Phuket or Krabi – which is better? Both of these superb southern Thailand destinations are common features on bucket lists, and for good reason.
Phuket is a well-established name in the travel industry and is widely regarded as one of the top places to visit in Thailand, if not the whole of Southeast Asia. Krabi may be a relative newcomer to the travel scene, but has rapidly grown in popularity, to the point where it is strong contender to Phuket’s title as the destination of choice in the south of Thailand. If you are finding yourself torn when it comes to deciding which of these two beautiful places you want to spend your next Thailand holiday in, we’re here to help. We’ve taken 10 key aspects of the beach holiday experience and put Phuket and Krabi head-to-head in a direct comparison to see which comes out on top.