About Koh Lipe
Koh Lipe is a small island in the Southern part of the Andaman sea.
It is located in Satun Province, close to Langkawi island (Malaysia), about 60 Kilometres (38 miles) from the mainland. It is part of the Tarutao National Marine Park, a large group of over 70 islands, and also part of a smaller cluster of islands called the Butang Islands or Adang Archipelago.
Koh Lipe is famous for diving and snorkeling, and for the beautiful beaches and the relaxed atmosphere.
There are 3 main beaches on Koh Lipe, all within 15 minutes walking distance.
High and Low Season
Koh Lipe is evolving to an all year destination, with ferries from Pak Bara running all year.
- High Season – November to May
- Peak Season: December, January and February
- Low Season – May to November
Popular places are booked months in advance for Christmas and New Year, and during the weeks before and after. This is the same all over Thailand, and Koh Lipe is no exception, so reservations are highly recommended.
Immigration & Visa
From the end of October until early May you can exit and enter Thailand from Koh Lipe to Langkawi, Malaysia.
- Immigration Office on Koh Lipe
- Overstay: no exit from Koh Lipe
- Attention: Visa on Arrival
- 60 Day Tourist Visa
Good To Know
The Pharmacy is located in the middle of Walking Street, has a good selection, and the owner speaks very good English, this is a good first stop if your problem is not too serious.
DTAC, with their prepaid sim card Happy and AIS, with their prepaid sim card 1-2-call
Both offer international roaming and prepaid sim cards that can be easily refilled.
Tarutao National Park
The Tarutao National Marine Park consists of a group of 51 islands in the Southern part of the Andaman Sea, near the Thai – Malay border.
Contact us today!
Varin Beach Resort
Koh Lipe, Satun 91000
+66 89 733 8068
+66 81 572 1324
Everyday from 8 am to 9pm
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