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Railay Beach - need hotel advice

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Railay Beach - need hotel advice

Hi there, was wondering if someone could kindly recommend one of 3 places to stay in Krabi? I have read reviews, but some conflicting... seems that Sand Sea Resort is the better option, but advice greatly received (dont wanna make the wrong choice)!

- Tonsai Bay Resort?

- Sand Sea Resort?

OR

- Railay Bay Resort

Thanks a million, roxy

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1. Re: Railay Beach - need hotel advice

Roxy:

If you time read my post on Rialay. I stayed at the Rialay Bay Resort last week and loved it. I did not see the rooms at the Sand Sea but the pool at the Rilay Bay is better as it sits right on the edge of the sand and bay. The Sand Sea pool is set back a bit but only about 30 feet or so. Tonsai Bay Resort is on a separate small bay from the Rilay Bay and Sand Sea (visable to each other). There is very little to do at night on Tonsai Bay where as if staying at the Sand Sea or Rilay Bay you have plenty of options for food and bars though very low key.

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2. Re: Railay Beach - need hotel advice

Hi Roxy

Have you been on your trip yet? I am going in Feb and am having the same dilemma between Sand Sea and Railay Bay. Although, i am struggling to get a booking at Sand Sea at the moment, and have been more successful at Railay Bay.

Thanks v much

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Hi Roxy

Have you been on your trip yet? I am going in Feb and am having the same dilemma between Sand Sea and Railay Bay. Although, i am struggling to get a booking at Sand Sea at the moment, and have been more successful at Railay Bay.

Thanks v much

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we were in the sunrise tropical resort last feb in a villa plus (outside shower) 3500 baht per night .we were only booked in for 2 nights but after 1 night we booked for an extra 5 it was that good.the only way to get to the villas is by longtail boat from ao nang or another pier i cant remember the name.the location is out of this world. the villas are also the best we have stayed at in thailand.if your looking for a relaxing time and a beach to die for overlooking the sunset then this is the place for you.it has a big wow factor.

enjoy......

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5. Re: Railay Beach - need hotel advice

did you check out railay bay resort at all when you were there>? sunrise does sound lovely, but im trying to stick to a slightly tighter budget and railay bay have some more basic rooms... if we arent happy i think we will go to sunrise thought, have read a lot of good reviews of it today...

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no i didnt go in but if you can spare a few extra bahts the sunrise in a tropical villa plus is a must.the rawadee is by far the best but everyone else says the sunrise is next.but hey anyway the big deal here is location location location

have a good day.....

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Hi upthedons,

thanks for your post.

We are also thinking of staying at the Sunrise Tropical resort next March. I thought the best beaches were on the west side of Railey and also wouldn't the sun set on the west side?

Can you recommend any cafe's/restaurants on Railey for dinner?

Thanks

Nicky

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8. Re: Railay Beach - need hotel advice

hi there ,the west side is less than a 5 min walk from the sunrise tropical resort there are a few places to eat drink and watch the fantastic sunset i cant remember the names but alone for the sunset it is well worth it,also a few nights we went to ao nang which is more lively and only a short longtail boat ride,also on the east side there is some bars which are very chilled out with ith very comffy thai beds the likes.over all if chilled out is your thing then this place is for you.you will see monkeys near the rawadee on the most fantastic beach you will have ever seen im sure of that,let me know how you get on.

cheers

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