About Koh Lipe
Koh Lipe is an island located in the Andaman Sea, between the Malaysian state of Perlis and the southern end of Thailand's Satun Province. It is administratively part of the Satun District of Thailand. Koh Lipe is about south of Langkawi Island, and about from the Thai mainland. The island is about long, and wide. It has a population of about 1,000. Koh Lipe is surrounded by coral reefs, and has several long white sand beaches.
The main settlements on Koh Lipe are around the beaches of Pattaya Beach, Sunrise Beach, and Sunset Beach. The island has a tropical rainforest climate, with hot and humid weather year-round. The average annual temperature is . The wet season runs from May to October, with heavy rains and thunderstorms. The dry season runs from November to April, with less rainfall. Koh Lipe is a popular tourist destination, with about 200,000 visitors per year. The main attractions are the beaches, the coral reefs, and the wildlife. There are a number of resorts and restaurants on the island. The island is served by Pak Bara Airport, located on the mainland in the Pak Bara District of Thailand.