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Lanta Castaway Beach Resort

299 Moo 2 | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Ranked #5 of 79 hotels in Ko Lanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed in the premier bungalow at castaway which was the beachcomber. The room was very nice but the bathroom was very basic and at one point found ants on my toothbrush. The resort is fine if you are looking for budget accomo on the beach. The room was reasonably priced but was probably a little too basic for my needs... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 1st time to Koh Lanta so I was so unsure where to stay, thankfully the trip advisor reviews helped. We initially booked for 4 nights in the Beachcomber Bungalow but extended for another 4 nights moving to a sea breeze room as the bungalow had been booked. At 1st I didn't want to book too long incase... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in the beachfront bungalow. We absolutely loved it. The room is very nice, clean, good air conditioning and a great view from our front window. It was really nice sitting on the verandah and there was always a nice breeze. The staff are all very friendly and accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. Breakfast isn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Had a fantastic 3 nights at Lanta Castaway staying in a Sea Breeze Bungalow. Bungalow was great - clean, spacious, good hot water, air con, deck at the front and space to the side of the bungalow to sit and relax. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Beach Bar was a wonderful place to spend the day and all... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

It is in fact nothing to write because we were satisfied with everything - accommodation, service, food, location..We spent 6 nights in Sea Breeze Bungallow which was very spacious, modern and perfectly clean bungalow close to the sea. Concerning to the loacation - several km long beach in fact without any tourists, calm and clean. The staff in the hotel... More

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed a week at Lanta Castaway. The rooms are clean and ok, but not great. As in mostly all hotels in Thailand the aircondition is too noisy. The staff is friendly but speeks poorly english. The food was ok, but not more. Their speciality are TexMex dishes, so we tried fajitas once. It was just shallow, the guacamole even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We just returned from a great trip to Lanta. We stayed at Castaway for 3 nights with our 2 children (ages 5 & 7) in a two bedroom bungalow. The bungalow was spotless with great aircon, wifi and tvs in both rooms. It's so nice to find bungalows with 2 bedrooms so you don't have to sit in the dark... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed at Castaway for a week, beginning of April. We loved the feel of the place, beautiful garden even more beautiful beach and very friendly and efficient staff. The bonus, is that you have the Padi dive shop in the hotel, so very convenient for divers. good value for money overall, we would stay there again any time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I know I'm another person raving about Castaway but there was nothing to criticize. Good clean accommodation, GREAT Fun, excellent vibe and fabulous beach set up. My husband and I stayed 2 nights and 3 days and were sad to leave. We stayed in the Sea view rooms, which had 2 queen beds and satellite TV (with english channels) and... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A good no nonsense 3-4 star resort at a great location with a wonderful beach. Rooms were fine and clean. Food was ok, cocktails super ! Service was quality and the dive shop was really good fun with highly qualified and happy dive instructors, who guided us to a whale shark :-).

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Address: 299 Moo 2 | Saladan, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Lanta
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Lanta Castaway Resort is a boutique beach resort located on the southern end of Long Beach in Koh Lanta, Thailand. We have 19 modern air-con bungalows and 3 small traditional fan bungalows. Our Beachcomber Restaurant features awesome Tex-Mex dishes, as well as, a selection of excellent Thai, Western, and Seafood BBQ. Our Mad Bull Beach Bar offers a terrific atmosphere with awesome views and delicious cocktails. Other services include: beach-side massage, free WiFi, motorbike rentals, and transfer & tour coordination. We also have an onsite dive shop operated by Dive and Relax. We do not have a swimming pool on the property. However, during high season, the beach is excellent for swimming. ... more   less 
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