1. Railay Beach

The famous Railay Beach greets its visitors with dense mangrove and coconut palms, serene lapping waves and a fortress of limestone cliffs that attracts rock climbers year round.

2. Phra Nang Beach

A sister of Railay Beach, Phra Nang beach offers beautiful hidden caves to explore and unique phallic shaped rocks.

3. Ao Nang Beach

One of the most popular beaches in Krabi, Ao Nang Beach is set in a small town and has beautiful scenery with vibrant blue water.

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4. Tonsai Beach

Tonsai Bay is known for its laid back hippie vibe. It is lined with casual beach bars, but at the same time offers some of the best rock climbing routes on the gigantic cliffs surrounding it.

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5. Tub Kaek Beach

Tub Kaek Beach is filled with beautiful resorts. Tourists here have the opportunity to hike through the rainforests of Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park to get a glimpse of the lush greenery of Thailand.

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6. Nopparat Thara

Situated near Ao Nang, Nopparat Thara is one of the less crowded beaches in Krabi. Its sandy shores stretches for miles, and its serene blue waves provides the perfect spot for people who wants to spend a quiet afternoon.

7. Klong Muang

KLong Muang is home to an array of luxury resorts, hotels and restaurants. Its calm blue waters and coconut trees strewn around provide the perfect view and scenery for people looking for a tranquil setting.

8. Maya Bay

This is arguably one of the most famous beaches in Krabi. Maya Bay offers a beautiful scenery of lush green cliffs and brilliant blue water.

9. Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island lies 13 km from Koh Phi Phi Tonsai pier. Its attraction lies in its scenic beauty, which consists of soft white sand and crystal blue water. In addition to that, this beach offers fun activities like snorkelling.

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10. Hong Island

In Thai hong means room, and the reason behind the name of the island is that there is a large chamber located in the middle of it. Another interesting phenomenon that can be seen in this island is that the colour of water changes from green to turquoise depending on tide levels.

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I am a Thai travel consultant with 20 years of experience in providing tips and supports for leisure and business travel to Thailand.