Ao Nang Resort, Map of Ao Nang Beach, Hotels and Resorts in Aongan, Krabi, Thailand

Ao Nang Beach Contents: Overview - Map - Ao Nang Resorts

Ao Nang Beach - Overview

Ao Nang BeachAo Nang Beach is located approximately 6 kilometers from Noppharat Thara Beach and 20 kilometers from the town of Krabi. A large bay with scenic beaches and 83 small islands, Ao Nang has several famous beaches which include East Rai Lay, West Rai Lay and Tham Phra Nang (cave) which stretches to the foot of a prominent limestone range. A boat from Ao Nang Village can be hired for sightseeing excursions around Ao Nang, Tham Phra Nang Beach and Nam Mao Beach, all of which are only accessible by foot. Other offshore isles such as Ko Poda, Ko Kai, Ko Mo and Ko Thap, are popular destinations that can be reached by a rented boat from Ao Nang. An abundance of colorful coral reefs and lovely cartoon fishes make these islands ideal for diving and snorkeling.

Ao Nang has recently emerged as a 5-star tourist attraction due to its numerous 4-5 star hotels and boutique resorts complete with facilities such as diving shops and rental boats. Popular activities include sightseeing by canoe along the beachfront and paddling tours by inflatable canoes or kayaks of the coast and its mangrove forests, islands and semi-submerged caves.

Boat traveling times and fares from Ao Nang to various beaches and islands are as follows:
Ao Nang – Railay: 50 baht,10 minutes
Ao Nang – Tham Phra Nang: 50 baht, 15 minutes
Ao Nang – Ko Poda: 200 baht (return ticket), 25 minutes
Ao Nang – Ko Kai: 250 baht (return ticket), 25 minutes
Ao Nang – Mu Ko Hong: 1,500 baht for a charter boat, 1 hour

A night trip from Ao Nang to RaiLay costs 80 baht. All boats are available from 7.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Tourists may take the local mini-bus (Song Thaeo) from the provincial city of Krabi to Ao Nang. The fare is 50 baht and takes 45 minutes. Alternatively, one can proceed directly to Rai Lay Beach by boat service at Chao Fa Pier. The fare costs 70 baht and takes 45 minutes.

Remarks: Boat fares are subject to change without prior notice.

Ao Nang Resorts

Images Hotel Name Class Location Price Range
Alis Hotel Alis Hotel Ao Nang 1,560 - 5,290 THB
Anyavee Railay Resort Anyavee Railay Resort Ao Nang - Railay 1,190 - 4,990 THB
Ao Nang Sunset Hotel Ao Nang Sunset Hotel Ao Nang Beach 1,190 - 2,890 THB
Aonang Buri Resort Aonang Buri Resort Ao Nang - Nopparattara Beach 1,650 - 4,890 THB
Aonang Cliff Beach Resort Aonang Cliff Beach Resort Ao Nang 1,890 - 5,500 THB
Aonang Paradise Resort Aonang Paradise Resort Ao Nang 2,390 - 21,600 THB
Aonang Princeville Resort Aonang Princeville Resort Ao Nang Beach 2,320 - 12,390 THB
Aonang Villa Resort Aonang Villa Resort Ao Nang Beach 2,760 - 7,280 THB
Aree Tara Resort Aree Tara Resort Ao Nang - Nopparattara Beach 1,450 - 4,400 THB
Buri Tara Resort Buri Tara Resort Ao Nang - Nopparattara Beach 1,560 - 4,520 THB
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi Ao Nang - Pai Plong Bay 6,440 - 41,640 THB
Diamond Private Resort Diamond Private Resort Ao Nang 1,350 - 2,960 THB
Krabi Resort Krabi Resort Ao Nang Beach 2,390 - 24,000 THB
Krabi Thai Village Resort Krabi Thai Village Resort Ao Nang - Nopparattara Beach 4,400 - 7,590 THB
Railay Bay Resort & Spa Railay Bay Resort & Spa Ao Nang - Railay Beach 2,760 - 19,290 THB
Railay Princess Resort and Spa Railay Princess Resort and Spa Ao Nang - Railay Bay 2,390 - 3,490 THB
Railay Village Resort & Spa Railay Village Resort & Spa Ao Nang - Railay Bay 3,080 - 7,790 THB
Srisuksant Resort Srisuksant Resort Ao Nang - Noppharatthara Beach 1,190 - 5,290 THB
Sunda Resort Sunda Resort Ao Nang - Noppharatthara 1,760 - 3,640 THB
Sunrise Tropical Resort Sunrise Tropical Resort Ao Nang - Railay Beach 1,880 - 6,390 THB
Timber House Ao Nang Timber House Ao Nang Ao Nang 1,320 - 5,600 THB
Tonsai Bay Resort Tonsai Bay Resort Ao Nang - Tonsai Bay 1,000 - 2,920 THB
Vogue Resort & Spa Vogue Resort & Spa Ao Nang 1,840 - 6,840 THB
White Sand Krabi Resort White Sand Krabi Resort Ao Nang 1,290 - 3,300 THB

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Source: Information by Tourism Authority of Thailand