Racha island is one of the most beautiful islands located around Phuket. it’s not far from Phuket, only 12 Kilometers away from Rawai beach in the south part of Phuket. The island is located in the Andaman sea and is a perfect place for a Day outside of Phuket for snorkeling and swimming.
There are 2 Racha islands, Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi. Daily boats are operating trips to this island and many of them combine Koh Racha with Coral island Phuket.
Visiting Koh Racha is one of the most recommended things to do in Phuket. You can check our Day tours options below and book and pay online with instant confirmation.
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Things to know about Racha island
Yes, there are several hotels open in Koh Racha Yai. It’s a great idea to combine your stay between Racha island and Phuket, in case you will be staying mainly in Phuket. By doing this, you will have the chance to enjoy a couple of nights away from the crowd in a remote island.
The best resort in Koh Racha Yai is The Racha 5 stars beachfront resort. There are other accommodation options available as well on the island such as Racha island resort and Ban Raya resort and Spa. There are also some local restaurants operating on the island in addition to a supermarket as well.
The best beaches in Koh Racha are Patok Beach, siam bay, and Ter bay. Patok beach is where the Racha resort is located. The water is turquoise crystal clear at this beach and the sands are soft and white. It’s a great spot for swimming and relaxing. Siam bay is located in the north, where you can find the Raya island resort. Ter bay is a rocky beach that welcomes guests during the low season.