Ao Nang is the entertainment hub of Krabi seeing a higher concentration resorts and tourist numbers than other beaches in the area. It subsequently features ample restaurants, shopping and nightlife venues, and yet you will not feel trampled which should be unacceptable on a trip to a destination such as this. Famous for its fabulous ribbon of sand, forest covered mountain peaks, caves and lagoons, the most rewarding way to experience its idyllic charms without being secluded is by booking from our list of the best hotels in Ao Nang Beach Krabi.
While the nightlife is relatively moderate it is adequate and with islands and caves to explore by kayak, and being a rock climbing and scuba paradise the sightseeing and adventure opportunities are hard to beat. Moreover, you are moments from the spectacular Railay Peninsula and a quick boat from Phi Phi islands. Yet, with so many tourists attractions the area maintain a conserved environment with responsible tourism.
With the exception of Centara Grand Beach Resort which is located in its own bay Ao Nang does not feature other 5 star hotels, but 4 and 3 star resorts like Aonang Villa, Holiday Inn and many others will wrap you in uncompromising luxury in the most idyllic settings all the same. Together with a promise of great deals we compiled a list of hotels our research show's to be first class places to stay in this part of Krabi.
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Certificate of excellence award winner 2013 through 2016 this mid-range boutique resort with southern Thai features nestles in the shadows of rugged mountain peaks and leafy trees. Some of its villas are located adjacent to a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi while others feature cliff view balconies.
Capturing the best of both worlds by offering peace and quiet among the hills while shopping, a plethora dining venues, nightlife and the atmospheric public beach is but a moment's walk away. This stylish retreat offers a pool bar, a fitness centre, and free shuttle service to its own private beach area.
Featuring a pool with a swim-up bar, a kids club, connecting rooms ideal when you need to maintain a visual on the children, and also rooms for disabled guests, a honeymoon suite and couples spa suites this sea view hotel is across the street from from an idyllic stretch of sand and ideal whether you travel duo or as a group.
Prefer a private beach near Ao Nang? This luxury resort is an exclusive experience with its very own idyllic enclave only accessible to its guests. It features recreation such as a dive centre, paddle boards, canoeing to rock formations and catamarans while its gorgeous villas overlooking the bay are equipped with personal pools.
Undoubtedly the best place to stay in Aonang with children Holiday Inn is a value for money hotel featuring a pool with water slide and kids club. Its kids suites come with separate sleeping areas for children equipped with bunk beds, toys and a TV. In the family suite they even have their own en-suite bathroom.
Located near Phra-Nang cave and featuring an exclusive beach club, a hilltop pool with pool bar and Jacuzzi, plus a rooftop bar with views of an exotic landscape, professional spa services and fitness centre this stylish retreat offers elevated sea views rooms with private balconies and ground floor pool access rooms.
Hidden in lush forest surrounding 2 pools with a swim-up bar rooms with separate showers and free standing tubs with views of the tropical outdoors featuring water features crossed by wooden walk ways this intimate hideaway spills onto a quiet patch of an otherwise vibrant ribbon of sand.