Lanta Old Town- is a small village on Ko Lanta's East side. It's one of the region's most culturally diverse community with Chinese merchants, original Thai fishing families and an ancient Sea Gypsy community.
It's a charming place to visit and boasts many good restaurants and interesting shopping including handmade hammocks and an original Batik and Art Gallery.
Ban Saladan- approximately 3 km from Costa Lanta, is the tourist center of the island. Ideal for all your shopping needs, it is also where you will find some of the best fish restaurants on the island.
Khao Mai Kaew Caves- This is a great option for getting away from the beach for the day. Located in the centre of the island, the caves offer a wonder of rocks and caverns and house spectacular stalactites and stalagmites. Some of the caves are enormous and one of them contains a pool.
Trekking & Elephant Trekking- Although elephants are not local to this area, there are several camps offering a great adventure. Explore the National Marine Park located at the southern most point on the west coast of the island with over 100 recorded species of birds, wild pigs, deer, flying lemur, civets. There is a nature trail leading through the jungle that takes approximately 1hr to walk around
Koh Lanta Noi- this sister island has no tourist facilities as such but is very beautiful and well worth a visit. Hire a motorbike and catch the ferry or long tail boat from Saladan Pier, there's a few circular roads, all well covered that will take you around the island to see the local way of life.