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Koh Racha Yai

Phuket, Thailand
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USD 70.56*
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Full-Day Racha Noi and Racha Yai Snorkeling from Phuket
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USD 92.03*
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Racha Yai Dive Trip from Phuket
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USD 69.02*
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Full-Day Racha Islands Tour Including Lunch and Speedboat Transfers from Phuket
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“clear water” (18 reviews)
“siam bay” (6 reviews)
“day trip” (23 reviews)
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Phuket, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

During rainy season, be prepared for rough waters during your boat ride i.e. take motion sickness pills. My daughter and I had an enjoyable ride (think about riding on a wooden roller coaster x10). Once you get there, the snorkeling was fun but I preferred...More

Thank mkly8272
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots and lots of day-trip Chinese tourists on the front beach! They were so noisy and impolite. We couldn't have relax time on the beach. We came here before about 7-8 years ago...but that time it was so relax and peaceful, not many day-trip. The...More

1  Thank N_NMNM
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Most of the corals are dead, we just saw 2 fishes in one hour of snorkelling. There is one small beach which is occupied by the resorts and umbrellas. The water is very choppy and has high current, not recommended unless you are an expert...More

Thank som_gc
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Racha Yai island is 30 mins boat ride away from Phuket. If you are tired of Phuket island, Racha Yai island may be a perfect getaway. The water is crystal clear. The beach is quite long and there are shed to sit and relax. Though...More

Thank TheNayzer
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We did a boat tour here and the beach we went to for lounging and for lunch was very tranquil and quiet. We went out to a great snorkeling location with crystal clear water. The water was so clear you could see the rocks on...More

Thank Korrene R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Best part of the beach is the tranquility..less crowd and the waters were super clear especially during the afternoon.. Though quite far from mainland..it's worth giving a shot

Thank Ramjeeee
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We planned a dive trip to Koh Rach Yai and Racha Noi with Santana Diving Patong. It's the most amazing and beautiful dive ever. Must say that we are just started but seeing a turtle 🐢 and all the rest, one word.. amazing! Both islands...More

1  Thank oranje40
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful My favourite place. Beautiful little cabin for the night, perfect sunset and sunrise viewpoint, basically empty from 5pm

1  Thank Fsargeant
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We did a day trip here last month. The water was incredibly blue green and crystal clear. Lots of fish and wildlife which made for great snorkeling but there were so many people from all the speed boats. Lots of Chinese tourists and kids peeing...More

Thank 37aprila
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Koh Racha Yai is underrated and we are really glad we chose to come here. Previously been to Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay but Koh Racha Yai beats them hands down. Clear blue water, soft sandy beach, clean toilets, ample space because it wasn't...More

2  Thank Nursha S
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Sarah B
18 September 2016|
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Response from Samira A | Reviewed this property |
You could snorkel, but the water is not very clear and little bit choppy! You could also go to the village where there is a nice Muslim family restaurant (if you want) and swim at the beach!
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