Koh Lanta

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KOH LANTA

Koh Lanta, an island made for relaxation.

Koh Lanta is an archipelago in the Andaman Sea with over 50 islands, most of which are uninhabited. Of all the islands, 15 are classified as nature reserves by the Maritime National Park of Koh Lanta, and one of them is even populated by the famed Gypsy fishermen. The overall landscape consists of lush forests, sweeping beaches, and mangroves with rich coral reefs. The busiest of all the islands, Koh Lanta Yai, also known as “Big Lanta Island,” is 30 km in length and almost entirely desolate. Then on the eastern side, you’ll find Ban Ko Lanta, or “Old Town Lanta,” which was the original port and commercial center of the island, and at one point provided a refuge for incoming Arab and Chinese trading vessels that sailed between Phuket, Penang, and Singapore. Amazingly enough, some of the houses and storefronts you’ll find here are over 100 years old!

WEATHER FORECAST IN KOH LANTA FOR THE UPCOMING DAYS

KOH LANTA, ITS MOUNTAINS, THE SEA, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

As far as beaches go, Koh Lanta is filled with gems. One great example of this is the beach along the west coast, Koh Lanta Yai, with its unforgettable vistas and unparalleled tranquility. Moreover, you’re not just limited to beach activities. There’s an enormous and intricate Khao Maikaeo Cave, which was created by the constant downpour of monsoon rain over millions of years, generating cracks and crevices within the surrounding limestone rocks. Within the cave, there are massive rooms with overhanging icicle-shaped calcium deposits, tiny passages within which you have to crawl through, and an underground lake where you can indulge in a cold bath. Typically, a torch-carrying local family will be your knowledgeable eyes and ears as you peruse the inside of the cave.

Nearby, the Tiger Cave (Tham Seua) also has enthralling tunnels to explore, all of which can even be accessed via elephant trek from Hat Nui (or other locations). Furthermore, if you’re curious for more cultural information, you can stop by the Chao Leh (“Sea Gypsies”) museum of Ban Ko Lanta, where you can study sets of traditional tools and utensils through exhibitions that demonstrate their history, myths, music, and traditional ceremonies.

THE ARCHIPELAGO OF KOH LANTA

To visit Koh Lanta is to fully connect with nature and the people of Thailand – to explore the beautiful surrounding small islands and to take in the ubiquitous beaches. There are also mangroves to visit, either by kayak or canoe, along with lush flora and a diverse range of wildlife you can find in the region amidst the maze of trees. In addition, all of the underwater sea creatures that are available for you to explore through snorkeling is fascinating. It’s the easiest way to glance at the vast world that lies beneath the surface of the sea, and is extraordinarily rewarding here at Koh Lanta.

Additionally, among the family of islands that comprises Koh Lanta, there are a number of minor islands that you can “discover” on your own. For instance, there’s Koh Rok, a tiny island that was used by the French TV network TF1 for the filming of the “Koh Lanta” program. Its inviting size encourages you to spend the entire day exploring its unique marine life, diverse reptiles, and engaging treks. Then there’s Koh Mook and it’s famous Morakot Cave (“Emerald Cave”). You swim into the entrance of the cave and are immediately rewarded by what is essentially a natural, open-roof pool that connects to the emerald sea. Other notable small islands include Koh Talabeng, an island with immense limestone cliffs that you can visit by kayak, and other little paradises like the Ngai and Kradan Islands.

 


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