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Address: Rawai Beach, Rawai, Phuket, Thailand
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Phuket Introduction City Sightseeing Tour
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Private Tour: Phuket Introduction City Sightseeing Tour

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We spent quite a few evenings dining along the foreshore in Rawai beach. Many little restaurants on one side of the busy main road have locations on the waterfront opposite. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
snooza
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a little sand at each end, but it's difficult to access and strewn with debris, including rusty tin cans and broken glass... But we were careful and collected lots of lovely shells from there...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent quite a few evenings dining along the foreshore in Rawai beach. Many little restaurants on one side of the busy main road have locations on the waterfront opposite. It was quite amusing to watch our food dodging the traffic to get to us! Plenty of choices re fish etc and the curries are good too.Accompanied by a cool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Rawai for 10 nights in Rawai Palm Beach Hotel, a stone throw from the beach. Plenty of bars and restaurants along the beach, little pier and market close by. Variety of long tail and speed boats to hire, take one and go to Coral Island, a must! Not a swimming beach, however nice to sit in a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting, minus the hustle and bustle of Patong, offers a beautiful beach, good restaurants ans bars, with a more relaxed atmosphere. I stayed at the Rawai Plantation Villas, very nice, secluded but a stone throw from the action.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Phuket on 18th June and stayed in Navatara Phuket resorts located in Rawai area, it's the No.1 resort in Phuket in the medium budget category, I stayed for 2 nights and every morning and evening I cross this lovely Rawai beach, we can see many boats waiting to take us to the nearby island/places for a reasonable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove there with the family. Parking is available by the side of the road or can park in front of the seashell shop at the end of the road. Rawai jetty is where you can rent longtail boats and lots of visitors during mealtimes. You can select and buy fresh seafood from the stalls and bring it over to the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is mainly a docking hub for the boats in the region. It is not apt for swimming at all. There are many eating joints along the coats of this beach

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

rawai doesn't have white sand and crystal clear water like other main beaches in phuket. it is actually the area where tourist long tailed boats, many of them, anchor almost permanently. rawai is therefore not a beach for swimming. however, this is a great area for hanging out in the afternoon or at dinner time. the scene of sunset in... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the beach even it is not for swimming, but we spent a lot of time with kids here playing and walking around. As we stayed at Rawai VIP Villas we could use free bicycles and ride around. I liked Kim's Massage, Baan Kanom Coffe Shop, Salaloy Seafood Restaurants with great thai foods. And the best part of it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Rawai its a great spot to visit especially if you love fresh seafood, its not a real swimming spot as its a fishing village but if you go there you will get to see the wonderful fishing boats that line the beach and as you make your way along the beach road from the main car park, there... More 

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