Head to Phuket, Koh Phi Phi or Koh Phangan if that sounds like your type of beach vacation. But if you are seeking an island vibe that’s more laidback and would like to get away from the crowds, consider a trip to Koh Lipe. Thailand’s southernmost island, Koh Lipe, boasts clear turquoise waters and less development than many of its overcrowded counterparts. While Koh Lipe is getting more well known year after year, it is still far less touristy than most other islands in Thailand. Best Things to Do in Koh LipeFor being such a small island, we were surprised by the amount of things to do in Koh Lipe.