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Lanta Old Town is a small village on Ko Lanta's East Coast in Krabi Province. Many years ago, Ko Lanta's Old Town acted as the port and commercial center for the island and provided safe harbor for Arabic and Chinese trading vessels sailing between...more
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Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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All reviews on stilts worth a visit tourist shops hammock shop long pier the east coast overlooking the sea few hours main road tuk tuk couple of hours laid back low season day trip scooter souvenirs lanta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were in the Old Town for shopping, you can find a lot of shops and a lot of local handmade things for good prices. You must go through all the shops.....

Thank xelaandra
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit when in Ko Lanta. Small, kaid back village with only 1 or 2 streets, but with lots of cozy restaurants (overlooking the sea and islands around) and original shops. Can catch a boat to surrounding islands.

Thank devetasV
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend a couple hours shopping. Happiness has some beautiful original sculptures and I fell in love with their shiva shell and silver jewelry. Also a great area to get cheap and good spices. Lots of suvieneer shops and restaurants. Eat at Apsara..its...More

Thank ehmee222
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice place to head to on your scooter. Nice little shops and some restaurants. Head over and spend an hour or two.

Thank 748blairw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The old town is like visiting the wild west. Very pretty and low cost good value goods, not fancy. There are plenty of little bars with terraces overlook g the sea, it's a beautiful little place.well worth a visit. You will need to hire a...More

Thank Leics_Lis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are beaches and there are amazing cliff views, but Old Town Lanta has a special atmosphere and it's a no miss spot for all those passing by the island. The main street has loads of souvenir shops, coffee shops, restaurants and tour offers, worth...More

Thank omnidrive
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's so worth a visit. Unusual, quaint and distinctly different from other Thai locations. Good for shopping but not always bargains so know your prices. Amazing gem if you carry on down the main road to nearly the end of the road. A quaint coffee...More

Thank Megzpamp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Different buildings, but the same products as everywhere else in Thailand. It’s just one short street..

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a quick stopover. Heaps of restaurants, cafes and little shops. Beautiful scenery in most restaurants, as they are placed on the ocean.

Thank Sabine1705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very peaceful town. You should select a hotel to stay overlooking the sea. Rent a bike for around 250 BHT a day and drive. Food is cheap and restaurant locations are beautiful

Thank Liquidcircuit
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Amy M
September 3, 2018|
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Response from MichC00 | Reviewed this property |
Tuk Tuk are easily available throughout the island, u will see them by the roadside as well. Probably just need to haggle the price abit, keep it within THB90-150 one way.
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Patrick L
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Kaija K | Reviewed this property |
Best way is to rent a car or scooter, it was really cheap. But it is possible to get a taxi. Your hotel will definitely help you with thay information.
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ashginz
February 7, 2016|
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Response from Jasonmcl88 |
I am in old town Ko Lanta right now. Please reply in next 5 minutes if you want your bali pants...
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