Koh Lanta is located in Krabi province, in the Southwest of Thailand. Famous for its stunning beaches, on the shores of the Andaman Sea, the island is 6 km wide and around 30 km long.
Koh Lanta is a laid back Thai island, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the chilled out beach life, but there are also plenty of activities to enjoy other than sunbathing! Check out our suggestions for enjoying this beautiful island.
Chill out at the beach
Go scuba diving
Take a snorkeling trip
Visit nearby islands
Visit Lanta Animal Welfare
Take a Thai cooking class
TOP TIP #1
Head to one of Koh Lanta's beautiful beaches in the evenings to enjoy the spectactular sunsets, and sip a cocktail at a beach bar.
Sunsets on Koh Lanta are AMAZING!
Visit the food markets
Visit the Organic Teahouse at Asa Lanta
Play mini golf and go fishing at Lanta Parklife
Make a splash at Rattana Water Park
Explore Koh Lanta with Lanta E Bike Tours
Pamper yourself with a spa and massage day
TOP TIP #2
Visit Kitty City at Lanta Animal Welfare. Hang out with the cats and have a refreshing drink and tasty food in their cafe.
Cuddle some cats at Kitty City!
TOP TIP #3
Enjoy live reggae music on Monday nights at iRie Bar, on Long Beach.
Get your dancing flip flops on!
Learn Batik and make your own sarong or painting
Take a yoga class
Go shopping in Saladan and eat at a waterfront restaurant
Visit the night market in Saladan
Take a walk around Old Town and check out the restaurants over the water
Have fun at a beach bar and watch a fire show
Watch a Muay Thai fight
Explore Khao Mai Kaew Cave
Swim with bioluminescent plankton
TOP TIP #4
Get creative and learn about sustainability at Asa Lanta's natural building, bamboo and jewelery making workshops.