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Lanta Old Town, Ko Lanta
(3.2/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Charming place, quaint shops and restaurants. We rented the mops and visited Old Town one afternoon. Not so big but definitely worth a visit.
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  • Go ahead, just to stroll, pi simply cross, cute town that seems to be out of time! Many restaurants on stilts by sea also (go in the restaurant and cross)
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  • Switch leap into this place with a few good restaurants which have a lovely view of the sea, the place is quite touristy but worth a detour.
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