Ao Nang Information
Ao Nang is Krabi's vibrant tourist centre. It has the relaxed atmosphere of a small town, the beauty of a beach resort and the modern comforts of home. Ao Nang is mostly made up of 4 and 5 star resorts but there are also a few smaller more budget places available.
Ao Nang is a small resort town in southern Thailand's Krabi Province and has two main beaches, Ao Nang Beach and Nopporat Thara Beach. I t's known for a long Andaman coast beachfront and access to dive sites off the nearby islands in its bay. It's also a center for long-tail boat tours to the beaches of limestone islands such as Koh Hong (Hong Island), Koh Poda (Poda Island) and Koh Gai (Chicken Island), Koh Tub and Koh Moore. Other boats make trips to Railay Beach, a well-known destination for rock climbers.
Ao nang is easily accessible from by boat from Krabi Town, Railay, Koh Lanta, Koh Yao, Koh Jum, Koh Phi Phi and Phuket.
Ao Nang is also easily accessible by minibus from Krabi Town, Koh Lanta, Phuket, Khlong Muang, Khao Sok, Khao Lak, Surat Thani, Trang, Hat Yai and many more. The closest airport is Krabi Airport where transfers can be arranged to and from the airport or to other nearby locations.