Sunrise Beach

Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe: Address, Sunrise Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Sunrise Beach
4.5
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Cookiemonster
Bangkok, Thailand131 contributions
Crystal clear water and lovely beach
Apr 2021 • Family
Quite and nice view over the bay. Less noisy and tourist than pattaya beach. I personally prefer this beach
Written April 14, 2021
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Steven S
Pattaya, Thailand476 contributions
Boat central
Dec 2020
Apart from being a very narrow stretch of sand most of its beachfront is taken up by parked longtail boats. I witnessed boats simply ignoring dedicated swimming zones.
Towards one end there are 2-3 resorts eg Andaman and Zodiac, which have bungalows directly facing the sea and they don't have longtail boats parked out front. Though of course bungalows at these resorts come at a higher price.
Other than getting up early (one time) to experience a sunrise, I was not impressed with this beach. Totally overdeveloped and you have to essentially walk through a resort to get to the beach.
Written December 23, 2020
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JimmyG
Koh Tao, Thailand27 contributions
Sunrise that is hard to forget
Jun 2020 • Couples
Wow. You want sunrise without the crowds and the peacefulness to be in your thoughts then come here sit on the beach and truly appreciate being alive
Written July 17, 2020
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Patrik L
Uppsala County, Sweden175 contributions
Great in the morning!
Nov 2019
The beach to visit before noon. As the name states it has sun in the morning and is wonderful. No distances are long at Koh Lipe so just go there! The walk won't kill you...
Written May 31, 2020
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Dawn H
104 contributions
The beauty of Sunrise beach
Feb 2020
My favourite beach on Koh Lipe. On reading some reviews giving it a 1 star and why I feel sadness for these travellers that were disappointed with this beautiful part of the island.

Yes there are a lot of long tail boats in the morning prior to them all leaving on tours and again when they return at the end of the day. When they all start their engines and head in and out of the shore it is noisy. This did bother me on my first day I arrived so I walked further up the beach where there were no boats just clear waters to swim in.

There are diving schools on this each and throughout the resort. You can hire kayaks to venture across to Koh Adang island.

There are many places to eat, drink and take a relaxing massage on the beach.

You can snorkel in many areas on the beach. The coral is sadly struggling and is no longer colourful but there are plenty of fish around. At about 4.30 each day watch out for the swarm of silver flying fish that make their way right across Sunrise beach. It is spectacular to see.

I love this beach as it has plenty to look at anytime you wish to ...... who ever gets tired of such gorgeous scenery, turquoise blue waters, people enjoying their time in the sun, sea or walking the shoreline. If you love a walk on the shore as I do then walk past zodiac resort and follow bend that leads to Bulow beach. Here is a perfect stretch of pure white sand shallow waters, very few boats and great snorkelling around the rocks. You can walk TIL beach ends and look across at Adang island. I did this walk twice a day and it was so amazing every time.

If you can be up early between 6-6.30 am you will see the Sunrise.
Written April 14, 2020
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monza30
242 contributions
Beautiful
Feb 2020
The best place to stay on Koh Lipe, very relaxed with restaurants and not very far from walking street.
Written April 12, 2020
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Maewkha
Asia82 contributions
Sunrise Beach
Mar 2020 • Friends
Can't really see the blue sea coz it's too bright but it's good hahaha. Normal beach. Nothing special. But not crowded but with a lot of dogs. There are a lot of dogs around this area. If you're Muslim try to ignore.
Written March 23, 2020
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Travel and food are my best interest
Singapore, Singapore384 contributions
Too congested
Mar 2020 • Couples
With the convid19, we still feel congested around the beach with the boats, people suntanning and beach resorts flooding every corner of the space. Was here 2 years back and can feel the beach is beautiful and gave the serenity but with commercialised, it is becoming no personal space. I guess it will be worst when the country that start with C start flooding this place.
Written March 13, 2020
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estella34
Aswan, Egypt25 contributions
so many longtail boats it s not possible to swim : this beach should be called "longtail beach"
Mar 2020
what a disappointment...I stayed here 9, 10 & 11 years ago and this used to be the nicest beach in ko lipe...right now it looks like a pier of longtail boats...no area is kept for swimmers...yellow pollution all over the sand in the water...agressive little fishes trying to bite my legs but luckily they seem to have no teeth: still very unpleasant experience...this beach was a gem but not any longer unfortunately...what a shame...
Written March 7, 2020
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Shu Y
Singapore, Singapore206 contributions
Great place to stay on the island
Mar 2020
Stayed on Sunrise Beach while at Lipe and loved it. It's not so touristy and noisy as Pattaya beach. Excellent views of the sunrise at around 6~6:30am. And if you head down the beach, you will reach Bulow Beach in 10-15mins, where it's the best for sunsets :)
Written March 4, 2020
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