What makes a good holiday? One where you don’t have to worry about food, that’s for sure! It’s easy to find Muslim restaurants in Krabi that display a Halal sign in Arabic (the population is made up of 40% Muslims)😃


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Majority of the locals you’ll meet are fully aware of the Islamic dietary requirements! Krabi is definitely one of the go-to destination for Muslim visitors and we’ve prepared a list of places to stay in just for you😉

Note: Prices are based on a search in April.

1. Ban Sainai Resort


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Ban Sainai Resort is not only exclusive; its rates are also value for money considering you’re getting an entire cottage to yourself. Perfect for the whole family! There are about 25 mini bungalows in the resort and the area is surrounded by natural scenery – giving the place the “kampong” vibes. This resort also offers one of the best pool views overlooking the mountains😌


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Halal dining options: Yes

Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes

Highlights:

  • Private En-Suite Bathroom & Amenities in all cottages
  • Free shuttle service from the resort to Ao Nang’s city centre
  • Hammock that allows you to chill!
  • Kids Pool

Rates: From USD107
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2. Sand Sea Resort

Sand Sea Resort is a well-maintained resort, with all its individual bungalows spread out over a large tropical garden and its terraces overlooking the garden. The resort is also conveniently located in the middle of West Railay beach😎


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If privacy is your concern, you’ll be happy to know that Sand Sea doesn’t offer public access to cross to the east side of Railay, so there are no passers-by and its rooms are peaceful and quiet! How convenient is that?😎


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Halal dining options: Yes

Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No

Highlights:

  • Island hopping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Jungle Tour
  • Sea Kayak
  • Spa

Rates: From USD117
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3. Ao Nang Princeville Resort

One great thing about Ao Nang Princeville resort is its location and convenience! This resort has beachfront views and nearby convenience shops that makes it a good souvenir-hunting spot for the family back home😌


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This is a Muslim-run hotel – with halal food easily available and hijab-wearing employees that will greet you upon arrival😀 


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Highlights:

  • ATM machines available in vicinity
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steamroom

Rates: From USD68
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4. Sunda Resort

Sunda Resort is a 3-star bungalow resort, surrounded by natural scenery and furnished in contemporary Thai style (plenty of dark wood and splashes of rich colour against a neutral backdrop). This is the go-to place if you’re looking for pretty, boutique style bungalows in a quiet location🤗


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The resort is also located close to the local Muslim community so you can be assured that there’s plenty of halal food nearby!


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Highlights:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Massage services
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

Rates: From USD31
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5. Railay Bay Resort

Railay Bay is a popular and newly upgraded family beach resort. It has come a long way from its humble beginnings of 50 Baht-a-night bamboo huts!


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Railay is the only resort that is still standing since the very beginning of Railay’s development more than 18 years ago. Its ongoing evolution reflects Railay’s shift towards more upmarket accommodation😊


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The deluxe rooms and cottages offer connecting units suitable for families or groups of friends. Garden Pool Villas offer the luxury of a private pool within your own private, 2 bedroom compound that’s perfect for honeymooners and couples!

Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No
Highlights:

  • Day trip to Phi Phi Islands / Hong Island
  • Island sightseeing
  • Open sea snorkeling
  • Cave sightseeing
  • Hammock that allows you to chill!

Rates: From USD94
Book it now!

6. Phu Pi Maan Resort & Spa

Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa is a Muslim-owned resort run by the local community. The resort may be a tad far from Ao Nang beach but they offer free shuttle services to the beach and Ao Nang city centre!


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The resort is also located really near Ao Nang mosque – so near that you can hear the azan from your room! Such sense of familiarity is always a pleasant feeling when you’re overseas😌


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Highlights:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Gym facilities
  • Sauna
  • Steamroom

Rates: From USD82
Book it now!

7. Ao Nang Orchid Resort

Ao Nang Orchid Resort is ideal for those who prefer big swimming pools and well-appointed rooms. Far from the main road but less than 100m away from Ao Nang beach, this place is THE perfect place if you’re planning to have long walks on the beach or simply unwind😉


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Don’t expect much in the way of facilities from this mid-range hotel but be assured that this is one of the best value for money resorts in this central location!


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No
Highlights:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all lobby
  • Hot tubs available in certain rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Huge Swimming Pool

Rates: From USD48
Book it now!

8. Sunrise Tropical Resort

It’ll take you less than 5 minutes to get to the beautiful west beach, or the even more stunning Phra Nang Cave beach, from this resort! The aesthetics of this resort is just absolutely amazing that you’ll just have to see for yourself😍


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The villa comes with polished wooden floors and a fashionable outdoor private shower in the rooms which makes it a must for couples who are on their honeymoon! It has also been said that the accommodation here has similar standards to their next door Railay Bay Resort, in a more intimate setting and at half the price🤗


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No
Highlights:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all lobby
  • Hot tubs available in certain rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Huge Swimming Pool

Rates: From USD40
Book it now!

9. Noppharat Resort

Noppharat Resort offers decent budget bungalows😀 It’s located in one of the growing areas along the road to the Thai Boxing Stadium behind Nopparat Thara Beach. The resort is a 250m walk to the sea, and there are tuk-tuks that will take you into Ao Nang which is just a 5 minute drive away!


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Rooms are clean and tidy and the resort has a small garden – not bad at all for a budget place!


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No
Highlights:

  • Resort-style hotel
  • Nearby convenience store
  • Nearby cash withdrawal services

Rates: From USD30
Book it now!

10. Tonsai Bay Resort

As hotels in Railay become more expensive, you might be wondering what’s in it for the budget traveler here? Tonsai Bay Resort is absolutely ideal for those who prefer to stay in Railay itself and is one of the more reasonably-priced bungalows😎


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Located at the southern tip of the beach, it is actually closer to Railay West (Sunset) Beach than many parts of East Railay and is just a two minutes walk from Tonsai Beach. The resort offers 40 air conditioned rooms ranging from Deluxe Villas and Superior Villas with spectacular views facing the rainforest or the ever popular rock climbing cliff on the backdrop!


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Halal dining options: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: No
Highlights:

  • Island day trips
  • Kayaking
  • Rock-climbing
  • Diving

Rates: From USD41
Book it now!


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Convinced that you need to go to Krabi? Well, we thought so too! With food being the slightest bit of your worries and the abundance of activities to try out, these places are definitely where you should be headed. Time to pack your bags and have the best time of your life😎

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