“Koh Lanta consists of several islands, the two largest of which are Ko Lanta Noi ) and Ko Lanta Yai. Like many other destinations in Krabi Province, it is known for its diving and long white beaches. Traditions such as built adrift boat to drive out bad luck and bring good luck.”

Koh Lanta comprises of many different-sized island, some of which are surrounded by beautiful coral reefs such as Ko Ha, Ko Rok and Ko Hai. The main island in the park is Ko Lanta Yai, where both the District Headquarters and National Park Office are located. The island itself is generally rugged and mountainous. There are beaches both gravelly and sandy toward the south.  Ko Lanta is also home to "Chao Le" or sea gypsies. They still maintain their old way of life and have peculiar traditions, such as setting a boat adrift to drive out evil and bring good luck. This is done during the full moon in June and in November. 

  • Visit throughout the year.
  • Travel to Ko Lanta Boats depart from downtown Krabi to Ko Lanta Yai daily. The journey takes 2 and a half hours. Boat tickets are available at Chaofa Pier. Tourists may take a minibus from Krabi Town to Bo Muang Pier in Amphoe Khlong Thom, 80 kms. away. Few boats depart from Bo Muang Pier to Ko Phi Phi daily. The trip take about 45 minutes. Contact TAT Krabi Office (Tel: (075) 612740) for current information.
  • The suitable time to visit Ko Lanta is from November to April.

All reviews

(List 0 review)

Nearby Places

Klong Hin Beach Klong Hin Beach (List 1 review)

ห่าง 3.89 กิโลเมตร

Bakantiang Bay Bakantiang Bay (List 0 review)

ห่าง 4.18 กิโลเมตร

Klong Jark Beach Klong Jark Beach (List 0 review)

ห่าง 4.81 กิโลเมตร

Ao Nui Beach Koh Lanta Ao Nui Beach Koh Lanta (List 1 review)

ห่าง 4.83 กิโลเมตร

Klong Nin Beach Klong Nin Beach (List 3 review)

ห่าง 5.45 กิโลเมตร

Bamboo Bay Koh Lanta Bamboo Bay Koh Lanta (List 2 review)

ห่าง 5.78 กิโลเมตร

Mu Koh Lanta National Park Mu Koh Lanta National Park (List 788 review)

ห่าง 6.92 กิโลเมตร

Khlong Khong Beach Khlong Khong Beach (List 4 review)

ห่าง 8.68 กิโลเมตร

Klong Tob Beach Klong Tob Beach (List 1 review)

ห่าง 9.46 กิโลเมตร

Hotels nearby

บ้านลันตา รีสอร์ท แอนด์ สปา บ้านลันตา รีสอร์ท แอนด์ สปา (List 0 review)

ห่าง 4.18 กิโลเมตร