Islands Nearby Koh Lanta

Everything you Need to Know about Islands Nearby Koh Lanta

South of Koh Lanta, close to the coast of Trang Province are a number of smaller islands with great beaches, coral reefs and solitude.


FeaturedIslands
Koh Rok Koh Rok

Krabi is home to more than 100 unique tropical islands and Koh Rok is one certainly worth visiting. Many people take a day trip there and it’s good to know that there’s an option to stay overnight too.
Read More...

 
Koh Ha Koh Ha

Koh Ha is a tropical paradise in which visitors can relax and enjoy their day snorkeling, scuba diving and take on the beautiful surrounding. Koh Ha consists of five lovely limestone islands located on the west of Koh Lanta, just an hour away by boat.
Read More...

Koh Mook Koh Mook

Longing for beautiful beaches and exotic landscapes plus a magical cave? Koh Mook may have all the answers for you. The island lies between Krabi and Trang and is another must-visit here in the Andaman region.  Read More...

 
Koh Ngai - Krabi Koh Ngai

Koh Ngai (aka Koh Hai), Krabi is great for Nature lovers, especially those who are also fans of sea, sun and sand holidays. The island has some great coral reefs along its coastline, making it perfect for snorkeling. Read More...

Koh Kradan Koh Kradan

If you are in search for quality vacation time on a sunny beach look no further than the idyllic island of Koh Kradan. Here you’ll get everything you’ve ever wanted, from emerald crystal-clear water, stunning scenery, and privacy. Read More...

   

 

Koh Ha

Koh Ha is a tropical paradise in which visitors can relax and enjoy their day snorkeling, scuba diving and take on the beautiful surrounding. The word ‘ha’ means ‘five’ in Thai and, as the name suggests, Koh Ha consists of five lovely limestone islands located on the west of Koh Lanta, just an hour away by boat. Before it became relatively well known, the main Ha Island was a shelter for Sea Gypsies and local fishermen. Its harbour provided a safe spot for them to avoid big storms as there are not really any other nearby islands in this area of the Andaman Sea. Koh Ha was original known in the Malay language as Tuk Narima Island. Read More...

Opening Hours: Best time to go: October to June
Location: Andaman Sea under the supervision of Mu Koh Lanta National Marine Park

Koh Kradan

Koh Kradan plays host to the annual underwater wedding ceremony that draws many partipating couples, hundreds of spectators and takes place each Valentine's day. 

Also known as Koh Ha by the locals, Koh Kradan Island lies south of Lanta and belongs to the neighbouring Haad Chao Mai National Park. Named after the oblong shape of the island, Koh Kradan covers 4sqkm and is considered one of the most beautiful islands off the Trang coastline.

It offers seclusion, dazzling white beaches and easy snorkeling in clear water off the eastern coast, where reefs containing coral gardens, lie close to the beach.

Koh Kradan offers a few private bungalow developments, with both fan cooled and air-con bungalows. Accommodation in tents can also be booked with the National Park Office. Electricity is available from 18:00-20:00 during weekdays and until 22:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Read More...

How to get there: There is no scheduled ferry service from Lanta Island to the islands of Ngai, Muk or Kradan. You can, however, rent a private longtail boat in Saladan (Lanta Island) or join a snorkeling excursion from Lanta Island and get off the boat at your preferred island. Check the snorkeling destinations first to ensure you go to the right island before booking!!

Koh Muk (Koh Mook)

Most of the island of Koh Muk is mountainous apart from a small sandy peninsula to the east which is the main (and only) village area - home to about 300 Muslim fishing families. Tourist accommodation is limited to a couple of small resorts located on Ao Makham Beach - located around the other side of the village, where the water is very shallow exposing corals during low tide.

The Emerald Cave - one of Muk Island's main attractions, lies on the west coast and can be reached only by boat. The narrow entrance at the bottom of high-rising cliffs, is wide enough for boats to pass through at low tide. Although many visitors prefer to swim into the darkness and through the winding cave, a distance of around 80 metres.

The reflection of the sun in the water creates a beautiful spectrum of green, emerald and turquoise shades at the entrance, (which gives the cave its name) The end of the cave leads to a kind of hidden Shangri-La - an interior shady valley located between steep cliffs complete with white sand beach. Visitors should go with a guide or note the tide tables as exiting the cave is dependent on the tides. Read More...

Koh Ngai

Koh Ngai (Hai) is a tiny island measuring 4 kilometres long and 2 kilometres wide. Mountainous and covered by tropical forest, much of the coastline is indented with rocky headlands, while the eastern part has some beautiful sand beaches, backed by coconut plantations.

Don't be surprised to see crab-eating monkeys and monitor lizards coming down from the mountains. In the uninhabited western and northern parts of the island, bird watchers should have a field day looking out for migrating birds. Snorkeling is easy along the western and southern coast, where some reefs can be accessed directly from the beach. 

Accommodation on Koh Ngai is limited to a few resorts which offer a choice of fan cooled huts to deluxe air-conditioned bungalows. Bungalows are charmingly constructed to blend in with the natural surroundings.
Read More...

Remarks: Accomodation available: Kohhai Fantasy Resort & Spa
How to get there: From Pak Meng, located 15 kilometres away on the mainland opposite, in Trang Province. Standard ferry takes about one hour. A faster speedboat connection from Pak Meng Pier is also available, departing around the same time. It takes just 20 minutes. From Koh Lanta there is no scheduled ferry service from Lanta Island to Ngai Island although it is possible to rent a private longtail from Saladan (Koh Lanta Island) during high season (Nov - April).

Koh Rok

Krabi is home to more than 100 unique tropical islands and Koh Rok is one certainly worth visiting. Many people take a day trip there and it’s good to know that there’s an option to stay overnight too. Famous for snorkeling, scuba diving as well as fun camping, Koh Rok is under the supervision of Mu Koh Lanta Marine National Park so an admission fee applies. Koh Rok is actually made up of twin islands by the name Koh Rok Nai and Koh Rok Nok with the distance of about a couple hundred metres in between them. Read More...

Opening Hours: October to May
Best time to go: Feb to April
Location: about 30km south of Lanta Island

Related Pages

Koh Lanta Koh Lanta

South of Krabi Town lies Koh Lanta which has around 25km of sandy beaches along its west coast. It's a quiet and laid-back island which is popular with backpackers. Read More...

 
Trang Trang

Trang is the next province south of Krabi. A quiet unassuming paradise of stunning beaches and unexplored islands, Trang is one of Thailand's undiscovered secrets. Read More...

Hotels on Koh Lanta
Loading...

LOCATION :  
HOTEL :  
CHECK IN : CHECK OUT : FOR : NIGHT(S)
IN : Loading...  

Send us your feedback

Help us keep this website up-to-date by sending us your comments and suggestions. If your question is about a hotel please use this link - For TOUR questions and enquiries please use this link


Hotel Quick Finder

City:
Check In:
Check Out:
in:
Loading...
Islands nearby Koh Lanta
Hotels Tours Maps Photos Forum
Download our Free {place} Guide

Asia Web Direct Travel Club members have access to our free travel guides, and lots of other travel specials and benefits from the Asia Travel Specialists.

Please enter your details and we'll send your free {place} Travel Guide to you straight away. We will also add you to our free Asia Web Direct Travel Club Newsletter.

All fields are required.

We will not pass your details on to any other company or individual. We take your privacy seriously!

in
in Loading... out