Thanya Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
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I am not blowing my own horn here. I don't think I can ever do that with my writing as it is too humble a process for me sharing like this. I am always riding on the edge of uncertainty about how much to share and always feel that I share too much. No my ego with this is minimal. I share this wee story because it feels important to share the reason why this 'piece' ...
I took a night boat at 9pm, arriving in Ko Lanta at 1pm Tuesday. I got dropped straight to a cool looking hostel where I had pre booked online. Stupidly I had booked for the previous day by accident so couldn't stay there, I was so annoyed at myself but managed to find somewhere else online that was nearby. I arrived at a place near the beach which was a family run shack with no other guests! It felt like a home stay, I had to use the ...
... Thai that explains well and speaks half decent English... I opted for the complicated route taking couple hours longer as it was cheaper. A direct speedboat from island to island would have been 1900 baht, not really that much but when you on a budget traveling and not in 'holiday' these saving make all the difference. It cost me 850 baht, for ferry to Pak Bara on the mainland, then a minivan to Trang, then another one going further up the coast to get the two ...
... island, where the jungle comes almost to the beach. We stopped off at a couple of different viewpoints and beaches to the one we were staying near, and even had a quick look at the mangroves that grow on the north east of the island. Lanta was meant to be quiet relaxation time, but we actually ended up doing quite a lot. It was great fun though, and I definitely want to come back again, though maybe not at this specific time of ...
... longtail boat to arrive so were able to stake out a spot on the side of the boat.
We got situated in the spot we scoped out, hung our feet off the side of the boat, got our books out (we are both reading Wild) then took in the relaxing 2 hour ferry ride to Koh Lanta. The ferry ride actually went a lot faster than expected. When we finally did a time check we only had 15 minutes of our journey left and could see Koh Lanta off in the distance. Alright time for a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking