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Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a boat from Ao Nang 100B per trip the place has 3 easy accessible beaches west the place where the boat left us, East and southand another beach which can be reach by foot or by cayac. The landscape it's just great, a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful destination. It is a bit more pricey then the other resorts around but it is lovely! The view point is worth climbing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NeliI12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with long tail boats. The area has become far more built up in recent years but has still retained its calm, relaxed charm. I don’t want to go home!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bingabonga
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you get the chance to visit here, I'd recommend doing it outside the main tourism season (Late April / May would be a great time). It has been totally filled from one side of the peninsula to the other with concrete hotels path roadways,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a boat from Aonang to Railay - 200 baht return. Railay West beach is good for swimming. We climbed to the lookout 2 years ago but did not do so this time as there is a sign posted warning us not to climb....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 27Vivien77
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The beach itself is nice, but the only way you get there is by boat. The beach is exploited by tourist industry. There is no peace and quiet as there is boats with loud engines coming in and out all day. The view is nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danielpaniel93
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice variety of landscape and a lot of wild life. We saw water monitors. Lots of birds, and monkeys. Lots of nearby islands for day trips.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lindacA5927XB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Accessible by a long tail boat this must surely be one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Quieter than Ao Nang beach it has everything you need in the way of facilities. Plus monkeys!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CazTad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to railey beach for a change on a longtail boat the bar bit is great very lively but the beach is not much diffrent to ao nong beach really , very crowed

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank seanboardman49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this beautiful beach around 4:45pm, had heard a lot about it's magical sunset views we reached at perfect time, we swimmed in crystal clear waters and just loved the time we spent here. Would definitely recommend visitors to reach by 3pm this beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SeekingTravel1234
We are going to Thailand the first two weeks of December. We plan to be on the beaches the first week. I can't decide which island, most the information I found is dated. I am debating between Railay, Phuket, or Koh Lanta. I'm afraid Phuket is going to be way too busy. Is Railay also? The things that I want are to be able to look out to the cliff rock formations, teal water, decent snorkeling, and hopefully the least amount of people. Obviously, there will be people, but I want some space and not jammed packed and loud. We would also prefer cheaper but still relatively nice accommodations. It will just be my husband and I, we are young 30s. We don't care about shopping and don't need fancy food options. Mostly just hanging on the beach, snorkeling, kayaking, and exploring a little. Thank you for the help!
15 November 2018|
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Response from B2025EYmatth | Reviewed this property |
Phuket is very very crowded. The tourist beach area is almost a bit like Bangkok. Railay is not crowded at all but you can only access it with those dodgy longboats. They Cost money and can be quite annoying as not all... More
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Response from Benji H | Reviewed this property |
hello, i find relay beach nice to visit nut not for staying, everything too expensive, touristic and and not good standard..better stay in ao nang.. or spend alot money for a good place. be careful with ice in coctails(at... More
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Response from Kimberly C | Reviewed this property |
We loved Railay! We stayed 3 days and have decided we would even go back again. We are traveling for 42 days with kids so we have been in budget rooms. I do not recommend CAN ONLY rooms - its too hot there! Lots of nice... More
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