The Box - Lipe Resort
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Hot tub
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews The Box - Lipe Resort Koh Lipe
Travel Blogs from Koh Lipe
... net and ****** bathroom well off the beach. This was after I asked around all day and couldn’t find anywhere decent to stay. The kicker for me was that in a few of the places I checked out, the sink, and shower simply drained out onto the ground.
It was obvious that the tourism influx had taken Koh Lipe infrastructure by surprise. They had ramped up accommodation as ...
... was hard to spot especially when it was overgrown and quite often just huge boulders to scramble over whilst climbing higher into the hills. When we reached a point where there were ropes to help you pull yourself up the steep rocks we knew we were in for a fun time. We clambered and crawled for a couple of hours shadowed by a French couple who were equally as bemused about which route to take but somehow between us we managed to find what appeared the right route as every few ...
... way to the Ranger station to sort our bungalow out.
The Thai guys on the ferry over had been a good laugh and seemed genuinely warm and friendly....Mr Ranger however was a surly chap who looked more likely to crack nuts with his bare hands than a smile. A form was thrust in front of me and then an extra 200 Baht each demanded for park entry fees before we were allowed to grab a key and be loosely pointed in the direction of where we would be staying. Hmm friendly! ...
... may come soon.Unfortunately there is none and so the to and fro of the contents of the bag commute with us all the way.The boat is supposed toleave at 12 and we screeched to a stop at 11.50am-plenty of time you may think but really not as we have to race around the dock looking for the right boat.We obviously should have not worried since the boat is running on Thai time and is 40 minutes late.It seems in Thailand these days there is a fee for everything.Before Ive even got to ...
... a different world. Sarah had enjoyed her first dive and obviously seen loads more than I did from the surface. The instructor said over lunch Sarah was a natural and picked it up with ease so we went to the next spot and Sarah went down to a depth of 17m which I'm told is quite deep. We got back on dry land fully exhausted end from our day out at 3:30 so promptly went to grab some food and lie on the beach to dry off and enjoy ...