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Lanta Castaway Beach Resort

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299 Moo 2 | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A family run beach front resort, literally on the beach and yards away from the clear blue warm waters of the sea. If you could close your eyes and imagine an idyllic Castaway beach location this would be it. We stayed for 12 nights and quickly kicked back and became beach bums. It's a simple recipe consisting of alternating between... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Disclaimer: Did not stay there, but visited multiple times since our dive advisors (dive and relax which is also great!) are based out of this resort. This property is located at the end of long beach and has lovely cottages throughout. There are beach beds / lounges to sit and relax, the restaurant has good food and great service. There... More 

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Thank Aswathi V
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and fresh bungalows.Service and staff best possible (extra star for Ae & Joe) This was our second stay at Castaway (if it hadn't been fully booked the other times it would have been our 5'th time) Breakfast really good with a lot of things to choose at.Good drinks and friendly staff at the bar! The food in the restaurant... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited in early January. The grounds are well kept, the room we had was perfect and sitting right on the beach. A feature that makes Lanta Castaway different than other resorts is their Tex-Mex menu in the restaurant. I have tried Tex-Mex all over the world and really not found a restaurant that really made good... More 

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Thank JUMandPAUL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first hotel on an 8 days vacation to the islands The room is very nice, shower can be just perfect if the head of shower would be replaced with something more stylish The hotel crew very nice! especially the hotel manager Jim If you are looking for a nice hotel for a nice budget this one is... More 

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Thank Moran K
Kelowna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot on the beach, great staff, great beach front bar/restaurant for sunset viewing, great breakfast,comfortable beds.and nice bungalows, beautiful grounds, good wifi.., nice porch for sitting .we loved it here. Blackout blinds would make it perfect, but a small thing. The beach is great for walking.

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San Joaquin Valley California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spot right on the beach with breakfast included and a beach bar and restaurant on site. Great Tex Mex food if you get tired of local food. Dive shop on site for snorkeling or dive trips. Kayaks available for use of hotel guests. They have great little air conditioned bungalows and also small cheaper units that I don't believe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't think I will be able to express how wonderful this hotel was and how great our stay turned out. I will start with the staff. Every person of the staff was friendly and welcoming and always willing to help. Wee and Nah are the receptionists and speak great English. They were very helpful in checking us in and... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it's been a few months since our since at Lanta Castaway I think back often at what a wonderful time we had. Room: Dear hubby and I stayed for 5 nights in a double room with garden view and it was perfect for our needs. The room had everything we needed and was quite spacious. Air conditioning and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our purpose with this stay was to just relax, swim, eat good food. Koh Lanta and Castaway was perfect for this! Enjoyed our stay very much. Koh Lanta is a clean, quite island. Casatway is a cheap, nice hotel. Really like to have the beach so close, the food is good, the bungalows was clean. Would absolutly stay there again!... More 

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