Z-Touch Lipe Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Koh Lipe
... the land of Kok it was for a few cheeky Jim Beam night caps.
The next day we were out early after sampling some quality Phad Thai from what seemed like the only cheap and decent local place on the island next to where we were staying. The food in there was amazing and thankfully much cheaper than some of the standard tourist fare found on the one and only main street on the island.
Picking snorkeling equipment was a long drawn out ************* as there was so much ...
... the constant roar from powerful engines attached to the Thai longboats dropping and picking people up on the beach.Now its not to say that their are nice bays on the island but they are all on the other side of the island and are uber expensive.Then there are several tiny beautiful beaches on tiny atolls a boat ride away but seriously the ecological damage has been done as well as all the garbage which has amassed - for which they collect a tax for as soon as you get off the boat. ...
... and we then went in search of Paradise.
The Island is so small that you walk to the three major beaches all within a 10-15 minute walk. The water color is thatCaribbean teal and the temperature was a sheer delight.
Though we did not watch the sunset from Sunset Beach, we showered and headed to dinner. Restaurants are located beach-front and set up their tables and chairs on the beach and ...
... t bother send staff to clean the room during our three night stay. He got into a scuffle with some rowdy Lithuanians one night. Seemed to enjoy cocktails at all hours of the day, with his bandaged appendage from the brawl. Didn't include breakfast- standard in this part of the world (but did note that "our prices are democratic"-whatever that means!)
Despite these grievances, one finds the beach immediately outside ...
... it took us about 2 hours. While we were humbled, I assure you dear reader, we were not beaten. Oh how sweet the descent felt! While such downhill cycling is awesome, you half dread it because of the possibility that for every meter down, you'll be forced to pedal back up again. Fortunately we were spared this and so after a quick meal of Kuey Teow and a restocking up of water, we pedaled the remaining 4 or so kilometers only stopping to chat with a customs agent that ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet