Experience the Dramatic Natural Beauty of Southern Thailand while on Holiday in Krabi
A popular destination, many travellers and tourists plan their holiday in Krabi to set eyes on the dramatic limestone cliffs that dot the landscape. Whether they’re rising up from the turquoise waters
or from the middle of the dense jungle
, the striking karst cliffs
always make a lasting impression. Each of Secret Retreats’ Krabi villas is located in an area of stunning natural beauty, away from the main tourist spots and bustling travel hubs but still with easy access to all the best sites.
The area’s many hidden beaches
and unspoilt islands make for breathtaking day trips as well as picturesque places to rest your head. Krabi’s mainland is a convenient launch pad for well-known destinations, as well as practically untouched islands, making your holiday in Krabi truly unforgettable.
Secret Retreats Offers Some of the Best Villas in Krabi and Koh Jum Promoting Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
Stay on the mainland in some of the best villas in Krabi, overlooking the famed Phang Nga Bay, in the beachfront boutique gem of Le Passe-Temps
. This rustic French-inspired cluster of eight wooden bungalows surrounds a central pool and just a few metres from the beach. The owners and hosts at this delightful resort have put their hearts into this special space creating a warm, inviting atmosphere with all the comfort and privacy you could ask for.
If an island escape is more your style, Koh Jum is truly off the beaten path (though not difficult to reach!) and offers some of the best private pool villas in Krabi. Koh Jum Beach Villas
features 19 individually designed villas of varying sizes that sit right by a 700-metre stretch of quiet beach looking out to Phi Phi National Park
in the distance. The owners of this stunning beach Thailand beach villa resort are passionate about sustainability and responsible environmental practices including reducing and recycling waste, filtering and bottling their own water, and providing guests with reusable bags and bottles to use during their stay. Their ongoing sustainable efforts guarantees your holiday in Krabi leaves as little impact on the environment as possible, preserving Koh Jum island for future generations
without sacrificing luxury and comfort.
Visit the Surrounding Attractions from the Best Private Pool Villa in Krabi
If your perfect holiday means doing as little as possible, simply relax in the best private pool villas in Krabi and best beachfront pool villas Krabi has to offer. The Villas, each individually and beautifully designed, allow for natural air flow, further immersing you in the tropical beauty of this famed region. For the more adventurous, there are many places to see, and things to do, in Krabi to fill your days whether you are travelling with a partner or on a family holiday.
Secret Retreats’ hosts, owners and concierges are more than happy to share their inside knowledge and show you the best and ‘must see’ sites. From Phi Phi National Park to Phuket
, Krabi’s main beach resorts of Ao Nang to Railay
, Krabi offers a plethora of activities. Visit the iconic James Bond Island
, explore the fishing villages and mangrove forests around Koh Jum, see the conservation work in preserving the mangroves and reef regeneration, or try rock climbing the magnificent limestone cliffs scattered all over Krabi. If the sea is your siren, there are also plenty of snorkeling and scuba diving options as Krabi province is one of the leading global destinations for underwater attractions, with beautiful coral reefs, turtles, whale sharks and hordes of colourful tropical fish
Getting to Krabi
Krabi has its own international airport welcoming flights from all over the region. It is also a relatively short drive from surrounding holiday destinations such as Phuket island or Phang Nga Bay. Getting to Koh Jum is just a 30-minute drive from Krabi’s International Airport
to the pier and then a 30-minute boat ride to the island itself.
For the more adventurous, a boat service to Koh Jum leaves Koh Phi Phi daily but is suspended during the monsoon season due to rough seas. Monsoon season in southern Thailand runs from June through to October.