Must-see attractions in Ko Lanta

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    Ban Si Raya

    Ko Lanta

    Located halfway down Lanta's eastern coast, Ban Si Raya was the island's original port and commercial centre, providing a safe harbour for Arab and…

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    Mu Ko Lanta National Park

    Ko Lanta

    Established in 1990, this marine national park protects 16 islands in the Ko Lanta group, including the southern tip of Ko Lanta Yai. The park is…

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    Tham Khao Maikaeo

    Ko Lanta

    Monsoon rains pounding away at limestone crevices for millions of years have created this complex of caverns and tunnels. There are cathedral-size…

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    Laem Tanod

    Ko Lanta

    The wild, jungled mountainous southern tip of the island has sheer drops and massive views for intrepid motorbikers. The road to the Mu Ko Lanta National…

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    Ko Rok Nai

    Ko Lanta

    Part of the Mu Ko Lanta National Park, Ko Rok Nai is very beautiful, with a crescent-shaped bay backed by cliffs, fine coral reefs and a sparkling white…

  • Hat Khlong Khong

    Ko Lanta

    This is thatched-roof, Rasta-bar bliss, with beach volleyball, moon parties and the occasional well-advertised mushroom shake. Still, it’s all pretty low…

  • Ao Mai Phai

    Ko Lanta

    A luscious, nearly forgotten cove at the southwestern curve just before the cape, this is one of Lanta's finest beaches. It's backed by elegant palm…

  • Ao Kantiang

    Ko Lanta

    This superb southwestern sweep of sand backed by mountains is also its own self-contained village with minimarts, internet cafes, motorbike rental and…

  • Hat Khlong Nin

    Ko Lanta

    Lovely white-sand Hat Khlong Nin has lots of small, flashpacker-type guesthouses at its northern end. It’s easy to get dropped off here, then shop around…

  • Ko Rok Nok

    Ko Lanta

    Ko Rok Nok has fine coral reefs and you can camp here with permission from Mu Ko Lanta National Park headquarters. The island is off limits to visitors…

  • Ko Talabeng

    Ko Lanta

    On the eastern side of Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Talabeng has dramatic limestone caves that you can visit on sea-kayaking tours.

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    Tham Seua

    Ko Lanta

    Reached via a signposted track heading east off the national park headquarters road, 2km south of Hat Khlong Nin, Tham Seua has interesting tunnels to…

  • Hat Phra Ae

    Ko Lanta

    A large travellers’ village, with restaurants oriented to Western tastes, beach bars and tour offices, has grown up along sandy Hat Phra Ae. The beach has…

  • Hat Khlong Dao

    Ko Lanta

    Hat Khlong Dao was once an outstanding 2km stretch of white sand perfect for swimming, but the erosion has become so bad that at high tide there's no…

  • Hat Khlong Tob

    Ko Lanta

    This rocky beach isn't suitable for swimming and is mainly used as a harbour by local fishing boats. It's about 12km south of Ban Sala Dan on Ko Lanta's…

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