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Monkey Beach

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📌 Address

PQV6+7JX, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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"For the best chance to see the playful monkeys at Monkey Beach in Krabi, be sure to bring some bananas or peanuts to feed them. However, it's important to keep a safe distance and avoid direct eye contact to ensure a peaceful and enjoyable encounter."

What is Monkey Beach?

Monkey Beach is a picturesque beach located in Krabi, Thailand. Situated on the Phi Phi Islands, Monkey Beach offers visitors stunning views of crystal-clear turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and lush greenery. The beach gets its name from the playful monkeys that inhabit the area, adding a unique and memorable experience for visitors.

History of Monkey Beach

Monkey Beach has a rich history that dates back to ancient times. The beach has been a popular spot for local fishermen and traders for centuries. It is believed that the monkeys on the beach were introduced to the area by sailors who brought them as pets or for food. Over time, the monkeys multiplied and now form an integral part of the beach's unique charm and appeal.

When planning your tours in Krabi don't forget to visit Monkey Beach.

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Why is Monkey Beach Important?

Monkey Beach is a significant attraction in Krabi and holds importance for several reasons. Firstly, it serves as a natural habitat for a diverse range of wildlife, including the playful monkeys that make the beach their home. Secondly, the beach plays a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance of the Phi Phi Islands, contributing to the preservation of the region's natural beauty. Lastly, Monkey Beach is a major tourist draw, attracting visitors from around the world and contributing to the local economy.

Things to do & see at Monkey Beach

  • Monkey Watching: The highlight of a visit to Monkey Beach is observing the playful monkeys in their natural habitat. Visitors can watch them swing from trees, interact with each other, and even approach humans in search of food.

  • Snorkeling and Diving: The crystal-clear waters surrounding Monkey Beach offer excellent opportunities for snorkeling and diving. Explore the vibrant marine life, including colorful coral reefs and tropical fish.

  • Beach Relaxation: With its soft white sand and calm waters, Monkey Beach is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. Take a dip in the refreshing waters or simply unwind on the beach while enjoying the stunning views.

  • Boat Tours: Many boat tours and excursions include Monkey Beach as a stop, allowing visitors to explore the surrounding islands and discover other hidden gems in the area.

Aside from these activities, Monkey Beach also offers scenic hiking trails, where visitors can explore the lush tropical forests and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. The beach is easily accessible by boat, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and those seeking an idyllic beach experience.

Monkey Beach in Krabi is a true gem that combines natural beauty, wildlife encounters, and exciting activities. 

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Whether you're looking for a peaceful escape or an adventurous exploration, Monkey Beach has something for everyone. Prepare to be captivated by its charm and natural wonders.

Frequently asked questions

Where is Monkey Beach located in Krabi?

Monkey Beach is located on Phi Phi Island, which is part of the Krabi Province in Thailand.

How can I reach Monkey Beach?

You can reach Monkey Beach by taking a longtail boat or speedboat from either Ao Nang or Tonsai Pier in Phi Phi Island.

What makes Monkey Beach popular?

Monkey Beach is popular for its crystal-clear waters, stunning scenery, and the opportunity to observe and interact with playful wild monkeys.

Are there any safety precautions to consider when visiting Monkey Beach?

Yes, it is important to keep a safe distance from the monkeys and avoid feeding them, as they can sometimes become aggressive. It is also recommended to wear appropriate footwear as the beach can have sharp rocks and corals.

What other attractions can be combined with a visit to Monkey Beach?

A visit to Monkey Beach can be combined with a visit to Maya Bay, Viking Cave, and snorkeling or diving in the nearby coral reefs.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

PQV6+7JX, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Varies

Find it on google maps