Ao Nang Beach and Krabi are generally known as laid-back, quiet holiday destinations. All this changes on Songkran however, the Thai New Year: water will be splashed on passers-by, sometimes from pickup trucks driving past. In general this is a time to enjoy oneself following the Thai attitude of sanook, which means having fun.
Last Updated: 21 Sep 2011
Photos from Songkran (Thai New Yerar) in Ao Nang in Krabi
Festivals throughout Krabi Krabi festivals are celebrated with lots of pomp and show. There are many Krabi festivals, of which one of the more famous ones is the Krabi Boek Fa Andaman Festival. This is a Krabi festival that is celebrated annually, to inaugurate the tourist season of Krabi. The festival is celebrated with sea kayak competitions, boat races, parades and local products contests.
Krabi local lifestyle On the whole, Krabi is a very casual place where people in Krabi are friendly with tourists and foreigners. However when meeting people in Krabi, especially the important people, you create a serious impression of yourself when you dress well. The best attire for people in Krabi is silk attire while you are sure to get nods of approval if you wear the unique costume of Krabi.