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Forra Bamboo Resort

Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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mannheim
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2010

What a lovely, lovely place! Very nice bamboo bungalows with open-air bathrooms in a spacious garden! But we are very disappointed! We wanted to stay for one week, but we left after 3 days having no water to shower, brush your teeth or use the toilet! the european staff (who does not live athe resort at all!!) was not able... More 

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Uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

Forra Bamboo accommodation is recommended if you like to share your abode with soap and toothpaste loving RATS. I guess on the bright side - these rats are particular about their personnal hygiene and have fresh minty breath. If you enjoy grumpy, unfriendly staff who doesn't care to serve you and see you as a minor inconvenience, then this is... More 

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Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

Ko Lipe itself is definately not to be reccommended. Too much neon,rubbish and building sites which is not the southern Thailand I have come to love. As for Forra diving - unorganised chaos.Low maintenance all round - boats - dive equipment and bungalows. Nice relaxing,trendy bar area -but certainly not kids friendly. Nails all over the floors of the bungalows,brokenfurniture... More 

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chicago, il
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2010

This is the first review I have posted on Tripadvisor. I took a dive with these guys (supposidly the best on Lipe) but it was a stressful experience. First of all, on the boat, the gave me the wrong gear. Then, when I was setting up my tank, midway, they grabbed it away from me to put it somewhere else.... More 

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Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2009

Stayed at Florra for 3 nights, through-out the duration we had to put up with an extremely moody host who was only nice to some girls that would talk to him. The kitchen/bar staff was good, food was decent. I recommend NOT to go diving with them.Their goal seems to be to get over with the dive as soon as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

Really beautiful location with a lovely strip of beach right on the doorstep and fantastic aquamarine sea. Alot less noisy/touristy location compared to the other side of the island. Bamboo hut was beautiful though quite pricey at 1000 Baht a night esp as there was only electricity from 17:30 onwards. Staff were quite indifferent and lethargic and didnt seem too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

I went to Koh Lipe for Christmas 2007 with my flatmate and stayed at Forra Bamboo based on a friend's recommendation. We literally didn't want to leave! Forra Bamboo Resort (and Dive school) offers by bar far the best accommodation on this stunning little island, at a very reasonable price, and with a friendly, relaxed, service that makes you feel... More 

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Address: Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Satun Province > Ko Lipe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28
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