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Koh Racha Yai, Ko Racha Yai

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Well known by divers for its crystal clear waters, Koh Racha Yai boasts picture-perfect beaches and a gorgeous underwater scene. If diving is your game, explore the huge, delightful coral reefs around the island, or head to Ter Bay for a shipwreck dive. Those that like to stay near the surface can snorkel around and view abundant marine life and colorful coral formations--just take care to not step on the reef. Sun loungers are available for rent if you prefer to relax, and the beaches rarely get crowded. Work out when and for how long to visit Koh Racha Yai and other Ko Racha Yai attractions using our handy Ko Racha Yai trip itinerary planner .
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  • Still not ramble on Phuket, necessarily take on excursions to the Islands. Raca, the beautiful island, the perfect place to sunbathe and swim. It happens of course when there is a rush of tourists. But to see these islands is a must, unless you zazhravshijsja tourist:-)
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  • We hired a private speed boat to take us to Racha Beach for the day. The trip to get there was beautiful and the boat driver and helper were very nice. Arriving at the beach early was a smart move, as...  more »
  • We organised a half day tour here in 2016 with let’s fly travel included the speed boat ride, lunch and snorkeling. We had a great time snorkeling and enjoyed the lunch provided. Like most beaches in ...  more »
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  • Very nice place to visit for one day for swimming and snorkelling. There is many boats going there on daily bases. You can also try scuba diving if you adventurous enough. Stand up paddle is nice choice too.
  • I chosed diving with Dive Cove Diving shop in Phuket, very fun
  • Nice resorts but unfortunately they release the sewage water in the sea killing the coral reefs. More needs to be done to protect the fragile environment surrounding the island.
  • Coral is dead. Water is clear. Lots of divers and snorkelers
  • Wonderful white sand and blue water!!!😍😍😍 very quite island☀️🌴

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