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Koh Lanta

Post by Dannie Boy » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:46 pm

Has anybody stayed at the island Koh Lanta which is about 100 Kim’s south of Krabi? My son and his wife are visiting us next year and fancy combining it with a beach getaway and have found this as an alternative to the more popular Phuket or Koh Samui. Cheers.

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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by dtaai-maai » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:28 pm

I've never been, but a friend of mine goes regularly and loves it. Can't give you any more info than that, I'm afraid.
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Post by buksida » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:35 pm

Last time I was there was in 2005 - much will have changed since then but here is the trip report anyway: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=2606
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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by Dannie Boy » Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:41 pm

buksida wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:35 pm
Last time I was there was in 2005 - much will have changed since then but here is the trip report anyway: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=2606
Thanks buks- even though it will have changed over the past 12-13 years, I would imagine it’s still far less busy than nearby Phuket - also thanks to D-M for his reply.

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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by PeteC » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:03 pm

Koh Lanta figured prominently in the 2004 tsunami. An entire new place since then no doubt.
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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by europtimiste » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:39 pm

I have been before tsunami, can advise.

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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by moja » Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:39 am

I have been several times although not recently. It is very popular with the Swedes and there are a lot of them there. It is very much a beach life and five years ago it was still a quiet place outside the main town.

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Re: Koh Lanta

Post by Dannie Boy » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:35 am

moja wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:39 am
I have been several times although not recently. It is very popular with the Swedes and there are a lot of them there. It is very much a beach life and five years ago it was still a quiet place outside the main town.
Thanks - seems like a good place to go for nice beaches, clear water and not too many people

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