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Forra Bamboo Resort

Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand
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Ranked #12 of 27 Specialty lodging in Ko Lipe
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to kohlipe with a few friends and stayed in mountain resort for the 1st 2 nights. Another friend and i decided to extend our stay to do some diving in the island so we sent a couple of e-mails to a few dive centres to enquire about the price, accomodation, etc. I had my eyes on a few... More

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Angouleme, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I spent 7 days at the Forra Bamboo Resort on the sunrise beach side. Our purpose was diving and the resort facilities and accommodation were quite adequate for us, nothing fancy but functional and a real change from ordinary accommodation.The staff were pleasant and helpful and most European languages are spoken.As for the diving, really great, we were lucky enough... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My partner and I went to Koh Lipe for around 10 days. Our main purpose was to scuba dive! The Forra resort also did scuba diving and on the day that you dive, you get 25% off the accommodation, which was great! Many many thanks to Adriana who helped us so much with the accommodation and booking our dives. The... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed for 3D2N at Pattaya Beach in a group of 10 friends. Adrianna give us warm welcome after long walk from the boat drop at Walking Street. Its really a quite and nice place to relax. We booked 2 bamboo bungalows and they provide extra mattress complete with extra towels and mosquito net for free. So nice! Most importantly,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We spent one week overthere for Christmas with our daughter. We had a wonderful experience, really nice and helpful staff (many Thanks Andreana), nice wooden bungalow facing the sea and peaceful family dives. For sure we will be back really soon !

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Gavle, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a great time at Forra, both acommodation and diving was excellent! Exactly what we were looking and hoping for. The staff is superfriendly and relaxed, diving and dive boat is excellent and they serve great lunches on the day trips! Everything was really well organised. Forra offers a good variety of divesites and brilliant dive guides. The small... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Antoine is an excellent host. Along with Francois, Pascal, Etienne and the rest of the forra team an excellent stay awaits you when you choose Forra. The resort on sunrise beach is beautiful, spacious and secluded whilst being 5 only minutes from the centre of Li Pe "city". Local south thai Markets await you on your journey from your bamboo... More

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Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you like sleeping in bamboo hut - youll feel just like Robinson Crusoe. Lovely Koh lipe will charm you like us. Second time on Koh Lipe - still in love. We sleep in Forra Resort because we are divers - they run diving center. You can make a course or just buy some diving. We've done our AOWD course... More

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san francisco
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This is a great place to stay if you want the real island feeling. The bungalows are made of bamboo and have a great design. You can stay with up to 4 persons in the bungalows. it is right at the beach and you can hear the waves at night. We went snorkeling at this beach and you see lots... More

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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The bungalows are nicely spaced out on a quiet patch of Sunrise Beach. They are very picturesque, being made completely from bamboo, and the rates are very competitive for Koh Lipe. The common area / bar / restaurant is also very good with some excellent relaxing seats and hammocks etc. They also serve very good food. If you’re thinking about... More

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Address: Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Satun Province > Ko Lipe
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Forra Bamboo Resort on Sunrise Beach was opened in 2006 and is comprised of 13 well-designed, spacious bungalows, built mainly from bamboo and natural materials by craftsmen from northern Thailand.Since january 2011, a new diver's resort has opened on Pattaya beach.This resort will be comprised of 15 new well-designed and special bamboo bungalows following the same concept as Forra bamboo resort on Sunrise Beach.The 2 resorts have been designed to take consideration of the natural environment and to leave as much space between bungalows as possible, to give maximum privacy.Forra Diving is renting big bamboo bungalows at a reasonable price for its divers so that they can enjoy their stay on Lipe. ... more   less 
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