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Railay Beach

Address: 194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Railay Beach
Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

the water is shallow, warm, and the waves were mild - it's almost like swimming in a pool but with gorgeous mountains and powderly sand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

west and east railay were magnificent! Make sure you go rock climbing in between them! The view point is beautiful and the lagoon is worth the climb! Don't second guess yourself, just go! It was the highlight of our thailand trip!!!!

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Tehran, Iran
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Railay beach is very beautiful and touristy. Busy and crowded. But I want to write a review about night time and about tide in sea. When arrive at night to Railay with boat or longtail and .... you have a long road to reach the beach and restaurant. We went there for night time for dinner with sunset tour from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stayed at Ton sai and walked over to Railay each day. The beach is really nice though I wouldn't call it the most beautiful in Thailand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were worried that it was going to be overcrowded as we went just after New Year. However the place was not too bad, a lot more foreigners that expected, but it was beautiful. The entire cove is extremely beautiful and tucked away, me and my girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed how peaceful and away from everything you felt.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic and well-known beach (or rather 3 beaches interconnected) on the Krabi coast. Overcrowded, as this is is the ONE place everybody visists if they're in Ao Nang, Krabi town or surroundings. A number of modified longtail boats along the beach provides everything from Thai speciality dishes to western cuisine + everything from drinking water to beers, drinks and icecream.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This really is a beautiful beach... much better before the tourist boats arrive and when they have left ;-) Early in the morning and late in the afternoon it's a fabulous place to relax, grab a beach mat at the bar and watch the sunset... It's also a 15 minute walk, or a short kayak ride, to Phra Nang beach,... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Such a shame... what once was a stunning place has now become a tourist hotspot... dirty polluted sea.. at least 50 long tail boats come in every day and the beach is packed with people... the sand has been destroyed. No longer soft but so compacted with so many people visiting. I was shocked! So much so that we left... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Took the long boat from Ao Nang beach to visit Railay. Beautiful beach and stunning scenery. Passed through the Walking Street, which catered for the tourists with usual food and shops etc towards the Caves. Again saddened to see so much general rubbish laying around. Seems there is no infrastructure to collect domestic waste. Really saddened to think peoples view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Looking for a hideout from normal life that u had. Here's the place. Located about 40 minutes from Krabi. Au naturel. Beautiful white sandy beach, good food. You can rent speed boat or big boat to go having a day at wide blue water. Or go kayaking in between many rocky small islands. Full meter or rating for beach and... More 

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