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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a trip for snorkeling, that was quite nice for such crowded place. After that, there was relatively little to do. Island was beautiful, of course, but lunch that was offered was not nearly as good compared ones in Patong hotels. To spend somehow...More

Thank Anton R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

They have a good environment to stay, but all the stuff can only speak English. However, most customers in the hotel are Chinese. My friend have difficulties to communicate with the stuff so I have to translate everything to her. The only guy who can...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Avoid this tour company at all costs! Worst communication - throughout the day we had no idea what was happening and when we asked (consistently) we were ignored or given the wrong info (eg. I asked how much longer snorkelling we had - he said...More

2  Thank Georgina P
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Booked the trip to expecting 4 stops on the day but ended up only going to Raya/Racha. Horrible uncomfortable trip over in a boat jammed with too many people. Beach nice when tide in but consider beach shoes as there are some nasty sharp suprises...More

1  Thank jmigbeth
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We took a speedboat from Chalong Pier to get here (about 1/2 hour) and as we were some of the first people (day trippers) there, we had a choice of mat and umbrella on the beach (200 baht for the day). We selected our 'spot',...More

Thank traveller2australia
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Racha island is the perfect paradise place. Here is one of the loveliest islands in Thailand. I do feel relaxed when I am here where is completely surrounded by nature such as sea, sun, and star. I really enjoy trekking, biking, snorkeling, and eating. I...More

1  Thank RavikanN
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

When you are in Phuket, you kinda want to see all the turistic stuff,but not be stuck in the crowd as well. So, we decided to go to Ko Racha Yai because it was close to us. We started the trip from Chalong pier, and...More

3  Thank Dubadubaduba
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Crystal clear water and white sandy beach. Pleanty of fishes and coral reefs to snorkel. Stunning sunset view. What more can you ask.

Thank Surayut T
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was our first visit to Koh Racha Yai – and will be our last unless the authorities take steps to reduce the extraordinary number of day-trippers, primarily heading to Batok Bay. Batok Bay is, potentially, stunning but it is disturbing to observe the number...More

1  Thank RipvanwinkleOz
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This treasury Batok Bay beach has gone, noise and people have ruined the paradise. We did stay for two weeks at The Racha Resort at this beach and consider this the most beautiful and quiet beach close to Phuket, but only at night from 5pm...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!