At first, it is difficult to get used to the fact that residents of the Old Town are quite normal for lunch and dinner not in modern restaurants but in small eateries. The mobile kitchen and five or six tables right next to the road give the impression of a complete violation of all sanitary standards. But paradoxically, it is in such places that the best Thai food is served. The main thing is to choose places with numerous customers. The food will definitely be fresh there. It is also worth noting that you cannot reduce the seasoning of dishes in such places. Cooks will not prepare a new portion specifically for one tourist. But you can find out how the food looks like before ordering but don't think about it while waiting for what the cook will cook for you.
The town was called the same as the island – Lanta for a long time. The origin of this name is unknown. Presumably, it is associated with a special device for drying fish, which the locals … Open
Your active city break in Ko Lanta. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
Lanta Islands is a popular holiday destination for fans of beach entertainment and water sports. However, available ways of spending leisure time are not limited to the above-mentioned … Open
A glass of cold water is often served to reduce the seasoning of the dish. A portion of pure rice also serves this purpose. You will see dishes served in a beautiful way, fruits and vegetables figuratively, but... there is no single knife on the tables in many local restaurants. The knife is a symbol of aggression in Thailand. It is used only for cooking but never during a meal here. Citizens eat with quite traditional spoon and fork. They also use sticks but less often.
The Old Town of Lanta is not an ideal place for shopping. Not too many people live here. The number of tourists arriving is not yet so large that large retail chains have reached here. So if … Open
Be sure to taste the Som Tam salad of tomato, dried shrimp, lime juice, beans, and papaya. Pad Thai also deserves attention. This is rice noodles fried with shrimp, tofu, bean sprouts, onions, garlic, and lime juice. If you want vegetable soup, order Kung Som Pak Ruam.
Unique natural attractions are the main treasure of the Ko Lanta Archipelago. Fans of hiking and fascinating tours will definitely find this place special. One of the most visited sites … Open
Whole bass with hot sauce Plah Kah Pang Neung Manow will appeal to fish fans. They should also pay attention to the extremely unusual local fish Gang Som Plah Chon. It is served fried. Grilled fish Plah Plow or deep-fried catfish Yam Plah Duk Foo is a simple and delicious dish. Vegetables with fish and hot sauce are hidden under the name Nam Prik Kapi. Thin flat noodles stuffed with minced pork, carrots and basil are also interesting. It's called Kai Teo Lai San. You can wash all this down with a local version of Cha Yen tea. You can order mango with sticky rice Kao Niew Ma Muang or pumpkin with custard Sang Kaya Fug Tong for dessert.