Koh Lipe is the southernmost Thai island on the Andaman Sea near the Malaysia border. The “Walking Street” is the main street of the island, and along this road, there are line ups of restaurants, shops and parlours. Koh Lipe’s three well-known beaches – Pattaya, Sunrise and Sunset beach are absolute delights with water sports, swimming, snorkelling and sunrise and sunset watches. This tropical island has a great nightlife scene with beautiful ambience and hip beach mood.
The Walking Street
The “Walking Street” in Koh Lipe is the central place to visit when in search of a happening nightlife. It is a small street but is laced with restaurants, bars, massage parlours, shops and food stalls. The Walking Street witnesses a massive crowd with open music playing on the streets, especially during its best season. The nightlife here is relatively calmer compared to the nightlife in cities, but if you are in the mood to socialise and in on some excellent music and food, Koh Lipe has its number of bars and restaurants.
The Pattaya Beach offers the tourists a perfect night time experience if one wants to go out on a walk in the sandy beach and later visit the bars in the area. The Mellow Mango, Café Lipe and Reggae bar are some of the bars worth a visit. The Sunrise and the Sunset beaches are another attraction in the Koh Lipe nightlife, and if you want a relaxing evening in silence and calm, Sunset Beach is the perfect place.
Bars in Koh Lipe
1. Maya Bar
The Maya Bar is the most popular bar in the region with bamboo walls and a relaxed atmosphere. It has a lively decoration to attract tourists and to give them the ‘beach vibes’ along with Happy Hour time between 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
2. OMG! Sports Bar & Restaurant
The OMG! Sports bar & Restaurant on the Sunrise Beach is happening spot on the island at night where Western films are played in the evenings, and the guests can relax and watch the movie in the comfortable setting of the place. The food here is delicious as well, and the bar has some great cocktails in store.
3. Elephant Coffee House & Bar
Elephant Coffee House & Bar on Walking Street is one of the most popular places on the island where you can listen to live music playing while you enjoy your food and drink. This place serves a variety in terms of food, and the cocktails are spiced up with the local Thai flavours.
Koh Lipe is a beautiful island in the open sea which has in store some scenic places and if you happen to find yourself on this island, make sure you visit these places for some fun night time.