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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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  • Good coffee and food at rare view , Location at old town sang ka Au, Good location for relaxing ,your meals ,good place for children and every one playing relaxing,don't miss great coffee here 
  • Nice afternoon activity to bike over there and have some food on a restaurant on stilts. Pretty cool. 
  • Although it is not a big town there are a lot of quirky places about. We had a lovely lunch overlooking the water - very picturesque. There were a few shops but you had to barter hard to get to a reas...  more »