Krabi is one of the most convenient destinations for a weekend getaway from Singapore. However, it’s often overlooked — with vacation goers heading to the other well-known resort islands in Southeast Asia.
Unlike the contagious electricity of Phuket or Bali, the province on southern Thailand’s west coast is a quiet haven, which is exactly its allure. Its beautiful landscapes include sheer limestone cliffs, dense mangrove forests, and more than a hundred offshore islands.
Do you really need any other reason to book a trip to Krabi? We think not. Here, the most beautiful resorts to stay at in Krabi.
Part of the Leading Hotels of the World, this exclusive 100-pavilion property is hidden among tropical foliage on the border of Krabi National Park, situated in the heart of Krabi’s beautiful Phranang Peninsula. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and rich flora, fauna and marine life. One of the most luxurious resorts in Krabi, Rayavadee is located on the famous Railay Beach, and is only accessible from the mainland via boat.
The private villas and pavilions at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve seamlessly blend the natural beauty of Krabi with the luxury amenities of a retreat. The resort boast room categories ranging from beach villas to the Royal Andaman Sea Villa. All the rooms feature distinctive touchers, enormous indoor baths, spacious walk-in wardrobes and delightful verandas appointed with lounge beds. The villas boast outdoor baths and private plunge pools. The resort’s other amenities include an infinity pool, Phulay Bay Spa, Fitness Center, Yoga and Pilates Studio, and various casual and formal dining options.
Set in its own bay, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi is a luxurious hideaway a short walk to Ao Nang Beach. The resort has a 500-metre beach frontage with stunning views of the verdant limestone formations that characterise this beautiful part of Southern Thailand, backed by soaring cliffs and fronted by a white sand beach. Its spa is set amidst natural gardens, providing a tranquil sanctuary for total rejuvenation and wellness. While resort feels like Thailand’s best-kept-secret, its restaurant is one of the country’s most renowned. Named The Grotto, the dining establishment is built into an ancient cave, giving guests an ideal vantage point to sip a cocktail while admiring the sunset-tinged sky.
Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort is renowned for its timeless elegance, luxurious rooms and suites. The resort in the Klong Muang area of Krabi, Thailand, offers 276 elegant styled rooms and suites set within a beautiful tropical garden — all with their own balcony or terrace. The colonial-style resort overlooks a magnificent vista of the Andaman Sea and outlying islands. The resort is home to an all-day restaurant, fine dining Italian restaurant, and the iconic SO SPA, where you can treat yourself to a traditional Thai massage.
The Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort is an award-winning boutique resort blending distinctive southern Thai architecture with incredible natural beauty of Krabi’s landscape. The boutique resort is located on a hidden beach facing the stunning archipelago of 13 islands that rise dramatically from the calm Andaman Sea. The 59 villas combine elements of east and west, with stylish interiors and stunning outdoor bathrooms. The resort is also home to a gourmet restaurant, gorgeous Spa with plunge pool, and a tropical garden.