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Krabi or Phuket?

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Krabi or Phuket?

I have 2 nights to spend in either one of these places before travelling on to Ko Lanta in December.

Which is best for:

• Ease of onward travel/connections?

• Beaches

• Scenery

• Food

• Hotels (I'm honeymooning)

Can anyone advise please?

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1. Re: Krabi or Phuket?

Krabi is better for connections to Lanta which is part of Krabi province. Krabi also is famous for its stunning scenery which is more dramatic than that on Phuket - the latter being very pretty. Food is going to be much the same in either place - great! Phuket overall has better transport connections but is a mass tourism destination with a dozen or more flights every day. December is peak season in both places. Phuket has been a big tourist destination longer than Krabi and therefore has a much bigger selection of hotels of all standards.

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2. Re: Krabi or Phuket?

Personally I can not decide any of them because I liked both places so much. As said on previous post Krabi is better connected in Lanta for the rest I wouldn't mind either places. I personally would visit both if time could be managed!

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3. Re: Krabi or Phuket?

I would go with Krabi only because it's easier to get to Koh Lanta.

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4. Re: Krabi or Phuket?

Thanks everyone!

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5. Re: Krabi or Phuket?

just came back from both of these places, i would go to Krabi , a nice place not too busy and just loved it ,,will be back there next year


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