The Captivating Charm of Krabi: An Idyllic Family Destination
Indulge in the wonders of Krabi, Thailand's blissful beach haven, where the young and young-at-heart can revel in unforgettable experiences. With its plethora of hotels, resorts, pristine beaches, and dazzling excursions, Krabi's allure lies not only in its breathtaking tropical landscapes and enchanting culture but also in its ability to entertain families.
Nestled along the Andaman Coast, Krabi showcases a mesmerising tapestry of fine white-sand shorelines, shimmering turquoise waters and picturesque islands, with even more to offer than meets the eye. Discover why this extraordinary destination is the quintessential setting for a truly memorable family holiday.
Embarking on an island-hopping adventure is a must when in Krabi, with a remarkable 154 islets and islands from which to choose. To help you plan your excursion, we've curated a selection of the top island destinations for the whole family to enjoy.
Ao Nang Bay
A myriad of thrilling activities beckons eager beachgoers along the scenic shores of Ao Nang Bay, where rock climbing, snorkelling, and kayaking are right at your fingertips. To truly experience the beauty of Ao Nang and its breathtaking karst formations, reserve your spot on one of the area’s famed island-hopping day trips, where you will visit iconic destinations like Poda Island, Tub Island, Railay Beach, Maya Bay, Phra Nang Island, and more.
Ao Nang Bay has an abundance of beachfront accommodation to suit every budget and lifestyle. For those travelling with children and seeking a place to unwind with an array of world-class dining and entertainment options, Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi is the place to be!
Phi Phi Island
Experience the tropical paradise of Phi Phi, one of Thailand’s most sought-after destinations. Comprising six breathtaking islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh are without a doubt the standout stars, with the latter being home to the iconic Maya Bay, which has been immortalised in the blockbuster Hollywood film The Beach.
Accessible from Phuket and Krabi, Phi Phi is the ultimate indulgent island getaway, with the warm embrace of its picture-perfect beaches offering an indescribable oasis for swimming, snorkelling amongst vibrant reefs and basking in Thailand’s tropical sun. Whether scaling majestic rock formations, learning the art of Thai cuisine at Pum’s Thai cooking school, exploring the rugged interior of Viking Cave or partaking in an exhilarating shark-watch adventure, the magic of Phi Phi is sure to awaken all of your senses.
With countless exciting activities to choose from, entertaining your little ones, and even those not so little, is an effortless endeavour in Krabi. Here is a list of unique family-friendly adventures to enjoy.
Walk Amongst Giants at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Escape reality and immerse yourself in a world of majestic giants at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary for an up close and personal encounter you will never forget. Experience the epitome of eco-friendliness and sustainability as you welcome the philosophy of respecting these magnificent creatures, all of whom have been liberated from their past burdens in the logging and tourism industries.
Leave behind the notion of riding, for this haven strictly prohibits such practices. Instead, embark on a transformative journey where you walk alongside these larger than life beings, feeding, bathing and playing with them along the way. Delve into their individual histories, understanding their remarkable stories and forging a deep connection for an extraordinary outing that will forever be etched in the hearts of your entire family.
Ignite Your Need for Speed at Krabi Kart Speedway
Brace yourself for heart-pounding excitement as you navigate the meticulously crafted, winding track of Krabi Kart Speedway. Surrounded by awe-inspiring limestone cliffs, this adrenaline-pumping destination is an absolute must-visit for thrill-seeking families. Discover the sheer joy of racing at Krabi's largest and most advanced go-kart entertainment complex, where safety and cutting-edge technology come together seamlessly.
Don't worry about the little ones missing out, as double carts are available, ensuring everyone can join in on the excitement. To make the most of your time, arrive early to avoid the crowds and soak up the morning sun.
Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit at Krabi Fun Park
A world of excitement is calling at Krabi Fun Park, a daredevil’s paradise tucked away in Krabi’s untamed wilderness just 7 kilometres from Ao Nang. Take flight through the enchanting jungle canopy and conquer new heights as you revel in the spectacular panoramic views.
Featuring four exhilarating programs tailored for adventurers of every age and expertise, Krabi Fun Park is renowned for its unwavering commitment to safety and highly skilled guides. Brace yourself for an unforgettable expedition that guarantees endless thrills and boundless amusement for the entire family.
Explore the Art of Muay Thai
Set your inner warrior free and train side by side with your loved ones during an electrifying family class at Emerald Gym Muay Thai & Fitness. Designed for all ages, each session is led by season coaches who will share their expertise and guide you to a deeper understanding of the ancient tradition of Muay Thai boxing. Remember to gear up in comfortably, lightweight attire and bring plenty of water to hydrate during this truly unique bonding experience.
Whether diving beneath the sparkling waves, lazing on the beach, enriching your sense of culture or soaring above the jungle treetops, it is without question you will return home from your time in Krabi with a full heart and family memories that will last a lifetime.
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