What about the accommodations?
Lipe is a very small island with only 4 beaches that you could walk around in just about an hour. The disadvantage of this paradise is the limited amount of land. It’s more difficult to find a cheap accommodation when compared to other parts of Thailand. Here, the most affordable basic fan room starts at about 800 baht. Meanwhile, the more luxurious one costs around 4,500 baht. I’ve stayed in both the basic affordable room, and the luxurious one.
You may have heard in the media that Thailand has recently had some quite serious problems with its political situation. So you may ask, is it safe to travel to Thailand? This is the point of view from me as a local who loves to travel abroad and stay in each country for a long time!!
Let me try and make it clear by Q and A….
Thailand has hundreds of beaches from the east to the south. The question is…. If you can pick only one, which should it be?
I make travel guidebooks and love the part where I get to see the world and really appreciate the beauty of it. From flying on the private jet through mountains to walking on a glacier, the landscapes that I love the most are the beach and ocean, which there are plenty of in Thailand.
For the best scenic views I would rate White haven beach in Australia as the highest ranking. But in total for scenery, great snorkeling and its cheap prices I’m sure that Lipe island and its surroundings in Thailand are hard to be beaten!