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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  • August 17, 2017
    Very nice place with good restaurants in the area. On arrival there is boats depart whenever enough people (of 5-10). On the beach there are a lot of people, so it's not so quiet but very well. Worth getting for a couple hours.
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  • August 17, 2017
    You should visit very beautiful scenery at diesemStrand, really! We had a very adventurous journey with Longtail boat (200Baht h + r). Due to the not too heady weather of recent days, high waves, and therefore both time drenched in demBoot gestiegen...trotzdem: you must have enjoyed the beach!
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  • August 17, 2017
    We came over for a long weekend to do some outdoor climbing and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves even if we were super tired. A great place to climb safely with the right local guide - Chai.  more »
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  • August 26, 2017
    The beach is not the biggest, but it is not busy since you can only get there by longtail boat. The quality of the sand is the best you will ever get. Water is wavy and not suitable for snorkeling, but it was warm and nice. Super nice views, its a unbelievable beach to check out
  • August 30, 2017
    For only 100baht one way, you can ferry from Ao Nang beach to Railay Beach and get one of the best sands of any beach in Thailand. Scenery is good with the green mountains on the side. Water is not clear but still good to swim. a must see!
  • July 12, 2017
    For such a busy beach, you can still find some peace. Caves and rock formations are outstanding.
  • September 1, 2017
    If you want to relax sitting on the beach side railay is the best place,very beautiful and romantic. Not very crowded like AoNang and Phuket..you have to reach here by ferry from Aonang Pier..
  • July 13, 2017
    Great beach, amazing views. A little bit too much people, but still "must see" place.

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