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Twin Lotus Resort, Hotel with pool in Koh Lanta in Thailand
Twin Lotus, Hotel with pool in Koh Lanta in Thailand

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Do you know that feeling that when you get somewhere and you immediately feel it’s right? That’s exactly the feeling we had at Twin Lotus! Even when we hadn’t made any move on the resort’s ground yet. The good service started immediately upon arrival at the Saladan Pier of Koh Lanta. Here the friendly staff waited for us with a refreshing cold towel and a bottle of cold water before we got into the minivan towards this splendid resort. Exactly what we needed after the ferry from Koh Phi Phi!

In less than ten minutes we arrived at the stylish reception that was built on an island in a pond, complete with fountains. You immediately come to rest in the beautiful surroundings. Good to know is that Twin Lotus is an Adult Only Resort, children under the age of 18 are not allowed here. 

Twin Lotus, adult only reception, Koh Lanta

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To get to the reception we had to cross a small wooden walkway. Our luggage had already been taken over from us. Again we were warmly welcomed with a refreshing drink and a cold towel. You feel it right away, it’s holiday!

Twin Lotus, with golf carts to the rooms

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After checking in we were asked to sit down in a golf cart, in a few minutes we were at our Deluxe Seaview Villa. Amazing service because we could have walked this easily. But if you’re a bit further away on the large terrain this can be nice of course. Wherever you want to go on the resort grounds, you just have to call and they will pick you up with a golf cart. 

Luxe villa aan het strand van Koh Lanta,Twin Lotus Resort

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Deluxe Seaview Villa

Our detached villa was about ten meters from the beach and from our soft king-size bed we had a view of the sea and palm trees between two other villas. By the way, the bed had a heavenly mattress! We would have liked that mattress at home as well! The villa has a beautifully finished high ceiling with a mosquito net. Behind the bed was a desk to work at, ideal if you have some work to do along the way and if you don’t have to work you just enjoy the beautiful view!

Room with sea view, Twin Lotus Koh Lanta
Lovely bed with sea view, Twin Lotus Koh Lanta

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Besides the noiseless air conditioning there was also a separate fan and a nice mosquito net above the bed if you prefer to sleep without air conditioning. The villa felt very luxurious and new. Everything you would expect from a luxury hotel was present in the compact villa of 38 m2. We had a minibar, safe, bathrobes, slippers, 32″ flat screen TV, DVD player, umbrella, flashlight and even a scale. 

Hotel Twin lotus Koh Lanta, desk in room

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The beautiful bathroom can be reached through 2 high wooden doors, this immediately gives a luxurious feeling. On the left side is the shower with an extra rain shower and on the right side the toilet. In the middle is the sink with care products such as a shaving kit, toothbrushes, tube of toothpaste and a hairdryer. 

Twin Lotus Koh Lanta Bathroom

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From the villa we were through the sliding doors with a few steps on our own terrace with lounge sofa and 2 sun loungers, of course again with sea views! A lovely place to read a book or just do nothing.

Loungers and lounge sofa Twin Lotus Koh Lanta

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Kong Dao Beach

The Twin Lotus Resort is located on Klong Dao Beach. This is a lovely wide and long beach. The sea is clear and gently sloping. You can sup, kayak and of course swim. Twin Lotus is located on the quieter part of the beach, but if you walk along the beach towards the south there are a number of cozy little bars and restaurants on the beach. Most restaurants belong to the hotels and resorts on the beach. Twin Lotus also has a restaurant directly on the beach.

Twin Lotus Koh Lanta, beautiful beach with sunbeds

2 restaurants and 3 swimming pools!

Twin Lotus Resort & Spa has two restaurants, the Bua Fah Restaurant and the Barracuda Restaurant & Beach Bar. In the Bua Fah Restaurant your will find out that a very extensive breakfast buffet is served. There were different kinds of cheeses, freshly made smoothies, (dried) fruit, hot and cold western and Thai dishes and an egg station where you can have an egg of your choice prepared. The breakfast at Twin Lotus is really tasty! Don’t use the scale in your room!

From the Bua Fah Restaurant you have a view of the sea and the swimming pool, there is also a pool table, dartboard and a large library with reading corner and bar. A cozy place even after dinner!

Twin Lotus Koh Lanta, restaurant with sea view

The Barracuda Restaurant & Beach Bar is located a few steps from the beach and at one of the 3 swimming pools that the Twin Lotus Resort has. The largest pool is an infinity pool right on the beach.

The Barracuda Restaurant & Beach Bar has an extensive menu where you can enjoy complete meals and tasty snacks all day long. Between 17.00 – 19.00 there is happy hour at the Beach Bar.

Good food at Twin Lotus Koh Lanta
Dinner overlooking the beach, Twin Lotus Koh Lanta

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Drinking cocktails at the beach, Twin Lotus Koh lanta
Infinity pool aan het strand, Twin Lotus Koh Lanta

From Klong Dao Beach you can see the sun set in the sea, and that’s exactly during Happy Hour!

Beachfront hotel Koh Lanta, Twin Lotus Resort

Relax and unwind

Twin Lotus has everything you need to completely unwind. A nice beach, excellent service, good food and very friendly staff. There is also a Spa where you can book various treatments. But also if you want to be active and want to explore Koh Lanta further you can. You can easily rent a scooter near the resort for 250 baht per day, at the hotel they will be happy to help you. You can also book several nice excursions at the tour desk in the lobby.

Besides Sea View villas, Twin Lotus also has Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Garden Villas, Deluxe Beachfront Villas, Private Superior Rooms, Private Pool Deluxe Rooms, Private Pool Suite Rooms. Plenty of choice! 

luxury rooms at Twin Lotus Koh Lanta
Hotel with private pool Koh Lanta, Twin Lotus
Room with beach view Koh Lanta, Twin Lotus Hotel

Fun to do on Koh Lanta!

On Koh Lanta are of course many more beautiful beaches and fun things to do! We have picked some nice locations for you. Like well appreciated restaurants, bars and places of interest which we think you should not miss! We hope this will make your visit to Koh Lanta even more fun! Through the InfoBox below you can find more information.

Good eats at Koh Lanta

  • Drunken Sailors
    Near one of the most beautiful beaches of Koh Lanta (Kantiang) lies this gem! You can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner here. Already eaten? The cocktails are also great here, just ask those swaying sailors who walk out the door…
  • The Reggae Bar TIP
    All the way to the north of Koh Lanta and not far from the village of Saladan you can enjoy great dishes and powerful cocktails in your own private (tree) hut on a rocky beach! This special location belongs to the beautiful Avani+ Koh Lanta Resort.
  • Rareview Coffee & Restaurant TIP
    Not only the dishes and drinks are here to savour, also the view is very appetizing! The team at this restaurant in Koh Lanta’s Old Town is super friendly and will do everything to make sure you have a great time!
  • Global Local – Home of the serious burger
    They take the hamburger seriously here, very seriously! Taste it yourself!
  • Pad Thai Rock n Roll
    Dance for joy as you taste the toad thai or other dishes here! Located just before Kantiang Bay in the south of Koh Lanta.
  • Di Farina Pizza
    The best pizza of Koh Lanta can be found in Old Town, unfortunately closed in low season but if you are here in the months November to May then you know where to go!

If you want to know more about the above restaurants read our article about the best restaurants on Koh Lanta.

Going out on Koh Lanta

There are a number of not-to-be-missed bars on Koh Lanta where you can socialize and have a drink. Do you only want the best of the best? Read our article about the best bars on Koh Lanta.

  • Majestic Bar Koh Lanta
    A great place for a drink!
  • Why Not Bar
    A popular bar at perhaps the most beautiful beach in Koh Lanta. In the bay of Kantiang you come to relax and enjoy the fire shows that are held here!
  • The Reggae Bar
    Not far from Saladan Village and situated on the grounds of a beautiful luxury resort you can drink special cocktails in an equally special setting…
  • Rasta Baby Bar
    On Klong Nin Beach there is relaxed reggae and jungle playing all evening. The friendly family at this bar will make sure you have a great night, yah man!
  • Big Bang Bar
    Attention beer lovers! On the beach of Klong Nin you can enjoy countless different craft beers.Let yourself be seduced by names like Coconut Cream and imagine yourself on a tropical island while taking your first sip…wait, you’re already on a tropical island! Cheers!
  • Freedom Bar
    A beautiful beach, good music, nice people and nice drinks. Feel happy and free because here on Klong Khong Beach it is wonderful to stay!
  • Funky Monkey
    Singing talent wanted! At the Funky Monkey near Long Beach you can grab prizes if you make the most of your singing talent. Who knows, you might get a record deal and become a famous pop star in Thailand, but of course you can also go for the free drinks!
  • Pangea Beach Bar
    If the Funky Monkey (tip above) is a place for nightingales, then this bar is the ultimate place for night owls! From Techno to Deep House you’ll find it at Long Beach.
  • Cheeky Monkey Bar
    If the Funky Monkey (tip above) is a place for nightingales, then this bar is the ultimate place for night owls! From Techno to Deep House you’ll find it at Long Beach.

Koh Lanta is a lovely island to explore by scooter or car. You bypass the high taxi prices and you can visit nice places at your leisure. We have a very good experience with Lanta Sky. You can rent a scooter or car from them that they bring and pick up again when it suits you best. If you want to rent a car you have to leave your passport, that is Koh Lanta everywhere. Renting a scooter without your passport is often possible when you pay a few thousand baht deposit. Are you going to Mu Koh Lanta National Park? Then ask for a powerful scooter, especially if you want to go with two people on a scooter. The roads to the National Park go up a lot and that calls for some extra power.

What else to discover on Koh Lanta?

  • Saladan Village & Pier 
    Almost everyone arrives at the pier in the village of Saladan. The small village has everything a traveler needs.
  • Klong Dao Beach
    Klong Dao Beach is a nice long and wide beach near the village of Saladan where beautiful resorts such as Twin Lotus are located.
  • Long Beach
    Long Beach is the most popular beach of Koh Lanta, you have plenty of choice of nice bars and good restaurants.
  • Klong Khong Beach
    Klong Khong Beach, also known as Relax Bay has a hippie vibe, you will find nice bars and budget accommodations at the beach.
  • Kantiang Bay
    According to many visitors of Koh Lanta, Kantiang Bay is the most beautiful beach on the island.
  • Bamboo Bay
    Small paradise beach with not much more than a white beach and a blue sea.
  • Ao Nui Beach
    Lovely small beach with a few nice beach bars for a cool drink.
  • Mu Koh Lanta National Park
    The Mu Koh Lanta National Park is a beautiful area all the way south of Koh Lanta. Just the ride on the scooter is already worth it!
  • Old Town
    Old Town has beautiful authentic houses, souvenir shops and nice restaurants with the famous Instagram swings by the sea.
  • Time for Lime
    You can find the best and most enjoyable cooking course at Time for Lime! And the great thing is that a large part of the proceeds are donated to Lanta Animal Welfare!
  • Lanta Animal Welfare
    Straight dogs and cats get a better future thanks to Lanta Animal Welfare! A must visit if you are on Koh Lanta.

Take a look at our selection of some impressive pictures of Koh Lanta through our ninth Picture This article.

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