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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  • August 17, 2017
    Many places to go to eat and shop, nice swing at the pier and the Chinese Temple, You could easily moped there to the pier and ride around  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    You can see historic lifestyle of KohLanta.There r souvenir shops, good coffee shop and restaurants. Pad thai is Recommended Menu  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    A very quiet old town. Almost deserted as we came during Low season. A few shops selling souvenirs (price much cheaper than Saladin village), a few shops offering Long tail boat for island hoping, a C...  more »
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  • April 11, 2017
    We tasted their sweet rice desserts yesterday. It was sooooo delicious! We plan to go back and get a full dinner soon. The people are very friendly there. They put up a fan to cool our baby, were smiling and spike English. Can totally recommend this place.
  • January 13, 2017
    Good
  • March 9, 2017
    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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  • March 7, 2017
    Very good service, since down and through the checkout, so were impressed, if come again here in Krabi.
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Where to stay in Ko Lanta

Most accommodations available in Ko Lanta sit on the west coast of the island. Close to the shore, you can find mid-range to expensive beach resorts and rental apartments. Expect to find less expensive rooms farther north and south along the coast, away from the main areas of development. The remoter areas also boast a few fine resorts with spas and private strips of coastline.
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