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Nightlife Venues in Ao Nang


Newly rebuilt and covering a much wider area, Center Point is now a three-storey entertainment complex with plenty of bars to choose from. Some of which to to grab your attention with fancy design such as Sabinaor The Airport Bar, some others just with pretty girls.  So called because it is at the centre of the main Esplanade, follow an alley down into this warren of noisy bars – each blasting out its particular music. Yes, it can get annoying but it’s all sort of fun with flirty girls, cheap beer and lots of laughs. Probably the best bar here is Rocky Bar– a venue that features Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – late
  • Location: Central Beach Road near Burger King – look for the girls with flyers
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O’Malley’s Irish Pub


An institution in Ao Nang, Sally O’Malley’s has been at it for years and is popular with local expats. Featuring an upstairs pool table plus balcony, several draught beers, pub and Thai food (including breakfast), four large-screen televisions and loud rock on the box, it’s got all the ingredients to make a good night out. The rest is up to you.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 01:00
  • Location: Just off the main Beach Road, central part
  • Tel: +66 (0) 75 695 689
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Roots Rock Reggae Bar


Roots Rock Reggae Bar is a middle-sized open-air bar located on the main road to Krabi Town in Ao Nang’s southern part, diagonally opposite Mac Donald’s, some 50m after Bombay Palace Indian Restaurant when coming from the beach. The place is fast becoming one of the most frequented and lively venues after sunset, offering a great mix of affordable drinks (small bottle of beer at 90 baht and cocktails at 150 baht), excellent live music (the Thai band performing here has a great singer), friendly staff, and fire shows at 20:30 (right on the pavement in front of the bar).

  • Opening Hours: daily from 17:00 – late
  • Location: 50m after Bombay Palace on Ao Nang Road
  • Tel: 082-8131565
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Further up the Airport Road you will notice six bamboo and thatch restaurant/bars on a corner of a soi containing more bamboo and thatch venues that were erected in late 2009. Again, this is mellow territory compared to its Phuket and Bangkok counterparts and again, you can party and eat here or vice versa. All open sided, there are plenty of breezes to keep things cool and a lot of confusion regarding which bar plays what music to remind you that you’re in Thailand and out for the night. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – late
  • Location: Off Ao Nang Road in the southern part of the resort town
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With a reggae bar at the end and loads of bars lining the street, Soi RCA Entertainment is a raucous, colourful and sometimes earsplitting version of Bangkok’s Soi Cowboyor Phuket’s Soi Banglabut without the extremes. True to Ao Nang form, Soi RCA Entertainment is more laid back than its bigger-city equivalents and even though there are girlie bars galore and a few glamorous individuals of questionable sexual identity there’s none of the raunchiness that’s associated with Bangla in Patong and Cowboy in Bangkok. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 17:00 – late
  • Location: Airport Road heading out to Krabi – diagonally opposite McDonald’s
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The Deck – Cocktail Bar & Beyond


The Deck – Cocktail Bar & Beyond is a recent addition to Ao Nang’s nightlife scene (it opened in November 2013) and could be considered as the first (and only) rooftop bar in the most popular resort town in Krabi province. Located off the road to Krabi Town in the southern part of Ao Nang, its entrance isn’t that easy to find as it is down a small alleyway starting on the right side of Taj Mahal Restaurant; at the end of the alleyway you will find the stairs to The Deck. The main asset of The Deck is its position offering a cool view overlooking Ao Nang Road. Cool sea breezes, fair-priced drinks, friendly staff and laid-back atmosphere above the bustling street, The Deck – Cocktail Bar & Beyond has all the ingredients for a successful evening in Ao Nang.

  • Opening Hours: daily from 17:00 - 23:00
  • Location: right after Soi RCA Entertainment off Ao Nang Road to Krabi Town
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A cozy-looking pub with a regular clientele and resourceful management, The Irish Rover is the genuine stuff, with lots of beer on draught, a pool table, rocking music (international artists playing week nights), good food (even Mexican, kitchen open until midnight), free wifi, a/c at night and crateloads of imported beer as well as the usual Thai suspects. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – late
  • Location: Ao Nang Road, in the Soi facing the Police Box
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The Last Café


The Last Café is a long-established venue run by dreadlocked Rastafarians who have a hard time saying ‘we’re closing, goodnight’. Nightly beachside barbecues, cool cocktails and beer, beachside breezes and a friendly ambiance make this a great al fresco nightlife venue. The Last Café owes its name to its location at the southern end of Ao Nang Beach, offering its punters a peacefull and laid-back place far from the crowd.

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – late
  • Location: Past the massage huts at the end of the beach
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If you follow the beach path past the Golden Beach Resorttowards Railey you’ll come to the Last Fisherman Bar. The bar employs a tried and proven formula – beach, stars, good music and a few drinks – and why not? It works beautifully. You can also eat well here. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – late
  • Location: Next to the many massage huts at the southern end of Ao Nang Beach
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