Krabi



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Krabi
Krabi is well known for its beaches, Ao Nang beach is a long, white-sand beach stretching to the foot of a prominent limestone range, the most developed beach in the area with a reasonable choice of amenities. Phra Nang comprises 3 beautiful beaches on a remote headland, accessible only by boat and frequented by day-trippers from Krabi, Phi Phi Island and Ao Nang. Numerous other secluded beaches along the coast and on nearby islands. Shoppping is mainly limited to the usual Thai trinkets, fake watches and T-shirts. Hotel shops provide a good choice of gifts, although more expensive. Krabi Town offers good local shopping opportunities. Daytime activities mainly consist of snorkelling and diving. There are many fine coral reefs off the coast. Sailing and sea-kayaking are alsopopular, as are walking and hiking in nearby national parks. The Nightlife is generally quiet with hotels offering occasional live entertainment. Eating out consists of some pleasant beachside eateries offering a choice of Thai and Western fare. Seafood in the region is particularly good. Krabi Town has a few simple restaurants catering mainly for backpackers.