If you are planning a visit to Krabi, shopping must definitely be on your to do list. While most people consider Krabi to be a destination to relax on the beaches after the nights of crazy party from Bangkok, there is no harm in taking a day or two off and head to the local markets and splurge in shopping.
If you are good at bargaining, the town has quite a few interesting places to get hands on some nooks and crannies, local crafts and souvenirs.
Let us see all you need to know while shopping in Krabi
Krabi weekend night market tops the list when it comes to the best places to shop in Krabi. The visit to Krabi is incomplete without spending few hours at the local night market. With a vast stretch of shops from one end to the other, you can definitely get some interesting stuffs and precious gems to bring back home. However shopping in Krabi is a game of bargain so use your skill to the fullest.
Don’t forget to indulge in local food because the place has some amazing Thai street outlets.
If you are looking for shopping from some high end brands of Thailand, this is the place to go. And if you get lucky, you can grab the last season’s stock for upto 80% off.
Outlet Village place really needs a lot of time because there are a lot of hidden gems that can be found when searched with patience. If you are a shopaholic, you can spend a good 2-3 hours at this place and get your hands on some luxury products.
During the peak seasons. Ao Nang definitely transforms into a lively street with good music good food and of course some exquisite shopping. However be careful while shopping here you might end up paying more. Souvenirs shopping is a big no no from Ao Nang because they are priced a bit too high.
A perfect store to get hands of the handicrafts and shop from antique shops and boutiques.
You can easily spend a good two to three hours witnessing some eye candies or just strolling around the little community mall.
If you want to take back home some dried spices and the magic ingredient behind Thai cuisines, Maharaj Market is the place for you. You can visit the place between 6-8 am because the place gets really jam packed all through the day.
When it comes to Krabi, shopping is not something very fancy and must do activity. However there is no harm in experiencing the locals of the place. But always remember to bargain as much as you can and don’t even fear to walk away from few stores if required. Because you can easily find the exact same goods at many other places.
Tip of the day: Always bring back home a souvenir of your exquisite experience to remember throughout the life and keep munching on the local food because that is something you can never miss out while in Thai Town.