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“Gorgeous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Railay Beach

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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“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Relaxing and adventurous. An island not to be missed! Lounge by a pool, wander the beach, kayak, snorkel, climb, walk, eat, drink, sing, explore and do whatever your heart desires while being surrounded by calm waters, lush flowers and trees and raging cliffs that soar into the sky!

Visited July 2013
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“Beautiful, worth an afternoon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Nice beach, less crowded than Phranang. Very shallow rocky swimming and not much shade for the many tourists emptying the beach. Easy walk to East side and interesting to see the limestone cliffs and mangroves.

Visited August 2013
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“Great beach,”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Railay beach is now a bustling centre of emerging budget stay accomodation and eateries. Great for backpackers or a day trip.

Visited August 2013
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“Come down far in 9 years”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The view, of course, is still breathtaking. But what the Thais did to this wonderful spot is a shame! 9 years ago, Railay Beach West was pure nature with a single, very expensive resort on the way over from east beach. The sandy part of the beach was given over to the boats. Peopl tear their feet open on the rocks beneath the surface. And the water, once crystal clear, has become as dirty as on Pattaya Beach.

Visited August 2013
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“Just beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Railay is so relaxing and lovely - we started our 3 week holiday here - it was the perfect place to chill after our long haul flight and a second flight to krabbi from Bangkok. Arriving at Railay by long tail boat is a great experience too.

Visited July 2013
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