Krabi province in Southern Thailand has become a part of “Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension” program, allowing fully vaccinated tourists to visit the area without quarantine. Find the list of Krabi hotels with SHA Plus certificate that are acceptable for Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension.
General Information of Krabi
Krabi is one of the southern provinces of Thailand, located along the Andaman Coast. Krabi is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand and an ideal gateway destination offering natural attractions including white sandy beaches, a number of large and small islands, diverse coral reefs, exotic sea creatures, and picturesque rainforests and mangroves.
Some of the most popular and attractive destinations in Krabi province:
- Koh Phi Phi, one of the most unique and interesting groups of islands in the world, also known as the "jewel of the Andaman Sea"
- Railay Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Krabi
- Ao Nang, the most popular mainland beach in Krabi
- Koh Lanta, a small archipelago famous for crystal clear waters, shady palm trees and long white sandy beaches
- Koh Ngai, a tiny island between Krabi and Trang provinces that is extremely deserted and quiet so you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere
- Krabi Town, the capital of the province, located along the banks of a river that empties into the Andaman Sea.
Krabi is located about 185 km from Phuket so you can easily make a trip there during your holiday. Many exclusions can be also organized.
How long to stay at SHA Plus Hotels?
According to the rules of Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension scheme, the first 7 nights must be spent in Phuket SHA Plus hotels but for the next 7 nights of mandatory stay you can move to SHA Plus hotels in Krabi.
Booking Krabi SHA Plus Hotels
The most convenient way to book Krabi Sandbox hotels is by using a reliable online travel agent such as Booking.com. However, not all Krabi hotels found there are certified as SHA Plus so we would highly recommend checking if your chosen hotel is one of SHA Plus hotels listed below.
List of SHA Plus Hotels in Krabi
Currently, there are more than 130 SHA Plus hotels in Krabi that meet the health and safety guidelines to provide accommodation for vaccinated travelers. However, at the moment only SHA plus hotels in Koh Phi Phi, Railay Beach and Koh Ngai can be used by travelers visiting Krabi under Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension scheme.
The list of the best Krabi SHA Plus hotels separated by the area is the following:
Koh Phi Phi SHA Plus Hotels
1. Zeavola Resort
Welcome to Zeavola, a sustainable Phi Phi Island luxury resort with an air of rustic romance, located on the tranquil white sand Laem Tong Beach. The barefoot luxury experience at our Phi Phi Island hotel allows you to unplug and reconnect with yourself amidst spectacular tropical beauty.
2. Phi Phi Andaman Legacy Resort
Phi Phi Andaman Legacy Resort is steps from the clear waters of Ton Sai Bay and a 10-minute walk from Phi Phi Don Island's main pier. It features an outdoor pool and a beachside restaurant and bar.
3. Phi Phi Harbour View Hotel
Phi Phi Harbour View Hotel is the 4-star hotel in Phi Phi Island. The hotel connects both Ton Sai Bay and Lo Da Lam Bay. Only 2 minute travel from the pier to the hotel. The hotel have 80 rooms included the room with pool excees and a dining hall in which tables are adjusted for social distancing.
4. Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort
A brand new resort located of Ton Sai Bay, Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort is an ideal choice for you and your family getting away from a busy bustle life and discovering Phi Phi Island at the same time. Every effort is made to make you feel comfortable and enjoy your stay at Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort. We believe that your rest at phi phi cliff beach resort will lets you forget tiredness work all throughout the year.
5. Phi Phi Long Beach Resort & Villa
Phi Phi Long Beach Resort & Villa is located on one of the best-rated beaches in Phi Phi Don! The gorgeous 600-metre Long Beach has a laid back and youthful vibe, just 10 minutes boat ride from the main pier, nightlife and shopping at Tonsai Bay. We have cosy and inviting rooms designed for all travellers, from groups of friends and singles to romantic couples and families! We welcome everyone to enjoy our sea view swimming pool, restaurant and massage service.
6. Paradise Resort Phi Phi
A 5-minute long tail boat ride from Tonsai, Paradise Resort Phi Phi is set on the pristine Long Beach of Phi Phi Don. It offers soothing massage treatments, a tour desk, and ticketing service. This beachfront property also features a restaurant and free WiFi. Complete with a seating area, each unit at Phi Phi Paradise Resort is fitted with air conditioning, a satellite TV, a refrigerator and a safety deposit box. All include an en suite bathroom and free toiletries. Some rooms also have an electric kettle and a sofa.
7. SAii Phi Phi Island Village
Relaxing beach stays await at SAii Phi Phi Island Village, which features a private beach and infinity pool equipped with a pool bar. First-rate amenities include tennis courts, dive centre and 4 restaurants. For leisure, enjoy workouts at the well-equipped fitness centre. Alternatively, Wanna Spa offers traditional Thai massage and soothing body treatments. Friendly staff can assist with childcare needs. Sightseeing trips can be arranged at the recreational centre.
8. Phi Phi Holiday Resort
Previously known as the Holiday Inn PhiPhi Island, the resort will currently be rebranded as the PhiPhi Holiday Resort The owning company has decided to independently manage the property, under the same ownership, from the same operation team. As part of the rebrand project, we are renovating our guest rooms and expanding our product and service offerings, including a new beach bar, cafe, and a beach club. Other additions also include family suites and pool villas on the sunset cliff, overlooking the Andaman Sea. Our staff are also going through additional training to address the additional COVID-19 measures, while we raise the safety and hygienic standards in our resort.
9. Phi Phi Island Cabana Hotel
Phi Phi Island Cabana is the largest 4-star hotel in Phi Phi Island, connected both Ton Sai Bay and Lo Da Lam Bay. Only 5 minute travel from the hotel. Offering guestrooms decorated in a modern-oriental style in six building, guests can also enjoy the on-site facilities including a large outdoor pool, internet room with complimentary WiFi and three dining options and a bar.
10. PP Princess Resort
PP Princess Resort boasts a location like no other. Expanding across the central beach of Loh Dalum Bay giving guests foot step access to the most beautiful beach on Phi Phi Don. We pride in giving our guests warm tropical hospitality as well as providing a safe haven at the heart of the Island to unwind and be a part of this dream destination. Our resort provides travellers with the new deluxe rooms which are sophisticatedly designed, the amazingly beautiful view from 2 different swimming pools and 7 different restaurant outlets and beach bars with international menus and fresh island seafood.
Check the full list of SHA Plus certified Koh Phi Phi Hotels available for Krabi Sandbox
Railay Beach SHA Plus Hotels
1. Bhu Nga Thani Resort and Spa
Bhu Nga Thani Resort & Spa on East Railay Beach in Krabi is surrounded by the exotic mountain landscape and emerald waves of the Andaman Sea. A 15-minute boat ride from Nam Mao Pier, it has an outdoor pool and peaceful rooms with beautiful views. The elegant rooms at Bhu Nga Thani Resort are spacious and feature dark wood furnishings. Each room includes a 32-inch flat-screen TV with DVD player. Internet access and a balcony with outdoor daybed are included. Bhu Nga Thani Resort & Spa enjoys a charming location with limestone beaches and mangrove forests nearby.
2. Avatar Railay
Offering an outdoor pool and sun terrace, Avatar Railay is set in Railay Beach, Krabi. It is only 900 m from Phra Nang Cave. Guests can enjoy delectable meal at the on-site restaurant and bar as well as free WiFi. Each room includes a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the pool or garden.
3. Diamond Cave Resort
Located in Railay, Diamond Cave Resort & Spa have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including outdoor pool, diving, fishing, massage, pool (kids), to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Diamond Cave Resort & Spa hits the spot in many ways.
4. Railay Bay Resort & Spa
Stretching across the white sands of Railay Beach, Railay Bay Resort & Spaoffers spacious cottages set in tropical landscapes. It features free WiFi throughout, a beachfront outdoor pool and a restaurant. Offering free parking on the mainland at Ao Nam Mao Pier, Railay Bay Resort & Spa-SHA Plus is a 20-minute boat trip from Ao Nam Mao Pier or Ao Nang Beach to Railay Pier. Featuring private balconies, tropical-style cottages at Resort Railay feature casual cane and wood furnishings. In-room comforts include DVD player, a safe and a spacious bathroom with a bathtub.
5. Railay Princess Resort & Spa
Just a 5-minute walk to Phranang Cave beach on the peaceful East Railay Bay, Railay Princess Resort & Spa offers 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness centre. Rooms at the Railay Princess Resort & Spa-SHA Plus have Thai-style furnishings and include a satellite TV, a seating area and a private balcony with garden and pool views. Guests can enjoy a relaxing Thai massage at the Waree Spa. Other facilities include kids' club and laundry service.
Check the full list of SHA Plus certified Railay Beach Hotels available for Krabi Sandbox
Koh Ngai SHA Plus Hotels
1. Thapwarin Resort
Enjoying a beachfront location on the beautiful and tranquil Ko Ngai Beach, Thapwarin Resort features spectacular ocean views and water sports. The resort consists of 30 well charming natural style cottages which are made of natural materials such as wood, bamboo and palm leaves with air condition, King Size bed, private half open-air bathroom, hot and cold shower, mini-porch with coffee table awaiting your arrival. 24 hours electricity is provided in high and peak season by using electric supply from the island main power plant.