In Thailand, the Krabi region is best at bringing to life those breathtaking images of an exotic landscape exactly how everyone pictures it. This fascinating area features the most sublime beaches, enchanting islands, rugged mountains draped in forest, and a kaleidoscope of colour below the ocean's surface. Our list of 5 star hotels in Krabi masterfully capitalize on this natural beauty with beachfront accommodation conducive to a tropical outdoor lifestyle and inspiring views. You will also be happy to know the area is easily reached within 90 minutes of Phuket, and has a domestic airport.
While you can certainly look forward to remaining passively horizontal on the most incredible beaches in the world, Krabi showcases such a smorgasbord intriguing natural wonders that you will be inspired to explore and discover. Famous for its dramatic lime stone peaks littering the ocean, crystal lagoons, secret caves, mangroves, forest trails to hike and island hopping in Phang Nga Bay means a peerless 5 star holiday filled with adventure and sightseeing opportunities await.
Looking at our picks of the best luxury resorts, all are situated right on the beach to give you a front row seat to this wondrous world. Moreover, while you may relish a feeling of seclusion at each them, most are no further than 15 minutes from Aonang which is the shopping and entertainment centre. To assist with choosing the perfect spot for you, please please click the below links to find a detailed description of each hotel, its surroundings, as well as the best discount deals.
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Centara Grand Beach Resort is located on a private beach near Aonang facing lime stone outcrops jutting from a placid bay. Reached only by 10 minute boat ride it features ocean facing rooms with a private Jacuzzi on the balcony, and one or 2 bedroom beachfront villas with glimpses of the ocean from your very own plunge pool.
Featuring connecting rooms with facilities such as turn-down service which include milk and cookies for the little ones just before bed time, a kids club, a water sport centre, tennis courts, 2 seafront pools and even a family club Dusit Thani is a luxury family hotel on a laid-back and secluded ribbon of fine white sand.
Located along an intimate enclave facing a islet accessible at low tide Nakamanda is a boutique resort and dream couples escape. Its suites and villas are spread throughout a tropical rain forest setting and Guests can choose from suites with a Jacuzzi on the sundeck or relish tropical nights in their very own hydro pool.
Phulay Bay is an exquisite hideaway surrounded by an idyllic landscape of fosforescent tropical greenery, limestone karts and captivating ocean views. Complete with butler service guests have a choice of beach villas with Jacuzzi's from where views expand over the ocean, or lavish accommodation with hydro jet infinity pools.
Located on dramatic Railay Beach with a restaurant set in a cave Rayavadee has our vote as the ultimate beachfront resort in the region, as well as in the entire Thailand. Modeled like a southern Thai village its suites feature rustic Thai elegance and outdoor terraces surrounded by lush greenery intimately guarding your own pool.
Featuring luxury rooms with pool access to the biggest pool in Thailand, family friendly facilities such as a kids club, indoor and outdoor children's play area, kids TV network, a nearby golf course, on-site water sport facilities and tennis courts, Sofitel Phokeethra is an elegant Victorian style hotel with facilities ideal for families.