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Lanta Old Town, Ko Lanta

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Stroll along the beach, browse the souvenir shops, and eat freshly caught seafood at Lanta Old Town, an ethnically diverse area with Chinese merchants, local Thai fishing families, and an ancient Sea Gypsy community. You can catch a long-tail boat tour of the island or a mangrove tour from the waterfront, or embark upon a snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, or kayaking trip. Many years ago, Ko Lanta's Old Town acted as an important port and commercial center for the island, providing a safe stopping place for vessels sailing between Phuket, Penang, and Singapore. Use our Ko Lanta travel itinerary planner to visit Lanta Old Town on your trip to Ko Lanta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We were a group of 1O people and visited Lanta old town on bikes. Even the teenagers with us enjoyed our time here. The setting is beautiful and the town has a very different feel to the ret of Koh La...  more »
  • We went here for lunch today and we really enjoyed the whole little town, it was quiet but so pretty, the restaurants are all sitting over the water and there is lots of places to buy gifts deffo wort...  more »
  • This is a good days trip you can take in old town on a day trip around island visiting other placers along the way before you drop down to old town there's a viewing point at the top of the hill you s...  more »
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  • Great, a very spacious House with rooms, a janitor who does not speak English, but who is are all very friendly and very helpful! Especially since the hotel is located next to a restaurant where the owners are very friendly and really loves. You'll cry leaving them!
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  • Very good service, since down and through the checkout, so were impressed, if come again here in Krabi.
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