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Railay Beach

Address: 194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Type: Beaches, Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Beaches, Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It's crazy how busy Railay is: built up with wall-to-wall resorts, and crawling with tourists in bikini being shipped in by longtail boats. But it's still worth seeing, as it is so beautiful. Just try to go as early as you can. We arrived on the beach at the west side at around 10:30 am. Had a great swim: the... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Took a late morning boat trip and found shade under the trees near the massagers . Took up an offer of back massage and foot scrub with Peter and Nina and thoroughly enjoyed. Prices are negotiatable. A lovely long beach ,busy but plenty of room to spare considering the number of longboats ,counted 60 +. Ate at the beach and... More 

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calgary, Alberta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We visited Railay beach twice during our stay in Ao Nang, and found the beaches there to be a nice change. The main beach has better swimming but the back beach (a 5 minute walk on the pathway) was more chill. There were more shady options and not many people asking you to buy something. When the tide goes out... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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35 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The west side has the best sunset and the beach is INCREDIBLE. The better options for for and drinks are on the north east side and off the beach. Its a great place that has not reached Phi Phi crazy though time will tell. The service is not the best but the beach and scenery are top notch.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Railway beach is very popular, which means tons of people. If you can get past that, you should love it. The natural beauty is almost beyond compare, with the cliffs and karsts jutting out of the water like towers. The water is calm and clear and made for swimming. And the sand is fine and white. What's not to like?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

one of the most beautiful places in Krabi maybe in Thailand. Sea sorounded with a beautifull hudge rock. If you are into rock climbing you will love it

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Phra Nang Temple (with of all the wooden penises) is really interesting, and the amazing rock formations around the beach makes it a beautiful place to be. Lots of monkeys too, so if you're a fan of them maybe take some bananas to feed them - great photo opp.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Go to other side..pharang beach. Get off railay beach..or get up early take pics and enjoy the calm before the storm

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely beach, excellent swim around coves limited restaurant and bars original thailand. Only 100 tbh from Ao Nang one way on long boat that was a good trip on its own.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Nice beach, clear water with no rocks. If havent been so many people it have got 5 *****. Surgently one of the best beaches near ao nang.

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