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The most popular beach on the Western side of the Railay Peninsula.

Most of the high-end resorts are located here. Stunning sunsets and one of the prettier beaches in the area bring big crowds.

ATMs located in Bobo's Market and along the path through the resorts to Railay East near a minimart.


Getting There 

Long-tail boat from Ao Nang; jungle trail from Tonsai Bay; paths through the various resorts from Railay East.


Accomodations 


27 Total Routes


['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',13],['5.11',8],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Railay West:
20 Kilos of Steel   5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c     Sport, 1 pitch   The Thaiwand
A Man Can Tell 1,000 Lies   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 50'   Wee's Present
Fit To Be Thai'd   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Thaiwand
Monkey Love   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   The Thaiwand
The King   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   The Thaiwand
Equatorial   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   The Thaiwand
Caveman   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 105'   The Thaiwand
Out of Sticks   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 80'   The Thaiwand
Lord of the Thai's   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   The Thaiwand
Orange Juice   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 70'   The Thaiwand
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Featured Route For Railay West
Leading up into the crux section of Monkey Love

Monkey Love 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  Asia : Thailand : ... : The Thaiwand
this is the route running just right of Organ Grinder. This route is 100% threads, not a single bolt! beginning is so so, on easy rock, but the end is some airy moves over space on big holds, fabulous stuff for the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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West Railay beach at sunset.  Thaiwand wall in background
West Railay beach at sunset. Thaiwand wall in bac...
A view of Railay West from the Thaiwand Wall.
A view of Railay West from the Thaiwand Wall.
Pad Thai yet again starts off another fine day of climbing.  Breakfast at the Sand Sea resort.
Pad Thai yet again starts off another fine day of ...
Railay West from up high on Thaiwand Wall.
Railay West from up high on Thaiwand Wall.
The jungle trail to Tonsai from Railay
The jungle trail to Tonsai from Railay
Typical Railay sunset...
Typical Railay sunset...
The north half of Railay West looking towards the jungle trail and Tonsai
The north half of Railay West looking towards the ...
Above the canopy looking over to Railay West...
Above the canopy looking over to Railay West...
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