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Railay Beach, Railay Beach

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Take a dip into the calm waters at Railay Beach, an isolated strip of sand accessible only by boat. The beach especially attracts rock climbers eager to tackle the limestone cliffs that frame it, with some 700 climbing trails in the surrounding area. Whether or not you scramble up the cliff face you'll enjoy the spot's relaxed atmosphere, clean sand, and clear waters. Onsite restaurants and other amenities cater to a wide range of tastes. The impressive cliffs of the coast provide excellent photo opportunities, and the isolated nature of the beach means you get unimpeded shots of some of Thailand's best coastal landscape. Before you head to Krabi Town, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Krabi Town vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Krabi Town has to offer, including Railay Beach.
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  • We took a boat to Railay beach from Ao Nang, Krabi which took roughly 20 minutes. The beach itself was very nice and relaxing and the views were absolutely spectacular.  more »
  • I loved my time on Railay Beach! It's the perfect place to hang out and chill with a beer at sunset. Accommodation and food are expensive compared to the rest of the backpacker trail in Thailand. Unle...  more »
  • If you are in Ao Nang and have an extra day this is a must Beach to go to. The Longtail boat was a cool ......with great views  more »