Railay Beach, Krabi
climbing is popular at eastern Railay from which
visitors can walk to its western side.
beach is generally divided into two sections, East
Railay and West Hat Railay.
Of these two, West Hat Railay offers visitors more
traditional beach scenery. The bay is rather pretty, and
there is a broad sandy beach and clean, clear water. Although
it has less to offer in the way of facilities, and has a
more limited variety of recreational activities than Ao
Nang, West Hat Railay is quieter and more peaceful.
the peninsula from West Railay
is East Railay, which varies from the other beaches
in the area in that it could actually be classified as a
mud flat, especially during low tide. Even so, it does offer
some rather remarkable views. One end of the beach is covered
with mangrove trees, and good views of mountains and islands
As for sandy beaches, East Hat Railay has relatively
little to offer, but is within walking distance of both
West Hat Railay, and Hat Tham Phranang, which offer
some of the best beaches anywhere.