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Ao Nang Krabi Stadium is an amazing place where you can get a training to flex your muscles and also learn a few techniques yourself. It is a great learning experience that you can take back home with you. Watching Muay Thai contests in their original setting can be a great and genuine experience.
Ao Nang Krabi Stadium offers training in Muay Thai boxing for foreigners, led by a former professional fighter. The training boot camp is open to foreigners interested in learning the techniques of the sport; it can be a grueling and often repetitive discipline. Muay Thai, Thailands national sports, is very intense and requires a lot of commitment; our professional trainers here will work with you at your level to achieve your goals and maximum potential.
Ao Nang Krabi Stadium behind Nopparattara Beach is the largest Muay Thai venue in southern Thailand and puts on regular Thai boxing bouts on a smaller scale, every Friday night. If you would like to see this astonishing sport live, this is the place to come in Krabi. Matches are all about spectacle: a complex dance ceremony is performed before each fight to pay respect to the combatants teachers and to the guardian spirit of Thai boxing.
Famous fighters have won and lost championship belts here. People have come and gone, other promoters have tried to host Muay Thai kickboxing contests but Ao Nang Krabi stadium is the best place to watch Muay Thai in South Thailand. Ao Nang Krabi stadium stages Muay Thai boxing contests with 9 competitions all year round.
Nine years have now lapsed since that warm balmy night and now Ao Nang Krabi stadium opens its doors every Monday and Friday night to let in the droves of people Thais and tourists alike, who come to witness the spectacle of Muay Thai. The gym is open 7 days a week 08:30 - 18:00.
Pisut Pumipamorn opening this, the largest boxing stadium in south Thailand and the third biggest in the whole country. He smartly chose the right time as the sport of Muay Thai, kickboxing and mixed martial arts were becoming increasingly popular worldwide.
Ao Nang is located 20 km from Krabi town / airport; it has emerged to become a very popular tourist destination with a wide range of accommodations, ranging from simple rooms to 4 stars luxury hotels. Very popular for families due to location, development, and easy access to numerous water-based activities and land sightseeing.
Nopparattara Beach, just 3 km around the corner from Ao Nang, is a long beach yet still rather undeveloped, with only a few resorts and bars. Attractive because of its natural setting, this is where local youngsters and families gather at sunset and at weekends.
Savor some local Muslim snacks at the beach stalls, or fill yourself with seafood in the local restaurants at the very end of the beach, near the Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park headquarters. At low tide, walk out together with millions of small crabs on the sandy pathways to the small islands near the beach.
Ao Nang main beach road has beach front shops among the wide variety of restaurants. Many of them sell mostly the same kind of stuff i.e. beach wear, surf shorts, t-shirts, bikinis, toys. Instead of a big shopping mall, there are roadside stalls and small shops lining alongside and bargaining is a must. We went past foot massage shops, nail manicure, pedicure, foot scrub, and back shoulder massage little pedicure corner shops that you can pamper and indulge after your hard day island shopping.
The one and only saltwater fishing park in Krabi. Only 4 km from Ao Nang, the park is located in one of the regions most pristine areas, nestled between towering karsts in an oasis of silence. Catch your fish and let our highly qualified chef prepare it in any style you like or just come down and enjoy the freshest seafood and drinks in our restaurant.
One of the secrets of Thai cooking is the use of spices. During your class you will be given a list of typical ingredients that includes those spices used in most Thai recipes. Ingredients will be described for you, including its Thai name. Hopefully all ingredients are available at your local market. Nothing captures the imagination or the taste buds quite like Thai chilies. Thai cooks capitalize on the chili's power in a kind of culinary ultimate force; it gets additional supplies of heat from garlic, ginger, vinegar, and peppercorns. Cooking great Thai dishes for your family and friends back home is a gourmet souvenir from Thailand that will leave a lasting impression for all.
Krabi and its surrounding waters offers some of the worlds most versatile diving locations in the world where conditions are ideal for learning to dive or enhancing your scuba skills. The dive sites in the Andaman Sea have unique topography and aquatic life that will make your learning experience most enjoyable and unforgettable.
Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park consists of a land area, a coast area and a sea coast area. The geological formation of the sea coast area and islands in the Andaman Sea were created by the "Indonesian Tectonic Movement". By the mangrove forest of Hang Nak mountain you will find the Klom canal along the coastal rim, which serves as the basin of the large lake called "Nong Thale" (sea lake).
Ban Na Tin is a Muslim community that started their homestay in July, 2001. Their being near major tourist attractions like the Phra Nang Bay and Noppharat Thara Beach. from the beach, allows them an opportunity to receive tourists who come to Krabi. Visitors will get to join daily activities with the seamen, both on land and in the sea. It will be a good chance for people who want to study the lifestyle and exchange experiences with the community.
Experience the beautiful river and jungle forest from the back of an elephant. Our elephant camp is just 15 minutes from Ao Nang where the natural surroundings provide permanent shade and abundant water for the elephants throughout the year. Your elephant trek will take you along a river running through the camp and into the rain forest at the foot of the fascinating "karst" mountains with sheer cliffs special to this area. Often trekkers will see monkeys and birds living in their nature habitat.
You can drive from Bangkok on the road no. 4th, through Phetchaburi province, Prachuap khirikhan, Chumphon, Ranong, Phang Nga, and Krabi which is about 946 km long.
The other way, you may drive on road no. 4 to Chumphon province, then change to the road no. 41 through Langsuan district, Chaiya district, Wiangsa district of Surat Thani province, then change to drive on the road no. 4035, through Ao Luek district and turn to use the road no. 4 again and drive to Krabi province which is about 814 km.
Fly to Krabi Airport and from Krabi Airport to Ao Nang is about 45 minutes away by car.
Take a bus by buying a ticket at the Southern Bus Terminal. There are two bus companies; the first one is the "Transportation Co., Ltd." and "Lignite Tour Co., Ltd.
There are three ways to travel from Phuket to the Krabi.
The ferry runs a direct from Phuket to Ao Nang and the Railay Peninsula in Krabi; this is the fastest way to reach Krabi from Phuket.
In high season, the ferry runs two daily from the Rasada pier in Phuket to the Ao Nang pier and after that Railay. The ferry from 1.30 p.m. does not go in low season (April - November).
The ferry from 8.30 a.m. goes the while year, but only on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
The ferry is the fastest way to get from Phuket to Krabi.
In low season, there are only 3 daily ferries on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday that connect Phuket directly with Krabi.
To get to Ao Nang from Krabi town you should look for a white songthaew (local shuttle bus) outside the 7-Eleven store on Maharat Road, the road with Vogue shopping centre on it.
The local shuttle bus runs throughout daylight hours in low season and up to 10 p.m. in high season. There will be a few people calling out "Ao Nang" from the road side who will usher you into the right bus.
Take a train from Bangkok to the train station of Trang province or the Phun Phin's train station of Surat Thani province or the Thungsong's train station of Nakhon Si Thammarat. After that please take a bus to Krabi province.