Shop - Goods
Books
Book Shops at Krabi Town
Book Shops at SE-ED Book Center
(Tesco Lotus Krabi Town Branch)
Krabi has average number of bookstores catering tourists and expats living in Krabi. There are English language publications sold in franchised bookstores like Asia Book, B2S and other local bookstores with a wide range of new books and newspapers. Some local bookstores offer second-hand books and some trade second-hand books and new books with discounted prices. There are also local publications in other languages such as German, Russian and Scandinavian languages.
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Enjoy your shopping for electronics stores in Krabi. Krabi may not be an ideal place to go electronics shopping due to the high prices but ones can purchase at shops located along the main roads or an IT shopping centre featuring a wide range of products such as cameras, computer hardware, software, gadgets, mobile phones, electronics parts, TVs, DVDs and many more.
Fabrics & Textiles
Fabrics & Textiles at Thai Batik Shop and Phi Phi Gallery
Fabrics & Textiles at
Thai Batik Shop and Phi Phi Gallery
Brilliant colors and distinctive designs have made Krabi's batik cloth famous among tourists. Inspired by the natural surroundings, the sea and marine life, they are hand crafted piece by piece. Batik shirts, sarongs, skirts, bags and handkerchiefs are also popular souvenirs, You can see them being produced in the Ban Na Tin community center, on the way from Klong Haeng to Klong Muang.

Batik is considered as a source of local knowledge which is to make a batik design on fabric. By using the techniques and patterns with a resolution of the candle will be drawn by the author’s imagination. But in most cases it will be natural patterns such as floral designs, but the sea had to be customized. The product is mainly a piece of cloth and a shirt with it anyway and the highlights of the batik are a colorful pattern. This is the beauty of nature as we want it anyway. For those who want to do or want to buy it to see the detail.
Fashions & Accessories
Fashions & Accessories at Ao Nang Walking Street
Fashions & Accessories
at Ao Nang Walking Street
Clothing Thailand is one of the world's leading manufacturers of ready-to-wear clothing. Fashion boutiques are found in every shopping mall, while cheaper clothing such as T-shirts and jeans are available at bargain prices from street vendors and stores alike. Custom tailoring is also very affordable and tailors can produce most styles promptly. Then of course there are the 'designer label' copies, that frustrate the designers themselves but are a dream come true for many bargain hunters.

Silk Probably the most famous of all the kingdom's handicrafts, Thai silk is available in a range of colors, patterns and plys. It is sold by the yard or as ready-made clothing and souvenir items. A unique style of Thai silk is Mat Mee, a tie-dye silk traditional to the North-East.
Furniture
Furniture at Best Choice Furniture
Furniture at Best Choice Furniture
Furniture Rattan and rosewood furniture items in some location of Krabi such as Koh Lanta (Lanta Island), Krabi Town, and Amphoe Mueang are available in many designs and styles. Arrangements for oversea shipment are often available at the place of purchase.
Gems, Pearls & Jewelry
Gems, Pearls & Jewelry at Krabi Pearl Shop
Gems, Pearls & Jewelry at Krabi Pearl Shop
Gems Throughout Thailand, coloured gemstones such as rubies and sapphires are readily available. Many other varieties of coloured stones can be found here as well.
OTOP Shop
OTOP Products at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
OTOP Products at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
The OTOP workshops in Nateen village sell all these products; you can also find them at local souvenir shops like Sri Krabi in Sai Thai village, or during any of the many festivals in Krabi Town, such as the Berk Fah Andaman Festival in November, where OTOP stands are set up. Alongside these products will be many interesting food and cosmetic items, also produced locally, such as cashew nuts, coffee, wine and dried fish, as well as shampoos and soaps made with fragrant fruit – all great souvenirs of your stay in Krabi.

It is also possible to visit workshops in Krabi directly under the government's 'One Tambon, One Product' (OTOP) scheme. In Klong Haeng - Nateen village, there are centres for coconut shell products and batik work and in Ban Khao Klom, a women's co-operative produces handmade paper objects from the leaves of pineapple plants.

Som Shogun (Shogun Orange) is popular because of its sweet taste. It has a thin rind and little pulp and is best eaten fresh. The orange tree flowers from March to June depending on the climate in the area and takes about one month for the fruit ot set. The fruit can be picked 8 to 9 months later. The most popular propagation method is by rooting branches. Orange growers usually wait until the tree is three years old before they start picking the fruit.
Souvenir & Gift Shops
Souvenir & Gift Shops at Ao Nang
Souvenir & Gift Shops at Ao Nang
Nielloware Practiced in southern Thailand for hundreds of years nielloware is the craft of decorating gold and silver objects with delicate etched designs filled with a metal inlay. Nielloware trays, boxes, vases and other items are often strikingly beautiful and because they are created from precious metals can be of great value. They are excellent examples of souvenirs unique to southern Thailand.

Hoi Chak Teen (Feet-pulling Shells) in Nopparat Thara long stretch of beach is packed with locals and some tourists at the weekends, It is there, on the stalls and restaurants near the National Park Headquarters, that you can enjoy the Krabi's region caracteristic Hoi chak teen. Hoi chak teen, or wing shell, is in the Strombus Canxarium family. It looks like a conch but it is smaller and brown in color. Its special characteristic is its dark brown walking legs which are referred to as "feet" or teen (in informal Thai).

Seashells: Seashell products rank among top-five most purchased souvenirs. They are made into ornaments and gift items including necklaces, rings, bracelets, brooches, mobiles, lampshades, photo frames, etc. The best places to buy them is at the Susaan Hoi, or Fossil Shell area, but there are selling stalls also in the vicinity of the Tha Pom entrance, in the Ao Thalane area.

To prepare the dish, the wing shell is soaked in salty water for about half an hour. A few crushed chilies are added to the water to make it spicy. The wing shell then begins to move, pushing its feet out and expelling the mud from inside. It is rinsed several times and then put into a pot of cold water. The pot is then put on the stove and when the water gets warm, the wing shell pushes its feet out. As soon as it is cooked, it is ready to be served, To eat the wing shell, you pull the feet with a toothpick and the mollusk will come out, Hoi chak teen is a popular savory snack dish eaten with a dip made of garlic, chilies, sugar, lime juice and fish sauce. The shells are also made into decorative items for the home or sold as souvenirs.
Sports Shops
Sports Shops at Kon-Tiki Diving & Snorkeling Center
Sports Shops
at Kon-Tiki Diving & Snorkeling Center
Krabi is a paradise for all kind of sports and other activities on land , sea and in-between. The most popular is rock climbing at the limestone cliffs in Railay Bay and Phi Phi Island. Families can join a safari with elephant trekking, kayaking or bamboo rafting and there are plenty of caves to explore. Other things one might try are Thai cooking, white water rafting, horseback riding, golfing or diving in the crystal clear waters. There is something for everybody can buy the equipments of sports at some location in Krabi.
Thai Handicrafts
Thai Handicrafts at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
Thai Handicrafts at Sri Krabi Souvenier Hub
These are perhaps Thailand’s biggest value buy. Thousands of products, both contemporary and traditional are on offer, made from bamboo, cane, silk, wood, paper, ceramic etc. From things for the house, to bags and jewellry, all make great gifts, as well as unusual souvenirs of your trip.

To guarantee quality as well as support local cottage industries and traditional Thai craftsmen and women, always try to buy from genuine handicrafts shops, rather than those selling a generic range of ‘Thai’ products - many of which actually come from Indonesia or Nepal.

It is also possible to visit workshops directly under the government's 'One Tambon, One Product' scheme. In Klong Haeng, there are centres for coconut shell products and batik work and in Ban Khao Klom, a women's co-operative produces handmade paper objects from the leaves of pineapple plants.
Tree Decorations
Tree Decorations at Krabi Florist
Tree Decorations at Krabi Florist
Orchids Thailand is famous for its huge variety of orchids. Their magnificent colours and beauty make them a popular purchase. Specially packaged flowers, complete with water supply are readily available for the long journey home and can be conveniently purchased in many locations including the Gift Shops in the international airports.