Exploring Krabi with Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel

A province characterized by stunning scenery, Krabi is located on the west coast of southern Thailand. Home to the luxurious Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel, the province has a lot to offer travelers and is a wonderful place to explore.

Krabi’s scenery is comprised of craggy, sheer limestone cliffs that rise up and out of the turquoise water, dense mangrove forests, white sand beaches and over a hundred offshore islands. It’s a popular beach destination that is as tropical as it is laid-back.

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel is within close proximity to Ao Nang, a resort town with a myriad of shopping and dining options. Known for its stretching beachfront and accessibility to dive sites, Ao Nang is also the center for idyllic long-tail boat tours to the beautiful limestone islands of  Koh Hong, Koh Poda and Koh Gai.

For those interested in a bit of an adventure, it’s possible to jump into a long-tail boat and head to Railay Beach. A popular destination for rock climbing, Railay Beach is essentially a small peninsula enclosed by large limestone cliffs. There are actually four beaches scattered across Railay, and the verdant jungle backdrop is epic. If you are looking to do some rock climbing, Railay Beach has 600 different climbing routes set up across 45 different areas which are easily accessible.

A visit to a local market is a must when staying at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel as it offers a wonderful chance to gain some insight into local life. Wander the market stalls, try your luck at bartering for some unique souvenirs and enjoy a variety of Thai street snacks and local cuisine.


Within the grounds of Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel, there is also a wide variety of things to do and activities to choose from. The luxurious resort features a beautifully landscaped tropical garden as well as a refreshing swimming pool, which is actually the largest lagoon swimming pool in the entire province of Krabi! There is also a rejuvenating spa to take advantage of as well as restaurants serving Thai, Italian and Indian cuisine.

Stay fit on your holiday by joining in a morning walk, an energizing yoga session or a fun Aqua Dance class. For visiting the outlying islands, the resort hotel offers a day trip to Hong Island. Phi Phi and James Bond Island are both not too far away, and we can help arrange a day out exploring to these two popular tourist destinations.

Krabi is without a doubt one of the most beautiful provinces in all of Thailand. There really is so much to see and do. Come and explore the diversity of Krabi with Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Hotel. We can’t wait to welcome you!

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort 
200 Moo. 3, Tambon Nongtalay, Amphur Muang, Krabi 81000 
Tel: +66 (0)75 627800
Email: h6184-re@sofitel.com