Is Koh Lanta expensive?
A vacation to Koh Lanta for one week usually costs around ฿9,756 for one person. So, a trip to Koh Lanta for two people costs around ฿19,512 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs ฿39,024 in Koh Lanta. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down.
Is Koh Lanta busy?
When To Visit Koh Lanta Prices are at their highest (especially over Christmas) and there are more people around, but it never gets too crowded. The rainy season (or green season as it’s known here) is from May to September. It’s very quiet and you’ll find empty beaches and some hotels and restaurants close.
How long should I stay in Koh Lanta?
If you’re looking for peace, relaxation, and laid-back beach life, Koh Lanta is the right place for you too, and you can spend 10 or so days kicking back with a good book at the pool or one of the many beautiful beaches.
Are there cars on Koh Lanta?
Koh Lanta Car Hire Lanta itself has very little traffic and only a couple of major roads that are mainly flat, so it’s easy to drive yourself around the island. Alternatively, you can hire a car directly on Koh Lanta from one of the local Thai companies. The company we recommend is Lanta Sky.
Is Koh Lanta a party island?
Koh Lanta’s party atmosphere is more a mix of ages, with better music, and not quite as hectic as the notorious ‘party islands’. The best places to have a drink and a dance in Koh Lanta include the chill Tuesday beach party at Pangea Beach Bar, Freedom Bar, and the Day-Glo friendly half-moon parties at Mushroom Bar.
Is Koh Lanta touristy?
As Koh Lanta is still little touristy explored, it is easy to discover unknown places and deserted beaches. Travellers who enjoy seeing less known places, be in touch with local population, delicious food, fair prices and rustic atmosphere, Koh Lanta most definitely ought to be in your itinerary!
How do you get around Koh Lanta?
With no public transport on Koh Lanta, the two main options for getting around are: Scooter/bike – By far the most convenient way to get around Koh Lanta is to rent a scooter/bike. This gives you the freedom to explore everything the island has to offer, without having to pay for multiple tuk tuk rides.
Can you drive to Koh Lanta?
Ko Lanta is accessible from the mainland by car or passenger ferry. The passenger ferry operates during November – April only and is the most popular option during this time. During the off season and after the last passenger ferry has left, the only way to get to the island is to drive.
What is Koh Lanta known for?
Ko Lanta (เกาะลันตา) is an island off the Andaman Coast of Southern Thailand. Like many other destinations in Krabi Province, it is known for its diving and long white beaches.
What is the best area to stay in Koh Lanta?
Where to Stay in Koh Lanta (2021 • COOLEST Areas!)
- FIRST TIME IN KOH LANTA. Saladan Village. Saladan Village is located at the northern end of the island.
- ON A BUDGET. Phra Ae Beach.
- NIGHTLIFE. Klong Khong Beach.
- COOLEST PLACE TO STAY. Lanta Old Town.
- FOR FAMILIES. Klong Dao.
How much is the ferry from Krabi to Koh Lanta?
Ferry tickets from Krabi to Koh Lanta cost about $16-49/pp. The last option is to travel by private taxi or car from Krabi town to Koh Lanta. Travel time by taxi is about 2-3 hours and it costs about $60-130 (vehicle, minivan).
Did Koh Lanta get hit by the tsunami?
The tsunami of 2004 hit Thailand very hard in certain areas and Koh Lanta was affected but not Nearly as devastating as other coastal regions. Koh Lanta was a very lucky Island, the shape of the island, the direction of the water and also the contour of the sea all helped it survive the brunt.