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SUNSET BEACH (KOH LIPE)
Sunset Beach on Koh Lipe is also called Hat Pramong.This is the beach where you (the name says it all) can see the sun go down very well on the island. This 200 meter long beach in the north is for most visitors not the most favorite beach of the island and therefore less crowded.
What is the best way to get to Sunset Beach?
Sunset Beach can be reached via Walking Street by a walk of up to 15 minutes. Of course you can also choose to take a ride for 50 baht per person by “taxi”. These are actually scooters with a sidecar but on Koh Lipe it works great! On the road near the beach after sunset there are always a number of “taxis” eager to take you to for example Walking Street or your accommodation.
The beach of Sunset Beach
Of the three major beaches Koh Lipe has, Sunset Beach is the quietest. Except around sunset then … because you are not the only one who wants to enjoy this. The beach doesn’t consist of that white powder sand and you’ll find a lot of mess around the beach on a regular basis. This by certain currents and of course by man. Actually, it’s good to see that junk because you start thinking about the world.
Against dusk monstrous mosquitoes appear… The mosquitoes here are big and aggressive and they like your blood a lot so lubricate yourself well with mosquito repellant.
What makes Sunset Beach a nice beach?
The advantage of Sunset Beach is that it is fairly quiet during the day. In addition, there is regularly a nice breeze on the west side of Koh Lipe and there are several trees along and on the beach that provide shade. It may not be the most beautiful beach of Koh Lipe, but it is a very nice beach if you want to relax a day. Enjoy reading a good book, swimming and sunbathing and then have a snack with a fruit shake at the few restaurants on this beach.
Having a snack and a drink on Sunset Beach
Are you a fan of the coconut shake? Then be sure to visit the restaurant of the Bay View Sunset Resort. There they know how to serve such a shake, namely nice and fresh and with pieces of young coconut! By the way, the restaurant also has happy hour from 3 to 7 PM. Here you can enjoy the sunset and pay 100 baht for a good Mojito in your hand (be sure to do that!). You will find the little restaurant on stilts on the far left side of the bay.