Lanta Climate & Geography, Krabi Thailand
The best time
to travel to Ko Lanta is from November to April. November
is the coolest month of the year with day temperatures of
28 - 30. The night temperature is regularly 5 - 7 degrees
The temperature slowly rises from November
until May, in January, you can expect temperatures of 30 -
33 C, in April the temperatures will climb up to 35 - 37C.
Occasional downpours are not rare.
The monsoon season lasts from May through
to October with temperatures slowly declining to their lowest
level in November. During this period, the sea is rough and
swimming is not recommended. Most of the smaller resorts on
the island close down during this time as there are very few
tourists around. Transport available will be only by
minibus from Trang and Krabi via car ferries. Divingis not
possible due to rough seas and insufficient visibility during
The district consists of two major islands,
the larger, more populated Ko Lanta Yai and the smaller Ko
Lanta Noi, as well as several minor islands. A popular tourist
destination, the islands are known for their long, sandy beaches
and scuba diving.
Neighboring districts are Nuea Khlong to the
northwest and Khlong Thom to the northeast and east.
134 km? of the district belong to the Ko Lanta
National Park, which was established in 1990 as the 62nd national
park of Thailand.