Ao Nang, often confused with Krabi itself, is actually the vibrant tourist centre of Krabi Province and offers the quiet atmosphere of a small town, the charm and beauty of a beach location, all the modern comfort and the unquestioned friendliness that makes Thailand a special and unforgettable place.
town has not a very large area, most services and hotels are situated
along either the main beach road or on the short side streets and a
30 minute walk is enough to get you from one end of the beach to the
In Ao Nang there is a wide range of accommodation, from
simple traditional wooden bungalows to luxury 5 star spa resorts. Ao Nang is mostly a family and sports
destination. Even if it's not is not characterized by
a wild night life and young party travellers may quickly get bored, it
still has a few relaxed bars and two nightclubs.
For this reason Ao
Nang is considered by many people the ideal compromise between a
pristine but boring destination and a fun but polluted one.
By road, Ao Nang is about 20 minutes from Krabi Town and Klong
Muang Beach and a minute or two to Noppharat Thara Beach that hosts
the pier where the ferries connecting with Phuket, Phi Phi, Koh Lanta and
other main destinations are departing and arriving daily.
Nang is also quite comfortable to visit fantastic and unique places
like Phang Nga Bay/ James Bond Island and have access to entertaining activities such as Rafting,
Diving and Rock Climbing.