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Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot), Krabi Town

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Plunge into the warm, clear waters at Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot), a hot spring tucked away in a thick forest. The main spring has become famous for its turquoise color, and is as good for a relaxing swim as it is photogenic. Take a hike through the area to enjoy the lush woods, and consider arranging for a guide to show you around and point out all the animals that call this edenic landscape home. Make sure to explore as much of the area as possible: plenty of more secluded pools are hiding off the beaten track. Before you head to Krabi Town, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Krabi Town vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Krabi Town has to offer, including Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot).
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  • Be prepared to walk 800m to reach here upon drop off. Not advisable for old people & leg pain problem. Murky & slippery road. Becarrful when ure on the wooden bridge. Im fine with all the above and be...  read more »
  • Walk to pools are beautiful, there's a few to see. It's super slippery and wet so strappy shoes rather than runners etc. Would I go again? No, but I'm glad I did it! Actually doesn't look too bad to s...  read more »
  • We went during low season and so we crowd was ok. We enjoyed dipping ourself in the pool. The water is clear. You cant miss this place. 
  • Not bad for fun swimming with family. The walking is a bit far almoat 800 meters away from the front entry but you can enjoy the jungle scenery. The pool is nice with good view.
  • The place is quite difficult to get to, despite having GPS (which lead us through single track in oil palm plantations). Tourist entrance fee is exorbitant (THB 100!) & the pool itself is a bit of a disappointment. I did enjoy going around the short hike towards the blue pool deeper into the park (it had a very "Mononoke" vibe) & reading about the unique geology of the area.
  • A great couple hours out of the day, a nice place to meet local Thai people if you go on the weekend. A very happy place to be with everyone around you enjoying themselves and having fun :) The pool itself is beautiful though if you want to see it for its 'beauty' you'll need to work out when to come in it's quietest times as it's more like a big natural swimming pool when it's busy. The water is cloudy as there is so much action going on around. Midweek early morning would be the best time to come I imagine.
  • Very nice scenery. The water is superb quality and green emerald colour. Must walk about 1 km to reach to emerald pool, another 1 km to blue pool. SNEEKER is recommended.
  • Nice natural pools. Try to go early morning since it can get very crowded. Blue pool is amazing too. Be prepared of walking 1.6 km to reach emeral pool and 600m for blue pool. Down side: it is forbidden to swim in blue pool. 200 BTH to get in for tourist and 20 BTH for locals.
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