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Rawai Beach

Address: Rawai Beach, Rawai, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The Sunshine Bar is a fantastic bar on the beach rd at Rawai. It is very popular with families, singles and groups with many people from around the world calling in for a drink and some good clean fun. There are many seafood restaurants next to the Sunshine Bar so why not head over for a nice dinner on the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is really a working beach where fishing boats use the beach as a landing. You only get to experience the water from the sea wall, but it's a nice change of pace given the crazy atmosphere of the other beach up the coast called Patong.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

i love this beach simply because its a little less havoc than the rest of the beaches in phuket. you may sit around and watch those muay thai warrior jog in the morning and/or in the evening.. what a sight :)

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Kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Rawai Beach is located 17 kms from Phuket Town. City buses directly reach this Rawai Beach. Rawai Beach, located at the south end of Phuket island, is not a swimming beach but offers beautiful views on the many nearby islands in a peaceful local atmosphere. It's a great place to enjoy great seafood be the seaboard and a good starting... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Rawai beach boasts a large number of fresh seafood markets. Choose your fish and shellfish and take them to a restaurant on the other side of the road to have your catch cooked to your liking.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Sunshine Bar is definitely the best bar in Rawai. The owner and staff ensure every night is party night. Drinks/cocktails are the best value in town especially when you factor in the welcome you'll receive and the entertainment. We've been several times and never seen the staff in the same outfit, lovely people, great atmosphere and a fab night... More 

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Briton Ferry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

great place to visit at high tide...took my hotel (But Differents) recommendation and went at high tide and had teh fried fish on the beachside...excellent

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kuala lumpur
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

really only suitable to get a boat to the islands from. Fine to walk along the outskirts of an evening though

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

one to admire from the road not really lounge in... beautiful scenery and nice to look at but more of a hub for the boats. quite full of litter.

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Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It is a nice beach you can ake good pictures there, but no more else to do. There are restaurants and shops, but it is not the best beach in phuket.

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