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Defile, The 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Escher World 0 / 13 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Happy Island 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Phra Nang Beach, back wall 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
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Description

Considered the most beautiful beach on the Peninsula, this lovely beach is crowded with tourists for the most part. Most of the land behind the sand is a private resort. Here you'll find the Princess Cave with its altar; climbing is forbidden in the cave. There is some bouldering along the back wall. Most of the available non-restricted climbing is down at the other end of the beach behind the jungle foliage, just beyond the Princess Cave in a canyon or across the water at Happy Island .

Great for sunbathing, people watching, shopping and swimming. The jungle trail to the Hidden Lagoon is along the concrete path to Phra Nang Beach near the 2nd covered bench area.

Getting There

Walk towards the Muay Thai/1-2-3 areas, and before you get there, you'll find a concrete path going right around the resort next to the cliff face. Walk down this path, dodging souvenir hawkers, and you'll come to a concrete patio with a beach in front of it.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Phra Nang Beach

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Pra-Nang Priness
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 10
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
Money Maker
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
Soley Action 1
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Mai Pen Rai
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 50
The Best Route In Minnesota
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Krabi Krabi
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 8
Little Shit
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 6
Tales of Power
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Dont Buy Toys
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pra-Nang Priness Phra Nang Beach, back…
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Don't Worry, Be Happy Happy Island
 10
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Money Maker Phra Nang Beach, back…
 27
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Soley Action 1 Escher World
 6
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mai Pen Rai Defile
 19
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The Best Route In Minnesota Escher World
 50
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Krabi Krabi Defile
 6
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Little Shit Phra Nang Beach, back…
 8
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Tales of Power Phra Nang Beach, back…
 6
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Dont Buy Toys Phra Nang Beach, back…
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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