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Address: 194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Half Day Rock Climbing Tours at Railay Beach in Krabi
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Full Day Rock Climbing and Caving Tours at Railay Beach in Krabi
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Phuket to Railay Beach by High Speed Ferry

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West Railay beach great even when busy

We had low expectations after reading about the crowds at Christmas time, but were pleasantly surprised. There was plenty of room to lie on the beach and the water was warm and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful but to busy during peak season to enjoy because there are so many people and longtailboats that it is hard to enjoy it, let alone take a picture without twenty or more people you do not know in it.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had low expectations after reading about the crowds at Christmas time, but were pleasantly surprised. There was plenty of room to lie on the beach and the water was warm and calm. The long tail boats are noisy and come in close to the swimming area. East Railay is very tidal and less attractive, with a cool wind blowing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice maybe the nicest beach around Krabi area. Short ride by boat from Ao Nang and really not busy. Great panorama with all the hills directly at and in the ocean. Really beautiful. Infrastructure is quite good. You get drinks and food at little higher price than in ao nang but still ok. Unfortunately no parasols or anything for... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don´t go. The noise of the long boat tail is horrible and continuous. Like to be in a rally Racing. The beach is tiny, full of boats, the water is terrible dirty with the oil of the boats and the sand is filthy, full of plastics and even broken glasses. Maybe years ago was a beautiful place but now is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are less people there then on the neighbor Phra Nang Beach, and it is as picturesque as Phra Nang. Also there is small observing area on the rock on sea shore. I strictly recommend to climb up on it - the view is breathtaking, especially on sunsets!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From ao nang beach we took a longtail boat to go to railay beach. The ride is nice and the view is beautiful. We got at the beach in the morning so there was not a lot of people, very cute beach surrounded by mountains. But there were a lot of vendors and all kinds of service like massage and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First saw this place as folk were getting dropped off from the Koh Lanta ferry. Looked amazing & we thought we should've booked accommodation here. Glad we never as it is pretty rammed with tourists. It is great to see though & we came 2days in a row from ao nang 200 bahts return. Head around to Phra Nang beach... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Railay beach has gorgeous views, white sand, perfect water temperatures, and a lovely tropical setting. Sunset is magical. Railay also has too many people, trash in the waves, and the resort vibe is overtaking the local feel. Go for a day, clean any cuts, and experience sunset. Then take a boat away.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we stayed at the Railay Village Resort during our 5 night visit, the location is breathtaking the huge Limestone Cliff formations will leave you in awe, the early morning hours are the best to visit because only a few long tail boats have come from krabi with tourists. On a beautiful sunny day this area is a Zoo I want... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time visiting Railay. TBH it was a bit shabby round the edges this time and there is a substantial litter problem both in and out of the water. Too many human beings! It's a cheap day out from Krabi town at 300bht return on a long tail. I'd happily pay more if I thought the money went on cleaning... More 

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