Youthful flashpacker resort
Occupying a former coconut grove towards the quieter northern end of Haad Khlong Khong, Coco Lanta is a solid choice for flashpackers looking for a built-in bar and restaurant to go with a pool and beach access.
A handful of bright and spacious rooms come in a two-floor stack at the back of the property, but most rooms are in the form of small concrete-and-brick bungalows surrounding a lawn with volleyball net, swings and emerald-tile infinity pool sporting a beach outlook. Quads and triples have bunks built into the brushed cement walls, representing decent value for families.
All rooms come with air-con, safe, TV, fridge, kettle and clean bathroom with hot-water shower placed behind glass or partition wall. You also get smooth tile floors floors, soft beds, stained-glass panes and glass doors opening to small terraces with hammocks and chairs. Minimal interior space will be the issue for some.
The place used to bill itself as an “eco resort”, though nothing is powered by sun or wind as far as we know. They do rent out good-quality mountain bikes. Other flashpacker options worth mentioning on Khlong Khong include Fisherman’s Cottage, Pavilion Resort and Pinky Bungalows.
Address: Northern Haad Khlong Khong, Ko Lanta
T: (075) 667 175 ; (087) 473 3443;
Coordinates (for GPS): 99º1'55.99" E, 7º34'36.06" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Bungalow air-con private bathroom|
Up to 2,500 baht
|1,200 baht||1,900 baht|
Up to 4,300 baht
|2,500 baht||3,300 baht|
David Luekens first came to Thailand in 2005 when Thai friends from his former home of Burlington, Vermont led him on a life-changing trip. Based in Thailand since 2011, he spends much of his time eating in Bangkok street markets and island hopping the Andaman Sea.
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