Rawai Beach Guide
Overview of Rawai Beach
Rawai Beach is an increasingly popular destination located at the southern end of Phuket. Despite not being suitable for swimming due to the presence of anchored longtail boats and speedboats, Rawai Beach offers stunning views of the nearby islands and a peaceful local atmosphere. The beach is known for its bustling seafood market where tourists can buy fresh fish, lobsters, and crabs from local fishermen and have them cooked at nearby restaurants.
The area around Rawai Beach has changed over the years, but it still retains its old-world charm with its seafood restaurants and local bars.
Although Rawai Beach itself may not be ideal for sunbathing or swimming, there are several nearby beaches that are, including Nai Harn Beach, Ya Nui Beach, and more.
Visitors can also enjoy a range of activities in the area, including island hopping and exploring nearby attractions such as Promthep Cape View Point and Buddha Island.
Best Prices on Rawai Beach Accommodation
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