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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a private charter and arrived here at 7:30 for breakfast on the beach. We were all alone and it was paradise. The water was clear, the sand soft and the snorkeling was beautiful. After lunch at the Racha Island Resort we were shuttle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Profguy
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Great dive site .. about 1.5hrs away from Thalang Pier. Great for beginners or those who have not been diving regularly. Underwater current is manageable. Always dive with a buddy or local guide.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1973AK
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Great beach. Great snorkeling. Clear water. Probably good diving. A little crowded at times. Would return

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ScottTripAdvis
Reviewed November 10, 2018

This islands suitable for family with small children where the wave is calm and good sand beach area but we are disappointed with snookering activities on the end of island where they are not much fish during the 1 week of November 2018.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank markchow
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I had a trip for snorkeling, that was quite nice for such crowded place. After that, there was relatively little to do. Island was beautiful, of course, but lunch that was offered was not nearly as good compared ones in Patong hotels. To spend somehow...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank antonr2013
Reviewed July 12, 2018

They have a good environment to stay, but all the stuff can only speak English. However, most customers in the hotel are Chinese. My friend have difficulties to communicate with the stuff so I have to translate everything to her. The only guy who can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank m15840521280
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Avoid this tour company at all costs! Worst communication - throughout the day we had no idea what was happening and when we asked (consistently) we were ignored or given the wrong info (eg. I asked how much longer snorkelling we had - he said...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Georgina P
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Booked the trip to expecting 4 stops on the day but ended up only going to Raya/Racha. Horrible uncomfortable trip over in a boat jammed with too many people. Beach nice when tide in but consider beach shoes as there are some nasty sharp suprises...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank jmigbeth
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We took a speedboat from Chalong Pier to get here (about 1/2 hour) and as we were some of the first people (day trippers) there, we had a choice of mat and umbrella on the beach (200 baht for the day). We selected our 'spot',...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank traveller2australia
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Racha island is the perfect paradise place. Here is one of the loveliest islands in Thailand. I do feel relaxed when I am here where is completely surrounded by nature such as sea, sun, and star. I really enjoy trekking, biking, snorkeling, and eating. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Samira A | Reviewed this property |
You could snorkel, but the water is not very clear and little bit choppy! You could also go to the village where there is a nice Muslim family restaurant (if you want) and swim at the beach!
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