Railay Beach Hotels for Krabi Sandbox [SHA Plus]

Railay Beach in Krabi is part of Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension program which allows vaccinated travelers to vacation in Krabi province without quarantine on arrival. Planning to enter Thailand under this scheme and looking for a hotel in Railay Beach? Find the list of Railay Beach hotels with SHA Plus certificate.

General Information of Railay Beach

Railay Beach is one of the most famous and magnificent beaches in Krabi province. It is a small peninsula surrounded by lush forest and limestone cliffs. Railay beach is an isolated area, but you can take a longtail boat from Krabi or Ao Nang to Railay and it only takes 15 minutes. There are a number of smaller beaches with different characteristics - East Railway, West Railay, Phra Nang and Tonsai for tourists to explore the area and enjoy the tropical vacation. Railay is a worthwhile tourist destination, not only for its beautiful scenery but also for being the favorite spot for rock-climbing lovers.

How long to stay at SHA Plus Hotels?

According to the rules of Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension scheme, the first 7 nights must be spent in Phuket SHA Plus hotels but for the next 7 nights of mandatory stay you can move to SHA Plus hotels in Railay Beach.

Booking Khao Lak SHA Plus Hotels

The most convenient way to book Railay Beach SHA Plus hotels is by using a reliable online travel agent such as Booking.com. However, not all Railay Beach hotels found there are certified as SHA Plus so we would highly recommend checking if your chosen hotel is one of SHA Plus hotels listed below.

List of SHA Plus Hotels in Railay Beach

The Railay beachfront area has been developed to house several beautiful 4 or 5-star resorts. You will find some of the most spectacular resorts from private villas with pool view or tropical-style cottages surrounded by limestone cliffs, tropical gardens and beaches. There are also budget hotels and guesthouses located in the jungle on the peninsula. Staying at Railay, you can enjoy activities such as snorkeling, exploring caves and mountains and short-distance boat trips to several offshore islands to give you the enjoyable moments of rest on Railay Beach.

8 Hotels in Railay Beach area that hold SHA Plus certificate and can be used for Krabi Sandbox 7+7 Extension are listed below.


To decide on the best option for the trip, more detailed information on each of the hotels with reviews, prices and availability of rooms for the selected dates can be found by clicking the links provided.


1. Bhu Nga Thani Resort and Spa

Bhu Nga Thani Resort and Spa

Bhu Nga Thani Resort & Spa on East Railay Beach in Krabi is surrounded by the exotic mountain landscape and emerald waves of the Andaman Sea. A 15-minute boat ride from Nam Mao Pier, it has an outdoor pool and peaceful rooms with beautiful views. The elegant rooms at Bhu Nga Thani Resort are spacious and feature dark wood furnishings. Each room includes a 32-inch flat-screen TV with DVD player. Internet access and a balcony with outdoor daybed are included. Bhu Nga Thani Resort & Spa enjoys a charming location with limestone beaches and mangrove forests nearby.

2. Avatar Railay

Avatar Railay

Offering an outdoor pool and sun terrace, Avatar Railay is set in Railay Beach, Krabi. It is only 900 m from Phra Nang Cave. Guests can enjoy delectable meal at the on-site restaurant and bar as well as free WiFi. Each room includes a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the pool or garden.

3. Diamond Cave Resort

Diamond Cave Resort

Located in Railay, Diamond Cave Resort & Spa have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. The hotel offers fantastic facilities, including outdoor pool, diving, fishing, massage, pool (kids), to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Diamond Cave Resort & Spa hits the spot in many ways.

4. Railay Bay Resort & Spa

Railaybay Resort & Spa

Stretching across the white sands of Railay Beach, Railay Bay Resort & Spaoffers spacious cottages set in tropical landscapes. It features free WiFi throughout, a beachfront outdoor pool and a restaurant. Offering free parking on the mainland at Ao Nam Mao Pier, Railay Bay Resort & Spa-SHA Plus is a 20-minute boat trip from Ao Nam Mao Pier or Ao Nang Beach to Railay Pier. Featuring private balconies, tropical-style cottages at Resort Railay feature casual cane and wood furnishings. In-room comforts include DVD player, a safe and a spacious bathroom with a bathtub.

5. Railay Princess Resort & Spa

Railay Princess Resort & Spa

Just a 5-minute walk to Phranang Cave beach on the peaceful East Railay Bay, Railay Princess Resort & Spa offers 2 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness centre. Rooms at the Railay Princess Resort & Spa-SHA Plus have Thai-style furnishings and include a satellite TV, a seating area and a private balcony with garden and pool views. Guests can enjoy a relaxing Thai massage at the Waree Spa. Other facilities include kids' club and laundry service.

6. Rayavadee

Rayavadee

Rayavadee is situated in the heart of Krabi's beautiful Phranang Peninsula on the border of Krabi Marine National Park, an area renowned for its natural beauty and rich flora, fauna and marine life. When the resort was built more than two decades ago, it was with the idea of living in balance within this unique environment. The accommodation was constructed to nestle in between the property's many trees, none of which were cut during the process, in order to blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings. With the resort's low-key approach to building, the habitat of the area's many varieties of birds and animals was not disturbed. 

7. Sand Sea Resort

Sand Sea Resort

Located along Krabi’s Railey West Beach, Sand Sea Resort offers rooms with a private balcony. It boasts an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Sea Sand Resort is a 15-minute boat ride from Ao Nang Beach and a 45-minute boat ride from Krabi Town. The bungalows and suites at the resort are well-equipped with a minibar, refrigerator and TV with cable channels. Hot shower facilities and toiletries are provided in each en suite bathroom.

8. Railay Village Resort

Railay Village Resort

Situated on the white sands of West Railay Beach and surrounded by the beautiful limestone cliffs, Railay Village Resort offers private villas and rooms with pool views. It also has an outdoor pool. The resort is entirely surrounded by limestone cliffs and is only accessible by boat. Ao Nang Beach is a 15 minutes' boat ride away. All villas and rooms are fully furnished and include cable TV, private balconies, minibars, and 24-hour room service.