Koh Lipe is a small island in the Southern part of the Thai Andaman Sea. It is famous for it’s white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and abundant marine life.
Koh Lipe’s white sandy beaches are perfect for relaxing and you can snorkel right of all them. Several top dive sites are close by for the more adventurous underwater explorers. There are plenty of other things to do too!
You can sleep in anything from simple bamboo huts to plush luxury resorts with a swimming pool. There is a great variety of restaurants on the island ranging from tasty Thai street food to delicious international cuisine. Several coffee shops and bars are there to keep you caffeinated and hydrated.
Koh Lipe is a small and relatively flat island, it’s name means “Paper Island” in the local Sea Gypsy (Chao Ley) language.
There are 3 main beaches on Koh Lipe and a handful of smaller, sometimes private beaches. Koh Lipe’s main street is called “Walking Street” and closes down for motorbikes from 18:00 until 24:00 in high season.
Everything is connected by concrete roads, and it usually takes between 10 and 20 minutes to walk between 2 of the main beaches.