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 Krabi Town trip itinerary planner .
Railay Beach Tours
Beginner's Half-Day Rock Climbing Tours at Railay Beach in Krabi BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $38
Duration: 4 hours
Phuket to Railay Beach by Ao Nang Princess Ferry BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $24
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
4 Island Speed Boat Tour by Sea Eagle from Krabi including National Park Fees BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $47
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Railay Beach Reviews
Great walkthrough the walking street to get to this stunning beach on the West side of Railay! A must do! more »
Railay Beach is an island fully surrounded by hotel resorts. If you like rock climbing then this is a good place for it. The lagoon is pretty but it feels crowded when more people actually go there to... more »
High raised limestone cliffs harbouring a fascinating beach with warm beautiful sands. Without a boat it is almost difficult to reach this beauty in the heart of Thailand's wonderful landscape. The waters are warm hence inviting a swimming. The crowd isn't that big, attracts few locals who at times entertain visitors with diving from the high cliffs into the sea waters.
I wouldn’t spend my vacations here... full of tourists, the long tails boats are noisy and pollute the water. Speaking of the water it’s not clean. Restaurants are not authentic Thai places, they’ll sell you burgers and pizzas... go somewhere else if you’re looking for quiet and pristine beaches.
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