Here, verdant forests are home to mangroves and cassia trees, while the rich soil offers the perfect conditions for growing rubber trees, palms, oranges, coconuts and coffee.
For sun worshippers, Krabi is popular for its many relaxing beaches.
Palm-lined Ao Nang is Krabi’s main beach town, offering a variety of accommodation, restaurants and souvenir shops.
With daily excursions by long-tail boat to explore secluded offshore islands departing from here daily, this is a also a great base from which to discover the beauty of the wider region.
Relatively low-key compared to the likes of Phuket, Krabi’s main resort town is bustling Ao Nang, but the region also plays host to the beautiful isthmus of Railay and peaceful offshore islands.
On its shores, colourful long-tail boats bob in front of limestone karsts rising up out of the clear emerald waters.This year IFC members will be celebrating their football festivity with a tinge of sadness as they will be missing their president, Steve Krupa, who has been the live-wire of the tournament as their official master of ceremony and going by his nickmame “Captain Bullshit” who passed away after a short illness earlier this year.The tournament has seen a number of Malaysia’s football legends with some playing actively and others gracing the event.Household names like Datuk Soh Chin Aun, Datuk Santokh Singh, Datuk Chen Wooi Haw, Ho Hon Seong, Khan Hung Meng, Yap Kam Choon, Wong Kam Fook, Yip Chee Keong, Looi Loon Teck, Zainal Nordin, Chee Wan Hoe, Chow Siew Yai, V. Jayakanthan, Jayaprakash Supramaniam, Azrul Amri Bin Burhan, M.Chandran and not forgetting the late Wong Choon Wah to name a few are those that have constantly participated.