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Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At Railay West, the sand is not white, and the waters are not clear and blue. There are definitely better beaches nearby, try Poda or Tup Island. Maybe Railay East is better? The 25 min boat ride from Ao Nang was quite treacherous. Prepare to...More

Thank juvinsee
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just grab a kayak from the beach, and go explore the islands and caves. You don't need a tour, or to sit next to a bunch of noisy people holding camera phones. Grab a waterproof bag, get your things and paddle out into the turquoise...More

Thank Jakejakejake123
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the heaven for swimmers who loves natural swimming.With sublime natural beauty and shallow blue crystal clear water one would have enjoyed the best natural swimming experience .Beach is too shallow ,and easy swimming place and perfectly safe.

Thank Sakib_Bangladesh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have just come from Ko Lipe and this not 5% as good as there. So many better beaches in Thailand. Nice cliffs about however!!!

Thank meepmeep7
Reviewed 6 days ago

The sea is blue like never before, the sands are white pristine, don't miss this when in Krabi, a great place to go snorkeling.

Thank Rashika14190
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach, not dirty at all! Very relaxing with amazing views. Watching the sunset on this beach would make you speechless!

Thank Chiniem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very nice place amazing we like this place we come again to this place recommend everyone come and enjoy

Thank Fish L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to visit if you are in Krabi Town. One of the most memorable beaches in Thailand.

Thank Paulo G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty beach but the wind was so strong. The waves seemed too strong for any swimming or water activities though there were people struggling to kayak in such conditions. Shops are nearby if you want to take a stroll but once it rained, the shopowners...More

Thank andrea2359
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

to get all the tourists a Cocktail and to save money the Cocktail bar direct at the beach (when you arrive with longtail boat) seems to use tab water for Ice production. We got really sick and needed to be treatened in hospital. Each night...More

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29 July 2018|
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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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27 July 2018|
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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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18 July 2018|
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Response from Dan K | Reviewed this property |
Perfectly safe! But be advised: the rainy season can bring in monsoons. So your concern should be: is it safe to go there by long-tail boat yes/no. Not sure what point Caryn J is making about stairs, boats and walls. You... More