Travel Guide: Koh Lipe, Thailand

Travel Guide: Koh Lipe, Thailand, Ko Lipe, Thailand (B)

The island’s general obscurity might be due to its geography – Koh Lipe is located out on the Andaman Sea together with Koh Adang and Koh Rawi. It is actually closer to the Malaysian island of Langkawi than it is to mainland Thailand with the nearest port-of-call being Pak Bara, Satun.

We went to Koh Lipe as part of a family vacation before my sister moved to the United States and this time I was a follower instead of the trip planner. We spent four days on the island where we partook in the three “S” of sand, seafood and swimming pool!

Like most Thai islands, Koh Lipe experiences the wet season from May to October and the dry season from November to April. The ferry from Langkawi only operates from October to June because the peak rainy season brings rough waters.

We visited in February so we came after the super-peak holiday months of December and January. It was generally hot throughout the day with scant clouds barely hiding the sun’s rays. There was a crowd but the beaches were not packed to the rafters and there were tables available for walk-in at restaurants during dinner time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel Guide: Koh Lipe, Thailand
Guide Location: Thailand » Ko Lipe
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pattaya Beach
  • Sunrise Beach
  • Sunset Beach
  • Walking Street
  • Khonlay Thaifood Restaurant
  • The Box
  • Elephant Coffee House and Bar
  • Akira Beach Resort