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Sunset Beach in the evening, Koh Lipe

Sunset Beach in the evening, Koh Lipe
Photo by Tarmo Soodla

Koh Lipe (sometimes spelled Ko Lipe) is an island in the Adang-Rawi Archipelago in the Satun Province of Thailand.

Koh Lipe is part of the Tarutao National Marine Park and is directly south of the larger islands Ko Adang and Ko Rawi and about 50 km from the island of Tarutao. It was settled by a band of sea gypsies originally from Malaysia, known as the 'Chao Lei' people or also known as Urak Lawoi. This island has three main beaches: Sunset beach, Sunrise beach and Pattaya beach. Accommodation from grass huts to air-conditioned bungalows can be found on these beaches.