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Carcassonne, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Forra Bamboo Resort. Is on Sunrise beach and is located away from the busy and now almost industrial side of what was an unspoilt beach. The bamboo bungalows are spacious clean and well maintained. The mostly French staff of both the resort and diving centre were friendly and very helpful. We had minor problems with vermin from a nearby kitchen...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed 5 nights in family bungalows. Accommodation was excellent, clean bungalows, comfortable beds and hot water. Staff was very kind and helpful. Disadvantages: 1. There are just few trees so bungalows are almost under the sun. The hot weather in May disturbed us 2.Location: There is a village behind the bungalows. Roosters, children, even some adults who fix something...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Many thanks to Antoinne and his crew for looking after us. Five star service, flexible and great value. He even organised a last minute liveaboard for us. The food was fantastic in resort and on the liveaboard. Antoinne has a fantastic knowledge of the local dive sites and a welcoming laid back attitude. Highly reccommended.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2016

French-driven, familiar-feeling bamboo bungalows. The bungalows are in very good state and quite big. Please be aware that Forra has two different ressorts - one at the main beach and the other one on the east coast. The one in the east coast is directly located next to native people's place (which is a bit noisy). The ressort on east...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I would highly recommend Forra Dive. We stayed in their bamboo huts on Sunrise beach. The huts are brand new and the accommodation has a really cool vibe to it. The staff are brilliant and we had a lot of fund with Marcus, Jose and crew on the dive boat for the day. I would highly recommend them for both...

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I cannot rate this place highly enough for those on a budget. The shacks were great and beds had fly nets, for the price it was amazing... Location was away from the crows and the island is walkable so it adds something more. Antoine was relaxed and welcoming, his team were superb and I felt so warmly welcomed and supported....

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Thank Beano101
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I've got to say I found the stay amazing, I love the idea of the bamboo bungalow. Especially for my sister and I who are still in our teens. It was very adventurous. Being right on the beach we had tons of fun running around the beach. Plus the staff at reception were very friendly.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Love the food, love the place...it is truly simple, but that's what make's it so nice! No glass windows or hot-water, it's just back to your teenager Robinson. Some will need more comfort, I'm just happy here!

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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Usually people make a place, unless your in a tropical paradise! With Forra and koh lipe you have the best of both! Aurelie and Tash made us feel more than welcome and helped us out where needed! The bungalows are big and clean and for the price compared to everything else on the island it is really a good deal...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Right on the beach, the bungalow are simple and clean, there are not comforts inside but you don't need, with the beach in front of you the room it is only for sleep. The foreigner at the reception are helpful and nice, good service.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Bamboo Resort

Address: Sunrise Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Satun Province > Ko Lipe
Price Range: $33 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Forra Bamboo Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“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
“If you live watching the sea, take the sea-front bungalow.”
 of 5 bubbles PawelOO, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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