A glimpse of Phra Nang beach (Krabi, Thailand)

Thailand, Travel | April 11, 2015 | By

The beautiful Phra Nang beach in Krabi is absolutely breathtaking.  It’s the least developed of the four small beaches on Krabi (except for the elaborate Rayavadee resort which was selling for $600/night when I visited with tighter security than the White House) with its silky soft white sand against turquoise clear water and staggering limestone cliffs.  Note: no filters used below! 

Beautiful Phra Nang Beach

Beautiful Phra Nang Beach

Silky white sand

Silky white san

The beach is so underdeveloped that your only source of food and drinks are from long-tail boats cooking mouthwatering authentic (and dirt cheap) Thai food right on the water.  You can get an entire meal and Singha beer for $3 US dollars.  Not too shabby at all.

Time for lunch and an ice cold beer!

Time for lunch and an ice cold beer!

Spicy chicken with sticky rice, best yet!

Spicy chicken with sticky rice, best yet!

Most people arrive at Phra Nang by boat but you can also walk there at low tide from Railay Beach along the base of the cliffs bordered by caves and stalactites…and monkeys! Hold onto those glasses and bananas.

Hey, little guy!

Hey, little guy!

No, little guy!

No, little guy!

Check out the Princess Cave or Tham Phra Nang Nok at the bottom of the limestone cliffs, dedicated to an ancient fertility goddess that contains a strange amount of large phallic symbols and offerings in the hope of increased potency and prosperity.  

Phallic Princess Cave

Phallic Princess Cave

A national geographic-like photo in my eyes…

Muslims a Phra Nang

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