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Accessible just by boat, this peninsula of limestone crags is a beautiful destination for a laid-back rest in the middle of your Thailand holiday. An absolute best for rock climbers, Railay is a one-of-a-kind spot for active diving, kayaking and rock climbing; as well as just relax at your resort.
Surrounded by karst cliffs, Railay, also pronounced as Rai-Leh, is rimmed by four beaches on it's sides, making you feel like you're actually on an island. It is known as one of the greatest rock climbing destinations in the world with many limestone cliffs and caves. You can choose from the several rock climbing schoold operating around here. It has tranquil white sand beaches where you can just laze around if you're not the adventurous kind. Railay is known to have no particular roads, only footpaths, making it a hassle-free land. The locals here only include resort staff and rock climbing school staff, hence travellers can come to Railay to meet other travellers and have an extraordinary time.
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The only way to get to Railay is by a boat from either of these places: Ao Nang, Krabi, Ko Lanta, Ko Phi Phi or Phuket town. (Read More)