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. Plan your visit to Railay Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Railay Beach trip itinerary planner .
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  • Attended a business networking event at one of the villas here and was amazed by the spectacular views on offer, they Railay blow you away! Kayaks are on offer and swimming is also at your disposal bu...  more »
  • The long boat ride to the beach is fabulous. At a cost of 80BHT return a head - is a bargain. You climb aboard from the water. The views on the way to the beach are spectacular. There is very little s...  more »
  • Enjoyed the view (at high tide the beach is beautiful!), and the mountains around give all the charm to the beach. Kayaking is a good thing! The sunset is fantastic!
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  • 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
  • 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!
  • For such a busy beach, you can still find some peace. Caves and rock formations are outstanding.
  • 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..
  • Great beach, amazing views. A little bit too much people, but still "must see" place.

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