It is approximately 60 kms from Satun seashore and can be reached by taking a ferry from Pakbara Pier, 45 kms from Tarutao Island and 400 meters from Koh Adang.
Lipe Island is described as a flat, oval land and is similar to the shape of a "Boommerang". In the surrounding areas, there are both shallow and deep coral reefs. The seawater is emerald-blue and crystal clear and there are numerous types of exotic marine wildlife. Because of the beauty of the sea, it is often called the "Maldives of Thailand"