At a glance...
If you’re looking for a mind-blowing beach paradise, a holiday to Koh Lanta is for you.
With sprawling sandy beaches, sparkling turquoise seas, lazing elephants and luscious mangrove forests, Koh Lanta will leave you lost for words. If you like diving then a Koh Lanta holiday gets even better - head to the coast and explore the outstanding shallow coral reefs. Koh Lanta is situated in the Andaman Sea just off the West coast of Thailand. Its fascinating culture and scenery make for a holiday never to be forgotten, with plenty to do for all ages.
Live the island life in Koh Lanta
The rich and varied sights and sounds of Koh Lanta offer a wealth of activities. Explore the scenic National Park; snorkel through the mesmerising coral reefs; go elephant trekking in the stunning forests, or just lounge around on the long sandy beaches. Koh Lanta names a group of paradisiacal holiday islands, the main one of which is Koh Lanta Yai – this is the place to head for most accommodation and sights. Beach lovers will be spoilt for choice with hundreds of gorgeous untouched beaches in this mesmerising location. Boasting three kilometres of white sands, Koh Lanta is great for families with its modern facilities. Klong Khong offers fantastic scenery and is popular with local fishermen, Klong Nin offers good swimming conditions and a lovely view of tropical rain forest and Ao Nui is perfect if you’re looking for a secluded spot. When you’re not on the beach, explore the culture of Koh Lanta Old Town, check out the remarkable Khao Mai Kaew Caves or unwind with a Thai massage.
Restaurants and nightlife
The concoction of Buddhist, Muslim, Thai and Chinese cultures make for a vibrant nightlife on a holiday in Koh Lanta. Head to the Old Town and sample typical Chinese dishes and fresh Thai seafood in a range of great value restaurants. As your day draw to a close, be sure to check out the famous sunsets and look out for performances of the Manora, a native Thai dance. The nightlife is laid back, with friendly bar owners, live music and beach bars open until late.
Whether you’re jetting off a luxury romantic break or looking for a cheap deal for the family, there’s something for everyone in Koh Lanta.