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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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Emerald sea

We went here from Ao-Nang beach from a long tail boat. It took 5 mins. The beach is very nice, good for swimming. The color of the sea was emerald, very beautiful. It has yellow... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sunset is spectacular. Bad for swimmers. It's never deep. The sea takes ebb and flow. So it can be very dangerous at nights. Through the day you need a 1000 feet walk to deeper sections. Very rocky under water.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here from Ao-Nang beach from a long tail boat. It took 5 mins. The beach is very nice, good for swimming. The color of the sea was emerald, very beautiful. It has yellow sand. In November it was crowded but still ok, you can have some space. There are many local woman offering massage. In the first 30... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From what I'd read and heard about this beach, I was expecting to be wowed, but I felt a tad disappointed. It may have been due to the overcast day, but it certainly didn't seem as stunning as photo's I'd seen.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sand is soft, nice swim, kayak, cool waters. We saw fishes near the beach too. We took the route to the Viewpoint where we could see both East and West Railay Beach. The climb is very steep and strenuous but the view is worth it. It helps to have others along the way.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beach but to crowded both with people and boats. Can't imagine how much greater this place could be with half the boats... If you come before 10am you still can get some nice pics and some time on your own. Would give a 4 or five if it wasn't for the crowd.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach has an area for safe swimming where it is cordoned so that boats cannot go there. ideal for exploring the cliffs as kayaking or paddle board is available. lots of cafes and restaurants to get your meal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is definitely worth checking out, its a very nice sandy beach and beautiful cliffs surrounding it. We rented kayaks and went along the coast a when, there's cave swimthroughs and great scenery. It also looked like there was good rock climbing there if that's what you're into. My only issue was how busy and touristy it was, but definitely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This beach looks just like all the photos you see of Thai beaches. It has amazing cliffs and blue-green water. The water was quite warm but the beach wasn't very crowded. Watch out for jellyfish even when wading. If you do get stung, locals on the beach will offer you medicine - take it, it works!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach which is very near to Aonang gives you a peek into the real experience you would get on Phi Phi Islands. We took a longtail boat taxi from Aonang to reach here. The climb on and off is very dangerous for the elderly. My mom got hit by the ladder on the longtail. She suffered a bad swelling... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go to Ao Tonsai, just next door, more chilled, less people, same views. There's an easy access to Railay by the jungle, next to the rocks or on the rocks at low tide. You can also rent a kayak for 200 baht here full day. It is pretty simple to visit Railay from Tonsai but honestly it was really really... More 

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