Top things to do in Ao Nang, Thailand

From scuba diving to enjoying rock climbing, Ao Nang is truly the beach paradise.

The beautiful and pristine Krabi province is home to the vibrant and picturesque Ao Nang beach. This heavenly town is one of the most favourite tourist destinations in Krabi. There is so much to see and do than just dipping your feet in the sand on the beaches. You can enjoy rock climbing, snorkeling, ziplining, island hopping in this beautiful quaint little town. Here is the list of things you can do in Ao Nang, Thailand.

Go for scuba diving.

The beautiful coral reef, variety of aquatic life, and warm water make Ao Nang coast a perfect place for scuba diving. If you plan to scuba dive here, then the ideal months to do so would be January to March. If you are an experienced and adventure-loving diver, then you can dive to places or dives where you could witness barracudas and sharks in all their glory.

Rent a longtail boat.

If you are in Ao Nang, the first thing you must check are the numerous islands surrounding the Ao Nang coastline. The best way to island-hop is by hiring a private longtail boat. If you go down the beach, you will find several boats that are available for rent. Keep in mind to agree on the places you wish to see and bargain a bit for the full day rate. Just pack a picnic lunch, have your snorkeling gear handy and enjoy a fulfilling day on a longtail boat.

Hiking on the monkey trail. 

As the name suggests, monkey trail is full of the little mischief-makers. You would find them having a blast with their friends on the trail, jumping from one tree to another. The trail would take you through some of the most breathtaking and scenic views. The path can sometimes get uneven and even rocky, so make sure to wear durable footwear and be careful.

Visit Tiger Cave temple.

This temple is just 30 minutes’ drive from the town of Ao Nang. The temple is hidden in the womb of limestone caves. You really have to build up a sweat to reach there as you have to hike to the cliff. You cannot help it as that is the only way to have access to the temple. Race up to the top by climbing 1237 steps, but the hard work is worth every second of the panoramic view of the ocean, rainforests etc.

So, plan a trip soon to Krabi and Ao Nang.

Priyadarshini Kaul

Priyadarshini Kaul Mishra has two Master’s Degrees in English Literature and History. She is actively following her passion for the language by being a content creator since many years now. Besides this, Priyadarshini is a true bookworm at heart and tries to be an avid reader despite being a full-time mother now. She is also a professionally certified baker and puts on the oven mitts every now and then.
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