Book now  

Castaway Beach Resort

Just fabulous

Central Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe T: (083) 138 7472 (081) 170 7605

Castaway Beach Resort

Our rating:

Quick links
Our review | Walk-in rates | Address | Map | Agoda | Booking

Just about every aspect of Castaway is fabulous, from the eco-minded design to tasteful ambiance and helpful staff offering loads of services.

Most rooms at this fairly large resort come in two-floor wooden bungalows with thatch roofs, large sea-view porches and two hammocks to go with spacious bathrooms on the ground floor. A handful of larger bungalows are great for groups and families with grown children, though the open-sided staircases could be hazardous for toddlers. You’ll also find a few single-floor bungalows with larger decks but smaller interiors at the back of the property.

How many weeks do you have?

How many weeks do you have? Photo: David Luekens

Handmade hill-tribe blankets drape over queen-size beds, fabric lanterns hang in corners, wooden chests are secured with padlocks and ceiling fans accompany the sea breeze accessible through glass doors. Bathrooms sport more of the elegant decor along with rain showerheads, but cold water only. The location within a five-minute stroll of Walking Street is also tough to beat.

The freestanding cottages are set fairly far apart around umbrella trees just off the beach on either side of Coco, a tiny resort with separate owners that oddly sits in the middle of Castaway. We’ve never tired of the slick wood-and-bamboo terrace, where you can order tasty Thai and Western bites or grab a cocktail or coffee while listening to jazz and soaking in the sea views.

The terrace is another highlight.

The terrace is another highlight. Photo: David Luekens

Castaway also offers scuba diving, yoga and Thai massage with masseuses trained at the iconic Wat Pho Massage School in Bangkok. Efficient staffers from various countries also rent out kayaks and snorkels, and you can safely go for a dip in a large roped-off swimming area in front of the resort.

Consider Ten Moons and Lipe Beach Resort if you like the natural materials and relaxing atmosphere but would prefer air-con.

If you enjoyed this article and would like to support independent travel writing on Southeast Asia, please subscribe to Travelfish—it’s just A$35 per year (less than A$1 per week)!


 Check rates at Castaway Beach Resort on
 Check rates at Castaway Beach Resort on

Check rates with
Search hotels in Ko Lipe

Arriving on:
Leaving on:

Walk-in rates at Castaway Beach Resort

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Bungalow fan private bathroom
800 baht
3,500 baht
Deluxe bungalow
1,200 baht
4,000 baht
Plus 500 to 1,500 baht for sea view / beachfront.
Room: Bungalow fan private bathroom, low season: 800 baht, high season 3,500 baht. Notes:
Room: Deluxe bungalow, low season: 1,200 baht, high season 4,000 baht. Notes: Plus 500 to 1,500 baht for sea view / beachfront.

 Check rates at Castaway Beach Resort on
 Check rates at Castaway Beach Resort on

Where is Castaway Beach Resort

Castaway Beach Resort
Central Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe
T: (083) 138 7472 (081) 170 7605
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º18'37.58" E, 6º29'12.72" N
Room rates: 1,500B to 4,000B

Map for Castaway Beach Resort

Map for Castaway Beach Resort

Open in Apple Maps | Open in Google Maps

Popular attractions in Ko Lipe

A selection of some of our favourite sights and activities around Ko Lipe.

Travel better, travel smarter

Save money, receive our latest updates and get the most out of your travels.


See below for more places to stay in Ko Lipe that are listed on

Top of page

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Ko Lipe? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.

Top of page