Ko Lanta is an island off the Andaman Coast of Southern Thailand. Like many other destinations in Krabi Province, it is known for its diving and long white beaches. Koh Lanta consists of several islands, the two largest of which are Ko Lanta Noi, (“Small Lanta Island”) and Ko Lanta Yai (“Big Lanta Island”). However, Ko Lanta Yai is where all the tourist stay. Ko Lanta Yai is 6 kms wide and over 30 kms long, 9 beaches lie from north to south along the sunset coast.
Map showing location of Koh Lanta:
GPS Coordinates: 7.640901, 99.080093