Krabi is indeed a gem of Thailand sitting snugly on the edge of the Krabi River. It comprises clear coastlines dotted with tropical islands and coral reefs. Long stretches of powdery white sand beside the crystal-clear water is sure to take your breath away. The splendid limestone formations towering to the skies on the virgin beach shores are a rare site. With such incredible beauty, it is no wonder that many Hollywood movies are shot here.
This small town which was once mainly a fishing land is steadily making its mark as a famous business and leisure destination. The fantastic landscape and quiet laidback environment bring a delightful new twist to business events. In addition to the scenic natural beauty, Krabi has excellent facilities for meetings and business retreats.
“There are reasons we congregate in these places- to worship beauty and to feel its effects light up the electrolytes in the bloodstream.”- Frances Mayes
Krabi has emerged as one of the major MICE and corporate outbound destinations in Thailand. Currently, it is one of the top MICE performers. It is preferred by its visitors for its breath-taking beauty apart from the various resorts and accommodations catering to business travelers. The Krabi Convention Centre has their in-house facilities for meetings and team events. Its International airport is well-connected to other cities throughout Asia.
Sightseeing activities along with health and spa treatments can be arranged while you are here. Another delightful escapade is island hopping to some of the smaller nearby islands. The Phi Phi National park featured in the Hollywood movie ‘The Beach’ is a great place for conducting refreshing team bonding games. The extensive deciduous forests home to a variety of fauna and flora engages the nature lovers and induces positivity.
Planning a successful corporate incentive program has become a vital part of the modern business world. Moreover, it is not without reason. A carefully planned event provides many benefits to a business organization. Choosing the right location is an integral part of this. MICE events have become an industry on its own in Krabi attracting large numbers of business and corporate travelers.
The city has turned out to be one of the favorite locations for incentive events because it is a relatively new and well-built city nestling high-end hotels and beautiful beaches. With the presence of many International brands like The Sofitel, Sheraton, The Amari, etc., there is no dearth of options when it comes to staying in Krabi. You will be provided with all necessary support services and amenities to cater to your business needs and team building events.
“Looking at the beauty in the world is the first step towards purifying the mind.” – Amit Ray
The extensive coastline, great choices of beaches, offshore islands and favorable weather of Krabi provides a perfect mix for those looking to break away from the stress of hectic schedules and refresh themselves. Visit the beautiful national parks where you can enjoy inland scenic attractions like hot springs, caves, and waterfalls. The nature lovers can go for eco-tours, trekking, and bird-watching.
For leisure at the beach, Krabi offers a wide range of activities like snorkeling, boating, canoeing, fishing, and scuba-diving. For the more adventurous ones, rock climbing on the limestone cliffs is a trendy choice. Once you reach the peak, the glorious panoramic view of the glittering lagoons across the karst landscapes is a treat to the eyes. Conduct exciting adventure team games like the Double Dragon here.
The Krabi Airport has International flights coming in from Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and China. In addition to that, there are more than 18 domestic flights per day to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui. If you are looking to combine two or more destinations on your corporate outbound trip, this is a big bonus. Krabi is located within 30 minutes plane ride from Bangkok, and you can reach the Krabi Island from the airport in about 35-40 minutes.
Krabi has a tropical monsoon climate. It is generally warm all year round with April and May being the hottest months. September to May is hot and wet. The best time to visit the place is from November to March when humidity is low with occasional cool breezes. September to October usually receives heavy showers but not without long intervals of sunshine.
Krabi is a great destination to conduct various adventure team activities. Take advantage of the fantastic locales and great weather to have a fun day at the beach or go around the town. The city exudes a rare charm and has something to offer for everyone.