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Address: 194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Activities: Snorkeling
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Famous but not the best

Railay beach is a really nice place where to spenda day, but not the best in the area around Ao Nang, Poda Island is much better. Anyway needs to be visited, just be careful on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

This beach is worth visiting apart from the beautiful setting and scenery I would say that this beach is not the nicest on Krabi it gets far too busy> On the way back to ao nang tonsai beach looked so much nicer and quieter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you ever get to Krabi province don't miss the Railay beach. Great place for rockclimbing, good rockcliming school, few good bouldering spots, very nice beaches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Railay beach is a really nice place where to spenda day, but not the best in the area around Ao Nang, Poda Island is much better. Anyway needs to be visited, just be careful on the way to the beach on monkeys, they look for food and water, so they can open your backpack or just on you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A lovely beach with wonderful rock formations rather spoilt by the hoards that appear during the day and the noise from the long tail boats. But it is a public beach so this must be expected. There are lots of food outlets to suit all palates and all pockets. Whilst sand it is rocky to the left so beach shoes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It has beautiful beach it provide one of the best view in Krabi. Certainly worth a visit and although it seems a bit crowded but everything is just great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spent a lovely tranquil morning on the beach (West Railay).i don't agree that it was too busy although I think the morning is the best time to visit. We took a kayak out for an hour which cost 200 baht(1000 deposit), it was a great work out plus we saw some amazing scenery. I would recommend!!

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Belo Horizonte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful beach. Besides being very popular and crowd, it is a must see when you are in Krabi.

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

Have to admit this place was a slice of paradise, I truly enjoyed the calmness and serenity here. I thought paradise was a myth and this place definitely busted that myth!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I must agree with what some other reviewers are saying. This beach is nice, but not as good as Pranang Cave Beach...which is just a quick walk away. Don't spend your time here, when the better beach is nearby.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

A very nice location. I didn't book a hotel or anything, I just went over for a quick look. I know I'm a tourist too, and that I'm being a bit hypocritical but there's far too many tourists for my liking. You felt like you were on a production line. That took away a lot of the pleasure for me.

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