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Koh Lanta island

General info about Koh Lanta and its islands: history, climate, accommodation...

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    Koh Lanta

    The Island of Koh Lanta has an abundance of tropical plant life, including the remnants of the ancient rainforests.

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    Koh Lanta is a paradise, precisely because of its natural environment: cliffs peppered with palms, jungle merging with the Andaman Sea, the most beautiful in the world!

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    Koh Lanta: History

    Koh Lanta Resort was created in December 1901. The origin of the name of this Thailand Island is not clear, but may stem from the Javanese word lant, the island's name was officially changed to "Koh Lanta" in 1917.

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    There are everal beaches on the west coast. It is recommended to make tours in Koh Lanta. There are a large number of resorts and bungalows.

Koh Lanta beaches are one of the most iconic tourist destinations of Thailand and home to an amazing array of sights, activities and events. Koh Lanta's visitors for the first time will quickly be enthralled by how fun and fascinating Koh Lanta Paradise can really be. For those looking a glimpse of the real Thailand, or just a fun night out, this idyllic island mixes old world charm with a modern and vibrant night life. For more information, click the links to general information.

One of the dozens of stellar tropical islands that dot the coast of Thailand, Koh Lanta is considered one of the most peaceful and relaxing. Located in the beautiful Andaman Sea along the west coast of the country, Koh Lanta is actually protected by more than 50 small islands with Koh Lanta Yai located in the heart of everything. The development zone of Koh Lanta is situated on Lanta Yai, while the other islands are basically pieces of paradise desert. Thanks to be a national marine park, Koh Lanta Resort has been spared from mass construction that has plagued some of the other islands in Thailand. People not visit Koh Lanta Island to party, they come here to relax and engage in a kingdom of peace and a whispering waves and palm trees.

In contrast to most of Thailand, the island of Koh Lanta is dominated by Thai Muslims, who have their own customs and are very conservative.

The smaller and more secluded community of Sea Gypsies of this bucolic thailnad island also call your home and offer an approach to the rare and fascinating life of these nomads of the sea.

Not much to do in Koh Lanta in terms of entertainment, but the island is sublime in natural beauty.

The beaches of Koh Lanta are sandy, crystal clear and blue. There are diving and snorkeling first order in some of the other remote islands of Koh Lanta: in the area and sea kayaking provides a unique opportunity to explore the island from a different perspective. Elephant Ride, go to the caves or rent a bike and travel the roads nearly deserted island making a safari in Koh Lanta. There are a lot of things to do and hotels in Koh Lanta if you are looking away from it all.

The entire west coast of Koh Lanta is full of resorts, each with its own beach.

Some villas and bungalows of Koh Lanta almost run into the sand. The northern part of Koh Lanta's most densely populated but offers a lively atmosphere while most exclusive bays south have more private accommodation.

There are a number of resorts and accommodation options in Koh Lanta, most run by local independent, offering good value for money with the typical Thai hospitality and charm. Book previously in high season is highly recommended.

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A good alternative to Ao Nang Krabi or Phi Phi, Lanta has become one of the best hosting infrastructure and restoration of any of the islands of Thailand.

Koh Lanta is considered one of the most peaceful and relaxing islands of Thailand.