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Overview, travel guides, Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta is located in the southernmost district of Krabi Province, approximately 70 kilometers from Krabi Town. It stretches for 27 kilometers in the north to south direction along the western coastline of the Andaman Sea in southern Thailand. The geography of the island is typically mangroves; coral rimmed beaches; and rugged tree covered hills.


Latest Overview Articles

National public holidays of Thailand in 2014

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

In Thailand, national holidays that fall on a weekend are generally taken as holidays on the following Monday. Chinese New Year (the new Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival) in February is not an official holiday.... read more.

Koh Lanta people and parties

Backpackers on Koh Lanta

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

Koh Lanta's quiet, laid-back atmosphere offers an ideal get-away for those seeking to escape the masses of tourists that flock every year to Phi Phi, Phuket or Koh Samui with its overpriced hotels, loud nightlife, bargirls and touts that patrol the beaches and back-alleys there.... read more.

Koh Lanta Blogs

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

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Koh Lanta News

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

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Google Earth for Koh Lanta

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

The following is a map overlay over Google Earth. It allows to view all important attractions, beaches and hotels on Koh Lanta and connect it to the underlying structures.... read more.

Koh Lanta Map

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

Koh Lanta Yai offers nine beautiful beaches running on the west coast side of the island, running from north to south for 25 kilometers and providing excellent sunsets. For the most part all the beaches on Koh Lanta have white sand and are great for swimming.... read more.

Klong Dao Beach hit by tsunami

Tsunami Recovery

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008

The far western end of Klong Dao Beach (often referred to Deer Neck), and the fishing village close to Lanta Old Town (on the east side of the island), sustained the most concentrated damage but all damaged structures have been repaired.... read more.