5 hottest bars in Krabi
Don't miss these awesome cocktail bars. The hottest places to unwind after dark.
The Crazy Pub
Best for live bands
The Crazy Pub may well live up to its name if you’re feeling adventurous… hosting a true Thai party every night until 1am, this must-visit venue is home to live music events and a funky house band. Talented DJs keep the fun going, entertaining the mostly local crowd and in-the-know tourists. A great pub in an easy-to-find location on the vibrant Maharat Road.
98/4 Maharat Road, Muang, Krabi 81000
Tel: 08 4057 8569/66 7562 0865
Soak up the Thai sunset
Located on the roof of the KR Mansion, this smart, contemporary bar has a unique jungle theme and some of the best views in Krabi. A wide selection of drinks, including exotic cocktails like Martinis and the new Mint Daiquiris, add to its appeal. Watch the sun set over the river against the limestone rocks while listening to mellow music and sipping a mean Berry Mojito. Quiet and calm, this place offers the perfect wind-down after a lazy day in the sun.
52/1 Chao Fa Road, Krabi Town 81000
Tel: 08 4385 2316
Tel: 66 7563 72456
For a little R&R
Set on a busy street in the centre of town but with a surprisingly intimate feel, Chilling is a friendly bar and restaurant that ranks as a favourite amongst Krabi tourists and locals alike. Stylish red décor contrasts to the pretty outdoor terrace – ideal for enjoying warm Thai evening breezes. Enjoy well-priced drinks while catching up on the latest sports, play a free game of pool or listen to pop music… as the name suggests, it’s the perfect place for chilling out.
12/3 Chao Fha Road, Muang, Krabi 81000
Lighting up the beach
Lit with fairy lights, Carlito’s is a chic wooden beachside bar that hosts amazing fire and light shows under the roof of its nightclub section. Popular with tourists craving chilled beers and cocktails, it’s a great place to pull up a chair on the beach and get the sand in your toes. The Bucket and Silver Surfer cocktails are addictive, and are served by attractive bar staff that keep you coming back. Don’t miss DJs playing cool tunes by night, or visit during the day for yoga and Thai boxing.
142 Moo 2, PP Erawan Palms Resort, Ao Nang, Krabi Town 81000
Tel: 66 7562 2163
Deemed by some as serving the best cocktails in Thailand, Joy’s is certainly one of Krabi’s best bars. Traditional triangular Thai cushions and bar stools furnish this relaxed watering hole with its calming chill-out music and gorgeous beach views. Friendly service brings you fresh food while you surf the internet (rather than the waves) and sip a cool local beer and browse the wide selection for your next thirst-quencher.
Railay East, Nong Thale, Krabi 81000