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Railay Beach

194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Half Day Rock Climbing Tours at Railay Beach in Krabi
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194/5 Moo 5 | Tambol Saithai, Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I took a longtail boat to West Railay Beach for the day and only ended up staying for a couple hours due to the lack of swimmable sea in the area. The tide was out at the time, so a huge expanse...More

Thank Brittany F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to this beach via longboat from Ao Nang (200bt return) and the beach is just spectacular. It was not busy on the day we came and enough room to sunbath

Thank Captivatedoutdoors
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning beauty! Surrounded by limestone cliffs ideal for mountain climbing and cliff jumping. Only way to get there is by a ferry i.e either a long tail boat or a speedboat. White sand, crystal blue water and sky with milky clouds with simply blow your...More

Thank Atharv S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We managed to get the last boat from Ao Nang to Railay so only really had an hour to spend here. We got some drinks and sat by the water (no alcohol available) and then went for a quick dip. It was only around $10...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Railay beach is a short boat ride from either krabi town or Ao nang. This beach can get busy during the high season as it popular. Lots of lovely restaurants here too. Also tonsai is just around the corner and is popular with rock climbers.

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a climbing family and so we love Railay Beach we came here now 3 years in a row and are always enjoying the days there...it has lots of climbing possibilities and also good guides to do it...but if you are not interested in...More

Thank jenjenstone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Ao Nang, take a long boat (200bt return ticket) and go before 9am. You can take a quick breakfast on Railey beach itself before starting your trek to Phranang Beach. Get there before the crowd.

Thank Frenchdad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros The beach surrounding is WOW, huge rocks cliffs. Kayak, hicking and climbing possible. Sunset Boardwalk with Bars and resto. Cons Longboat engine noise on and off all day

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the most beautiful beach I have ever been on. The limestone cliff back drop and the green of the water cannot be beat. Pro tip: go to the cave beach to avoid the noise of the long tail taxis coming and...More

Thank Nate M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending time in the hustle and bustle of Bangkok and Siem Reap, escaping to Railay was a much needed respite. No cars. No tuk tuk. No scooters. Just quiet walks along paths and beaches. I will say we were here just before high season...More

Thank Jayhutch3
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20 October 2017|
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Response from HonestIy | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any lockers but if you only take a small amount of money for food and drinks and leave valuables at your accommodation. Bags and towels etc seem pretty safe on the beach, we left ours but we were only swimming... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from Deborah F | Reviewed this property |
Echoing the above - the long boats are the typical transport. As others have mentioned, these are on the "roughing it side". While that's one reason I enjoyed it, be aware that these are not the same as the luxury boats... More
24 May 2017|
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Response from jamesharris8 | Reviewed this property |
The seas generally pretty flat. unless there's a storm due. you could watch the weather reports and make your mind up then. there's life jackets on the long tail boats. your could charter it private then you can go atvyiurs... More