Ba Kantiang Bay is one of the largest (by the standards of Ko Lanta) beaches, which is located at the southern end of the island. Gets here not so many tourists as Klong Dao or Long Beach, and mostly people come one day alone in cars or on bikes. After Kantiang Bay there are a few more very small coves, so that this particular beach is the last stronghold of civilization in the south of Koh Lanta. Here is a good choice. hotels, there is even some kind of tourist infrastructure, and then beyond Kantiang – there is already a wilderness and a conservation area. Beach length – about one kilometer.
The content of the article
- 1 Description of the beach
- 2 Entry into the water, depth and waves
- 3 Sun beds and shade
- 4 Beach Photos
- 5 Infrastructure
- 6 Houses and hotels on the beach
- 7 How to find a beach
- 8 beach map
Kantiang Bay is a curved bay that bounded on both sides by rocky hills. Due to this locations at the foot, the surrounding mountains are visible throughout the perimeter of the beach and it looks much more picturesque than Long Beach or Klong Dao.
These two beaches are almost perfectly straight and flat. And here it is created the most that neither is the island tropical atmosphere. Yes still A big plus is that there are not too many people on the beach, and it turns out that the main whole movement occurs only in the right parts of the beach.
Kantiang Bay is covered with fine yellow, sometimes – gray sand, beach width – from 5 to 50 meters, depending on the tides and ebbs. Great place for those who love a secluded vacation away from people, even if it is to the detriment of comfort and cupola the beach.
Entry, depth and waves
On the right side of the pontoon pier under the water come across stones, and the left half of the beach in this plan is cleaner. Beach width in the ebb becomes simply unreal, and Kantiang Bay himself turns more to the football field or walking beach – it is convenient to run or walk.
At high tide, the beach looks pretty pretty and is cupable. Need to walk 5-10 meters to the depth. Reefs at high water almost invisible, they can only be seen at low tide, and they are there really a lot.
In the right half of the beach in the morning comes a lot of boats under landing tourists, so at 10-11 hours it becomes not watery due to amphibious assault.
Sun beds and shade
On the left side of Kantiang Bay there is a rock that can give shadow, but only in the morning. I will specify – it is direct absolutely in early clock, when the shadow is not particularly needed. There is a natural shadow from trees that grow along the coast, but in the center of the beach some very small hardwoods grow that give shadows not enough.
And in principle, if you look at the whole beach as a whole – there is no tall trees with large crowns. And the beach is located on the west. the coast of Ko Lanta, which means guaranteed hell after 12 hours of the day. There are no sun beds, and those on the beach – belong to the hotels of the first line.
Ba Kantiang Bay Beach on Lanta
On the right side of Kantiang Bay, in the place on the bank where the forest is still not started, there are a few cafes. In the center of the beach hanging out pontoon berth of plastic canisters, and there are surprisingly many It is worth catamarans and longtails, which is unusual for Ko Lanta. AND large boats, and passenger boats – just enough.
The main infrastructure is located on the right side of the beach. Next to the 7-Eleven minimarket. Several hotels are located here, Resorts, some services – in general, I can not say that the area saturated with infrastructure, but nevertheless it is there.
Further, the road moves away from the coast quite far and returns only at the end of the beach. On this stretch of wasteland and just forest grows, deciduous and dense with shrubs. Well, there is still a couple expensive resorts.
Houses and hotels on the beach
The main choice of housing is at the beginning of Ba Kantiang Beach, and only two of them can boast direct access to the sea. of them. And in the center of the beach, far from competitors, was widely spread the territory of the large resort Pimalai.
- Phra Nang Lanta by Vacation Village
- Baan Puteri Lanta
- Pimalai Resort & Spa
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For the lazy, here are direct links to the hotels listed above:
- Phra Nang Lanta by Vacation Village
- Baan Puteri Lanta
- Pimalai Resort & Spa .
How to find the beach
Taxi drivers know the road, but if you are going to go yourself, then from Saladan go nowhere without turning off the minutes 30 main road along the coast and look at the blue signs, and even better – on the navigator in the smartphone.
There are no bright landmarks near the beach, it begins and ends. suddenly. The road to the beach will be good, concrete, so – for independent travel all the conditions. Access to the beach – in any The location of Ba Kantiang where you will see the tracks to the right, for rare except for the passage everywhere free.
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