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Ko Lipe

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==Get in==
===By Boatboat===
The following companies operate boats in the high season (November to May):
* '''Satun Pakbara Speed Boat Club''' [] operates a daily boat from [[Ko Lanta]], leaving at 13:00 and stopping at Ko Ngai, Ko Muk, Ko Bulone, before reaching Ko Lipe at 16:00. The boat leaves Ko Lipe at 09:00 for the return trip. The company offers transfers to this boat from [[Phuket]]. The company also operates two daily speedboats from [ Telaga Terminal] @ [ Telaga Harbour Marina] in [[Langkawi]], [[Malaysia]], 42 km from Ko Lipe. These boats dock at the south end of Pattaya Beach. The boats leave [[Langkawi]] at 09:30 and 14:30 for the 60 minute journey, costing approximately 120 ringgit. The boats leave Ko Lipe for the return journey at 10:30 and 16:30.
* '''Tigerline Ferries''' [] operates a daily speedboat to/from [[Langkawi]], leaving Langkawi at 08:00 and arriving at Ko Lipe at 09:00, and returns from Ko Lipe to Langkawi at 16:00. The trip costs 1,200 baht.The company also operates a daily speedboat to/from Hat Yao Pier in [[Trang]], leaving Ko Lipe at 10:00 and arriving in [[Trang]] at 12:30. The trip costs 750 baht. The company offers continuing boat service to [[Ko Lanta]] (1,500 baht total, arrives 15:30), and [[Phi Phi]] (1,800 baht total, arrives 17:00). For the journey to Ko Lipe, the boats leave [[Phi Phi]] at 08:00 and arrive in Ko Lipe at 15:30.
In the low season, there is one boat per day from [[Pak Bara]] leaving at 11:30.
===Dive shops===
*<do name="Adang Sea Divers" alt="[email protected]" address="" directions="Sunrise Beach" phone="+66 80 704 16337041633" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Professional, multilingual, and experienced instructors and dive masters. 1 to 3 dives a day from speedboat (the only dive centre on Lipe offering speedboat dives). Night diving, PADI, SDI, and Nitrox courses. Small intimate groups. Specialised in underwater photography.</do>
*<do name="Castaway Divers" alt="" address="" directions="Sunrise Beach" phone="+66 87 478 15164781516" url="" hours="" price="2 dives/2,500+ baht" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Multilingual, experienced instructors. Offers night diving, PADI, SDI, and freediving courses. Snorkelling trips are run separately from the dive boats daily for only 650 baht (including lunch & equipment). Specialises in small intimate groups.</do>
*<do name="Davy Jones Locker" alt="" address="" directions="Pattaya Beach" phone="+66 890 465 371465371" url="" hours="" price="" lat="6.487424906560684" long="99.30009841918945" email="[email protected]" fax="">Experienced instructors teaching all PADI courses from beginner to dive master level. Daily trips for certified divers to all the best dive sites around Ko Lipe. Free accommodation for divers and students available when you book online.</do>
*<do name="Forra Diving" alt="" address="" directions="Sunrise Beach" phone="+66 89 673 1121 6731121 or +66 84 407 56914075691" url="" hours="" price="2,500 baht for 2 dives" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Multilingual, experienced instructors. Offers night diving, PADI courses, and liveaboard diving trips. Snorkellers are welcome to tag along on day trips for only 500 baht (including lunch & equipment). Consistently gets great reviews from divers.</do>
*<do name="Ko Lipe Diving" alt="" address="" directions="Walking St, 150 m from Pattaya Beach" phone="+66 88 397 7749 3977749 or +66 87 622 62046226204" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]">Newest PADI dive centre on Ko Lipe. Offers daily dive trips for certified divers, PADI courses from absolute beginner to dive master, PADI TecRec courses from Discover TEC to TEC50. 25 m dive boat. Professional instructors with years of experience working on the island. Multilingual team speaks English, French, Spanish, German, Swedish, Malay, Thai, and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin).</do>
*<do name="Lotus Dive @ Pooh's" directions="in the middle of the island" phone="" email="[email protected] " fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Professional. PADI courses, from Discover Scuba all the way up to dive master.</do>
*<do name="Ocean ProDivers" directions="Pattaya Beach" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="2,600 baht for 2 dives, 3,200 baht for three dives">Canadian owner. The first authorized Padi TecRec Dive Center at Koh Lipe 20 m boat, the M.V. ChalailaiChalalai. Rates include all equipment and a buffet lunch. Snorkellers are welcome to tag along for 500 baht.</do>
* <do name="Sabye Diving" alt="" address="" directions="locations on Sunset Beach" phone="+66 74 728 026728026" url="" hours="" price="PADI open-dive courses: 12,900 baht." Day trips with two dives: 2,000 baht" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Diving rates aren't the cheapest. All-inclusive two or three day packages. Specialties are PADI courses and underwater photography.</do>
* <do name="Satun Dive" alt="" address="" directions="Sunrise Beach Blvd" phone="+66 86 946 12719461271" url="" hours="Open all year" price="Cheap" lat="" long="">Excellent diving and snorkelling guides. All PADI courses available. The best service, price, and atmosphere on the island.</do>
===Other activities===
* <do name="Freediving" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Freediving as a recognized activity has only been around for 100 years, but people have been practising diving deep without equipment for thousands of years. On Lipe it's in its early days and so far only one dive operator on the island offers it as a course.</do>
* <do name="Sailing" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+66 77457002" url="" hours="" price="1,500 to 6,000 baht" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Sailing around Ko Lipe and within the Butang Group is certainly the most chilled way to explore these natural gems. There are day sailing trips with snorkelling activities or liveaboard sailing cruises within the Butang Group or as far as Ko Tarutao national marine parkNational Marine Park.</do>
* <do name="Ocean Hiker Sailing School" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+66 77457002" url="" hours="" price="2,500 to 29,900 baht" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Sailing intro courses or 5 day sailing courses on an ocean-going sailing yacht leading to a Ocean Hiker Competent Crew Certification, the first step to start your sailing career .</do>
===Karma Beach===
* <sleep name="Mountain Resort" alt="" address="" directions="east end of Sunset Beach, northern tip of Lipe Island, facing the Ko Lipe/Adang channel" phone="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]">Most rooms feature hot water, satellite TV, a private deck, and spectacular views of the bay. 24 hour electricity. Breakfast included. Mountain Beach Bar offers drinks & massages on the beach. Discounted rates available for on-line reservations. Credit cards accepted.</sleep>
===Sunset, Bila & Sanom Beaches===
* <sleep name="Bila Beach" alt="" address="" directions="Bila Beach, near Sunset Beach" phone="+66 80 539 20565392056" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Fan bungalow: 1,000 to 1,500 baht;" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Bila Beach is a secluded bungalow bar and bistro in the jungle on the sunset side of Ko Lipe. Accommodation includes 3 private bamboo bungalows and 1 dormitory. Free Wi-Fi and unlimited use of snorkelling gear is included in the bungalow tariff. Open year round.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Brothers Seaview Resort, Sanom Beach" alt="" address="" directions="Up the hill at Sanom Beach, a short walk from Pattay Beach" phone="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Fan Seaview Rows 1 &amp; 2: 900 to 1,100 baht;" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Chao Ley owned and operated, and located on the hillside of Sanom Beach, with panoramic views of Pattaya Beach & The Andaman Sea. Brothers Seaview Resort is quickly becoming known as Ko Lipe's secret little gem. Open year round.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Fisheries Department Bungalows" alt="" address="" directions="rocky end of Sunset beach" phone="+66 87 478 79584787958" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Fan bungalow: 250 to 500 baht" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open all year. Snorkelling masks and fins can be hired for 100 baht. Six bungalows on the beach overlooking Ko Adang with attached bathrooms. Bungalow #1 has the most panoramic view. The bungalows are run by a talkative government employee who speaks good English. The restaurant operates only during the low season.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Porn Resort" alt="" address="" directions="Sunset Beach" phone="+66 89 464 57654645765" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Fan bungalow: 400 to 700 baht; Tent: 150 baht" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open from November to May. The only resort on Sunset Beach. One of the more quiet sleeping options on Ko Lipe. 29 fan bungalows in different sizes. Electricity from 18:00-22:00. All bungalows have thin mattresses on wooden platforms and a fan. Tent renters get use of bathrooms. Popular restaurant. Visa & MasterCard accepted for a 5% fee. Porn means "blessing" in Thai.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Baan Kasirin 2" alt="" address="" directions="middle of the island near the intersection, about 400 m from Sunrise Beach and 600 m from Pattaya Beach" phone="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Air-con room: 1,350 to 1,650 baht" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open November to May. Laundry service, Satellite TV, Internet.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Chao Ley Resort" alt="" address="" directions="In the Chao Ley Village" phone="+66 74 728-111728111(-2)" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Bungalows: 300 to 700 baht">Dive center. Popular with Asian tour groups.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Pooh's Bungalows" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+66 74 750 345750345" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Bungalows: 800 baht in low season; 1,400 baht in high season" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open all year. Features popular bar and restaurant. Only 6 bungalows available. Accepts MasterCard, Visa & AmEx for 3% fee. Wi-Fi, Internet (3 baht/minute), pool table, dive shop, massages available. 15% discount for divers on the day they dive.</sleep>
* <sleep name="The Reef" alt="" address="" directions="centre island" phone="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="Air-con Room: 1,200 to 2,100 baht" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Open 1 November-15 May. Located near Sunrise beach and is easily found on the hill in the centre of the island. 12 modern rooms are set around a garden courtyard and have access to a terrace overlooking the mountains of Ko Adang, the Chao Ley village, and Sunrise Beach. All rooms have air-con and hot showers.</sleep>
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