Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Ko Lanta

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Ko Lanta. Well-liked for its snorkeling, bars and coral reefs, this city is both relaxing and romantic. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather in Ko Lanta

Travelers enjoy Ko Lanta for its snorkeling and boating. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, April, March, February and May are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 93°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ko Lanta

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ko Lanta is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ko Jum Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Klong Dao Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Kawkwang Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Long Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Phra Ae Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Khlong Khong Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)

Transportation options to and around Ko Lanta

Fly into Krabi (KBV-Krabi Intl.), the closest airport, located 31.9 mi (51.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ko Lanta?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday lettings near Ko Lanta. From 26 Villas to 18 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ko Lanta for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ko Lanta?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ko Lanta. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Krabi: 185 holiday homes
  • Southern Thailand: 2,071 holiday homes
  • Mueang Krabi District: 191 holiday homes
  • Ko Lanta District: 49 holiday homes
  • Thab Prik: 189 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ko Lanta! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ko Lanta?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ko Lanta with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Krabi: 185 holiday lettings
  • Thab Prik: 189 holiday lettings
  • Ko Klang: 24 holiday lettings
  • Khao Thong: 197 holiday lettings
  • Khlong Khanan: 27 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.