Update June 1 2023: Can I Travel To Ko Lanta Now?
As of June 1st 2023, there is NO quarantine or PCR test required for vaccinated travellers to enter Thailand. More details on our Can I Travel To Ko Lanta Now? page.
THE KO LANTA BASICS
Ko Lanta (also spelt Koh Lanta) is one of Thailand’s most beautiful islands, located just off the coast of Krabi. Its long coastline has nearly a dozen beaches, some considered the finest in the country, and each one with its own charm and atmosphere.
The tourist season in Ko Lanta runs from October through April with the most visitors here December to March. An increasing number of people are visiting in Green Season (May to October) when daily rainfall usually only lasts a few hours.
For more details choose one of the categories below
Beaches + Areas: Information about Lanta’s main beach and areas on the west and east coast of the island. View Details
History + Culture: About 500 years ago the first settlers arrived on the eastern shores of Koh Lanta. View Details
Geography + Climate: Lanta is about 25 kilometres long by 3 kilometres wide with a mountain range in the middle. View Details
Religion + Being ‘Thai’: Although Thailand is predominately Buddhist, Koh Lanta is a mix of many. View Details
Long Tail Boat Tours: Taking a Koh Lanta Long Tail Boat trip is the best (non-tourist) way to see the smaller island. View Details
Scuba Diving + Snorkelling: Koh Lanta is world renowned for the diving and snorkelling in the neighbourhood. View Details
Getting to Koh Lanta: Different options are shown here for getting to and from Koh Lanta. View Details
Also see: Koh Lanta Maps