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Area: 590 square kilometres

Width: 21 km

Length: 48 km

Elevation: 529 m

Population: 348,504 (2011)

Timezone: GMT +7

Average Temperature:31°

Currency: Thai Baht

 

 

Phuket Weather



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Sailing Koh Lanta Thailand

Overview


Koh Lanta is one of the dazzling islands that form part of southern Thailand. It is located in the Krabi province, which is known worldwide for its wonderful beaches. If you want to go sailing, this will be the perfect destination because you can be assured that the place will not be too crowded with tourists because it is not as accessible as the other islands.


This island was originally a haven for merchants or traders from its neighbours including Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. It is also located near many urbanized parts of Thailand like Phuket, Phi Phi, and Krabi, so most people who come in the country would want to go to this island for sailing, scuba diving and many other activities that involve marine life. Being an island, it has legendary sunsets and exotic coral reefs. In fact, it actually has nine beaches throughout its shores.

 

Koh Lanta Sailing Information


Koh Lanta Sailing Seasons
Koh Lanta has a reputation for being among the top choice for sailing trips in Phuket especially for Yacht travel. Islands are known among tourists as the Winter Destination for the global tourists looking for holidays with constant sunshine. Sailors enjoy the conditions that are perfect for sailing.

 

Phuket Charter Boat offers day sailing trips to Koh Lanta that includes experiencing the oceanic beauty in a charted yacht with experienced crew that knows the local waters very well. We can customize the sailing tours to fit your requirements. Contact us now to know the features of our sailing tours in Koh Lanta and other islands of Phuket.


Phuket marinas:
Phuket Charter Boat departs from the following Phuket marinas to Koh Lanta

 

  • Yacht Haven Marina - 8 km from Phuket airport
  • Boat Lagoon Marina, - 20 km from Phuket airport
  • Royal Phuket Marina, - 20 km from Phuket airport

 

For alternative departures please contact us

 

Where to sail from Phuket


 

Travelling to Phuket and Koh Lanta


Koh Lanta is easily accessible from Phuket, Malaysia and Bangkok. It’s also not very costly to reach Koh Lanta and one can easily reach Koh Lanta by Bus, Boat or Airplane. Krabi or Phi Phi are the two most convenient gateways to Koh Lanta Island.

 

By plane to Koh Lanta
Krabi is the nearest airport to Koh Lanta however Phuket and Trang are the other two options that you can consider. Being a tourist paradise, many international airlines operated their flights regularly.

 

Domestic flights provide connectivity throughout Thailand.

 

By bus to Koh Lanta
Phuket to Koh Lanta takes around 3-4 hours and there are daily bus services available throughout the year. From Bangkok it takes around 12 hours journey to reach Koh Lanta.

 

By ferry to Koh Lanta
Many public passenger ferries serve as a sea transport from Phi Phi or Krabi Islands to Koh Lanta. However be sure to reach in time to avoid long waiting time. Sometimes if you arrive late in the day ferries might not be available.

 

 

 

Koh Lanta weather


Phuket weather guide
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.8
(89.2)
32.9
(91.2)
33.5
(92.3)
33.4
(92.1)
32.0
(89.6)
31.6
(88.9)
31.2
(88.2)
31.2
(88.2)
30.7
(87.3)
30.9
(87.6)
31.0
(87.8)
31.2
(88.2)
31.8
(89.2)
Average low °C (°F) 23.3
(73.9)
23.7
(74.7)
24.3
(75.7)
24.8
(76.6)
24.5
(76.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24.2
(75.6)
24.4
(75.9)
23.9
(75.0)
23.8
(74.8)
23.8
(74.8)
23.7
(74.7)
24.1
(75.4)
Rain mm / inches 29.8
(1.173)
20.9
(0.823)
49.1
(1.933)
121.9
(4.799)
319.4
(12.575)
268.9
(10.587)
290.5
(11.437)
272.6
(10.732)
399.0
(15.709)
309.6
(12.189)
175.7
(6.917)
59.4
(2.339)
2,316.8
(91.213)
Avg.rain days 4 3 5 11 21 19 19 19 23 22 16 8 170
sunshine hours 286.2 271.5 282.3 247.9 188.5 139.5 172.6 174.1 143.2 179.8 197.1 244.3 2,527.0

 

 

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