Royal Lanta Resort and Spa
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
I finally made it here 14 hours later than planned. Since I planned to arrive at night anyawy I only really missed a morning and paid for night I was not here. Royal Lanta is pricey, and while lovely, it is not a 5 star resort. But this is a very popular tourist area especially for Europeans so it is more expensive. Still cheap by American …
Bon voila, la c'est la fin... enfin la fin des plages de Thailande, par contre on est pile poil a la moitie de notre voyage... donc si vous en avez deja marre de nous lire... eh ben c'est po fini! Kho Lanta est a environ 20 km de Kho Phi Phi. On y est arrive en bateau. Evidemment a Kho Lanta on a fait de la survie... heureusement on etait les deux …
... of being in Thailand at low season. We also decided it was about time we treated ourselves to a decent meal, as we needed to give the 7/11 toasties a break (those 60p squares of wonder had become a staple part of our diet)! The following day we thought we'd explore the island, but after seeing several mangled limbs we ruled out mopeds! Instead, we opted for a beautiful, lime green Nissan and, once the tunes were pumping, we were on our ...
... onto a neighbouring island, on to another ferry (where we finally reached Koh Lanta) and then driven to my hostel. For 18 hours door to door , all for 1400baht (about £28), I thought it was a steal. I would have despised trying to navigate that journey solo. I stayed 3 nights at Non La Mer hostel, for about 350baht a night. It was a minutes walk from the beach and a tuk tuk (unfortunately the only option, other than a 50 minute walk) to ...
... Thai folks live (along with homes made with cement and tile). The disparity in housing is so... out there. And I thought the disparity in 'affordable housing' in the States is in your face. The Thais also have another saying that is appropriate and that is 'Same same but different' which fits quite nicely using the housingdisparity example.
The first few nights I stayed in a place called Nature's Resort, on the beach and nice ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet