Ko Lanta Honeymoon Guide

Discover Ko Lanta – the ideal honeymoon destination for couples wishing to ‘get away from it all’ in a secluded and serene island environment.


Pimalai Resort and Spa, Hat Kantiang Beach
Hat Kantiang Beach, Ko Lanta – Image courtesy of the Pimalai Resort and Spa

Introducing Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta has a quiet, laid-back ambience, with long, uncrowded golden- and white-sand beaches lapped by crystal clear waters that are perfect for kayaking, swimming, snorkelling and diving..

Diving on Ko Lanta

What to do and see in Ko Lanta

Choose from several soft white-sand beaches that lie along a 25km-long stretch of the west coast, separated only by picturesque jungle-clad promontories and linked by a paved coastal road.

Or play ‘Robinson Crusoe’ for a day or longer on one of the secluded beaches that lie to the south of the island.

To the south of Koh Lanta lies the islands of Ko Ngai, Ko Kradan and Ko Mook, which offer total seclusion, gorgeous beaches and great snorkelling.

Should you tire of lazing on the beach it’s easy to go snorkelling, diving, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing or fishing – perfect for active honeymoon couples.

Inland, explore the densely forested hills on foot, motorcycle, car, bicycle or elephant. Along the way, experience the local culture and customs of the indigenous population, a mix of Muslim, Chinese and a clan of Chao Ley (sea gypsies).

You can even brush up your Thai cooking or Thai boxing skills with a lesson or two.

Layana Resort & Spa, Ko Lanta


Ko Lanta provides a choice of budget or luxury accommodation, including Rawi Warin Resort & Spa, Pimalai Resort and Spa and Layana Resort & Spa (photo), all of which offer a range of 5-star comforts for honeymoon couples from their beachfront manicured gardens.

Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travellers have to say about hotels and resorts in Ko Lanta at TripAdvisor.

Best time to honeymoon in Ko Lanta Yai

The best time to visit Ko Lanta Yai is during the dry season from November to April, when the skies are clear and sunny and the temperature averages 28°C (82°F); January and February the ideal months.

The wet season lasts from May to October when the temperatures can reach up to 37°C.

For more climate info: Ko Lanta Yai Weather Guide

Ko Lanta map

Getting to Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta Yai, the largest of 52 islands that make up the Ko Lanta group, is located 70km south of Krabi town – an easy drive (via car-ferry) or short boat ride away.

Krabi Town is located 814km south of Bangkok, 165km east of Phuket and 42km east of Koh Phi Phi.

The most convenient route is by air to Bangkok followed by a Thai Airways flight to Krabi, with a choice of several daily flights from either Bangkok's Don Mueang Airport or Suvarnabhumi International Airport. You can also fly direct to Krabi from Phuket, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Information on how to get to Ko Lanta Yai

Latest update Ko Lanta honeymoon destination: 22 May, 2017

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