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Koh Lanta consists of 52 islands of which 15 are under control of the Koh Lanta National Marine Park. The two major islands are Lanta Yai and Lanta Noi.

Koh Lanta Yai offers nine beautiful, white sand beaches running on the west coast side of the island, providing excellent sunsets and great swimming. Koh Lanta is quite mountainous and covered in dense jungle with a large variety of wildlife, making it ideal for trekking. The sea surrounding Koh Lanta and its islands is dotted with coral reefs, providing lots of opportunities for diving or snorkeling.

This is reflected in the numerous articles and news about Koh Lanta on the Internet:

Koh Lanta articles and news

Koh Lanta articles and news in excerpts

  • Caving Ko Lanta Style - Koh Lanta Magazine on Sep 23, 2005
    Turning off the road from Ban Saladan, at the village of Baan Khlong Nin, a pleasant 1.5 km ride down a ruddy dirt road shaded by stands of rubber trees leads the way to the Mai Keuw caves.
  • Lanta's Sea Gyspy House - Koh Lanta Magazine on Sep 18, 2004
    Spending innumerable days on the water with local Urak Lawoi people, Sawang has dedicated land to the upkeep of traditional ways.
  • Paradise Postponed? Development on Koh Lanta - Koh Lanta Magazine on Feb 1, 2005
    In 2004, a Forbes Magazine article named Koh Lanta Yai as one of the sexiest islands in the world. This must have heightened expectations among many who have never been there, while perhaps generating incredulous guffaws among some of those who have.
  • Ko Lanta Fishermen's Fund - Koh Lanta Magazine on Jan 26, 2005
    In southern Thailand, most fishermen who lost boats in the tsunami are in an agonizing wait for assistance.
  • Protecting Moo Ko Lanta National Park - Koh Lanta Magazine on Sep 23, 2004
    Protecting Ko Lanta’s environment is essential to the livelihood of the local community. Preservation of the surrounding waterways and islands helps assure the quality of life for the traditional villages that still rely on fishing and farming.
  • Dive And Snorkel Heaven - Koh Lanta Magazine on Sep 1, 2003
    Exploring the underwater world of tropical coral reefs is truly one of life’s \"MUST DO\" adventures. If scuba diving is not for you, Ko Lanta offers a range of snorkeling daytrips.
  • The Moken, the Moklen and the Urak Lawoi - Koh Lanta Magazine on Jan 27, 2003
    The plight of the Moken is one of several real life situations raised at a workshop in Khuraburi on 25-28 November 2002 on wise coastal practices in Asia and the Pacific.

Koh Lanta news: current articles

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Last Updated: 24 Jan 2008