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Unique natural attractions are the main treasure of the Ko Lanta Archipelago. Fans of hiking and fascinating tours will definitely find this place special. One of the most visited sites remains Moo Koh Lanta National Park located in the southern part of the island of Ko Lanta Yai. It offers a unique combination of impassable jungles, picturesque rolling hills and fabulously beautiful stretches of the coast. A huge number of fascinating routes are laid through the reserve. It is also worth noting that there is Tanod Beach in the national park. It is considered one of the archipelago's most beautiful coastal areas.The beach is available for recreation and is popular among tourists who are fond of photo art. There is also a symbolic historical landmark on the territory of the reserve - the old lighthouse surrounded by dense thickets.
Lanta Islands is a popular holiday destination for fans of beach entertainment and water sports. However, available ways of spending leisure time are not limited to the above-mentioned … Open
No less interesting natural attraction is Koh Lanta Caves. They are located in an incredibly beautiful area; each cave is interesting and unique in its own way. Hiking to Koh Lanta Waterfall is extremely popular among tourists. It is located in the area of Klong Jark and is sporadic, so you can see the beautiful waterfall only during the rainy season. It is worth noting that the path to the waterfall is quite long - the shortest route is about 3 kilometers long. If you do not want to go on foot, you can ride an elephant through picturesque places, which makes your excursion even more fascinating.
In the eastern part of Ko Lanta Yai, you'll find Ko Lanta Old city - the archipelago's first capital, which is a great place to explore for all fans of excursions. The busiest area of the city is Saladan Port. A few decades ago, there were numerous merchant ships, life has always been in full swing in the port. The Old City accommodates many beautiful national-style buildings currently housing attractive restaurants and shops. During the walk, travelers can see a lot of picturesque wooden houses, the true examples of national architecture. The Ko Lanta Archipelago is a recognized eco-tourism center - the diversity of natural attractions presented here is unbelievable. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Old Town of Lanta is not an ideal place for shopping. Not too many people live here. The number of tourists arriving is not yet so large that large retail chains have reached here. So if … Open
Numerous travelers visit the picturesque archipelago of Ko Lanta in search of comfortable beach recreation. Klong Dao Beach remains the most popular destination for a beach vacation on the islands. The length of this beach is more than 3,000 meters. Klong Dao is a calm and comfortable sandy area that is perfectly suitable for vacationers with children. The length of Long Beach is even bigger – 4,000 meters. It is always very popular with fans of active recreation. This beach often has strong waves, so it is suitable for surfing. There are several sports gear rental offices that offer everything needed to visitors.
Beautiful beach on the island Ko Lanta, Thailand In the central part of Ko Lanta Yai, there is one more gorgeous place that is worth a visit. Klong Khong Beach is a wonderful coastal area with a rich underwater world. This place has always attracted fans of snorkeling. Besides that, there are several interesting diving sites not far from the beach. Despite the fact that Lanta islands have become a very popular tourist destination in recent years, there are still secluded beaches ideal for fans of privacy.
The old town of Lanta was the capital of the island half a century ago. But it lost this status after the construction of a new port. Today, as a century ago, people still fish, carve crafts … Open
Klong Hin is one of these beaches. The fabulous strip of coast is surrounded by lush tropical forests. It is almost completely deprived of any tourist infrastructure. The spacious sandy beach is never crowded. Not far from Saladan, there are several wild beaches that the majority of travelers are not aware of. Miniature Nui Beach is virtually impossible to find without asking locals for direction. Gorgeous Klong Jark Beach simply strikes visitors with its wild beauty.
Not far from Lanta archipelago, there are several tiny uninhabited islands that are accessible only by boat. Vacationers seeking true relaxation and intimacy prefer to rent a boat to one of these islands and restore their energy there. There are also excellent diving and snorkeling sites not far from the islands. As a rule, divers head to Koh Rok Islands in order to enjoy the diversity of the local underwater world. There is a fabulous coral reef in the area, and the islands offer charming beaches with crisp white sand. Vacationers, who decide to visit Koh Mook Island, will have an excellent opportunity to admire spectacular underwater caves, naturally formed arcs, and other unusual geological formations.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ko Lanta
♥   National Park 'Khao Phanom Bencha' , 79 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Pu - Khao Ya' , 79.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Phra Thaeo' , 97.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Namtok Yong' , 100.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Luang' , 126.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Phra Nang Beach

From the series “Top 15 Most Romantic Beaches on Earth”
Many of Thailand's most romantic beaches are famous for its Thaiwand Wall rock. It has a height of about 150 meters and is washed by sea from all sides. The steep rock attracts fans of mountaineering from all over the world. The length of the beach of Phra-Nang is about 500 meters, so it will not be difficult to find a place for a relaxing holiday on its territory. The easiest way to get to a secluded stretch of coast from the nearby West Raleigh beach is by hiring a boat. … Read further
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