Lanta Palace Resort & Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
Soft white sands. Crystal clear turquoise seas. Vibrant tropical fish. Wishful daydreams of eternal escapism on these idyllic islands. Excuse us whilst we extricate ourselves from this metaphorical horizontal we have been occupying for the past few weeks. How can our blissful time in the islands be up already? Sixteen days ago we first trudged our …
"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it." ~Rudyard Kipling
After an on-the-go tour of Northern Thailand and after not sleeping in the same place for more than two nights in nearly a month (which occurred four times in the previous three months), I was ready for a true vacation and some …
The journey from Ko Phangan to Ko Lanta went something like this: left the hotel at 6am into a tuk-tuk which brought us to the port, onto a ferry which brought us to the mainland, onto a bus which took us to the town of Surat Thani where we got onto another tuk-tuk which took us to the tour operator, then onto another tuk tuk which took us to the …
The rest of the day we spent by the pool just chilling out. In the evening we hired a motorbike and took a ride out to town for some food. We found a nice european restaurant but we wasn't very impressed with the service or food.
The next morning it was stormy and raining. We waited until 11am until it had stopped raining to go out. We wanted to go and see the national park in the south. We ...
... for that we rode most of the day! And why the title of today's entry? You will have to check the photo I'm afraid we took it when we stopped for our now customary ice coffee at Klong Jark Bay before circling back to Klong Nin Beach and back for a swim in the pool and a two hour walk along Pra Ae. Sex on the beach? For fifty rands? With my creaking joints - you must be ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking