How to get there:
Once you put in a deposit, You can consult with the Dances In AIr travel liaisons to help you understand your flights and travel. There are direct flights and also stops in dreamy places on the way. It’s a long way to Thailand! We want to help you get the best deals and share what you find as well. The final destination address for our resort, Tonsai Bay is 18 Moo. 2 Aonang Muang Krabi 81000
There are a couple ways to get to Railay Beach/ Tonsai Bay resort:
1- Start by flying to Phuket airport, then take a taxi to ferry to Railay. (recommended) WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU FLY INTO PHUKET IN TIME TO CATCH AN 8:30 AM FERRY ON MARCH 24th. This may require you to Fly in the night before and get a hotel (possible for less than $50). The ferry is 2 hours and beautifully relaxing. If you are taking the ferry back, allow for the schedule to put you on the only ferry that day from 3:15-5:15 with a taxi afterward, flying out after 8:30pm at night or the next day.
In Railay, there are ferries operated by Aonang Travel Company which depart from/arrive EVERY DAY. Inform them when you buy ticket that you are coming to TONSAI BAY. (There are 3 destinations which are Phi Phi Island, Phuket and Koh Lanta.) On arrival, the ferry will arrive in front of Railay west and there will be a free long tail boat transfers you to Tonsai Bay (price already included in the ferry ticket). On departure, they will pick you up from Tonsai bay. The ferry from Tonsai bay/ Railay to Phuket is only at 3:15pm arrival at 5:15pm You can check the ferry schedule at their website at https://www.aonangtravel.co.th/en
Phuket to Railay is at 8:30 am only. You should arrive by 8 am to catch the ferry.
From Railay to Phuket:
Ferry 3:15pm arrival at 5:15pm Book flights for after 8:30pm
There are other ways to go to and from Phuket to Tonsai Bay:
Public Longtail Boat
FROM TONSAIBAY AONANG
100 BAHT/PERSON (ACCUMULATED UP TO 8 PASSENGERS TO DEPART)
LONGTAIL BOAT FROM TONSAI BAY RAILAY WEST (price is charge per way not per person)
BEFORE 6 PM
1-6 PERSONS 300 BAHT
AFTER 6 PM
1-6 PERSONS 400 BAHT
Long Tailed boat + Van 8 am arrives11:30 am
Long Tailed boat + Van 10 am arrives 2:30 pm
Speed Boat 10:30 am arrives 11:45 am
Speed Boat 1:40 pm arrives 2:55 pm
Private longtail boat
FROM TONSAI BAY AONANG
BEFORE 6 PM
700 BAHT PER WAY (max of 4 persons)
AFTER 6 PM
800 BAHT PER WAY (max of 4 persons)
NOTE THAT: ADDITIONAL PERSON (IF MORE THAN 4) WILL BE CHARGE 100 BAHT EACH.
2- You can also fly into other airports to get to Krabi (but you will do this on your own)
Start by flying into Bangkok first and then Krabi Airport
-When you get to Krabi Airport, you take the shuttle to the pier or Ao Nang beach for a long boat taxi to Railay.
From Krabi airport or Krabi Town, you may take Taxi or shuttle bus to AO NANG BEACH. We recommend that you buy the bus or taxi ticket inside the airport. (To avoid any scam)
Then you may take the public long tail boat to TONSAI BAY by yourself. There are two Public Boat station in Ao Nang area. One is at Wangsai seafood restaurant. Ticket office is at the restaurant’s parking area. Another boat station is located next to the right of Phanang Inn hotel (if you are facing the hotel). You can choose either one of them. The ticket per person is 100 baht. They will depart when the passenger is accumulated to 8 persons.
Inform them that you want to go to TONSAI BAY. If it is high tide, the boat may directly drop you in front of our resort. At low tide the boat will drop you at the canal on the left corner of the beach and you may have to walk along the beach to our resort as we are located on the right corner of the beach Or you can call 075-819821 so we can send the golf cart to pick you up.
NOTE THAT: IT IS RECOMMEND THAT YOU SHOULD ARRIVE IN AONANG BEFORE 5 PM. A PUBLIC BOAT IS STILL AVAILABLE BUT DIFFICULT TO GET AFTER 6 PM. IF YOU REACH AO NANG AFTER 6 PM YOU MAY HAVE TO CHARTER THE LONG-TAIL BOAT PRIVATELY AND THE COST WOULD BE VERY EXPENSIVE. WEAR APPROPRIATE SHOES FOR WALKING IN THE EDGE OF THE WATER IF NEEDED.