Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Haad Phra Ae
Haad Phra Ae has a wider variety of cheap bungalows and fewer high standard resorts than Khlong Dao to the north. More bungalow operations here are directly on the beach.
Stylish stilted chalets472 Moo 3, Long Beach, Ko Lanta Yai
T: (87) 707 6076/(80) 910 1527;
Set near a quiet and tranquil stretch of Long Beach (aka Haad Phra Ae), Long Beach Chalet has some of the coolest stilt bungalows on Ko Lanta. The spacious grounds boast a swimming pool surrounded by ... Read the full review of Long Beach Chalet.
A sprawling, fun place to stayHaad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 194;
With rooms built into the cliff-face and others on stilts, this is one higgledy-piggledy resort. The chaotic layout actually seems to work as it ensures a certain amount of space and privacy between ... Read the full review of Relax Bay.
Luxury in the middle of the action272 Moo 3, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 607 100; F: (075) 607 199
Layana is a stunning resort with green grounds, quality rooms and impeccable staff. The infinity pool right by the beach is the centrepoint and is surrounded by shaded sunbathing areas on a wooden ... Read the full review of Layana.over 8,000B 1 vote Luxury
Peace and quiet, with views157 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 251;
Run by a Swiss man and his Thai wife, Freedom Estate is located in the central area of Long Beach but back up on the hillside off the beach, with sweeping views over Ko Lanta's bays and the islands ... Read the full review of Freedom Estate.600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
Good rooms and price147 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (084) 440 9115;
On the southern end of Long Beach, Nautilus boasts extremely friendly and organised staff for whom nothing seems too much trouble. Their new, solid wood bungalows have large balconies, and come in ... Read the full review of Nautilus Bungalow.
Thai style quality resort279 Moo 3, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 633; F: (075) 684 636
This lovely high standard Thai-style resort is well planned with lush cool gardens, water features and a swimming pool by the beach. A small fitness centre may even guilt you into working out. All ... Read the full review of Lanta Sand Resort & Spa.4,000B to 8,000B 1 vote Toprange
Simple beachfront option299 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 851; F: (075) 684 851
Some of the finest beachfront bungalows can be found at Castaway, which also spares a thought for more budget-minded travellers by providing simple wooden rooms as well. The more expensive rooms are ... Read the full review of Castaway.
Family-run pad with clean rooms72 Moo 3,Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 156; F: (075) 684 568
Thanks to the hammocks strung around the communal area and the yoga mats on the floor, you know this place is in no rush to do anything. Its laid-back feel is a little deceptive, as some genuine care ... Read the full review of Sayang Beach Bungalows.
Family-run, stylish spot186 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (081) 891 3055; F: (075) 684 508
Family-run Sanctuary is a bit of an odd place, with staff swinging between helpful and confused. The actual resort is a group of stylishly designed thatched bamboo bungalows by the shore at the ... Read the full review of Sanctuary.Under 600B 7 votes Backpacker
Great budget option183 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 186; F: (075) 684 187
This is a resort run on a Fawlty Towers script. The staff like to have a good laugh, which puts you at ease, however they do seem a little clueless about resort management, with service slow, but ... Read the full review of Gooddays Lanta Chalet & Resort.
Standard accommodation46 Moo 3, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 548;
Lanta L.D. Beach Bungalows (previously Sandy Beach Bungalows) has clean but somewhat shabby bamboo bungalows with tiled floors set along a wide stretch of beachfront, while newer air-con concrete ... Read the full review of Lanta L.D. Beach Bungalows.
Good little bungalows at good ratesHaad Phra Ae
The exterior to this outfit is quite off-putting, but get past reception and the bungalows are actually quite well constructed. This is a small establishment with only a few spacious bungalows tucked ... Read the full review of Blue Sky Bungalows.
Large, imposing resort away from the restSouthern end of Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 685; F: (075) 684 689
This two-storey block of rooms is at the southern end of Long Beach, well away from the budget huts. Beautifully-maintained grounds have plenty of greenery and a large pool at the front. Rooms are ... Read the full review of Lanta Casaurina.
Odd appearance, but not a bad experienceHaad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 560; F: (075) 684 560
The exterior of Best House looks very grand indeed. The open and imposing splendour of the reception area leaves you with a feeling that this hotel hides many wonders, but the rooms, in an adjacent ... Read the full review of Best House.
Comfortable with a view38/2 Moo 2, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 210; F: (075) 684 212
This is one of the larger resorts in the area and is found on the hillside overlooking Phra Ae Beach. The very comfortable resort, a short way from the beach, has a reasonable swimming pool and ... Read the full review of Lanta Garden Hill Resort.600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
Where to stay when your funked outHaad Phra Ae, Ko Lanta
Established for a few years, the Funky Fish draws people through its restaurant and bar's reputation. The huts, air-con or fan, are set back from the beach on a narrow strip of land in among a ... Read the full review of The Funky Fish.
Great backpacker choice, beachfront and cheap253 Moo 3, Haad Phra Ae
T: (081) 536 0858;
This place is amazing value on the beach. The grassy area running up to the beachfront from the thatched bamboo bungalows and seafront gazebos adds a touch of class to this extremely cheap resort. ... Read the full review of Somewhere Else Bungalows.
A good mid-range choice, patchy service172 Moo 3, Haad Phra Ae
T: (075) 684 198; F: (075) 684 673
Lanta Long Beach Resort is a larger bungalow resort that seems to grow every year, offering some higher quality accommodation than its neighbours, although it's not up to the standard of more ... Read the full review of Lanta Long Beach Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 2 votes Midrange
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