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      Phuket 14 hours ago

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      about a holiday to Phuket

      Phuket Apr 18, 2014 at 12:06 AM

      Hello, my husband and I are planning to spend a week in Phuket in July. I have a few questions to ask and I would appreciate early answers so I can book our tickets:-)

      1. We found the trip through a travel agency but it cost 1000 euros more than if we book it on our own. Is it that difficult to do that without a group and a guide? (I don't think so but anyway).
      2. What about visas to Thailand? How do we arrange that?
      3. Do we have to go to Bangkok and then to Phuket? We found a cheap ticket (stop at Jordan and then to Phuket straight). Isn't it better?
      4. The airport is close to which beach? I realize that there are various beaches (depending on your taste). Which one is closer to the airport? Or is that a trivial matter?
      5. Is going to the other islands expensive? Is food expensive? I mean, as a holiday in general, does it require a lot of pocket money? We want to see the islands and do activities but not to shop.

      Well, I hope I haven't forgotten anything. If I do, I'll post some more questions :-)
      Thank you for your time.

      Maria

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    • Phuket safety

      Phuket Apr 6, 2014 at 6:25 PM

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      Phuket Mar 29, 2014 at 7:30 AM

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      Phuket to Malaysia

      Phuket 12 hours ago

      What are the different options, besides by air, to go from Phuket to any city in Malaysia? Are there any ferries or boats? How much time would it take to reach Malaysia by road (via Krabi or any other place)?

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    • Phuket May 2014 - Accommodation & Living Tips for an Irish Man

      Phuket Apr 5, 2014 at 6:45 PM

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      about a holiday to Phuket

      Phuket Apr 18, 2014 at 12:08 AM

      Hello, my husband and I are planning to spend a week in Phuket in July. I have a few questions to ask and I would appreciate early answers so I can book our tickets:-)

      1. We found the trip through a travel agency but it cost 1000 euros more than if we book it on our own. Is it that difficult to do that without a group and a guide? (I don't think so but anyway).
      2. What about visas to Thailand? How do we arrange that?
      3. Do we have to go to Bangkok and then to Phuket? We found a cheap ticket (stop at Jordan and then to Phuket straight). Isn't it better?
      4. The airport is close to which beach? I realize that there are various beaches (depending on your taste). Which one is closer to the airport? Or is that a trivial matter?
      5. Is going to the other islands expensive? Is food expensive? I mean, as a holiday in general, does it require a lot of pocket money? We want to see the islands and do activities but not to shop.

      Well, I hope I haven't forgotten anything. If I do, I'll post some more questions :-)
      Thank you for your time.

      Maria

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      Phuket Mar 26, 2014 at 6:16 PM

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    • Babysitter

      by Lmatias Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 3:22 AM

      We are travelling with our 30 month old child to Koh Lanta. Just wondering if anyone has used or know of a good babysitting/nanny service for a few hours a day?

      1 Answer Jan 18, 2014 at 3:37 AM
    • Ko Lanta to Ko samui

      by clearyhicks Online Now Oct 20, 2013 at 2:50 AM

      Hi we are a family of 7 trying to get from ko lanta to ko samui could anyone help please we need to do the journey as quickly as possible travelling from lanta on the. 28th December. thank you

      3 Answers Oct 20, 2013 at 5:11 AM
    • Beach/Scooters/Sights

      by catherinen_66 Online Now Aug 21, 2013 at 11:03 AM

      Hi all, I'm planning to stay on Phra Ae for a few days in Dec with my boyfriend. Can you please advise as to whether the beach here is still clean and scenic? I've read that it's become more developed and touristy over the years. I'd love to stay in Kantiang Bay, but due to time constraints I think somewhere closer to Saladan would be better.

      Would we be able to take a scooter all the way down to the southern beaches? And if so, is it safe? We've ridden scooters several times before but I don't know what the roads are like here.

      Lastly, we'd love to explore the island and perhaps hike to some waterfalls. If anyone has recommendations on beautiful views or must-sees/must-dos (including any day trips elsewhere) I'd very much appreciate the input!

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Aug 21, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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      Krabi Airport to Ko Lanta

      by cheekin22 Online Now Mar 3, 2013 at 10:45 PM

      Understand that there are minibus/van services from the Krabi airport to Ko Lanta, is this correct?
      Has anyone tried the services before?
      What's the timetable and the price for the service? I'll arrive in Krabi airport at 2pm.
      How long will the journey takes?
      Do I still need to arrange the boat service separately if I travel by minibus/van?
      I'm planning to go & stay in Phra Ee Beach first before explore to other places in Lanta.
      Many thanks in advance for your reply.

      12 Answers Jan 18, 2014 at 3:04 PM
    • Klong Khong Beach

      by buckrodgers Online Now Feb 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM

      Is this the worst beach to stay near?

      I've read reviews that there are parties at the bars, broken glass from the parties on the beach, rocky beaches, and very poor beach bungalows...all making it the worst place to stay on the island.

      Any thoughts would be appreciated.

      3 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 3:36 AM
    • Kantiang Bay

      by buckrodgers Online Now Feb 18, 2013 at 10:36 AM

      Would Kantiang Bay be a good place to stay for 1-2 months? I know it's very far from the main strip but we are looking for the most scenic and peaceful & idyllic location to stay in. We'll have a rental car with us.

      3 Answers Feb 20, 2013 at 10:20 AM
    • 2 month rental in Koh Lanta

      by buckrodgers Online Now Feb 17, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      I was wondering if a $1000 USD per month budget would be sufficient to get a modern, somewhat luxurious 1 or 2 bedroom villa in Koh Lanta with a sea view and high-speed Internet access? Any recommendations would be great.

      Additionally, what would be the best area to stay in that's peaceful, quiet, and family-friendly but still within reasonable distance of some nicer restaurants and the Thai boxing gym?

      8 Answers Feb 24, 2013 at 6:03 AM
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      Tattoos

      by GovindK Online Now Aug 9, 2012 at 10:41 AM

      Has anyone had any experiences with tattoos in lanta? I'm there first week of October for some diving and would like a tat before I leave.

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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      Advice for Koh Lanta - April / May

      by World-Citizen Online Now Feb 21, 2012 at 5:55 PM

      Hi All,

      I am probably heading over to Koh Lanta for for about 5 days at the end of April/ beginning of May and wondering if it might be too much time or to little. I'm also wondering about the nightlife or if it's it a good place to meet up with other travellers, etc.

      Has anyone else been there or is anyone else going?

      Cheers guys!

      5 Answers Mar 28, 2012 at 11:19 PM
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      looking for a reliable diving center in Ko Lanta

      by cgf Online Now Jan 29, 2012 at 12:02 PM

      I'm going in March, any suggestions?
      I wish to go [also] to Hin Daeng & Hin Muang.
      thanks

      1 Answer Jan 30, 2012 at 8:10 AM
    • Beachfront villa

      by dazzadazza61 Online Now Jan 21, 2012 at 3:34 AM

      Hi guys , anyone know of a bungalow on the beach close to the action on Ko Lanta ?

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2012 at 2:33 AM
    • Earth bar

      by loubordeaux Online Now Jan 8, 2011 at 11:56 AM

      Hello,
      I would like to join the earth bar.
      would you have an email address to contact me please?
      thank you in advance!

      5 Answers Jan 21, 2011 at 9:04 AM
    • Ko Lanta - Best Location for trips fo Ko Rok and Kradang?

      by Yosemite_44 Online Now Nov 2, 2010 at 2:48 AM

      Hello,

      I will be flying to Phuket in a few days - transfering to Ko Phi Phi Don (northern end of the island) for 2 days and then moving on to Ko Lanta on our way to Krabi.

      We'd like to spend 2-4 days on Ko Lanta to discover the island and make trips to nearby snorkeling places such as Ko Rok and Kradang.

      So I have the following questions:

      1. What's overall the nicest place on Ko Lanta - in terms of beaches and scenery? Presence of bars/nightife etc is not important. I heard it gets better the more south you go?

      2. Right now we are considering either Pra Ae (better than the other northern beaches and quite close to the pier) or further down near Bamboo Bay, Waterfall Beach and the national park (nicer but far from the pier). How far would it be to travel to the pier at Saladan? Is it worth going so deep south? And what accomodation would you recommend?

      3. I heard the Saladan pier is the only one from where you can go to Ko Rok and Kradang, is that correct? Or could we depart in the south of Ko Lanta as well?

      4. Ko Rok and Kradang are supposed to be the nicest islands around, would you recommend them?

      MANY THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!
      Rick

      3 Answers Nov 6, 2010 at 4:53 AM
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      Is there a road yet?

      by Loops Online Now Sep 18, 2010 at 8:35 AM

      I went to Ko Lanta about 6 years ago and the main road around the island was dusty, pot-holed road and quite unpleasant to travel on. Has it been repaved yet? The reason I ask is because the state of the road will play a part in where we'll choose to stay - if it's still bad, we'd rather stay up on Klong Dao Beach but if it's better than it was, we might head further south.

      thanks to anyone who's been there recently who can help.

      3 Answers Sep 22, 2010 at 8:02 PM
    • Getting to Ko Lanta

      by fashr001 Online Now Sep 15, 2010 at 4:55 PM

      Hello,

      I just booked a room in Lanta resort and spa for my honeymoon. Has anyone stayed there? Is it a good resort? The hotel website says they do airport pickups. I'm flying to Phuket international airport and wanted to know if they will pick us up from there. Also, just out of curiosity how do you get to the resort from Phuket international airport without depending on the hotel shuttle to come pick us up?

      9 Answers Oct 7, 2010 at 2:35 AM
    • Low season activities

      by mydigitalself Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 9:59 AM

      Hi all,

      My girlfriend and I will be in Thailand for 2 weeks at the end of July and first week of August. We are strongly considering Ko Lanta for about 8 or 9 days which has been recommended by friends but are concerned that with the low season we won't be able to do things like visit Ko Rok and the 4 islands and Pi Pi, do some hiking into the waterfalls and perhaps an elephant trek. Day trip up to Krabi proper.

      Patrick at Lalaanta where we are considering staying didn't seem to imply that it would be easy to organise. Any thoughts or suggestions?

      The alternative is we go somewhere else entire like Chang Mai...

      6 Answers Feb 28, 2011 at 8:26 AM
    • Honeymoon in November - Beach bungalow

      by shereneandben Online Now Jun 28, 2010 at 10:00 PM

      Hi all

      My fiance and I are getting married in Phuket in November, then looking to honeymoon on Koh Lanta and Krabi
      Looking to spend some time on a lonely little beach, away from crowds, little bungalow on the beach.
      Does anyone have any suggestions?

      also, thinking of Crown Lanta for somewhere bit more flash for a bit of the time.
      any suggesions!!

      Thnks

      1 Answer Jul 5, 2010 at 7:49 AM
    • lanta sands?

      by gabbyc Online Now Mar 16, 2010 at 4:39 AM

      Hi were going to koh lanta in 2 weeks found this hotel "lanta sands" , wondering if anyone has stayed there?? if you can let me know would be great
      cheers gabby

      1 Answer Mar 16, 2010 at 6:02 AM
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      Ko Lanta or Ko Phi Phi in July

      by slyons81 Online Now Feb 3, 2010 at 3:34 PM

      Have a busy trip planned and want a few days on a beach with my girlfriend, preferably bungalow, with out being hassled too much by hawkers, and tourist (though I am of them). I guess I'm looking for a quiet paradise with some conveniences. Does anyone know of a good place on these islands that fits this? Or if you have any opinions on which island you prefer please let me know.

      Not to be rude but please don't include alternative third option, I'm having enough trouble as is. As always thanks, you guys have bee a huge help.

      6 Answers Mar 3, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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      July Ko Lanta

      by slyons81 Online Now Jan 26, 2010 at 9:33 PM

      I'm Planning a honeymoon in Thailand for July. I've done a lot of research and Ko Lanta seems like a first choice. However, I don't know if "July Ko Lanta" is going to offer what I'm looking for. I understand that it is significantly more quiet in July, that doesn't bother me. I do want to be able to enjoy some of the activities that I know are available during the peak season. I also had a few questions with some of the issues regarding the monsoons.
      safe to swim (rip tide)?
      Rain?
      If anyone could help I would be really thankful.

      3 Answers Jan 28, 2010 at 8:08 AM
    • Royal Lanta Resort & Spa

      by jamiewuk Online Now Jan 14, 2010 at 1:19 AM

      Hi all,

      I'm heading to Koh Lanta in March and have booked an executive bungalow at the Royal Lanta Resort & Spa. Does anyone have any experience of the resort?

      Also, Mosqiutos are a nightmare for me (they eat me alive). is Koh Lanta mosquito heaven?

      2 Answers Jan 14, 2010 at 12:53 PM
    • Cheap accomodation

      by snurt Online Now Dec 4, 2009 at 8:30 AM

      looking to make a deal for a full month, expect it to be sub 10,000 baht, quiet, and with a fridge.

      anyone got any ideas

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2013 at 10:48 AM
    • Lanta Resort

      by schusz Online Now Nov 11, 2009 at 2:35 AM

      Hi.

      I'm going to stay in Lanta Resort on Long Beach next February. I'm trying to find out something about this resort but I can't find any info about it, it's quite a new resort, i guess from 2007 but still no reviews. I wonder if it even exist. Anybody heard about it?

      Thanks

      1 Answer Nov 23, 2009 at 8:02 PM
    • New Restaurant on the street (Klong Dao Beach) near Lant villa

      by ae_eak Online Now Nov 7, 2009 at 1:02 AM

      Who know the new resturant name Or-Egg Food Drik?
      (On the street near Villa Resort Klong Dao Beach.)
      How about fod and price. Thank you.

      1 Answer Nov 24, 2009 at 9:24 PM
    • metal detecting

      by pablosbar1 Online Now Sep 24, 2009 at 3:29 AM

      hi i am goin to ko lanta on holiday in february 2010 and was wondering if it was alright to go metal detecting there any advice greatly apreciated thanks

      2 Answers Sep 24, 2009 at 8:20 AM
    • Travelling to Phuket, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Islands in mid September to early October 2009

      by lil_miss_audrey Online Now Aug 27, 2009 at 5:43 AM

      Hi all,

      I had a few questions about travelling to Phuket, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Islands in September. I understand this is low season but I just wanted to know if people had any advice regarding:

      1) Is the weather going to be mostly rain? I know its rainy season, but I have been to Boracay in the Philippines in September and it rained sporadically but was still very hot and sunny, so I thought that it would be similar weather. People who have been to Thailand in September told me that the weather is not as bad as what people make it out to be, so I just wanted to find out what the real deal was.

      2) We are starting our trip off in Phuket, but I wanted to find out the best way to get to Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Islands during September/October months. Also, is it better to go to Koh Lanta from Phuket then Koh Lanta to Phi Phi Islands?

      3) Any suggestions on accommodation? We would like something that is relatively comfortable but affordable.

      If anyone can give advice, it would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks,

      Audrey

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2009 at 9:52 AM
    • 50th birthday

      by jgn1960 Online Now Jul 6, 2009 at 7:25 PM

      Am turning 50 next year and were planning on going to thailand with adult family and two toddlers. Last time we went to phuket and this time I wanted something a bit different.
      do you think Ko Lanta will be too quiet for 7 adults who like a bit of nightlife and also is there any shopping to be had here and would it be suitable for two tots aged 1 and 3?

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2009 at 6:41 AM
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      Transportation services

      by SfumatoPants Online Now Jun 26, 2009 at 11:51 AM

      I'm looking for general advice or specific recommendations for travelling to and from Lanta. I will be arriving at Krabi airport and need to get to Lanta, how is the best way to do this, how would I arrange this? By the way I'm talking about December here.

      Also, after staying on Lanta I'm heading to Koh Jum. How would I arrange a long tail boat to take me there?

      Thanks.

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2013 at 10:49 AM
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      Kiteboarding in Ko Lanta

      by N0rway Online Now Oct 28, 2008 at 3:50 AM

      Going to Ko Lanta in desember. Anybody know if it is possible to take kite boarding lessons there. Or elsewhere in the region???

      cheers:-)

      1 Answer Nov 6, 2008 at 1:49 AM
    • 1st time to Ko Lanta

      by beach_bum_wannabe Online Now Jul 27, 2008 at 10:57 PM

      the Mrs. and I are planning a trip to Ko Lanta (and probably the surrounding islands) for two weeks - 2nd and 3rd week of december.

      we're looking for a safe, quiet and cheap place as the base to go dive and snorkel and wander around from. my own research tells me that Prae Ae (Long Beach) is the way to go. is this correct?

      will somebody please give us some tips on where to stay (names of accommodation place); and probably even other islands that we can jump off to after a couple of days at Lanta, and probably the ones after that too.

      we're quiet people who loves the sea way too much than we can afford - both in terms of time and budget- therefore indications on the amount to be spent is highly anticipated and very much appreciated.

      cheers!

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2008 at 6:08 PM