Top things to do

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Krabi Town

Wat Tham Seua

This sprawling hill and cave temple complex 9km northwest of Krabi Town is an easy, worthwhile day trip. At the park entrance you'll come to a gruellingly steep 1260-step staircase leading to a 600m karst peak. Afte…
Top Choice International in Krabi Town

May & Mark's

A classic travellers' meeting spot with a bold varnished-concrete coffee bar, May and Mark's is always busy. We love it for the excellent espresso and the big choice of delicious omelettes, pancakes and home-baked b…
Thai in Krabi Town

Gecko Cabane

Thai dishes with a twist and Western food served up with style in an eye-catching conversion of two traditional shophouses. Dine on the dark-wood terrace, or in the living-room-like interior. The slow-cooked massama…
Market in Krabi Town

Night Market

Beside Tha Khong Kha, this market is a popular place for an evening meal. Try authentic sôm·đam (spicy green papaya salad), wok-fried noodles, đôm yam gûng (prawn and lemon grass soup), grilled snapper and all thing…
Bar in Krabi Town


This bar with a large outside area at Pak-Up Hostel keeps the island bar tradition alive on the mainland, with beer pong, open-mic nights and occasional live music. Happy hour runs until 9.30pm.
Market in Krabi Town

Day Market

Among bouquets of flowers and weighty tropical-fruit stands are simmering curries and piles of steaming noodles with fried squid, sautéed beef, fried fish and boiled corn. Eat daringly.
Buddhist Temple in Krabi Town

Wat Kaew Korawaram

While not a must-see sight, this Buddhist temple has some interesting 19th- and 20th-century buildings and a majestic dragon-flanked staircase leading up to it.