Koh Lanta is an island district on the Andaman coast of Thailand famed for coral-lined beaches, mangrove wetlands, rainforests, national parks and limestone rock formations. In Mu Ko Lanta Park, you may explore several offshore islands and visit the Chao Leh, an indigenous semi-nomadic sea culture. In addition, the Park offers wonders like the expansive Khao Mai Kaew cave complex and the cascading and towering Khlong Chak waterfall. In Koh Lanta Old Town, you can walk a commercial strip of independent arts, crafts, boutiques, souvenirs and gift shops in historic buildings with a charming and traditional vibe.

    The region plays home to many beaches, from white sand to gold sand to pebble beaches and beyond. Some of the most popular include Pra-Ae Beach, famed for its sunsets, Bamboo Beach with its jungle-backed golden sand and teal waters, the white-sand Bakantiang Beach and the fishing pier at Ko Por. To soak up the local culture, the Koh Lanta Monday Market provides a traditional farmers’ market, while Asalanta offers an eco-village with earthen houses.

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