Getting to know Ban Sainai’s Story

Ban Sainai Resort, a 4 stars eco-friendly resort is named after the ancient local village name of Ao Nang District of Krabi Province, Thailand. With the embrace of the Southern Thai local cultural philosophy that brings this uniqueness to life through its contemporary and comfortable rustic cottage design amidst the tropical boundary.

Experience and unwind in this peaceful paradise; you are invited to try all the private detached thatched-roof cottages inspired from the Southern style architectural wisdom along with the loveliest, the friendliest and the most helpful team that will remark the stay a Once of a Lifetime.

Ban Sainai Resort is nestled well away from the crowds yet still in close proximity to Ao Nang City Center by a five-minute drive away. Resort offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle service to Ao Nang beach daily. The location of our resort is amidst the tranquil and tropical greenery with its unique settings over a terrain, small hills, surrounded by coconut groves, natural streams and with a highlight of the sheer limestone cliff as the magnificent backdrop.

Therefore, sharing a life with natural wildlife is truly fascinating especially for those who admire the nature-made beauty.

Ban Sainai Resort had firstly opened the door to welcome the very first guests dated back in July 2013 on the private tropical lush greenery of 6.7 acres with 25 cottages available. Before expanding to 15 more cottages later in late December 2015. Ban Sainai Resort offers a retreat from everyday life and welcomes you into this peaceful holiday getaways.

Staying with us, you will enjoy with our saltwater pool, with the stress-free massage by the pool. An array of various tropical drinks, freshly brewed coffee, non-alcoholic beverages or even a tasty and healthy super food smoothie bowl are to be found at our Pool Sala shelter. And if you are keen on tasting the authentic Thai taste, do not hesitate to drop by our Sai Nai Restaurant or call to order the in-room dining service for most convenient dining experience in your private cottage. Don’t forget to start your morning right by sumptuous breakfast varieties that will surely sooth all the palates at The Sai Nai Restaurant; a lovely restaurant set aside the lovely serene pond.

Visiting Krabi, Thailand; there is an array of the Must Do activities that should not be missed. Trying the traditional Thai massage that helps in releasing stress and body pain or a visit to nearby destination that shall be recommended by our professional team from varying from being an island hoppers to jungle trekking trip. Free and creative activities for both adults and kids are as well available daily for more unique stay experience and enjoyment.

Ban Sainai Resort is Not to Everyone’s Taste

Please be ensured that all information displayed had been carried out to your attentions and considerations before reserving our cottage. We wish to be presented as accurately as possible before your visit.

Ban Sainai Resort is located 1.6 kilometers away from Ao Nang beach front. It is around 40 minutes’ drive to Krabi International Airport. We are located on the green private terrain of 6.7 acres of land size surrounding by nature. Tropical garden, lush fauna, and flora are all available to be seen. The resort had been a part of the Zero Carbon Project for Sustainable Tourism Organization therefore, we aim to use as least chemical as possible. Getting rid of all the wild animals are a big challenge here. But as long as you follow our friendly advice, you will truly be fine and be amazed with how beautiful this slow life amidst the jungle could offer.

We had called ourselves a “cottage” as we are not a luxury villa style yet we focus on the local experiences offered by our friendly and helpful associates. All your queries will assisted. All your emails will be responded by 24 hours.

Most of our team are locals and many are from the nearby provinces and not all are equally proficient in English. Yet, we still keep on trying to improve this matter. Majority of the local citizens of Ao Nang, including our resort’s associates are Muslim therefore, do not be surprised to encounter a lot of Halal restaurant and a call to prayer that could wake you up in the early morning. Noise sensitivity should think carefully before reserving our cottage.

By this secluded location of being a bit further from Ao Nang downtown, we offer you a very unique green area with a spectacular sheer limestone cliff view as a giant backdrop. It is hardly to be seen location in Ao Nang area laying over such a big space with only limited availability of cottages (40 only!). The area is spacious enough to provide you privacy and peaceful holiday getaway. All our cottages are individual and set up with some distances away from each other. When you book many of our cottages, please be ensured to review our fact sheet to ensure that you had booked our cottage nearby each other. Or simply send email of query to our associates at

We invite people out here to experience Ao Nang in a very different way and to escape the busy life style for a friendly and quiet resort’s getaway.

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