10 Things You Should Know About Ko Lipe
You must have read so many stories about this place, Ko Lipe. Some websites suggest that it is considered as the “Maldives of Thailand” while some suggest this is the most beautiful island in Thailand.
So how much do you know about Ko Lipe (Ko or Koh means island)?
1. Ko Lipe is in Southern Thailand
Ko Lipe is not located near Bangkok or Phuket or Koh Samui. Ko Lipe is located in Southern Thailand in the province of Satun. Satun is located at the border of Malaysia northern state Perlis but the island is near Langkawi Island of Kedah, Malaysia.
Ko Lipe is a small island in the Adang-Rawi Archipelago of the Andaman Sea bordering Tarutao National Marine Park. It is south of Ko Adang and Ko Rawi.
Many describe the island as small but it will take more than hour to venture the whole island. The original settlers are called “Chao Ley” or sea gypsies and yes, they are still around.