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“Lovely spot day or night but don't come here for swimming!”
Review of Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach
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Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We knew Rawai was not a swimming beach when we booked our 9 night stay and it was exactly as we expected. It is a working beach with small fishing and tourist boats going in and out all day. There is a great choice of restaurants and bars lining the street that runs parallel with the beach. You can get away from the sometimes quite busy road at either end and I would recommend you take a stroll along the track at the south end, past the market and boat repairers, to the line of restaurants with verandas over the beach, very good food at good prices.
Nai Harn and Ya Nui beaches are both excellent swimming beaches and only 5-10 mins drive away, so, stay in Rawai for the restaurants and access to other islands and visit these beaches for swimming.

3  Thank MaisieMaz
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

Rawai beach is the famous beach beach in phuket at the first time.. nowaday still have a lot more to see & visit many local resturant & freshly Seafood WoW. that is great. Come to join the memories like us.......

1  Thank WonTeamPhuket
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

its not the best especially at low tide but you can get a boat ride to a local island or have a nice meal for under 150 baht at one of the local eateries

Thank Man T
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

We didn't hit the beach as it seemed very small and mainly used for fishing boats. We went a little further up the road to Nai Harn and then returned here for the evening. There are lots of restaurants to choose from and bars for a drink at, without being overwhelmed.

Thank Holly_Whits
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

rawai beach is famous for the sea gypsies and the freshness of the food is great, there are lots of restaurants, bars etc to choose from.

Thank Karen H
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