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Ao Phra Nang

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“krabi town”(10 reviews)
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With an exotic climate, a fantastic climbing site and a nearby beach, Ao Phra Nang is a magnet for visitors to Thailand.
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Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

I thought I was going to book a hotel in Ao Phra Nang and it was a hut house. ( Very very cute ) Unfortunately, I changed my mind when my friend drove us by and to me it was crazy atmosphere. ( my opinion...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank thorisay
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Its small but vibrant township around Ao Nang beach. Lot of 7-11 and family mart competing with eateries. Food shops, massage parlors are competing with each other to outnumber. Colorful market parallel to the beach. Drinks, show, entertainment every thing is there. Almost calm beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Compared to Pattaya or Phuket, Krabi and Ao Nang are more laid back but have plenty to do. The beaches aren't overcrowded, there is plenty of night life, the water is a beautiful turqoise, and the islands are accessible. One note, there are Veranus (water...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert R
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This beach is the good place to stay in term of convenience. You could go to day and night market to eat and shopping. Get a tours or trip are very easy and low price which has many tour desk in many shops and also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Porncheewin S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Visited in 2012 and loved the laid back vibe and small town feel of Ao Nang so I was a little taken aback to see how much things have changed since. Sure some developments were good but the charm of the Ao Nang I knew...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Melvin O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a pretty beach near to Ao Nang, and not as busy as others. You can get here by boat, and it's on the way to Railay.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 873AmyB873
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the perfect place for a marriage proposal. I didn't...but you could! We walked over from our hotel at the Avatar at around 8am. The caves on the way are super cool! When we arrived there may have been another 4 or 5 people...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Lucassaurus
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Some discrepancies in reviews. Ao nang is the town with all the stores along the beachfront which has the gravelly sand. This beach is the one you walk to at Railay Beach as you pass under the caves. At the end is the princess Cave...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 18 April 2018

A pleasant beach, a good place to watch the sunset. Lots of boats going back and forth. Its slightly gravelly and not white sands as you would expect. Its very busy with loads of restaurants facing the beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank joannehurley
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Really nice bit of rain for an hour or so each day but nice atmosphere in low season very picturesque to look out to sea . Would recommend even though chance of rain .

Date of experience: August 2017
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dayana e
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Response from xuanlocdoc | Reviewed this property |
Your IT is great but you cannot get it all done in 2 days. Ao Nang is close to everything. Fantastic beaches and good snorkeling but these areas are very crowded with tourists until sometime after April. Forget the... More
1 April 2015|
Response from Melvin O | Reviewed this property |
Ao Phra Nang is Ao Nang as a whole. The beach on Railay is Phra Nang Cave Beach.