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pyrenees
Reviewed 23 September 2010

I arrived as a solo traveler and i was met by a sea of friendly faces. It was an amazing feeling being so welcomed. All the crew who work within forra are there as they truly love this island and love making a place for you to feel totally at ease in. It is their home and they certainly make...

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Reviewed 22 September 2010

Ko Lipe is a very beautiful island where I stayed a few weeks for diving. It' situated onthe south west coast of the andaman sea, next to the border of Malaysia. Despite the ever growing development on the island, the place still gives a lot of beautiful areas to walk around, and the diving is very nice. The place I...

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Samos, Greece
Reviewed 10 September 2010

I know Koh Lipe since many years. The island has changed a lot. But Forra Bamboo gives you the opportunity to spend nice holidays, in a tremendously beautiful environment, just in front of the sea in the eastern part of the island. The bamboo bungalows are simple but clean, built in the chaole local style. The food is tasty but...

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Lagos, Portugal
Reviewed 7 April 2010

My husband and I stayed in Forra Bamboo Resort for 5 nights in one of the 2nd row beach bungalows. We liked the location, the beach there is very quiet and the bamboo huts are nicely surrounded by greenery and quite private. The huts are OK-ish, basic but not bad but nothing special also. I didn't like the fact that...

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mannheim
Reviewed 24 March 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...

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Uk
Reviewed 12 March 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...

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Spain
Reviewed 14 January 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...

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chicago, il
Reviewed 4 January 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....

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Singapore
Reviewed 26 May 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...

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Ireland
Reviewed 10 April 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...

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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 

Additional Information about Forra Dive Resort Sunrise Beach

Address: Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand (Formerly Forra Bamboo Resort)
Region: Thailand > Satun Province > Ko Lipe
Price Range: $26 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Forra Dive Resort Sunrise Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Sunrise resort is quieter than Pattaya beach.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask rooms little bit away from the village behind”
 of 5 bubbles skyfighter1, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Evening action - Ressort @ Papaya beach. Relaxed - Ressort @ east side (ask for a bungalow not next to the native's place).”
 of 5 bubbles schlobi23, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Travel light. Try to avoid luggage with wheels as Forra is far away from the immigration check point. Opt for another hotel if you are looking for an air-conditioned room with hot shower.”
 of 5 bubbles heakeec, 16 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Choose behind bungalow, not the front one as it tend to get hotter in the afternoon from sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles Pow_Explorer, 6 Mar 2014 | Read review
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