What is the best area to stay in Ao Nang?
Located near the airport and the city of Krabi, Ao Nang is a good choice of accommodation to explore all the wonders of this part of the Andaman Sea.its unique limestone rock formations form a landscape of extraordinary beauty.
The best area to stay is along the main street or on the beach. The main street is where all the restaurants, bars and shops are, and from the beach the boats go to Railay or to all the islands of Krabi. Ao Nang Beach is not the best beach in Krabi, nor is it a beach that invites you to swim, so it is important that the hotel has a good swimming pool.
The hotels and resorts at Ao Nang are integrated with the overwhelming nature, and if they are far from the centre they offer shuttle service every hour.To get to Krabi airport there are buses but it is more advisable to take a taxi.
In the map of the best area to stay in Ao Nang are located a selection of the best hotels to stay.
If you have been interested in knowing where to sleep in Ao Nang you will also be interested in knowing where to sleep in Phi Phi or where to sleep in Railay
The main street or the beach, the best areas to stay in Ao Nang
With a great number of luxury accommodations with all the comforts at reasonable prices, With a myriad of restaurants, street food stalls, shops and a lively atmosphere both day and night, Ao Nang is a strategic place to settle down before exploring the rest of Kabri’s coastline.
It is best to choose a hotel in the centre or near the beach, within walking distance of the many agencies with which you can book a tour to the Phi Phi Islands or travel to Tonsai from one of the boats that regularly make the route from Ao Nang Beach to Railay Beach itself.Tonsai and Railay Beach are on the east side and Phra Nang Bay is on the west side, so the centre of Ao Nang Beach is a good starting point for easy, accessible and economical access to the other recommended sites.
In addition, from there it is possible to do monkey trail to reach Centara resort beach, possibly the best beach of Ao Nang, located at the east end, and due to its wide range of cuisine is a good place to taste the local cuisine or nightlife.
Other areas to stay at Ao Nang
Nopparat Thara Beach
Nopparat Thara Beach is located at the western end of Ao Nang, 18 km west of Krabi Town, and within a National Park.Unlike other beaches in Krabi, you will not find kilometres of sun beds and umbrellas, but a natural environment less frequented by international tourists, being a popular spot, however, among the locals, which gives it a touch of authenticity.
From the beach, during low tide, it is possible to walk to Koh Kao Pak Klong Island and there are good transport connections to the nearby centre of Ao Nang, which is also accessible on foot or by tuk-tuk for about 40 baht per person.In the streets near the beach there are a lot of places to get food and drinks, with small restaurants and bars located in the avenue near Deang Plaza and around the Luna Bar in the closest corner to Ao Nang at the end of the beach, near the river.
Hotels in Nopparat Thara Beach