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Phuket or Ko Lanta?

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Phuket or Ko Lanta?

We are a mature couple & will be spending 5 days on a beach in Thailand at the end of our tour. Can't decide between Phuket beaches & Ko Lanta.

Anyone got any suggestions, please???

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1. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

I am also 'of mature age' and of those choices Koh Lanta would win hands down.

Edited: 10:02 am, October 05, 2013
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2. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

Thanks for your reply!

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3. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

Ko Lanta is laid back and beautiful . Phuket is also beautiful,but a lot busier and in your face.

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4. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

What time of year ? Thailand has so many beaches and islands and they vary a geat deal from very crowded busy built up to quiet and relaxing, out of those if you want island beach time I would say Koh Lanta if toy are limited to just one or the other, but if you want nighlife and shopping perhaps Phuket, all depends what you are looking for

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5. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

A lot depends on what time of year?

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6. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

We will be there from 10th - 15th December

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7. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

Another vote for Koh Lanta. You will have super weather there in December.

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8. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

both so different, i think...koh lanta for sure..phuket wasn't my favorite island of all the ones i have visited in thailand...

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9. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

Thanks, Charley!

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10. Re: Phuket or Ko Lanta?

to me...koh lanta has great beaches, laid back..great food, and phuket was like being in disney land...