Ao Nang Activities
What to Do in Ao Nang
Krabi Province has countless trekking and elephant trekking possibilities, some only 10 minutes away from Ao Nang and some in the deepest jungle. Also, if it's aquatic adventure you're after there are some 200 islands dotting the waters off the coast so you're really spoilt for choice. Simply hire a long-tail boat with a driver and head out west or go on an organised tour to discover this fecund area.
With one of the biggest concentration of masseuses outside of Bangkok, Ao Nang's south beach is the place to head to for that relaxing and healthy massage you've been dreaming about. with prices well under day spas' you'll be able to relax in style at no great cost.
Beach & Island Hopping
Love beaches? In search of the ultimate combination of comfort, scenery, and privacy? You'll love what Krabi has in store. Some 200 islands and an expansive mainland coastline mean there is no shortage of prime seafront real estate. Hire a longtail boat from Ao Nang beach and claim some sand as your own - if only for an afternoon.
- Tour Available: Islands hopping tours around Krabi
Krabi Fun Park
Krabi Fun Park allows its guests to discover the rainforest from its canopy, by sliding on zip-lines from tree to tree. Located at Baan Laem Pho, between Ao Nang and Krabi Town, the activities available at Krabi Fun Park are suitable for children taller than 120cm. Zip-lining is brought to new extents, thanks to the creativity of the park’s managers, as some special lines offer daredevils the chance to ride a bicycle in the air, or to ride a Harry Potter-inspired broomstick. You are sure to have great fun at Krabi Fun Park, which is run by a very professional team that takes all safety matters very seriously.
- Opening Hours: 08:30 – 17:00
- Location: Baan Laem Pho (not far from Seashell Cemetery)
- Tel: 094 458 6622, 087 022 0088
Krabi Jungle Tours
As well as providing an exciting way of seeing Krabi's lush interior with its hot springs, caves and waterfalls, these small-scale tours give insight into the local lifestyle and often include activities like kayaking or elephant trekking. Read more about Krabi Rainforest Tour...
For a short excursion, visit the Klai Wang Water Garden (10 minutes from Ao Nang) and go bamboo rafting or fishing. As well as providing an exciting way of seeing Krabi's lush interior with its hot springs, caves and waterfalls, these small-scale tours give insight into the local lifestyle and often include activities like kayaking or elephant trekking, bamboo rafting or fishing.
Massage in Ao Nang
Vacationing can be hard work; ease the stress with a traditional Thai massage. For the best experience, head to the shade of the massage salas (open-sided huts) on the southern end of the beach.
That's right, the beach. It's the perfect marriage of relaxing inactivity and ultimate location. The miracle-working women charge around 200 baht an hour. Need a complete physical overhaul? Try a rejuvenating treatment at one of the new open-air spas.