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Railay Beach

194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Railay Beach
Type: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Pretty beach and swimming area and lots of ladies offering massage and more - great way to feel pampered!

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

You have you choice of paths when you arrive, best beach I found in all of Thailand was Railay West. Scenery was amazing. The entire area is nice. You can get food, hike, rock climb, snorkel, relax, stay the night, etc. The only issue I had is they list out a lot of different hot spots on the attractions billboard... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We took a day trip to Railay from Krabi and had an amazing time. The south beach is beautiful, with people rock climbing and kayaking and is the home of the penis temple which is worth a look! The west beach was also nice, especially with the big rocky hill landscape. The best part however is getting to Ton Sai,... More

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Poole
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Used to be beautiful and unspoilt . Now lots of people or noisy . Climbing really good as are boats too and from area

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Lagadin, Ohrid, Macedonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Railay is a rare natural attraction. Stop building big hotels and give the land back to the locals. It was much nicer with small bamboo bungalows in living symphony with the nature.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

There are much nicer beaches close by. It's pleasant but nothing amazing, and there are far nicer islands a short boat ride away.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We really enjoyed Railay and it's three beaches. We found Ao Nang far too commercial and touristy and even though Railay is all very much for tourists it didn't have the 'down your neck' feel like Ao Nang did. It's fairly busy with tourists but its very easily bearable, the beaches are amazing and it's not hard to walk to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Railay beach is a definate must if your around the area. We were in ao nong and it cost us 200 baht return p/p. The long tail boat took about 5-10 mins to get there. Railay beach has 3 beach sites to visit. I think ones phranang and you have east and west beaches of railay. If your super fit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

WHAT A PLACE 400 BHT return!!! This beach is a hidden gem, and is a must do if in Ao Nang. You can get a boat from either end of Ao Nang beach !!!! Heaven on earth !!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Well, the beach is very nice- but crowded. Railey used to be a must among backpackers, when there were no 5-star hotels, waterscooters etc. Now there is anything, that can be found in any touris tbeach in Thailand. But, anyway, visit Railey beach and you can say that you've been there!

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