Tourist Places to Visit in Koh Lanta, Thailand, Asia

Tourist Places to Visit in Koh Lanta, Thailand, Asia

Koh Lanta is a district and an island in Krabi province and it is located at the southern part of Thailand. Koh Lanta district covers an area of 339.843 Sq Kms and there are few small islands in the districts. Koh Lanta has few educational institutions and health care facilities and economy of Koh Lanta depends on tourism.

Koh Lanta is bound by Ko Ngai, Ko Pu, Ko Sriboya, Nuea Khlong, Khlong Thom, Wang Wiset, Sikao, Thap Thiang and Mueang and it is located at the distance of 850 Kms from the capital of Thailand, Bangkok and coordinates of Koh Lanta is 7.6550° N, 99.0417° E.


Tourism in Koh Lanta:

Koh Lanta is famed for its beaches and there are number of beaches in the island which offers magnificent spots to come across. Tourists visit this island as the water is crystal clear, shallow and spotless beaches. Koh Lanta organizes the various festivals and events like Krabi Boek Fa Andaman Festival, Laanta Lanta Festival, Loi Ruea Chao-Le Festival and Chak Phra Festival and few others, throughout the year which is visited by number of tourists.


Places to visit in Koh Lanta:

Khao Mai Kaew Caves:

These Caves are located at the center of the island and there are several rock caves and tourists can get inside the cave but should pay the entrance fee.


Klong Dao:

This is one of the most visited beaches in Koh Lanta Island is a 3 km long beach with white sand and clear shallow water and there are number of resorts and food joints along the beach.


Other Places to visit in Koh Lanta:

  • Ban Saladan
  • Kor Kwang
  • Lanta Old Town
  • Klong Khong
  • Sea-Gypsy Village
  • Klong Nin
  • Kantiang Bay
  • Ko Lanta National Park


Things to do in Koh Lanta:

  • Longtail boating
  • Lanta Massage
  • Sea kayaking
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Trekking
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing


Best Time to Visit Koh Lanta:

Koh Lanta is warm throughout the year, as it is surrounded by the sea and best time to visit Koh Lanta is between the months of October to March.


How to Reach Koh Lanta?

By Air:

Nearest airport to Koh Lanta is Krabi International Airport, situated at the distance of 70 and this airport operates flights to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Koh Samui and few other cities and from airport tourists can avail the taxi service to reach Koh Lanta Krabi Province.


By Sea:

Ferries are available from Krabi Phuket and Ko Phi Phi to Koh Lanta frequently and commonly used boats are Long tail boats.

By Train:

Nearest station to Koh Lanta is Trang Railway Station, located at the distance of 114 Kms from the island and this railway line is well connected to other cities in Thailand.

By Road:

To get around the island there are many transportation available to tourists like Motorbike, songthaew, car, van and motorcycle.


Where to Stay in Koh Lanta? 

Koh Lanta is an island in Krabi province and it is located towards the southern part of Krabi province and there are plenty of hotels and resorts in the islands which provide all the major facilities to the tourists. Hotels in Koh Lanta cost from $ 10 to $ 200 and above per night, some of the prominent hotels in Koh Lanta are listed below:

  • Rawi Warin Resort and Spa
  • Pimalai Resort & Spa
  • Pilanta Spa Resort
  • Phra Nang Lanta
  • Baan Laanta Resort & Spa
  • Lanta Pavilion Resort
  • Lanta Sand Resort & Spa
  • Crown Lanta Resort & Spa
  • Twin Lotus Koh Lanta
  • Maya Koh Lanta Resort
  • Dream Team Beach Resort
  • Lanta Klong Nin Beach Resort
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