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Railay Beach

Railay Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails
Activities: Snorkeling
Traveler Description: If, you talk about the private and extraordinary beach in Krabi , Thailand . Everybody has to think of “ Railay Beach ” the beach is situated South... more »
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Railay beach is a spectacular and beautifull place! If you are on holidays in the region its a must-see , but it's not worth booking a hotel there, it's much better to do a one day visit! (Unless you're into climbing) Why? Because its quite a boring place, the beach is beautifull but muddy in low tide, outside the hotels... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Stunning place. Lovely beach, good bars and amazing views! We stayed on the West side which has a nicer beach but the bars are better on the East side.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Went for a few hours by longtail boat from Ao Nang (when bought tickets at the kiosk was warned by the seller to buy return tickets from them since no one sells tickets at railay but I have read previous reviews about it so said no, I was laughed at the face and told "let see how you will get... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I have been to many beaches in Thailand over the past two years, and chose to visit Railay on our last free weekend here. We had been to Krabi a few years back and enjoyed ourselves. So when an airline seat sale presented itself, l decided that l wanted to see Railay. As with many Thai beaches the garbage after... More

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Hyderabad, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
47 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We went to this beach from the Napthura beach on a speed boat as part of our tour.The beach front is amazing , you can just sit and spend hours doing nothing at the railay beach just relaxing. Sometimes the waves at the shore along railay beach are so strong that you can get wet easily within no time.

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A great alternative if you're not going for the island hopping tour. Railay Beach has clear sparkling blue green water with plenty of restaurants to choose from. You can also find some locals along the beach that provides massage services!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Despite the waves, we made it to our first island stop - Railay beach. Famous for rock climbing among tourist. The caves were amazing. We were on the island hopping on Saturday, there were too many local as well as tourists storming this beach.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The setting is beautiful! The waves are gentle, the water warm and generally the beach is clean (for Thai standards)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were told about Railay Beach by one of the other guest at our hotel. It was a really nice beach, but it was difficult getting out of the long boat on to the beach, which was all little shells, I wish I had kept my shoes on. We only stayed for a couple of hours, but there is very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

i find this beach to be an average one. it is beautiful though but it is full of tourists. i came to this beach by having a boat trip and saw the monkey(that is not so cool scenery) that were fed by the tourists. i honestly didn't like that but it seems to be an attraction over there. the beach... More

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