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Address: 194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Activities: Snorkeling
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Railay beach before 9am

Beautiful beach ,best at beginning or end of day when all the day trippers have left. Only bare essential shopping and twice the price of Ao Nang.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

As my girlfriend and I were staying in Krabi, we visited Railay beach to get away from the thunderstorm weather and have a beach day. The west end beach is a small 5 minute walk from where we were dropped. The beach itself is hard to lie on but at least it doesn't blow in your face, the water is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were there for almost a week at the beginning of April, and stayed at a resort at the southern edge of the beach. The beach is gorgeous, and like others have written does get quite busy during the day (about 10-4). In early morning, and in the afternoon, it is quiet and heavenly. A must see during sunset! You've... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Loads of boats coming and going. Get there early to enjoy it at its best.get an 8am boat. Very hot later in the day with shade hard to come by, pick your spot on arrival

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach ,best at beginning or end of day when all the day trippers have left. Only bare essential shopping and twice the price of Ao Nang.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's a wonderful beach, really like paradise. But the boats ruin the view. You can't even swim at the main area cos there is just an VERY limited area... perfect for a sunbath but not for those who wanna swim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The view at this beach is the ideal of what you would expect to see in Southern Thailand. The sand has a wonderful feel and makes walking on the beach a pleasure. There are places to eat and you can buy fruit drinks (shakes) right there on the beach. You will need to take a longtail boat out to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Railay beach is accused by long tail or speedboat from Ao Nang. It is breathtakingly beautiful, surrounded by limestone karst formations and some small islands. Fantastic for rock climbing, jungle trekking, relaxing on the beach, watching the sun set... Good day trip from Ao Nang, only about fifteen minutes by boat. Plenty of small bars and restaurants on the east... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

great views and good for suntanning. There are also kayaks available for rent on the beach if you are daring enough not to join the kayaking tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I stayed here a few year ago with my girlfriend. As it happens she became my fiancée at Railay after I proposed to her here, which was perfect. We stayed and the Sun Sea Resort on West Railay for a night and after a night out we had the whole of the west Railay to ourselves. It was a stunning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Railay West is the sandy beach for swimming with good view and facilities for renting canoe. This is the place to hang out during the day and in the evenings one can check out the Sunset. Flame Tree Restaurant lays out mats on the beach itself, one can order snacks and drinks from them. Railay East is the muddy side... More 

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