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Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach, Rawai, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Rawai
Type: Beaches
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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This isn't really a beach, its just a place with very little sand and the water is bombarded with speed boats taking people to and from the nearby islands... can't sit anywhere & then its right on a main road... Really, this isn't a beach!!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I think people don't head to Rawai Beach since there are lot of stones on the beach, so guess it makes swimming difficult. The evening breeze was however good if the weather is nice. Apart from that nothing much around there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

hi my wife and I travelled here in 2014 although Rawai has very little beach just around the corner you have some great unspoilt spots people need to more adventurous and explore a little Good9@home is a great base camp.... Explore till your hearts content... Enjoy

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

More of a scenic beach with beautiful views of nearby islands Ko Lon, Ko Aeo, Ko He and Ko Bon. Many boat operators use Rawai beach to park their boats and launch tours to nearby islands. The Rawai pier is a great place for photo taking, and has steps into the clear water for swimming. The beach promenade features fish... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great place to get a boat to coral island. Which I would throughly recommend. Speed boats are very reasonable and are on call for the whole day

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not suitable to swim but have some nice views and good places to eat. I enjoy running or cycling around here.

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Nabeul, Tunisia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Fantastic beach in front of a small island, nice view and fantastic atmosphere in the sunset time... The traditional boat, the local people very friendly make this place quiet and relaxing place....

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Roma, Italia
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Rawai beach is just located near Phuket town. It is a nice place with a long and large seaside. Apart some restaurants where you can eat fresh fishes, Rawai doesn't offer nothing but if you want relax, peace and quiet it is the right place on Phuket island (especially in the touristic seasons)

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Perth, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great little spot. Catch a boat or 2 across to the islands. Enjoy some food on the tables right on the beach or enjoy some shopping.

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Really enjoyed our day trips here and really easy to get to. Great restaurants (so many to chose from) and the beaches are great. Interesting sights there and back with lots of vantage points to stop at. Great part of Thailand.

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