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Kantiang Bay

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Address: Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kantiang Bay can be found towards the south of the island on Ko Lanta's...

Kantiang Bay can be found towards the south of the island on Ko Lanta's west coast. The Bay is a little-known, beach-lovers haven where you can truly relax and soak up the sunshine and beach-life of an island paradise.There's plenty of things to do; live a castaway dream, paddle in the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea, learn to scuba dive, or just make Kantiang Bay your sun-kissed home for a while.

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stunning beach and just what I was looking for

I set out one morning in search of a beautiful beach which was a little secluded, easy to reach and which had very few people. a 40 minute moped drive later I arrive at Kantiang... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I set out one morning in search of a beautiful beach which was a little secluded, easy to reach and which had very few people. a 40 minute moped drive later I arrive at Kantiang Bay and it delivered everything I was looking for and so much more. Clear warm waters with clean beautiful sands and amazingly picturesque sceneray couple... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It feels a bit exclusive here so we didn't visit often, though highlights were Mr Ple playing live music at Why Not bar, and Drunken Sailor cafe!

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Thank Simon H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were based in kantiang for two weeks and visit this beach without fail everyday, either to walk along the beach, suntan with our beach towels on the sand (no deck chairs available), take a dip in the warm clean waters, or even just to visit the why not bar for a meal and drinks. There are no deck chairs... More 

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1 Thank qiuyi t
Chengdu, China
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Our accommodation was on this beach so we stayed around this beach and the village behind it on most days. It is a nice beach with white sand and quite clear water. It is not busy and there is a nice beach bar on one side of the beach near the 711 side.

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Staffordshire
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I have only been to beaches that somewhat replicate Kantiang Bay. I have been here many times and stood in the sea to admire this almost pristine stretch of sand and at times counted hardly a dozen people between the Same Same restaurant & The Why Not Bar, that's not counting those on the loungers belonging to Pimalai. I don't... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

A little out of the way down south of the island, but this beach is definitely worth the trip. Because of it's location it is much quieter than further north, so really peaceful. Great for swimming & having lunch @ 'Same Same, But Different', right on the beach

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

beautiful bay which can be seen from the road on a high elevation on the way to lanta national park, has a nice rustic restaraunt on site

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The most beautiful place to see the sunset is Phu Pha restaurant on the hill (seen on the picture). Excellent thai food in Pad Thai Rock 'n' Roll Restaurant. Why Not Bar is a good place to relax after the sunset and listen to live music.

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

One of the best beaches in Ko Lanta. The southern part of the island is lined up with scenic beaches, but Kantiang Bay stands out. Clean water, clean sand, ideal for swimming. It's got shacks, so good food is never far away.

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Mulhouse, France
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154 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We really enjoy this beach. No people, nice water without too much rocks. Only weakpoint no shadow, so avoit time between 13 and 16H00.

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