Krabi is fast catching up with other popular tourist destinations in Thailand, as visitors are discovering the magical experience it can offer. Beautiful beaches, enchanting islands and limestone karsts are all present here in abundance. The added attraction of Krabi is its laidback atmosphere and serenity. Krabi Thailand hotels are also not as high-priced as those at Phuket or Pattaya are.
Krabi Thailand hotels are available from luxury to budget, with everything in-between. Most the luxury hotels are located along the picturesque beaches of Krabi such as Ao Nang and Railay. Krabi town abounds with budget guesthouses for the backpacker crowd and low-budget hotels for the families.
Ao Nang is the most popular beach resort of Krabi, with a huge collection of hotels, resorts and villas located in and around the beach area. The beach area has an array of restaurants and bars to cater to the needs of the tourists. The beach still remains uncrowded and offers a host of water-based activities for the adventure-seeking tourists.
Some of the hotels in the luxury segment are Ao Nang Phu Petra Resort, Sala Talay Resort & Spa, Vogue Resort and Spa, Krabi Resort and Ao Nang Paradise Resort. Ao Nang has a good selection of cheap lodgings as well.
Railay beach is the next sought-after destination in Krabi. It is quieter than Ao Nang is and is considered the perfect base for adventure sports such as rock climbing. Though Railay has enough hotels in luxury to mid-budget range, cheap digs for backpacker crowd is conspicuous by its absence.
Krabi town is the usually the transit point for many tourists. Hence, not many hi-end hotels are found here. However, it has some cheap accommodation options for families and backpackers.
Krabi Thailand hotels are easily available during off-season. However, high-season witnesses all the good hotels fully booked in advance. This means that it is advisable to reserve rooms to avoid disappointment.