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Krabi, Thailand. People often call it the literal heaven on earth. It’s the go-to place for all things sun and sand. It is also the absolute best place to soak up the pleasant warmth and feel at one with yourself. Because it’s such a fantastic place to visit, here’s a few beautiful Krabi resorts you should visit right now – because you deserve it.

First off, book your flight! We recommend using deal sites to book cheap flights, perfect for that upcoming long weekend for Labour Day and Wesak Day. Check out these sites for great prices and frequent travel sales for the cheapest round-trip deal:

  • Expedia – The leading site in discount travel deals with amazing sales such as their ongoing Travel Fair 2015 and their Spring Sale.
  • AirAsiaGo – Select the best value for your money on your travel itinerary by comparing prices for the cheapest deals  from flight to hotel and even to activities at your destination!
  • Groupon – We all know that you can get cheap travel deals here, but did you know you could book flights too? Why not check for both? 

Annnnnd, let’s begin.

1.  Krabi Resort (Ao Nang)

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What: Fancy your own private beach stay? Then you’re in luck. Krabi Resort is the only resort in Ao Nang that provides access to a private beach – with superbly stunning views of the roaring waves and spotless sandy shores. Their spacious rooms provide free Wi-Fi, safety deposit boxes, and daily newspapers. You may make use of the outdoor pool, spa, and fitness center. If you want to do something more adventurous, you can hit up the limestone cliffs of Railay for rock climbing,  go kayaking the mangroves, try diving in Phi Phi, or hop on some island tours. 

Krabi Resort is also close to the town, offering convenient access to restaurants and shops where you can purchase diving or snorkeling equipment! 

How: Book this resort at RM152 per night through Hotels.com. Similarly, you’ll get cashback for your purchase. Yay! 

Where: 232 Moo 2, Ao-nang Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand 81000

2.  Golden Beach Resort

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What: Golden Beach Resort is directly situated in front the beachfront of Ao Nang and the Andaman Sea. What’s pretty convenient is the short stroll from the hotel to shops, bars, and convenience stores. In the in-resort restaurants, fresh seafood is also prepared daily for evening barbeques right on the beach! Between treks and adventures around the island, you probably would want to enjoy the poolside bar, family room, and hot tubs! Also, WiFi is available in public areas but seriously, who needs the Internet with a view like that? 

How: Book this resort at RM 180 on Agoda with ShopBack’s rewards. 

Where: 254 Moo 2, Muang , Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand 81000


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 3.  Areetara Resort

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What: Areetara’s termed the ‘Minimalist Graphic Hotel – it’s clean and modern with super easy beach access! Their rooms are simply designed, well furnished, and feature modern amenities including a TV and IDD telephone. Pamper yourself by hanging around the outdoor pool  it’s perfect for unwinding and relaxing in the shade while sipping cocktails from the outdoor bar! The restaurant in Areetara serves both Thai and global cuisine, but specializes in seafood caught daily by the local fishermen! 

How: Book this resort at a crazy cheap RM115 per night through Expedia, with cashback from ShopBack! Cheaper still, when you snag yourself an Expedia discount coupon.

Where: 177 Moo 3, Aonang Soi 8 Rd, Aonang, Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand 81000

4.  Aonang Orchid Resort

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What: Located just a short 100 meters from the beachfront, it’s a perfect choice for you beach bums. The hotel can arrange for you to tour the nearby islands like the ever famous Phi Phi Island for some good ol’ diving and snorkeling action, and even kayaking through the mangrove swamps. You can also go rock climbing at Railay Beach, which is easily accessible by ferry. And don’t even get me started on the rooms – they’re huge, spacious, and oh so comfortable. 

How: Book this resort at a really affordable RM185 per night through Expedia, with cashback from ShopBack too! 

Where: 141 Moo 2, Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand 81000

5.  Pavilion Queens Bay Hotel

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What: The Pavilion Queens Bay Hotel is situated atop a hill and built in a style inspired by Thai palatial architecture! All rooms at the hotel offer views of the Andaman Sea and are beautifully decorated in silks and Thai artefacts. Love pampering yourself? Well, you’re in luck – unwind and rejuvenate at the spa with various types of massages, body scrubs, facials, and other treatments available for your indulgence. If you’re in two different moods, chill out with a relaxing drink; but if your party vibes call, head down to the pub for some dancing and fun!

How: Book this resort at RM110 per night through Agoda, with cashback from ShopBack too!

 Where: 56/3 Moo 3, Amphur Muang, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

Have fun, folks! Remember you can book your Krabi getaway through the aforementioned Agoda, Hotels.com, Expedia and HotelClub.com for the best prices available.

*All prices are based on an average quoted from dates in the month of May (for your benefit in conjunction with the long weekends). Room rates and availability are subject to change to book early to avoid disappointment!