Facts about Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta - Charismatic Island

Koh Lanta is the largest island among a group of more than 50 islands located on the south coast of Krabi. Koh Lanta is situated in the southernmost tip of the Krabi province. It consists of two islands, Koh Lanta Noi and Koh Lanta Yai.
koh lanta mapKoh Lanta Noi, the smaller of the two islands, does not have tourist facilities. Visitors traveling by road from the main land pass through the smaller island on the way to Koh Lanta Yai.
The beautiful Lanta beaches lie along the west coast of the island. They all have long stunning stretches of white sand facing the Andaman Sea. The East coast of Koh Lanta is flat and has many local villages scattered along its coastline. Koh Lanta is a very diverse cultural mix of people who have lived in harmony for hundreds of years: Thai Muslim, Thai Chinese and the original sea gypsies still live on the islands. The biggest town on the island is Lanta Old town. Many spots in Koh Lanta remain unspoiled until these very days.