Krabi is one of the most stunningly beautiful beach resort locations in Thailand. Most well-known for its iconic limestone peak landscape and off-shore islands, its outstanding natural beauty draws a variety of visitors including MICE groups from all over the world as well as Hollywood blockbuster movie sets. Krabi offers a fantastic corporate location for your outdoor team building with its mix of beach, jungle and off-shore islands affording a superb backdrop for your company conference in the tropics.
Why Krabi is the perfect incentive team building destination
With an excellent choice of MICE accommodation and event locations to select from, Krabi’s popularity has increased year on year and today it is now one of the highest performers among MICE events in the country. It’s international airport has connections throughout Asia and there are variety of hotels to choose from covering all budgets, Krabi has become an ideal destination for many for company incentive trips. Furthermore there is an exciting range of outdoor adventure and activities to choose upon including exciting teambuilding events.
Ideal group size – small to very large
There are many small board rooms, large conference rooms and ballrooms which can be adjusted to fit group size as well as five large meeting/conference halls where you can organize very large events of over 300 participants.
MICE hotels in Krabi (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) and accommodation
Krabi is an ever-popular destination for MICE events because of its nearly idyllic scenery and relaxed atmosphere. Krabi Thailand MICE events have become an industry of their own with all manner of support services being created to accommodate the needs of these important business occasions. Large conference and meeting facilities are available in most of the 4 and 5 Star resorts while smaller meeting rooms can be found in many of the hotels with prices to meet every budget.
In addition to meeting space, Krabi has many large resorts and hotels which cater to incentive trip and MICE travelers. Locations range from the quiet to the bustling and accommodation can be arranged for 20 rooms all the way up to 300. Hotel prices generally range from 1,300-7000THB/per night/per room, depending upon season and group size. For more information, please click this link to visit our Krabi hotel partner page or click on the individual links below.
Krabi flight connections
Krabi International Airport (KBV) has daily international flights available to/from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and mainland China. Additionally, there are over 18 domestic flights per day between Bangkok and there are daily direct flights to and from Chiang Mai and Koh Samui great for combination corporate events. Apart from the big name carriers, budget carrier Air Asia has domestic and international routes at great prices, whilst Nok air and Thai Lion Air offer affordable fares from Bangkok. Tiger Airways from Singapore offer low priced seats making Krabi a very affordable destination for all.
Flight time to Krabi from Bangkok is about 90 minutes and the transfer time to the main beaches is about 30- 45 minutes depending on your hotel location and for Railay Bay areas an additional 30 minutes for boat transfer normally from Ao-nang beach. Ground transportation can be arranged in advance through us or with your hotel.
The best time to visit Krabi is during the cool season, November through March, when the humidity is low. The average temperature at this time is around 24C to 32C. April and May are the hottest months. From June to August the weather is usually fine with some quick heavy downpours and a lot of sunshine in between. If you are working with a limited budget, consider booking your trip during the low season, September and October, when hotels are running special offers and plan indoor team-building sessions in case of inclement weather.
Team building activities in Krabi
Making Teams offers 18+ team building activities in Krabi so you can easily find activities that best suit your group or we can work with you to customize activities that meet your specific requirements. We give teams the ability to explore Krabi’s stunning natural beauty with our Adventure and Outdoor Teambuilding activities which include exciting options like Survivor Island , and Treasure Islands located in in the beautiful national marine park ,Amazing Chase Krabi, Krabi Cultural Discovery explore inland and these are two of our most popular outdoor events along with our newest programs I-Quest and Water Regatta . We provide groups with an opportunity to develop new skills and to give back to the community with activities like Environmental CSR and other CSR activities. Top Chef and Cocktail Shakers Thailand are just two of our fun, educational and weatherproof indoor activities. For a group of about 50 people, teambuilding packages run from as low as 500 THB per person for outdoor or indoor activities up to around 3000 THB per person for a full day of Survivor-style activities on another island including transportation i.e. speedboats and transfers.
Other activities in Krabi
Krabi is a fantastic choice for outdoor team building and leisure activities, coupled with its stunning scenery, the choice of tours and activities on offer means there is something here for everyone. The superb weather, stunning beaches, off shore islands and limestone peaks provide a dramatic and idyllic backdrop for your team’s trip. Whether your group’s priorities are international facilities, shopping, evening entertainment, fantastic hotels great restaurants, outdoor adventure, snorkeling, diving, sightseeing and nature, Krabi has all this and more!
Aonang, is the largest and busiest resort along the Andaman coast. Lively both in the day and the evening, Aonang has numerous bars, shops and restaurants as well as a good choice of MICE hotels to choose from including Ibis styles at an affordable price for budget groups and Deevana Plaza Krabi with extensive meeting facilities. The wonderful beach is ideal for outdoor with fun and beach Olympics team building and Ao-nang is also the gateway for transfers and tours to the more remote areas of the mainland coast and the off-shore islands by long-tail boat and speedboat. Ao-nang is highly recommended for corporate incentive groups looking to be in the heart of the action.
Krabi Town is the capital of the province. Located along the main Krabi river estuary it is the focal point for travelers to reach the coast and off-shore Islands. Krabi Town is worth a visit to see its local markets and shops as well as take a trip along the river to see Khao Kanab Nam, the symbol of Krabi and explore the mangrove forests and the town is sure to feature on our Krabi Cultural Discovery. Wat Tham Suea known as Tiger Temple and Klong Thom hot springs are well known tourist attractions located further inland and might be challenge locations on our or Amazing Chase Krabi
Railay, also known as Rai Leh, is a small peninsula between the Krabi Town and Ao Nang. Only accessible only by boat, it is arguably the most well-known and photographed images of Krabi and is particularly well known for rock climbing. These cliffs attract rock climbers from all over the world, but the area is also popular due to its beautiful beaches and quiet relaxing atmosphere. The Rajavadee resort is the most luxurious and best known resort in this area, it is ideal for high end clientele looking for a relaxing corporate retreat and informal meeting setting. This beautiful all villa resort, spans both Railay bay waterfronts and also has a beachfront restaurant at Pranang Cave beach which is perfect for beach based team building and is one of our stops for our treasure island’s event.
Ko Lanta consists of several islands, the two largest of which are Ko Lanta Noi and Ko Lanta Yai where all the tourist action is. Ko Lanta is a large island with 6 km wide and over 30 kms long, 9 beaches lie from north to south along the sunset coast. The island boasts stunning scenery, fantastic white sandy beaches, coastlines dotted with more than 70 small islands and plenty of forest, coral reefs and under water life. The geography of the island is typically mangroves; coral rimmed beaches; and rugged tree covered hills. Ko Lanta is popular with tourists seeking a holiday away from the parties. Ko Lanta is a little less well-known than Ko Phi Phi, which has become more commercialised and corporate, but it is hardly undiscovered: the several beaches on the west coast of Ko Lanta Yai are each strung with a line of resorts and bungalows, although the farther down the island you venture, the less this is true. And even when the island is at it fullest, there will be a quiet place for you to relax – the beaches are never full.
Nopparatthara Beach is much more laid back compared to its neighbor Ao-nang and is a fantastic choice for corporate incentive groups looking to be in a more relaxed yet accessible location. The beach is much more rustic compared to Ao-nang with stunning views towards the Phi Phi island chain, it provides a great location for beach team building events including Hotel Survivor and Water Regatta. Centara Anda Dhevi and Holiday Inn Krabi are two resort style hotels with great facilities for corporate groups and are recommended for mid-range sized conferences.
Klong Muang Beach is further north along the coast, it is a much quieter area and here you will find two of the finest and luxurious hotels in Krabi. Dusit Thani Resort Krabi and Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort both offer extensive grounds, outstanding meeting facilities and world class facilities, both these resorts are highly recommended for larger corporate groups and on site team building events and learning seminars.
Pai Plong Beach and Railay are located to the south of Ao-nang . Centara Grand Beach Resort is located at Pai Plong beach, it is a superb and modern five-star villa resort in a self-contained cliff side setting with extensive on-site facilities and it is only reachable by boat transfer from Ao-nang.
The National Marine Park is one of the most visited areas of Krabi. Home to stunning beaches and the unique island rock formations, of Poda Island, Chicken Island and Tup Island, this is an amazing backdrop for beach and island based team building events and particularly suited to Treasure islands, Survivor Island and our newest challenge, Pirates of the Andaman, themed events where we recreate the environment for a superb day of outdoor team building in Krabi.Please note National Park Marine fee applies 400 baht per person and is subject to change in addition to our event fees.