Ao Nang is the central point of Krabi and it's attractions.....just a few years ago this was still a tiny fishing community but in recent times has
grown onto a major international destination. Ao Nang beach is hailed to be one of the finest beaches of the world.
Overlooking the tranquil sea, hidden among tropical greenery, the Ao Nang beach is indeed
the ultimate destination for the tourist who loves sea 'n the sun. To know more about the
Ao Nang beach.
Ao Nang beach is a
scenic bay - white sandy beach stretches to the foot of a conspicuously prominent
limestone range. Set in lush tropical gardens and surrounded by coconut trees, the Ao Nang
beach offers some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in the world - sandy beaches,
abundant marine life, live coral and great underwater visibility nearby.
available in the Ao Nang beach along the beachfront, a variety of hotels & resorts of
various prices & ranges.
include diving shops, boats for rent and sightseeing by canoe.
From Ao Nang beach,
tourists may hire boats to visit nearby attractions such as Hat Rai Lay, Tham Phra Nang,
Sa Phranang located on land to the east of Ao Nang beach, which are ideal sites for
swimming, snorkeling or scuba-diving.
The white sands, rock formations, islets, coral reefs, limestone caves and clear waters of
the Ao Nang beach does wonders in revitalizing the tired & much stressed tourists.
beach for those who would rather spend the day peacefully basking in the sun, diving or
swimming... Ao Nang beach is thus a dream come true for every nature lover, who craves for
the exotic richness of the nature.
Rainy season : May-Dec Monsoons : Sep- Nov
Dry season : Jan-Apr Average Temp. : 17-37 c
High Season : Dec-May Low Season : Jun-Oct
road, near the village Rd.
Photo: Kodak Express: Beach Rd.
Massage : Mother House: 300/hr
There are many on Beach Rd. Price is similar.
@ N.C.Internet Service: middle of Beach Rd.
@ Cafe 154: Walk E for 10min on the main road right side. 2B/min(14-17:00) rest
In the evening a
popular eating area is Soi Sunset, a small alleyway at the end of the beach that juts out
over the sea. Some restaurants have excellent views across the bay. Undergoing
construction at time of research. Future development unknown.
Ao Nang Cuisine/Mama's Kitchen Shopping Mall.
Breakfast 55B English newspaper.
Pancake Stall In front of Thai Military Bank, near the road to the village. Thai style
sweet pancakes 10B HighlyRec
Delicious, all the songthaew drivers eat here.
** Baan Thai: Oeach
* Thai & Euro Cafe: Cheap and basic
Better value, wider
choice of budget accommodation than Rai Ley. However still over priced. Day trips to Rai
Basically 2 areas for budget accommodation, before Aonang beach road and after the beach
road. Very few budget rooms on the beach road.
The songthaws from Krabi take you to the middle of the village, E side end of the beach
Local Transfer Songthaew
to/from Krabi 6:00-18:00, 20B,18-22:00 50B, from Phra Nang Inn leaves when collected
To Rai Ley, longtail boat, 40B
To Ko Phi Phi 250B, Phuket 250B?, 8:30,10:30, 13:30