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Can anyone identify the location of this image?

Unknown Location Image

A few websites claim that it is from Neil Island in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands of India. But it is not correct as far as I know. None of my friends who visited Neil Island recollect seeing such a place there.

Replies with proofs (i.e. without guess-work like "It could be xyz..." ) like similar photographs taken or with lat-long coordinates will be extremely helpful.

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    It looks staggeringly photoshopped, but we'll be generous and assume that i's just tropical lighting and some generous levels/saturation tweaking. – CMaster Jan 6 '16 at 9:33
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    The pieces are real, but the colors have definitely been "enhanced". – user13044 Jan 6 '16 at 9:54
  • I got the picture from an advertisement on a travel agency's website. That should explain the colors ;-) – ModerateAdmin Jan 6 '16 at 11:41
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    Hm... Lost s01e01? :D – everton Jan 6 '16 at 17:31
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Railay Beach area in Krabi Province, Thailand. The karst outcroppings are at the south end of "sunset" beach.

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It reminded me of the classic Halong Bay shots.
Google image search included "Neil Island" in the search box.
Replacing that with "Halong" gave several appropriate hits including this 1440 x 900 version correctly identifying it as Railay beach - as Tom has already advised.

Also here at 1440 x 810

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