Review: Koh Lipe 3 days 2 nights trip. From Langkawi to Koh Lipe. The worthiest trip.

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Review: Koh Lipe 3 days 2 nights trip. From Langkawi to Koh Lipe. The worthiest trip.

Review: Koh Lipe 3 days 2 nights trip. From Langkawi to Koh Lipe. The worthiest trip. (High Season)

Koh Lipe is a small island in Adang-Rawee islands, Malacca Strait, Satun province, which is in the southwest Thailand. It is near the Malaysia-Thailand border which is in the southern most of Thailand. Koh Lipe is in Andaman Sea. It is 60 kilometres far from the mainland of Thailand and 43 kilometers far from Langkawi, Malaysia. Koh Lipe is a part of Adang-Rawee islands which contain over 50 islands and locate at the border of Tarutao National Park. When you arrive at Koh Lipe, you would easily understand why it is called the Maldives of Thailand. The water is clear and incredibly turquoise which is the specific characteristic of Maldives will welcome you.

As Koh Lipe is beside the border of Malaysia, there are many ways to travel to Koh Lipe. However, the way admin would recommend is taking ferry from Malaysia to Thailand through Langkawi! Ferry from Langkawi to Thailand is fast and very convenient. It takes a little more than one hour. This can be another alternative for tourists who would like to come to Koh Lipe.


First day: Kuah Jetty – Koh Lipe

After booking online, you can use E-voucher to redeem your ticket and check in at Kuah Jetty which is on (Level 1 – Lot 1, Jetty Point 07000 Langkawi, Kedah). Passengers have to present the voucher and change the ticket 2 hours before the departure. 

You can come to Kuah Jetty to check in and go through the immigration. Langkawi Immigration Bureau is located at Telaga Jetty and Kuah Jetty. The process for is quick and effective for both the incoming and departure part. After going through the immigration, don’t forget to set your clock accordingly as time in Thailand is one hour ahead of Malaysia. 

For travelling from Langkawi to Koh Lipe, the main Kuah Jetty is available all year round. You can travel 43 kilometres within only 1 hour and 30 minutes. You can take the ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe directly, especially in high season like November to the beginning of June. In case of monsoon season, you might take significantly more time to travel. You can book a ferry ticket or package at Home - Hi Lipe “Think of Koh Lipe Think about Hi Lipe (


Langkawi to koh lipe ferry schedule

When the ferry arrives at Koh Lipe, passengers will go through the immigration. Koh Lipe Immigration Bureau is located at Pattaya beach. Taxi boat will take you there before taking you to Pattaya beach. (Taxi boat fee is included in the package, both incoming and departure part.) 

Koh Lipe fee: You will have to pay 200 baht as island fee when arrived. If you don’t have Thai baht, there is a small tourist center across the customs house, you can exchange your money here. However, do not expect a good exchange rate!

When arriving at Pattaya beach, staff from Akira Resort will already be there to welcome you and take care of your belongings before taking you to the resort. After arriving at the resort, you can have leisure time

Akira Lipe is located beside the Pattaya beach of Koh Lipe. You can see the white sand beach and clear Andaman Sea water. It is only 5 minutes away from the walking street. Akira Lipe has 1 big outdoor swimming pool and 2 big swimming pools behind the rooms. The rooms are super modern and fully equipped with facilities.


Walking Street in Koh Lipe is a very important street. Tourists who come here will see many restaurants, bars, food vendors, internet cafes, spas, clothing shops, and diving equipment shops along both sides of the street which is almost 1 kilometer long. There are many shops, restaurants, and food along the way, especially in high season. 

Second Day: Adang Island – Rawee Island – Hin Ngam Island – Jabang River

Koh Lipe Diving Trip: Adang Island, Rawee Island, Hin Ngam Island, And Jabang River. Staff will pick you up from the resort around 9:00 – 9:30 AM. We will go diving in these islands. Staff will take you to dive from around 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

10:00 AM. The first dive site is Jabang River. This is an abundant and beautiful shallow dive site. All corals here are soft corals and there are 7 colors. Generally, soft corals are found in deep water. To see soft corals in this shallow water is considered an absolute heaven for divers. The river flows swiftly here, so we need some ropes to maintain balance while diving.


Then, we go to “Hin Ngam Island” which is a small island. Only rocks can be found at the beach. The rocks are round-shaped and placed beautifully on the beach. When the rocks are exposed to the water and sun, they will be shining in black. On Hin Ngam Island, there is a tale that every rock contains a curse of the island guardian spirit called “Chao Pho Tarutao”. Whoever takes the rocks away, they will face only disastrous things.

12:00 AM. Lunch at Rawee Island. (Lunch Box)

13:00 PM. You will get to see the beauty of “Rawee Island”. Tarutao National Park is located here at Haad Sai Khao. This is a very beautiful island and a good dive site to see corals. Corals here are hard corals such as Staghorn coral, Boulder coral, and Hydnophora microconos. There are chances that you will see Sea Anemones, Giant clams, and Anemonefishes here as well.

Then, you will get to see the beauty of corals at Koh Yang. It is an island near Rawee island. Here, you can dive to see corals around the island. Corals here are combination of hard and soft corals such as Leaf coral, Brain coral, and Staghorn coral. There are chances that you will see very gigantic Giant clams here as well.

15:00 PM. Staff will take you to the accommodation.

Third Day: Koh Lipe – Kuah Jetty

It is the last day! Staff from the resort will take you to the jetty. We prepare to get in the ferry around 12:00 AM which we have to check in 2 hours beforehand in the morning to go to Langkawi. We take the ferry by BUNDHAYA and enjoy the beautiful view of Andaman Sea. We arrive at Langkawi around 1:30 PM (Malaysian time) and go through the immigration again. Then, we go back to Malaysia safely.


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