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“Interesting beach and markets”
Review of Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach
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Ranked #5 of 49 things to do in Rawai
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Perth, Australia
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“Interesting beach and markets”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Cheap markets, shell hangers for 30 bht !!! Nice cheap food at the restaurants. The Sunrise Bar is a great laugh with fab lady boys and bar staff. Great humour :) The jetty is worth the walk out to the end too :)

Visited February 2013
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Phuket, Thailand
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“For the view, not for sunbathing”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Rawai is a charming beach bordered by palm and casuarina trees and sea food restaurants and ideal for relaxing over a meal or drink and enjoying the view of the surrounding islands. It is also the place to book individual trips by speedboat to the islands.Because of its muddy texture the beach is not suitable for sunbathing and swimming but no problem, within 5 minutes drive you have possibly the best beach on Phuket island, Naiharn which is perfect for sunbathing and swimming

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“rest n relax”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

It was much more quiet than Patong Beach. The resteraunts were very well priced and people were all so happy to help you.

Visited February 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great seafood restaurants”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

If staying near Rawai beach, make sure to visit the seafood restaurants on the beach. You can choose to order directly from the restaurant (and all the fish and seafood are very fresh) or buy your fish from one of the many stalls opposite the restaurants and then bring it to one of the restaurants who will cook it for you.

These restaurants are not just for tourists because there are also a lot of Thai people eating in them too - a good indicator of their worth. These Rawai seafood restaurants are much better value than those in Chalong Pier.

Visited February 2013
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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“Rawai beach”
Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in Rawai in April 2012, did not think much of the area because of the open drains smell along the beach, having said that the fish restaurants are great and cheap.

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