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Raya Island, Phuket, Thailand: Experience a Tropical Island Retreat

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Excluding the scenic beauty that this island already has, they are also well suited for snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming. While Racha Yai is known for its lucid water, Racha Noi is known for its uninhabited nature. Racha Yai is usually preferred for diving and snorkelling, whereas Racha Nai is preferred for fishing. Located away from the main island city, its quietness and its serene ambience Raya Islands are well suited for honeymoon trips. In this article, we would help you out with what you should be doing at Raya Islands. Explore the vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and exotic cuisine with our exclusive Thailand Tour Packages, offering an unforgettable journey through this enchanting Southeast Asian destination.

Best time to visit Raya Islands

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Coming under the influence of tropical climate, the Raya Islands would be experiencing a dry phase around December- May. This makes an ideal opportunity for tourists and visitors to try out various adventure sports in these Thailand islands. Clear sky, excellent visibility, and mild temperature make this dry phase the best time to visit the Raya Islands.

How to reach Raya Islands

Raya islands can only be accessed only via boat travel from Phuket. There are lots of private speedboats, and longtail boats available south of Phuket city, near Ao Chalong Pier or Rawai Beach. From there it takes less than an hour to reach Raya Island via speed boats. It might take two hours if you’re using tail boats. You could also avail of a day tour package of Raya Island which costs around 3000 Baht and includes diving/snorkelling and lunch.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Raya Island is a paradise which is secluded away from the main world thereby allowing us to mingle with nature. Therefore it’s worth a visit.

Yes, kids are allowed to enter the islands. They are also allowed to take part in adventure activities closely monitored by trainers.

Yes, you could ask for help for local fishermen at Patok Bay to help you in fishing.

Yes, Kayaking is available in Raya islands.

Yes, but it’s advised to go there only if you’re a trained diver as currents are strong on this inhabited island.

Visitors are advised to bring extra clothes for changing, sunscreen and lotions to protect themselves from heat.

There are spas available within the resorts on Raya island. It is advised to contact your resort for further clarity.

Raya islands is predominantly a day tour destination and thus speedboat services would be done by 4:30 pm

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