Ton Sai Bay, the gateway to the islands in Krabi
query_builder 1 October 2021


Ton Sai Bay is located on the west side of Phi Phi Don Island. It is another important location on the Phi Phi Islands because it is the island's only major port. The beach is tranquil and stretches over 2 km lined with coconut trees. The ambiance is beautiful, and the water is clear, allowing you to view the little fish that surround the boat, especially after docking. There are numerous exciting activities to select from, including taking photographs, admiring the scenery, swimming, snorkeling, rock climbing, and so on. The area is lined up with many shops such as convenience stores, restaurants, dive shops, internet cafes, clothing stores, tour shops, gift shops. There are a variety of accommodation options with pubs, bars and entertainment venues. The best season to visit Ton Sai Bay is from November to early May.


Ton Sai Bay is not very crowded. Therefore, it is suitable for tourists who want a quiet, peaceful and private vacation. The attraction of Ton Sai Bay is Ton Sai Beach, which can be used as a route through to Railay Beach when the tide is low. At the Railay Beach, there is a rock climbing spot available for tourist activity. However, some rock climbing experience is required because the climbing spot is challenging to a certain extent. Aside from rock climbing, forest trekking is another popular tourist activity as you can find numerous hotels in the forest. For those who enjoy soaking in the vibrant environment, light, and sound at night, there are pubs and bars in the Ton Sai Bay area open.


If you travel from Krabi to Ton Sai Bay, get on the boat at Khlong Jilad Pier, the service is available from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The boat service from Phi Phi Island to Krabi is available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Each trip takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, and costs 350 baht per person.