Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Local Guide

Global Yodel recently had the opportunity to experience the beautiful Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach in Krabi, Thailand. 

Krabi stakes claim to one of Thailand’s most beautiful places. On southern Thailand’s west coast, it is a province known for its craggy, sheer limestone cliffs, dense mangrove forests, and more than a hundred offshore islands. Some of its most popular beach destinations include the Phi Phi Islands, which jut from the sea like giant rainforested boulders, and Railay Beach, accessible only by boat and a prominent rock-climbing spot in one of the most beautiful places. Remember the movie The Beach? It was filmed there.

The Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach shares a playful sense of tropical fun from a family-focused waterpark with waterslides to couples-focused relaxing free-form infinity pools and swim-up bars.

The property is unique in that there is a ‘Family Wing’ and a ‘Couples Wing’ of the property. Each wing perfectly to their audiences ensuring everyone is having an idyllic visit. 

We sat down with the local Director of Digital Marketing, Thuong Pham to learn more about Krabi, Thailand and the resort. 

Name? Thuong Pham

Occupation? Digital Marketing Director

Place you live? Bangkok & Krabi

Can you sum up Krabi? Krabi is known to be a paradise of sorts, famed for its amazing beaches and limestone formations. With more than 150 offshore islands and a multitude of activities available for leisure, Krabi is an ideal beach getaway destination.

Can you tell us about the Holiday Inn Resort Krabi? The resort consists of 173 beautiful rooms with various size which matches for families as well as couples. The resort locating in a very convenient location in Krabi with dining, shopping and traveling options. You will find everything here from bars, restaurants, spa, fitness or daily activities for kids and adults to have fun.

Can you tell us about the history of Holiday Inn Resort Krabi? The resort used to be under the name Sala Talay before it became the Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach. There have been many changes in room decorations, facilities and teams over the years however the authentic Thai resort-style has been maintained.

Can you describe a perfect day in Krabi? Relaxing on a picture-perfect white sand beach on one of Krabi’s 150+ tropical islands.

What is a little-known fact about Krabi? There are around 150 islands big and small surround Krabi. (Make sure to hire a boat tour or long-tail-boat driver to explore them!




Best place to eat: 

Kodam Kitchen

Best place to drink?

Any of the waterfront beach bars located along Ao Nang Beach.

Local tip:

Go on island hopping tours to discover the beautiful islands in Krabi. (And try snorkeling!)

Best place to stay:

Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang