Ao Nang Beach

  • Thailand

    Thai-Scottish man swims 30 kilometres to and from an island in southern Thailand

    A half-Thai half-Scottish man made headlines in Thai media this weekend after swimming 30 kilometres from Ao Nang beach in Krabi province, southern Thailand, to Poda Island and back again. The 26 year old “merman,” Siranat, swam from Thailand’s West coast to Poda Island and back on Saturday. He said it took over six hours in total. Siranat posted pictures…

  • Krabi

    Thai ex boxer allegedly steals British tourist’s bag in Krabi

    Police in Krabi arrested a former boxer at a house in Meuang district today for allegedly stealing a British tourist’s bag. The British man, 23 year old Fraser William, said he left his bag on the beach when he and his friend went swimming on Sunday. The bag had 5,000 baht in cash, along with credit cards and the key…

  • Tourism

    Krabi businesses battle to survive the tourist crisis | VIDEO

    Ao Nang beach, usually a thriving hub for backpackers and day trippers, is doing it tough. But the local business people want you to know that it’s open for business and the area is still beautiful and more more pristine than ever. There are currently 5 airlines flying into Krabi at the moment, most with multiple flights each day. That…

  • Tourism

    Krabi’s Ao Nang businesses shut up or sell up

    Ao Nang, Krabi’s tourist strip, is struggling under the strain of no customers or tourists. Thai Residents reports that there are now at least 10 hotels up for sale valued at billions of baht. Businesses and hotels along the popular Ao Nang tourist strip have been shutting down because of the prolonged closure of Thailand’s borders to general tourism. Even…