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Railay Beach

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Railay Beach

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All-Inclusive Sunrise Speedboat Tour: Phi Phi, James Bond and Krabi
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All-Inclusive Sunrise Speedboat Tour: Phi Phi, James Bond and Krabi

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Treasure of Andaman tour includes a total of 11 islands such as phi phi, james bond, maiton island, railay beach, Krabi, bamboo island, Panak island, Hong island and other islands the most full and adventurous tour program you can join. Our tour starts at 6 in the morning so that we will have a more productive day and we guarantee that we will not encounter the crowd of other boats. We guarantee satisfaction.<br>An interesting shine that ever you can seen in located at Railay beach. Shine named as Penis Shine or Princess Cave
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Steven S wrote a review Nov 2020
Pattaya, Thailand414 contributions124 helpful votes
Firstly, let me address the review dated 13 August. From your review we have to assume you were only one passenger and thus quoted 1400 baht return. You had the option of waiting for other passengers which would have reduced your cost but you did not wish to do this. My understanding is that all the boat drivers are regulated now and it is my perception that each boat driver is allocated one return trip each day, returning to pick up from West Railay beach at your designated time. A ripoff, I think not, the boat drivers have to earn a living. Secondly, the review of 16 August states that the boats no longer drop off/pick up from West Railay beach. That may well be true during low season but not during high season. I waited at the Ao Nang office for other passengers. The regulated price is 100 baht each way per person for maximum of 8 passengers. When there was 5 of us the office lady negotiated a price of 300 baht return which we all agreed to. We then discussed and agreed upon a return time for pick up. We were dropped off and picked up from West Railay beach. As far as West Railay beach goes, it was low tide upon arrival, yes it is set in a scenic location but I felt Phra Nang beach was prettier (at low tide). In any event, I enjoyed a refreshing swim in the clean, clear, calm water. Of course, it is certainly a must visit. Best visited in high season.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Alice R wrote a review Oct 2020
Phuket, Thailand46 contributions
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Fabulous beach!!! Quiet and peaceful. Overall was great experience to visit there. I recommended to stay at least 2 nights!!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Russ Lacuata wrote a review Sep 2020
Long Beach, California8,074 contributions6,068 helpful votes
One of Thailand’s most sought after beach, Railay presents a tranquil and extraordinary world. Gorgeous white sand, soaring limestone cliff, viewpoints, caves and hidden lagoons. The very picture of tropical paradise with no roads and no hassle.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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lankadaeng wrote a review Aug 2020
Paris, France104 contributions40 helpful votes
Many describe the Railay Beach as one of the Top 5 or 10 most beautiful beaches in the world due to its Absolutely Incredible white sand + green waters + cliffs + jungle life + cool bars + little restaurants + sunset (it has all !) But many also used to mention the boat noise was somehow disturbing... « Used » and « was » because the authorities have just (this August 2020) banned the boats from Railei Beach. This also happened for the nearby fantastic Pranang Beach (10 mn walk or a 20 mn great swim). All boats will now land on the East side of The Railay Peninsula. All you will have to do is take a 10 mn walk to one of the abovementioned beaches and relax. No more boat noise. Take a look at Railei Beach Club and its private villas while you are here.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Rob C wrote a review Aug 2020
Hua Hin, Thailand79 contributions26 helpful votes
It's such a shame that you can not guarantee a fun trip here due to the boat operators that won't leave without a full boat. This is disgusting and wrong. A massive tourist trap. You reap what you sew with your greed! 700 each way off season so I went on a tour at the loss to the local pirates that run the long-tail boat taxis.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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