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Koh Racha Yai

Phuket, Thailand
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“clear water” (20 reviews)
“day trip” (26 reviews)
“speed boat” (18 reviews)
Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the tour going to both Koh Racha and Coral Island. I would suggest only going to Koh Racha which the sand is powdery and beach is turquoise.

Thank joicee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely beach to visit. We went by speed boat which was 11,000 baht and included drinks. The speed boat trip is something else and an experience in itself. They drop you off and wait until you return. The sea is clear with many fishes...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights on this island. Totally worth it. Yes, there are many day trippers but this is Thailand, so it’s to be expected. Don’t let that chase you away from here. This place is an ‘undiscovered’ gem. We hired a bike for 500THB....More

2  Thank Ninakins9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From earley morning till 10 am is quite and nice. But after 10am till 4pm is a real hell hole. The island is nice with few verry nice place to snorkel. Best place to snorkel is kon kare.The main beach is nice for swimming but...More

Thank M4Riii4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 week on Koh Racha Yai in December 2017. The Island is 40min from Chalong Pier by speedboat. Price for the trip was 2000 Baht. We booked our stay via Agoda at Bungalow Raya Resort which is on the left side of...More

Thank Koblberger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day started badly with a 1 hour wait in the shop as two other boats were dealt with. We then had a lengtgy walk to the pier. The day was windy and everyone in the speedboat got soaked as the captain insisted on driving...More

1  Thank Mangonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a day trip to Racha Yai. Nice little island, great for photography and a swim. Far too many tourists though and this kind of ruined the experience. Hard to get around that though unless you stay the night.

Thank wellred99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Koh Racha Yai is a tropical island 30 miles south of Phuket. The island is beautiful with hidden treasures not just the main beach with its white sands, great snorkelling and The Racha villa complex but quiet little beaches with excellent snorkelling and dive sites....More

Thank Nailbrush
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We arrived early with our speedboat on the island. This realy was a beach out of paradise. White sands, turquoise water, fish in the water,.... but when it gets a bit later, the beach gets overcrowded. I think the best way to enjoy this paradise...More

Thank PeC1965
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Package Tour: We had a last minute booking for the next day tour and we paid 1200 baht for Full day tour in the island. The cost includes roundtrip transfers, drinks at the boat, lunch and snorkeling activity. Beach: We are amazed with the crystal...More

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Sarah B
18 September 2016|
Response from Samira A | Reviewed this property |
You could snorkel, but the water is not very clear and little bit choppy! You could also go to the village where there is a nice Muslim family restaurant (if you want) and swim at the beach!