Ko Lanta is easy and inexpensive to reach from Phuket, Bangkok or Malaysia. The island is serviced by passenger ferries from both Krabi & Phi Phi and car ferries from the mainland. Krabi is the most convenient gateway to Ko Lanta if coming from Bangkok, and if arriving from Phuket passage is via either Phi Phi or Krabi. Trang also serves as a regional transit point for those coming in from the south. Please bear in mind that if your arrival time is late in the day, the local minibus or public passenger ferries scheduled for Ko Lanta may not always be available.
Ko Lanta is very diversity of nature. The archipelago comprised of over 70 small islands. Most of them are in the national park area which guarantee truly unspoiled. Many islands nearby are very rich of underwater life on a square mile of coral reef. Some have magnificent beaches which worthy to visit. Many people come to Ko Lanta for some of the world’s best scuba diving in the surrounding Andaman Sea . However, the island offers many other great activities and tours suitable for all members of the family including snorkeling, hiking and caving, boat tours, fishing, kayaking or rent a Jeep and sightseeing around this diversity island is worth.
The island’s West coast is graced with a series of beautiful beaches with warm clear waters and spectacular sunsets. Even in mid-season it’s possible to walk several kilometres along some beaches and still pass only a handful of other visitors.
There are nine beaches in total along the sunset coast, stretching for approx. 30 kilometres north to south. There are more than 30 resorts on the island altogether, scattered on all the beaches, with sufficient space to retain enough distance for privacy.