Hat Phra Ae
A large travellers’ village (with fa·ràng -oriented restaurants, beach bars, internet cafes and tour offices) has grown up along sandy...
Lanta Animal Welfare
This long-standing animal rescue centre cares for 30 dogs and 60 cats through feeding, sterilising and re-homing, and vaccination and...
Time for Lime
On south Hat Khlong Dao, this popular school-restaurant offers excellent cooking courses with a slightly more exciting recipe selection...
Few may come to Lanta looking for a pub, but this warm, friendly expat favourite has all the quiz nights, sports screens, pool...
When local expats fancy a splurge, they head to this Dutch-run roadside tapas restaurant, serving everything from Indian...
Country Lao information
A huddle of bamboo umbrellas and thatched pagodas on the main road notable for its house speciality: crispy papaya salad (150B). Green papaya shreds are battered and crispy fried. They’re served in a heap alongside a bowl of lime dressing swimming with peanuts, green beans and juicy cherry tomatoes, and three tiger prawns. Your job: combine, devour.