Railay Beach, Krabi

Situated on a small rocky peninsula between the towns of Krabi and Ao Nang, the Railay Beach has four parts, which are: West Railay, Pranang, East Railay and Ton Sai beaches. 

The West Railay is beautiful and chic, while East Railay is more for backpackers and hippies.

The rocky limestone patches and boulders cut off the beach from the rest of the island.

Visitors can access the Railay Beach only by a boat.

The area

The place boasts a great range of accommodation from bungalows and restaurants to high-end priced resorts and hotels. Railay has many eateries, massage parlors, and spaces for beach games and water sports.

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Hotels near the beach

Some of the best hotels to stay at the Railay Beach are:

  • Rayavadee Resort
  • Railay Bay Resort & Spa
  • Diamond Private Resort
  • Diamond Cave Resort
  • Railay Village Resort
  • Anyavee Railay Resort
  • Sand Sea Resort


  • Watersports

Beach on the map

Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi, Thailand