Photo: Pattaya Beach on Ko Lipe.

Beaches on Ko Lipe

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Crystal water splashes up to two long stretches of white sand and several smaller beaches on Ko Lipe. Reefs also surround the island and while much of the coral is in rough shape, you’ll still find some decent snorkelling spots where you don’t have to worry too much about the boat traffic. Each beach has a different vibe -- read on to find the ones that suit you best.

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Sunrise Beach Lipe’s longest beach runs for more than a kilometre along the east coast before curving west at a magnificent northern patch of sand with a view to Ko Adang. In the south it narrows to a slender stripe at high tide, but that northern curve is wide around the clock. From top to bottom you can swim at any time and the water is often so clear that looking down at the coral from above the surface is comparable to being underwater with goggles on. At low tide you can reach the offshore islets of Ko Kra and Ko Usen by a mix of swimming ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 800 words.)

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