Railay has numerous multi-pitch areas most of which start from the beach itself. In addition, deep water soloing is popular on the numerous nearby rocky islands accessible by long-tail boat.
As the different connotations and etymologies of miscegenation and mestizaje suggest, definitions of race, "race mixing" and multiraciality have diverged globally as well as historically, depending on changing social circumstances and cultural perceptions.
In Portuguese-speaking Latin America (i.e., Brazil), a milder form of caste system existed, although it also provided for legal and social discrimination among individuals belonging to different races, since slavery for blacks existed until the late 19th century.
Intermarriage occurred significantly from the very first settlements, with their descendants achieving high rank in government and society.
The islands are best visited during the drier months of October through April.
Kayaking, sailing, bird watching, snorkeling are also among top activities.