Ao Nam Mao beach is located near Ao Nang, between Peninsula Railay and Krabi town, in the area of a small bay Ao Nam Mao Bay. And although in the province of Krabi there are many not only picturesque, but also places very popular with tourists, Ao Nammao is rather the exception.
This is not the most impressive beach, but for lovers absolutely desert places it may be interesting. Civilization and the infrastructure in this area is concentrated along the main road Essentially, this is a village and there is practically no entertainment here.
The content of the article
- 1 Description of the beach
- 2 Entry into the water, depth and waves
- 3 Sun beds and shade
- 4 Beach Photos
- 4.1 Berth and to the left
- 4.2 Near Shell Fossil Beach
- 4.3 To the right of the pier
- 5 Infrastructure
- 6 Houses and hotels on the beach
- 7 How to find a beach
- 8 beach map
But you can find accommodation here, there are resorts and bungalow hotels with large green area, villas for rent. The beach itself is not very cupola – at high tide from the coast in many places remains very narrow strip, and during low tide the sea goes very far, exposing stones with sharp shells and rubbish.
So the biggest plus of the beach is that walking along him, you may not meet a single soul in a few hours.
The beach is about 4 kilometers long, from the side of the Railay Peninsula it is bounded by the pier Ao Nam Mao, and on the other it is adjacent Landmark and Beach – Shell Cemetery (Shell fossil). Along the beach in places there are mangroves and large clumps of pressed shells.
Yes, the seashell cemetery as official tourist the note is in a different place, but it’s also full old shells, pressed by time into huge plates.
Walk on them should be careful, sharp shells. You can live here practically in the jungle, in silence and far from tourist parties, enjoying the solitude. The beach has a beautiful view of the islands. far away and it’s nice to meet sunsets. And from the pier of Ao Nammao literally in a matter of minutes you can get to longtail beautiful beaches of the peninsula Railay.
Entry, depth and waves
The main disadvantage of the beach is that swimming here is not very comfortable and nice, but in the outflow of water and generally goes very far, and too much trash on the shore. At low tide from the pier, you can walk along the beach loose, but the tide remains rather narrow strip of land, easier to go on the road. Another great feature of Ao Nammao Beach is at night you can see plankton glowing in the dark.
Sun beds and shade
Mangrove trees directly in the water and trees bordering beach, create a shadow and a sense of privacy. Ao Num Mao’s shore The principle is very green and with a shadow there is no problem at all. Sun beds come across periodically around more or less large resorts and where This allows the beach. As I already wrote, it is not the widest in Krabi. It is much easier here to find a hammock, suspended on mangroves.
Berth and to the left
To the left of the pier, near Amatapura Villa and Rimlay villas .
Still to the left of the pier, the next lane.
Near Shell Fossil Beach
To the right of the pier
Near Arawan Beach Resort. From this place you can go to low tide walk to Reilly.
There are almost no shops and cafes in the beach area. Several trays with food and souvenirs in the entrance area to the sights of Shell fossil near Ao Nammao. Still near the pier there is a market for local Approximately in the middle of the beach there are two beach cafes, where You can porlaksirovat in sun loungers or hammocks.
Of the entertainment available on the beach – in some hotels you can rent kayaks or surfboards where you can swim standing, raking oar.
On the beach you can also ride a horse, there is appropriate service with four horses and everything you need equipment Nearby is already mentioned above several times. Shell Fossil Seashell Cemetery and Krabi Aquarium (although this is actually Research Center – Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Center, but tourists are also allowed there).
Houses and hotels on the beach
- One of the most popular hotels on the beach Rimlay Villas . The houses are located near the beach, there is a swimming pool, the area is well-kept and green.
- Cute modern houses with a pool – Amatapura Luxury Beachfront resort
- Демократичный отель Krabi Tropical Beach Resort с простыми номерами и бассейном.
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- Rimlay Villas
- Amatapura Luxury Beachfront Resort
- Krabi Tropical Beach Resort
How to find the beach
Getting to the beach from Ao Nang and from Krabi town is possible on songteo, bus, tuk tuk, longtail. With Railay boat message at the beach too, as mentioned above. From Krabi Town to Ao Pier We Mao go longteyly, working as a water taxi. In In all cases, the road to the beach will take 10-15 minutes.
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