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

Long beach surrounded by limestone hills. We have been to Railay beach for roughly about an hour which is not enough to explore; more of a trailer of what Railay offers. From what I have seen and learnt is you can only enjoy Railay if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cadnanzaman
Reviewed yesterday

Visited there in december, 2018 from Ao Nang beach and I wasn't impressed at all. There are much better places in Thailand for me.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oasiss_80
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Railay was hands down the best part of my trip in southern thailand. The food, people, beaches everything surpassed my expectations. 10000% recommend this for future travellers

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank chelsaed
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are staying in Railay go to Pranang Beach as its by far the most beautiful. Railay west is pretty for sunsets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic small beach resort, only accessible by long tail boats from krabi or Aonang. Plenty of food outlets and bars along walking street at reasonable prices, however supermarket prices for drinks, cigerettes etc very inflated compared to mainland. Short trip on boat for 200bt...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Connector644811
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent a week on Railay with a friend. We had a great time. Other then the sound of the long boats it's a quite place. No cars were a bonus. Had some really good meals and some not so great ones but over all the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LyndalP9
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there everyday for 2 weeks. It is a gorgeous beach surrounded by huge limestones. The sand is SO soft and white, the water is beautiful and blue, you have a huge space for swimming where longtail boats don’t go. Lots of space on...More

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

Rather than spending on day tours of phi phi , 4 island and others , Railay is the place to go . With Phra Nang beach and ton Sai beach just at walking distance , Railay Beach itself is a great one . Ao Nang...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Excursion139092
Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Thank Nicoara R
Reviewed 6 days ago 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
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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!
14 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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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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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