincial capital, Krabi Town, has an excellent assortment of Thai restaurants that range from family run canteens serving up simple, yet delicious meals to more exclusive affairs that excel in fine dining, Thai style. Krabi Town also boasts an abundance of interesting food stalls selling cheap and filling Thai favourites such as Pad Thai. Don’t be frightened to try these as street food is generally safe in Thailand and can be some of the best around. Popular tourist resort Ao Nang is another culinary hot spot, with a wide selection of superb eateries dishing up both international and local Krabi cuisine. Here you can enjoy Italian, French, German, Japanese, Indian and you’ll even find typical British pub grub so you needn’t forego your Sunday roast on holiday!

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A Night on the Tiles – Krabi Style!

One of the many reasons that Krabi is such an increasingly popular holiday destination, is that this versatile province offers something for everyone. Visitors can choose for quiet breaks in secluded locations such as Ko Lanta and Ao Thalane, where they will enjoy absolute peace and tranquillity, or opt for the hustle and bustle of bigger resorts like Ao Nang. So thankfully, relaxation needn’t be at the expense of some night time fun! Don’t expect the sleazy bars and brash nightclubs of Bangkok, Phuket or Pattaya though – the Krabi lifestyle is so laid-back, it’s almost horizontal and the same can be said of its night scene! Think more along the lines of chilled out cafes, casual bars and trendy restaurants and you get the picture.

Top Krabi nightspots include fashionable Ao Nang, bohemian Railay East and locals favourite, Krabi Town. Here is our guide to where the action is!

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