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Andaman Resort

Best beachfront on Lipe

Northern Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe T: (095) 052 1714 (094) 871 1733  sales@andamanresort-lipe.com
http://www.andamanresort-lipe.com/

Andaman Resort

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Andaman’s exceptional stretch of beachfront makes it worth considering, even if the resort itself lacks the elegance of places like Castaway and Ten Moons.

The large resort has been here for about as long as tourists have been coming to Lipe and its 17 different room types are like fossils hinting at different stages in the island’s development.

The old rooms have seen better days. But that beach!

The old rooms have seen better days. But that beach! Photo: David Luekens

A vast curve of sand draped in casuarina trees is where you’ll find the extremely worn woven bamboo bungalows and longhouse family rooms with peeling linoleum, firm beds with mosquito nets, basic cold-water bathrooms with bucket-flush toilets and porches, some with direct sea views. These rooms are not memorable, but the location makes them enticing.

From there designers moved into the concrete realm by adding row after row of characterless air-con rooms, some in long attached structures and others freestanding. Unless shelling out for one of the pricey sea-view villas or a cheaper “viewpoint room” built on a hill at the rear, you can expect a view of nothing but the buildings in front. Available with fan or air-con to go with extras like fridge and TV for more cash, concrete rooms come with tile floors, glass windows and furnished porches, though only top-end digs bag you a hammock. Painted white, ice blue or two shades of beige, some of these are uglier than others. Some scuffs and mustiness should be expected in older rooms.

A sea-view villa.

A sea-view villa. Photo: David Luekens

A huge and not-so-attractive restaurant overlooks the sand, though we couldn’t see spending much time there when that dazzling beachfront is equipped with dozens of wooden loungers set under the shade of umbrella trees or thatch umbrellas. With a great outlook to Ko Adang, this beachfront is the resort’s saving grace; do come check it out even if staying elsewhere.

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Walk-in rates at Andaman Resort

Type of room
Low
High
Type of room, low and high season prices
Bungalow fan private bathroom
800 baht
1,200 baht
Family room
1,200 baht
2,000 baht
In longhouse; plus 600 baht for concrete family room.
Standard double room
1,800 baht
2,800 baht
“Viewpoint” rooms.
Superior double room
2,200 baht
3,500 baht
Plus 1,500 for sea-view.
Deluxe double room
2,800 baht
5,000 baht
Plus 500 for sea-view.
House
3,500 baht
6,500 baht
Villa.
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 800 baht, high season 1,200 baht. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 1,200 baht, high season 2,000 baht. Notes: In longhouse; plus 600 baht for concrete family room.
Room: Standard double room, low season: 1,800 baht, high season 2,800 baht. Notes: “Viewpoint” rooms.
Room: Superior double room, low season: 2,200 baht, high season 3,500 baht. Notes: Plus 1,500 for sea-view.
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: 2,800 baht, high season 5,000 baht. Notes: Plus 500 for sea-view.
Room: House, low season: 3,500 baht, high season 6,500 baht. Notes: Villa.

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Where is Andaman Resort

Andaman Resort
Northern Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe
T: (095) 052 1714 (094) 871 1733 
sales@andamanresort-lipe.com
http://www.andamanresort-lipe.com/
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º18'29.51" E, 6º29'37.28" N
Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

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