Located at the southernmost tip of Thailand, Ao Nang is Krabi’s central tourist hub. This region offers a perfect mix of pristine beaches and vibrant activities. It is busy yet tranquil, modern yet unspoiled. Whether you’re a solo backpacker or traveling with friends and family, you’ll find an idyllic world of adventure in this small town.
If fine sand, turquoise blue waters, and stunning views excite you, then staying at Ao Nang should be on your list. Here are four reasons to visit this beautiful tropical paradise:
- A little bit of everything
Everyone who has been to Ao Nang Beach would tell you that it’s the Goldilocks of Thailand. It has the right mix of everything. It’s not too busy, but not too quiet to be boring. It’s not packed with tourists, but accessible enough via buses and boat rides.
There are many things to see and do in Ao Nang, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and bars open even after dark. Whether your idea of a perfect beach holiday is doing nothing during the day, or mingling with the locals and partying at night, you can do it all here in Ao Nang.
- Unique gastronomic delights
Ao Nang may be a tiny village, but its dining scene is vibrant and vast. You’ll find an impressive choice of restaurants that serve international cuisines. Whether you’re craving for Italian, Swiss, German, or local Thai dishes, Ao Nang will satisfy your palate and budget.
Here’s a little insider’s tip: If you’re planning for a romantic date night by the beach, head to Jenna’s Bistro & Wine. It’s an upscale bistro that serves excellent steak, cheese, and champagne. Vegetarian? This resto has vegan options, too!
For an authentic Thai dinner, try D&E’s Jungle Kitchen located on the main road going to Krabi Town. This al fresco restaurant always ranks as one of Ao Nang’s best food stops because of its genuine Thai dishes, affordable rates, and friendly service.
- Exciting activities
Ao Nang’s beautiful landscape of clear waters and lush forests offers a great choice of attractions, whether on land or at sea. You can go snorkeling or scuba diving and explore the area’s abundant marine life.
For a more laid-back activity, try cruising along its mangrove forests aboard a traditional longtail boat or kayak. Nature lovers will be thrilled to go on scenic treks.
For the thrill-seekers, Ao Nang’s majestic limestone cliffs offer excellent rock-climbing opportunities. Whatever your choice of adventure is, you can find endless activities here to spice up your vacation.
- Affordable beach resorts
You’ll be able to find the perfect accommodation to suit your budget in Ao Nang. From cheap hostels to mid-range resorts and luxurious villas, you can have comfortable amenities at any price. As a general rule, the closer you stay to the ocean, the more lavish the resorts get.
Aside from plush pillows and gorgeous infinity pools, it’s the place’s stunning views that you’ll be paying for. If you can’t afford to stay at five-star hotels, don’t fret! Since Ao Nang is a small village, you’ll have no problem staying at the side roads.
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